View Single Post
      10-25-2013, 10:15 AM   #5
Elk
Major
13

 
Drives: 2012 335i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: *


Posts: 1,275
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by or0b0to View Post
That's more a function of your tires than the drivetrain.
Yes. AWD does nothing to improve traction in the wet, other than initial take-off if accelerating very hard..

This misunderstanding explains why most vehicles in the ditch having slid off the road in wet or snowy conditions are AWD.

Marketing triumphs over reality once again. The dealers intelligently stock what people want to buy and enjoy the premium they can charge.