Whether it’s for off-road adventures, towing trailers or working on the ranch, you need to know the difference between AWD and 4WD and which is suited to your needs. So let’s take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Wheels are not only what rolls you down the road, but also what steers the car by using a series of parts in your car that work together. This is called the ‘Drivetrain’. While 4WD (4×4) and AWD (All Wheel Drive) for off-road adventures and rugged conditions, a 2WD (Front or Rear Wheel Drive) will typically do just fine for everyday driving or interstate travel. So what are the differences between a front-wheel drive and a rear-wheel drive? Let me explain.