Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 00:41:31 -0500 From: "Barry Test" <abcnopsamcom> Subject: Re: 9-3 OEM Michelin MXV4s in Winter?
I have a 2000 9-5 with the same tires and drive in Ohio and Michigan and find them to work well. I have driven up and down the hills in my area with no problem. Barry "Denny Atkin" <dennynopsamin.net> wrote in message news:706cut0u6ep8vfngl3d7bf2inej1gh93glnopsamcom... > On Sun, 04 Nov 2001 22:01:04 -0500, Kalman Rubinson <kr4nopsamedu> wrote: > >On Sun, 04 Nov 2001 21:25:06 -0500, Denny Atkin <dennynopsamin.net> > >wrote: > > > >>We bought a 2001 9-3 this Spring, so this will be our first winter with one. > >> > >>It came with Michelin MXV4 OEM tires, which are listed as "all-season" on the > >>Michelin web site. I did fine with all-seasons on my old Ford Probe. > >> > >>But... Was just wondering what folks' experience with these tires in winter is. > >>Are they okay? > > > >They've been fine for me over the years. OTOH, you didn't state where > >you live. What are your winters like? > > We're in Vermont. So we get real winters... But the plowing here is also > fantastic -- it's rare there's more than slush or ice patches on the road unless > a storm's actually happening. > > Thanks for the opinion!