Why aren't trucks front-wheel drive?

Answer Vehicle dynamics are a complicated issue, but some are simpler than others. Trucks are rear- or four-wheel drive almost by definition, primarily because front-wheel drive would make them almost use... Read More »

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Are two-wheel drive Nissan trucks front wheel drive?

Both the smaller Nissan Frontier and larger Nissan Titan are rear wheel drive trucks when offered in two-wheel-drive configurations. Both of these trucks are also offered with a four-wheel-drive op... 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 »

How to Replace Front Wheel Bearings in Nissan Trucks?

A wheel bearing carries the weight of the wheel and helps to prevent excessive wear on the spindle or driveshaft. When a wheel bearing begins to wear out on your Nissan truck and is ready to fail, ... 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 »