Car Guide: FWD vs. RWD

 

You have probably heard the terms front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and even all-wheel drive. All of these terms describe the type of drivetrain setup that you have. There are a few reasons that you would choose RWD over FWD and vice versa.

Some of these factors include weather, tires, driver skill, and performance. If you are looking for a drivetrain that can handle it all, then you may be looking for AWD.

FWD drivetrains means that the vehicle’s mass is just on the front tires. This is where all the power is applied. In RWD models, the power is all on the rear, which can make it difficult to drive in slippery conditions. Most cars in colder states that experience snow have FWD or AWD tires, although you can always get winter tires for all-season driving. Need help picking out a drivetrain, or maintenance issues like understanding antifreeze? Talk to the experts at Sam Leman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Bloomington.

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