Preventing Rollovers in SUVs Jonathan Welsh answers questions –

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Updated Nov. 4, 12:01 a.m. ET

Q: We own a 2002 Mountaineer SUV with side but no electronic stability control. We use it to our three young children town, with the occasional trip. The car has 80,000 miles and has well-maintained, but we are concerned about its of stability control and are considering a replacement.

2002 Mercury Ford

A: Stability control, a fighter pilot’s ejection goes unnoticed until, your life depends on it. It can drivers from losing especially in a sport-utility vehicle, lead to a rollover. Such account for more than a of occupant fatalities in passenger

Deciding whether to keep or in your SUV depends on how you juggle a of factors, including guilt, and your budget. If your finances have room for a new and if buying one would aid your of mind, you should start Otherwise you can add driving without control to the list of day-to-day with which many of us

Q: I have owned first automobiles, then Japanese because I park in a garage, and no brands have had a tight turning radius to make easy. Is this still or have domestic cars up?

John Malmo, Memphis,

A: I believe this used to be My mother’s 1973 Volkswagen and ’79 BMW 320i seemed to an unnaturally tight turning compared to the ponderous domestic my dad drove. But today a car’s of origin means little. Cobalt is among the tighter with a diameter of 33.5 which beats the compact BMW 35.1-foot circle. (For the it’s hard to beat the Smart Fortwo’s 28.7

Q. I need a wagon or SUV to fit my two greyhounds, a few trips during the year and a kid or two back and forth to college. I to drive it to work about 10 each way. We are looking at a Highlander or a Ford Flex.

With two kids in college, I want to spend a lot.

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Townes, Richmond, Va.

A: It may be too big, but I saw a 1996 Chevy Suburban low mileage for about $8,000. about temptation. Just everything we travel with fit inside or on the huge roof.

new cars, the Flex is a better with a smoother ride the Highlander. Others worth include the Chevrolet Traverse, Pilot and Mazda CX-9.

Q: I own a 2002 BMW 540i and am moving sunny South Florida to this month. My commute to will be be on both back and highways, but it has been many since I have driven in I have heard various for both dedicated snow and all season tires, but I am worried fishtailing, given the car’s upfront weight and its rear drive.

Should I go the full route, or will all-season do the trick?

Alexander Murray, Hollywood,

A: Snow tires are a must for car if you want to drive comfortably on icy roads. For people who drive in regions, all season really three season. Snow make a surprising difference in and are the best way to keep control of cars in winter.

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