DOES 2012 AWD Highlander V6 need snow tires?


Asked by GJacobson0808 Nov 07, 2012 at 04:18 PM about the 2012 Toyota Highlander

Question type: General

I work in snowy area of NY. How is car in braking ?

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I want an answer from you. Do I Or do I not need snow tires and How to brake in this car?

Tom Demyan

You can get buy with the All Season tires, but if you want added safety,piece of mind, and don't drive well in the snow, I'd get snow tires. Can't hurt. You vehicle has ABS braking so when braking, don't pump the brakes like older cars, keep your foot down and the car will stop quickly. You will feel the shutter in your foot from the brake pedal if you do slide, just keep your foot down. I'd suggest taking the vehicle in a empty snowy parking lot and practice to get comfortable with the handling of your new vehicle in the snow. Good Luck!

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