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Old 01-05-2013, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by JCL View Post
Yes, xi is awd.

Our 325xi did better in the snow than my X5, on the same Michelin tires. That is due to the lighter weight IMO, and the manual transmission didn't hurt either. Ground clearance was not an issue at all, it would push snow deeper than the bumper quite happily.
i'm no help bc i just got a 3 series a couple of months ago but still miss my X5. with that said, your post stuck out to me b/c i was actually nervous about driving the car in the snow and how much clearance i would actually in the snow. my X always plowed through everything but reading your post put me at ease somewhat.

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