Daily driver? Snow?

Shawnslady

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I've only had my Rubicon a few days. Do most people use them as their every day car? How do they do in snow?
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Shawnslady

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I use mine as daily driver. No less comfortable than our Sienna.

It's great in the snow...I rarely even needed to use 4H.
Do you have a 2 or 4 door, thanks...what kind if tires do you use in winter?
 

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Tires make a big difference. Get dedicated snow tires and you will be ahead. Maybe you’ll even help pull out a pickup or two with their burly mud tires!
 

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I have a 2-Door JLR, OEM in every way (including tires) and agree with the assertion that I rarely have to use my 4wd, even in the PA snowbelt on poor roads
 

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Might be the most extreme example here...stock JLUR, DD and just came out of winter in the interior of Alaska. Snow, ice, black ice—you name it. Handled it all just fine. You have to pay attention and put it in 4H in certain situations (usually when accelerating). The K02s did great and allowed me to run one set of tires all year. Don’t sweat the snow in any Wrangler and don’t stress over 4 auto. Would be great to have, but not entirely necessary.
 

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Daily driver in Southern Quebec and upstate New York. BFG KO2s are winter-rated and a big selling point on the Rubicon for me. No need to change or store a second set of tires! The tires performed great for me. A new Rubicon might come with Falken Wildpeak A/T3W tires, and those are even better in snow.
 
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Thanks for all of the input !
 

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Forget for KO2 if you drive regularly at some bad snow conditons. Yes, KO2 are snow rated but that does not mean too much. Use something like Bridgestone DM-V2, it makes a big difference.
 
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Forget for KO2 if you drive regularly at some bad snow conditons. Yes, KO2 are snow rated but that does not mean too much. Use something like Bridgestone DM-V2, it makes a big difference.
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