This is Aaron’s third year at the Rocky Mountain Redline Ice Drive event in Colorado. In snowy Winter Park, he got to put six vehicles to the test in snow and ice. Running through the elements, each vehicle was put to work with and without safety systems and with and without a winter-astute driver (meaning Aaron driving the right way and then not) to see how all-wheel drive, snow tires, and safety technologies keep these vehicles upright.
The vehicles in question were all from the 2020 model year, starting with the Acura RDX, the Dodge Charger GT, the Fiat 500X, the Honda CR-V, the Nissan Altima AWD, and the Nissan Rogue Sport. Normal, everyday vehicles thrown into the cruel elements to see how they handled them. Here’s the results.