What is Volkswagen 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive?
While there of plenty of vehicles that offer all-wheel drive, Volkswagen takes all-wheel-drive to the next level with the introduction of the advanced VW 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive. A new take on typical all-wheel drive, this system delivers cutting-edge technology that enhances both performance and handling. Learn more about the Volkswagen all-wheel drive system today at Suntrup Volkswagen.
Standard AWD Performance
All-wheel drive provides Oakville drivers with more efficient than four-wheel drive while offering many of the same traction and control benefits. In addition, AWD systems are always engaged while 4WD systems need to be switched on and off. The time delay that comes from manually activating the system, or waiting for it to be triggered by your vehicle’s sensors, could be detrimental if you hit a patch of road that requires extra traction. While 4WD is better than nothing, All-wheel drive is always ready to perform at a moments notice.
Volkswagen AWD Performance
Volkswagen has taken the basic framework of AWD and improved upon to boost performance and create the 4MOTION® AWD system. While all tires remain engaged, most often 4MOTION® AWD will distribute about 90% of the power to the front axle and 10% to the rear axle. This unique distribution provides drivers the responsive handling found in FWD vehicles, while still providing a quick shift for additional traction when needed.
In the event 4MOTION® sensors detect the loss of traction, the system immediately redistributes weight to whichever tire needs it. This means the perfect balance of torque is applied to keep you and your Volkswagen in control on the St. Louis roadways.
Experience an AWD Volkswagen in St. Louis
Whether you are in the market for a new or used Volkswagen, you can find an array of options available at our dealership near Fenton. If you have additional questions about 4MOTION® AWD, or other Volkswagen performance features, the experienced sales associates at Suntrup Volkswagen are standing by to help. Contact us online and we will get back to you right away.
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