Hell Yeah You Can Snow-Rally a Stock Toyota Corolla

It's light, simple, and reliable. Throw on some winter tires, and it's a surprisingly capable winter hoon-mobile.

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Toyota Corollas are fine commuter cars, but with no all-wheel drive or limited-slip differential available, they aren't exactly known for their all-weather prowess. The Team O'Neil Rally School got a hold of one to find out how it handles a snow-covered rally course with nothing more than a set of snow tires. Turns out, it doesn't do too badly.

This ninth-generation Corolla sedan is the latest car to be featured on Will It Rally?, Team O'Neil's where host Wyatt Knox takes normal, everyday vehicles and pushes them to the limit on a snowy rally stages.

Knox finds that even without all-wheel drive, the Corolla performs well, as long as you keep your momentum up. The lack of a limited-slip differential means those winter tires can only do so much in slow corners. But because the car is so simple and easy to beat on, it's actually a solid performer in the snow. Pretty impressive for a bland economy car.

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