Do you really need 4 wheel drive?

Answer On One Hand: You'll Likely Never Need ItUnless you're a cowboy towing a trailer across the Everglades, odds are you'll never need four wheel drive (4WD). African game wardens, American Forestry of... Read More »

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Does all-wheel drive really help in snow?

On One Hand: Front-Wheel Drive is FineWhereas rear-wheel drive cars are notorious for spinning out on ice, front-wheel drive vehicles usually perform very well in these conditions. Because their d... Read More »

What is the difference between front-wheel drive& rear-wheel drive?

Historically, most cars were rear-wheel drive. Then in the 1970s, in an effort to save weight and fuel, manufacturers began switching to front-wheel drive. A side benefit was added traction in wet ... Read More »

Is the 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive?

The 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS is a front-wheel drive vehicle. This means it has a transversely-mounted engine and the front wheels "pull" the vehicle, rather than the rear wheels "pushing" it. In the ... Read More »

Does all-wheel drive use more fuel than two-wheel drive?

Yes, all-wheel drive uses more fuel than two-wheel or standard driving, reports To improve your gas mileage, you may wish to consider opting for vehicles without all-wheel drive unless... Read More »