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Hi, well winter is a fun time to drive and if you are not used to driving in snow, sleet, slush and ice, it will be a challenge.

There are many complaints here about the V not being a good winter car. I totally disagree. We have 2 Versas and have no problem getting around.

The most important thing is tires. You have to have snow tires, not all seasons in order to navigate decent snow and ice. Where myself, Ash, and Jason on this forum live is all around Toronto. We are used to getting good amounts of snow and have a dedicated set of tires just for winter purposes and this makes a HUGE difference.

I was recently up north about 2.5 hours outside Toronto area in our local "cottage country" outside of Parry Sound. I was at a kids camp off the beaten path and 10 km's off of the highway on small dirt roads. It snowed heavy the night I was there and in the morning had about 6-8 inches of snow on the ground. I drove back to the highway on an unplowed road with no problems. Just watch the speed, slow acceleration and deceleration and no quick movements.

So I don't see why anyone is complaining about the Versa being worse than another 2WD car. If you are having issues, then it is tires and/or driving style in the snow/ice.

With regards to the windshield, I would suggest you get your washer spray nozzles adjusted (not sure how they are in the Notes) by the dealer. Should be an easy and free fix. Proper alignment should have the washer fluid being sprayed mid-upper center of each side of the windshield. So when you are moving they will still be able to clean the entire area.
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