Date: 10 Mar 2003 08:26:32 -0700 From: justridingalongnopsamo.com (Use the Reply-To) Subject: Re: 2003 9-3 in snow?
On Sun, 09 Mar 2003 02:51:08 GMT, tom <navillusmotnopsamo.com> wrote: > > I test drove a 2003 9-3 Linear today and thought it was great, BUT > I live in Colorado and we see our share of bad weather. I'm curious > how well this car handles in snow? The salesman was talking about > putting snow tires on for winter. I don't expect do as well as our > Subaru Outback (which would be come my wife's car) does in snow, but I'd > like it to be decent. Ours is a 2002 9-3 convertible. We had the 17" wheels/tires changed out to 16's because the latter rode smoother and tended NOT to track into every rut, etc. Anyway, ours is fine in the snow. Some slipping during the last heinous storm a couple of weeks ago, but then again, most folks on hwy36 were slipping, too.