How to Put Weight in the Trunk of My Rear-Wheel Drive?

Answer Driving on snow or ice can be difficult without a four-wheel drive capability or other accommodations to enhance whatever drive train you have. If your vehicle has only the more common rear-wheel d... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

Front Wheel Drive vs. Rear Wheel Drive Advantages?

Manufacturers, mechanics, car enthusiasts, and consumers, have long debated the rear-wheel drive versus front-wheel drive issue. Determining which vehicles tend to handle better, and which are safe... Read More »

How to Put Bags of Sand in the Trunk of Front-Wheel Drive Vehicles?

Front-wheel drive vehicles can have rear traction issues during inclement weather. A tried and true way to minimize the problem is by adding extra weight to the trunk. One of the best ways to add w... Read More »