Originally Posted by M3 vert
FYI: for those who are leasing I wouldn't care, but since I bought my car out and keeping it for a few years, I most certainly would like to take care of it and avoid salt at all costs
I own. The car is designed to handle salt. Just wash the underside regularly and then very thoroughly in the spring. I expect to keep mine ten to fifteen years, as I usually do, and don't think that a little salt will ruin those plans.