My youngest sister is not the best of drivers and yet when she lived in Terrace, a town that oftenCERTAINLY food for thought !!!!! back in the old country, we never had 4x4s ...just old full size cars (Real cars with v-8 power).
hell, worn old tires ,usually of different make......we somehow survived 6+ months of the white stuff!!!!!
my 4x4 f150 is ''buried in the drive way''. its staying there until the snow departs