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Needs snow tires?

I'm buying snow tires for my daughters' car, i need to know if the car has front,rear,or awd. it's a 1996, 900 convertible with a 4 cylinder engine,. 5 speed manual transmission. i know the tire size just don't have a hoist to fiind out which end to put tires on., thank you.

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This car is great in the snow. It has front wheel drive; however you should buy FOUR snow tires for safety's sake!

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