Originally Posted by Braumin
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...
Please, stop providing "advice" to people here, lest they may actually think you know WTF you're talking about. Particularly the part where you imply that understeer is less safe than oversteer in a situation where traction is lost.
You also clearly haven't the slightest idea how power transfer in an AWD vehicle (in particular XDrive) operates. Do some reading, and save yourself further public embarrassment, like where you just told someone 1 wheel of action in a slip condition is better than 4, just because it has a snow tire on it.
yikes. You're the reason the internet is a dangerous place to find advice.