Can anyone give some feedback on driving on snow and ice, we live in Michigan and our winters can be long and cold.

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Comment by Lois Pierce on October 20, 2008 at 7:51pm
I live in Chgo, got my Smart in July, & I am planning on getting snow tires from Tiretrac and having NTB put them on. I am so used to front wheel drive and alittle nervous about the Smart in snow. I am holding off selling my PT Cruiser for that reason.
Comment by SandraK on October 20, 2008 at 7:07pm
Got my smartie in Feb., with just a little Chicago winter left last year, but she handled great. Just remember to get the feel of rear-wheel drive again if you have been driving front-wheel. It helps that the engine is over the rear tires, but the suggestion of extra weight might help too.
Comment by Mark Cadwell on October 19, 2008 at 3:11pm
My Smart did extremely well up here in the Maine snow...
Might want to get a 50 pound bag of sand or something to put in the rear...
Just for a little bit more weight for traction....and winter tires.
That's all I did... I got my SMART in February 2008

But she does great on unplowed snow of LESS than a foot...

She handles GREAT on icy roads.

Don't worry, drive your SMART, smartly and take your time.... NO WORRIES !


Now enjoy... They are so much fun......

and forget about tire chains.... they can damage your car !
Comment by Mr. X on October 19, 2008 at 2:07pm
Snow chains are illegal in Michigan.
Comment by Mr. X on October 19, 2008 at 9:48am

Comment by Mr. X on October 19, 2008 at 9:41am
I got my smart in Jan. 08...made it thru the winter...click on my page for some picts.....

P.S. Where in MICH.?

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