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Old 09-18-2012, 05:22 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by jeff2 View Post
I'm tending to agree with Blackedout95. If you bought a Xdrive it should be better than just RWD. That's the main reason I went with a Xdrive. I replaced the Runflats with Cooper CS4 205/55/R16 All Weather tires. So far I've been happy with them but when snow comes, I'll really know how good they are for everyday winter driving. I tried a few things during the recent heavy rains we have been having in Toronto. The combination of traction control and tire design work well with the 328xi. I can stop on a dime and accelerate somewhat aggressively without alot of spin in most cases (with DTS disabled.).
It was a nice little bonus to owning an X I found. My last bimmer was rwd of course and I had both a set of winters and summers, needed the winters!

The michelins that came on the X were a wet/dry tire so not aggressive either way and do excellent in the snow with the awd system. Making true snows completely a waste of money.
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