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Are Subarus the best winter vehicles?

Many regions in Ontario have already started seeing snow. And everyone knows that when there are low temperatures combined with ice and snow, the roads can descend into chaos pretty fast. A Subaru vehicle can make a very capable and reliable winter driving companion for your and your family. At Pfaff Subaru in Guelph, ON, our customers can find a very large selection of Subaru vehicles that would be great for your winter driving needs. If you are asking yourself if Subarus are the best winter vehicles, then you have come to the right place for answers. In this article, we share some information about this. 

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The drivetrain 

Whether you’re looking to purchase or lease a vehicle for use on icy roads, you must consider the drivetrain system. The drivetrain determines how your car is going to fair when put to the test by extreme weather conditions. While it might make sense to purchase a flashy rear-wheel-drive vehicle during summer, you may end up frustrated once old man winter comes knocking. While one might argue that advancements in electronic stability control can help these vehicles to operate on icy roads, you don’t want to bet your safety on that. So your best bet for driving without worries during winter lies with four-wheel drive and (AWD) all-wheel drive.

Think about the clearance of the vehicle

Clearance is another thing that you must consider when choosing the best winter vehicle. Having an all-wheel-drive vehicle is great but if your vehicle is low to the ground, it will not be able to plow through thick snow as easily as vehicles with higher clearance. So more clearance, the distance between the ground and the undercarriage of the car, will make it possible for you to go on your ski trip even if the destination is in an area where there are a few feet of snow.

Get your Subaru fitted with winter tires for added traction this winter 

All-wheel-drive and safety features in your Subaru can only do so much to protect you in the winter. It is essential that you are putting Subaru winter tires onto your vehicle to make sure all of these features can work seamlessly together to keep you safe. 

Subarus are very capable winter vehicles. If you are looking for more information about Subaru vehicles and how they perform in the winter, then we encourage you to schedule a test drive on our Pfaff Subaru website. Additionally, at Pfaff, there’s no being handed around, no wondering if you got the best deal, and no haggling price in-person or ever. Just honest customer service that actually serves you, the customer. It’s what we like to call: the Idealership. Click here to learn about the Pfaff Difference. 

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