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View Poll Results: RAV4 or CR-V or Cherokee?
2017 Toyota RAV4 Limited Hybrid 4 12.50%
2017 Honda CR-V Touring AWD 1.5L 11 34.38%
2017 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk L-Plus V6 6 18.75%
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Old 05-05-2017, 09:31 AM   #41
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Is your area more deep snow or open roads that are cold? XIce tires are good for the latter, not the former. Blizzaks sacrifice the open clear road performance for better deep snow traction.
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Old 05-05-2017, 09:56 AM   #42
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She does mainly highway driving, and the black ice is far more dangerous where she lives than the deep snow. Is there another tire that balances the ice and snow better (I realize X-Ice and and Blizzaks might be at the two opposite ends)...
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:29 AM   #43
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The newest XIce3 tires are actually quite good. Blizzaks are going to be your best bet though TBH. They'll do great in all conditions but won't have the best "performance". By performance I mean handling, acceleration, etc...stuff that you'd attribute to summer tires. But, given that this is for your mom, I don't think she'll care.
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Old 05-05-2017, 10:51 AM   #44
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Bridgestone it is, then.

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so far we have a tie between the CR-V and for me to go fvck myself. Gonna be close!
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Do some reading...
https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tests...y.jsp?ttid=193

XIce3 is a lot different than 1 and 2 so YMMV. Blizzak is still the best on the market though...and they are cheaper.
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Old 05-05-2017, 11:15 AM   #46
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Bridgestone it is, then.

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so far we have a tie between the CR-V and for me to go fvck myself. Gonna be close!

Tell her to pay for that shjt, bro lol
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I ran general arctics on our crv and they were fantastic and the lowest priced. Nokians are also very good winter tires. Any snowflake tire on a crv or Jeep will make the vehicle unstoppable in any reasonable winter weather. Anything that requires my wrangler your mom has no business driving in such conditions.


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Part of me is jelly you guys get to drive in snow on snow tires. The other part is glad I could make it year round on summer tires if I wanted to.


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Bridgestone it is, then.

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so far we have a tie between the CR-V and for me to go fvck myself. Gonna be close!
There I broke the tie. Also, if you don't care about the LED headlights I'd just save some cash and get the EXL model instead. You can still get all the Honda sensing stuff and use your phone for nav instead of the built in one. I'm pretty sure the CRV has android auto and apple car play standard.
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There I broke the tie. Also, if you don't care about the LED headlights I'd just save some cash and get the EXL model instead. You can still get all the Honda sensing stuff and use your phone for nav instead of the built in one. I'm pretty sure the CRV has android auto and apple car play standard.


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CRV / RDX or CX3 in this category.
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I'm a huge cheapass, this shouldn't come as a surprise at this point.
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There I broke the tie. Also, if you don't care about the LED headlights I'd just save some cash and get the EXL model instead. You can still get all the Honda sensing stuff and use your phone for nav instead of the built in one. I'm pretty sure the CRV has android auto and apple car play standard.
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Im not gonna lie, after years of driving vehicles with HIDs, I can't drive halogen equipped cars at this point. Having said that, the LED lights on the CRV are not as good as my wife's RDX, and the EXL projectors would take an HID kit nicely.
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Im not gonna lie, after years of driving vehicles with HIDs, I can't drive halogen equipped cars at this point. Having said that, the LED lights on the CRV are not as good as my wife's RDX, and the EXL projectors would take an HID kit nicely.


I still stare at the cutoff line my AP2 projectors put out and get a little wet.
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This guy just bought a clean as5 AP2 last week

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Eh, they look cool but aren't worth $3000 or whatever the upgrade to the touring trim is. The reason for going Touring in the previous gen was to get all the fancy electronic sensing shiz...now you can add the sensing package to a base model LX as an option. Touring isn't worth it anymore.

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I still stare at the cutoff line my AP2 projectors put out and get a little wet.
So much this. My Jeep with aftermarket HID's doesn't even come close...I'm not even sure it's playing the same game.
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Damn.... $25.5k.... 29k miles.... I paid $25k for my 08 about a year ago with 18k miles, but no hard top.
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Damn.... $25.5k.... 29k miles.... I paid $25k for my 08 about a year ago with 18k miles, but no hard top.
soo is that good? Bad? I have no clue what the s2000 are currently selling at.
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