My Pontiac Vibe has never been good in snow and we had to have snow tires every winter. Last summer, I needed new tires and Jon recommended some Firestone Weathergrips and I am amazed at the winter handling on ice and snow this winter! I hate to admit it, but the old Vibe does better than my all-wheel drive Subaru. Tires do make a difference and the gang at Sanderson's Repair are really helpful and I now feel safe driving my little red Vibe in the winter!!!