Front Wheel Drive vs Rear Wheel Drive vs 4X4

Front Wheel Drive Explanation

Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Many people ask Questions Like What is Front Wheel drive means When Checking Specs about cars. Let me clear your doubts front wheel drive means only the car's front wheels have the power to rotate. Rear tire doesn't have any power to rotate itself. These types of cars are mainly hatchback and used to drive on a good road like city and highway. In India mostly all hatchback has only front wheel drive. Now a question comes up to your mind why they make front wheel is because it helps them to make the car more compact and takeout more torq from the Smaller engine. All the budget cars come with front-wheel drive in India.

Example of front wheel drive cars in India

  • Hyundai Grand i10
  • Maruti Swift
  • Maruti Celerio
  • Maruti Ignis
  • Hyundai i20
  • Tata Tiago,tigor
  • Honda city 
  • honda civic

Rear Wheel Drive Explanation

rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Generally, big engine car comes up with Rear wheel drive. In this type of vehicle only rear wheels have power to rotate and front wheel are just to give directions like Toyota Innova in India. Its a really good car and have a better ride quality and handling. Rear wheel drive cars are always better as compare to front wheel drive because of its weight and center of gravity. Some example of rear wheel drives is SUV, MPV and some premium cars.

Example of Rear Wheel Drive

Thar, Scorpio, Safari, Hexa, Fortuner, XUV500

All Wheel Drive Explanation

All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive (4X4)

SUV and Premium cars have an option of all-wheel drive. It is best for offroading and hilly road. In this type of model, all tires have powers to rotate and have a sensor to operate accordingly. If you have a four wheel drive vehicle then you will never be stuck anywhere. Generally, SUVs have that features. If you are living in hilly areas where the roads are not that much great then you should go for 4 wheel drive vehicle.

Example of 4 wheel drive
Isuzu D-Max V-Cross, Thar, Ford eco sport

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