Just got back from the snow ( Lake Tahoe CA ) in my 07 AWD Veracruz Limited. This SUV is GREAT in the SNOW! You do not even notice the AWD engaging, it is very smooth and quite. When I came upon 2 feet of snow in a parking lot, I pushed in the AWD lock button, and no problem getting thru it. Also, the heated wipers, and outside mirrors worked great. My wife and I felt very safe, even though the roads were very slick and filled with stuck vehicles. I would love hear from other Veracruz owners on the their snow experiences.