It doesn't like snowy, icy weather. You can see how that would be a drawback in Alaska.
Truth be told, it went in the snow just fine. But as soon as the plows had passed, and enough traffic drove on the remainder to pack it down into the consistency of a hockey rink, that car slid like a puck.
Ungood, to say the least.
So we started with car lots close to home, and gradually expanded our search. She had a very specific wish list:
- no black or white paint jobs
- domestic manufacture
- SUV, small to midsize
- 2009 to 2013 model years
- Preference: Ford Escape
Then, in a lot in mid-town, there were three Escapes. One was white, but the other two were not black. The result?
|Only a year old, and barely broken in.|
So this morning I've been scanning through the operator's manual
And just in time, too: there's an early snowstorm in the forecast for Tuesday. And you know what that means.