Interesting Misconceptions about AWD vs. 4WD

December 21st, 2017 by


If you’re doing research on different models like the 2019 Jeep Cherokee trim levels, you might find yourself learning about the similarities between all-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive. And you may learn what you thought was true sometimes isn’t.

One common misconception about all-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive is that the two are the same thing, as well as can be used interchangeably. This might be because the two attempt to do the same thing, they just go about it in different ways. Similar to comparing a knife and scissors – the two have a main goal to cut something, but are meant for very different things.

Another common misconception about all-wheel and 4-wheel drive, is that they aid in your ability to brake in rough weather or terrain. This is false. The goal of the two systems are simply to help your vehicle accelerate and navigate. To ensure braking in such situations, be sure to ask about tires when you visit Sam Leman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat of Morton for more information, today!

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