how do mustangs perform in the winter?

45

Asked by Nov 06, 2007 at 08:26 PM about the Ford Mustang

Question type: General

i live in a hilly part of new england where we get lots of snow.  would the car get stuck??would pos traction and/or winter tires make a difference??

4 Answers

43,545

Depends how good you are at driving in the snow. Positive traction might help, and winter tires might make a difference, but the bigger issue would be getting some weight in the rear end during the winter, like a few bags of salt for the trunk. You can use them later or if you get stuck. Chains might also be a good idea. The biggest tip I can give you for driving in snow on hills, is try to maintain a constant speed. The only time I have had trouble with RWD vehicles in the snow is if someone was stopped partway up a hill, and I had to stop to wait for them. Getting started again on an angle is a lot harder than if you were able to maintain momentum the whole way up the hill. Good luck!

good advice LH, from a truck driver coast to coast that was the only problem we ran into and the road closed sighn,good luck this winter,you to LH.

1,255

Mustangs are not the greatest in winter , esp if you have a V-8 one with posi track .( I drove one winter with my V-8 GT ) You can get stuck easily , it is a light car !! Get a set of good winter tires ( Blizzaks, or similar tire )

65

I've been told by many heads that there just for fun in th winter if you like fish tailing and spinning tire.. theres just to much torque.. I'v enoticed it in the rain I can't wait to see what happens whenteh snow comes

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • how do mustangs perform in the winter? 4 answers

    i live in a hilly part of new england where we get lots of snow. would the car get stuck??would pos traction and/or winter tires make a difference??

    Ford Mustang

    -

    General

  • Why do people like the newer mustangs? 19 answers

    Why do people like the newer mustangs? The new ones aren't any better than the 60's mustangs... Tell me why.... why do you like destroying the look of the original mustangs?

    Ford Mustang

    -

    General

  • Approx. how many Mustangs were built per day in the first month or so of production? 1 answer

    The reason I ask is because I have an old picture from an April 1984 issue of Mustang Monthly showing the April 3, 1964 assembly line with a car identical to mine. Coincidentally, my '64 1/2 Mustang ...

    1964 Ford Mustang Standard Coupe

    -

    General

  • How do u smoke the tires in a manual trans?? 57 answers

    I got a GT mustang and its a 5 speed stick and ive always wanted to know how to smoke my tires, i can do it in a automatic but i have no clue how to do it in a stick, wanna give me some tips??

    2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium

    -

    General

  • How many 1964 1/2 Mustangs were made? 104 answers

    I would like to know how many 1964 1/2 Mustangs were made and how many of them were convertibles.

    1964 Ford Mustang

    -

    General

Mustang

Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 45,846 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $1,999.

ZIP:

Search Ford Mustang Questions

Ford Mustang Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,360
#2 Bob Beaman
Bob Beaman
Reputation 1,230
#3 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 1,090
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
243 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Dodge Challenger
211 Great Deals out of 23,432 listings starting at $7,990
Used Dodge Charger
454 Great Deals out of 29,325 listings starting at $2,300
Used Chevrolet Corvette
150 Great Deals out of 20,684 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Shelby GT500
534 listings starting at $23,786
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
6 Great Deals out of 267 listings starting at $5,750
Used Ford F-150
2,059 Great Deals out of 207,339 listings starting at $1,499
Used BMW 3 Series
941 Great Deals out of 30,259 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
262 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used Ford Shelby GT350
1,134 listings starting at $48,500
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,765 Great Deals out of 181,201 listings starting at $250
Used Nissan 370Z
59 Great Deals out of 2,882 listings starting at $11,995
Used Nissan 350Z
52 Great Deals out of 1,206 listings starting at $2,899
Used Honda Civic
812 Great Deals out of 88,108 listings starting at $1,299
Used Honda Accord
947 Great Deals out of 77,739 listings starting at $899

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.