Originally Posted by ans2k
Hopefully the impreza can handle 8 or 9 inches of snow
I would be skeptical that any car can handle a depth of snow that's higher than its ground clearance. Maybe if it's light, fluffy snow. But I wouldn't expect our Imprezas (or even the XV) to handle 9" of heavy snow.
I'd be happy if it could do that, but I wouldn't be surprised if it can't.