Originally Posted by Jack ffr1846
What I don't quite understand is why anyone in Houston (or Florida or socal) would ever buy an AWD car. The hit on efficiency, power to the wheels and fuel mileage really makes you pay a premium for something that I always look at as a way to be able to get up my driveway in the winter. But...whatever. Tight hatches are certainly fun. I drove my son's CRX to work today and it's a blast to drive. Good luck with the car. Post a picture when you pick it up.....or maybe pics of the loaner cars.
that is because you are an engineer and you dont THINK...you calculate
there are MANY reasons for awd wherever you live.....and some of us realize that fuel mileage is irrelevant to the issues at hand