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Unread 12-28-2010, 02:28 PM   #1
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Default Which is better for snow. Genesis Coupe, or Mustang V6?

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I know that both are rear wheel drive cars, but I have seen people still drive them. Maybe the fun they have in summer is worth the hassles during winter. While many Mustang owners complain during the snow, I have also heard from the minority who have driven it all year long with good sets of winter tires. Do winter tires make the cars worth the buy? If so, I am torn between the Mustang V6, and Genesis Coupe.

Any suggestions would be great. Both of these cars come around $25,000 in Canada which is quite the deal.

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I'm presuming the Genesis coupe is rear wheel drive also.

If that is the case then neither are any good in the snow. You wouldn't be buying one of these with winter traction as your main concern. They are sports/performance cars and it is an accepted limitation.

Buy whichever one turns your crank, they both will be equally poor in the snow.
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I'm presuming the Genesis coupe is rear wheel drive also.

If that is the case then neither are any good in the snow. You wouldn't be buying one of these with winter traction as your main concern. They are sports/performance cars and it is an accepted limitation.

Buy whichever one turns your crank, they both will be equally poor in the snow.
My buddy's BMW has way less power than either of those cars, and has winter tires and all that, but it still performs like crap in the winter, so either one you choose won't be any better.
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Genesis coupe is a much better car, so i would say go for it, and theyll be about the same in the snow, if anything the genesis may be a little better since i think its a little better balanced.
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Better in the snow?



Neither. The Mustang is poorly balanced and has a skittish pickup truck axle in the back. A friend of mine has one, so I know first-hand how skittish it really is. The Genesis is designed for cornering, and thusly, will have summer tires and hard suspension. Not things that help with snow.


Honestly you'd have to be daft to go out in the snow in either of these two.
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I would say stay away from both of these also. because a lot will depend on the ability of the driver, and if you have to ask than your not experienced enough yet to be attempting it.
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If you are really set on driving a performance car in the snow, get a Subaru WRX or STi
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If you are really set on driving a performance car in the snow, get a Subaru WRX or STi
This or maybe a Quattro equipped Audi
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This or maybe a Quattro equipped Audi
Or an Evo .
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As literally eveeryone else has said, no. Don't bother. Anything RWD will be fairly useless in snow. If it doesn't get stuck, you won't be able to drive it how its meant to be driven anyway, so what's the point? Yeah snow tires will help, but look at the big picture...if you're buying a sports car you wanna drive it in a fun way.
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