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      11-27-2012, 11:16 PM   #17
Braumin
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Originally Posted by AWD Addict View Post
AWD absolutely does help you turn. Anyone telling you RWD turns better in snow than AWD is completely and utterly wrong. It's not even a discussion point. That's insanity.
Sorry you are the one wrong here.

I've driven both, and the AWD understeers WAY more in the snow (assuming you are applying power).

Your tire has X amount of traction. If you are using Y amount of traction driving the wheel, then you only have X-Y left to help you steer.

And what's insane is you would take AWD with all seasons over RWD with snow tires. Personally I would take added traction in all circumstances rather than just added acceleration. Or maybe you just don't really get any snow...
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