xdrive is better in snow than rwd, but rwd is never terrible, except in a
shitty american car.
Skill is the most important thing, next winter tires, then awd, rwd...
If you are a unskilled driver, then awd will help to get going, but that is
I have an 330xi from 2003, it is great but I feel now that a regular 330i
would be sufficient in snow - barring extreme conditions, and less $$$
because of the reduced weight and fuel consumption.
and I live in Montreal, where it really snows. I should point out I am a
very skilled driver, the x factor is wasted on me.