Do any of you buy snow tires for your RWD cars if you live in areas that get a lot of snow?
I love the Infiniti Q45, however, I live in Chicago and its fun winters. Every few weeks I talk myself out of buying a car. This is the off-week where I am looking at car websites. I've always loved the Q45 (No later than the 2001 body style). My brother had a '95 or '97 Q45 years ago and I liked his as well. I am currently driving a '98 Nissan Altima SE. I only drive it on the weekends and not even every weekend. It has between 158,000 and 160,000 miles on it. My mother drove most of those miles, but now has a car of her own. I vowed that I would drive this car until it died. However, I am almost 40 and almost 6 feet tall and the jarring "sports" ride is getting to me as well as the lowness of the car seats. It seems I am plopping down in it and climbing out of it these days. Why didn't I notice this when I test drove it as a 28 year old? I probably could hold out for another year or so before replacing it. We'll see.
I am keeping my options open. I really don't want to spend more than $10,000 for a car since I need to be investing heavily to make up for the years when I didn't. This means a low mileage used car will do just nicely for me since I buy cars every 10-15 years. My Dad mentioned snow tires for RWD cars would help. The only negative I really care about with this car is the RWD, but I see plenty of Lexus LS400/430s in Chicago so RWD can't be a deal breaker.
" A man’s wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed." Ecclesiastes 8:1