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Here in Boston, we've had some wild weather. Last Saturday it was 75 and sunny (even nice enough to play 18). Last night was a whole 'nother story. I took some really bad pictures with my HI8, but I thought I would post 'em anyway.
 

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How did the MDX perform in the snow? Did it exceed your expectations? Thanks
 

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Hey mdxpursuit:

Better than expected. I've owned a couple of SUV's in the past years and it was real nice not to have to "shift" into 4WD. The full time 4WD kicked in only when needed. I tried numerous times to get the rears spinning, but it would transfer the power to the front, as soon as it felt like the tires would spin. Perfect!

I will add, this is my first SUV that has "full time 4WD" so my expectations were very low.

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Actually, it's FWD normally.

You aren't gonna spin the back wheels easily because your MDX is normally a front driver, not a rear driver. It sends power to the back wheels when slip is detected.

But, in order to "anticipate" slippage, it always starts out from a stop in AWD, but quickly changes to FWD if there is no slip. Normally the back wheels are just towed along until they are needed.

I have been thrilled with the snow capability. We had some very heavy snow storms here in Utah recently. I got rid of a Bravada to get this MDX. The Bravada was also AWD that was completely automatic, but it would not go up my steep driveway when there was a significant snowfall. The MDX repeatedly climbed without a slip. I am very happy with it for winter driving. I am shoveling a lot less snow this year!
 
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