Most people in New England associate Subarus with sure-footed handling and performance in the snow. Others, the perfect vehicle to get away off the beaten track. After all, that's why Subarus are the preferred AWD brand in New England.
Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V in the Snow
However, you don't need snow to have slippery roads. As the graph from the U.S. DOT below shows, a driver in the Northeast is 4x more likely to get into an accident on wet roads than snow or slush - and since CT averages more than ~50 inches of rain a year, that's a lot of time on slippery roads!
SLICK PAVEMENT CRASHES BY REGION
Source: U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration (1995-2005) Subaru's exclusive symmetrical all-wheel drive provides remarkable traction, stability and control in ALL road and weather conditions (rain, snow or shine).
Many drivers do not realize that wet pavement leads to significantly greater stopping distances and potential loss of control. This is particularly evident after a dry spell where oils accumulate on the road.
If you currently do not own a Subaru and feel you can get by with a few snow days in CT, now is the time to consider one of the safest cars on the road today - a Subaru!
IN THE VIDEOS BELOW, you will hear from experts who will evaluate how Subarus compare to competitive vehicles on wet and dry surfaces - because you don't just need snow to fully appreciate Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive.