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Old 17 May 2008, 07:01 am
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Default 4WD on Honda Civic?

Honda Civics asre FWD right? can it be ordered/modified to be 4WD? im in CT and im thinking its going to get tought when winter comes with a FWD.
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Old 17 May 2008, 07:16 am
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Sorry, it's not possible to special order a 4WD Civic, they only come in FWD. They handle decent for a compact in snow, but maybe you should check out the 4WD CR-V?
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Old 17 May 2008, 07:31 am
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All Civics are Front Wheel Drive.If you are worried about the winter weather then invest $400-$600 in a set of winter tires and cheap steel rims.I have a 2007 VW GTI - one set of summer performance tires and rims for the Spring, Summer and Fall, and a second set of winter tires on cheap steel rims for the winter.My GTI actually handles better in the snow with winter tires that my old Subaru Impreza did with all-season tires (the Impreza is full time AWD).Remember to adjust your driving style in the winter. Give a lot more space between you and the car infront, and more time to brake - you'll be fine.
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Old 17 May 2008, 07:46 am
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They used to make the Civic wagon in 4WD from 1986-1991, but it didn't sell well. They redesigned it to look like an SUV and it's a sales winner. It's called the CR-V.
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Old 17 May 2008, 08:01 am
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4wd no 4w steering on the other hand is possible on some models. a front wheel drive car usually does pretty well in icy conditions. you might spin the tires on ice, but your direction will stay relatively constant.
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