So Toronto is getting hit with some major snow and sleet tonight. I’ve been really waiting for this kind of weather because not only do I want to see how my Pirelli snow tires handle but I also wanted to see how my 2016 MINI Cooper handled given I’ve had the car only a month and four days, and my first MINI.
I’ve never had more fun driving in snow. I did test pushing the limits slightly to see how traction control would kick in and handle the car. Just awesome. I feel more comfortable driving this than my previous car, I think. I am certainly feeling a lot more confident, not so much to be an idiot on the road, but certainly I know I am driving a good car for snow.
If you’re driving in snow – definitely get snow tires.
Some other thoughts:
- The LED headlights with adaptive are great in this weather!
- The heating system is amazing! I’ve never had a car heat up so quickly and clearing the windows so effectively.
- Heated seats, enough said. 🙂
- The big mirrors really help with blind spots (although that’s more general).