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Old 11-20-2014, 03:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Are we talking Ohio "snow country" or Colorado "snow country"? I'd say get the lower one and use snow tires. AWD is good for going, but doesn't help you one bit to stop. My Civic is about six inches off the ground and with snow tires it'll push snow. With a stock height AWD car, you'll have no issues unless you're trying to drive in a foot of unplowed sticky snow.

If you find that you're doing more off roading/expeditions than you expected, you can probably just swap over some taller springs and shocks. You'll already have the beefy snow tires.
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