All-wheel Drive Cars List

All-wheel drive carsThis technology is most significantly used in large trucks, Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), sports cars, muscle cars, and other mean machines.

As the name portrays, all-wheel drive technology is one which enables the engine to control all axles of the automobile.

So, the power for self-propelling is distributed to all-wheels. This helps the vehicle move on difficult terrains and rough roads easily, obtain maximum stability on slippery and snowy surfaces, and provide traction.

Note that ‘all-wheel drive’ means all the wheels are power controlled by the engine, regardless of the number of wheels the vehicle has.

This concept applies to trucks which are used to carry tons of luggage and material. On the other hand, ‘four-wheel drive’ refers to only four wheels that are provided with power, which is most common in cars.

The Best All-wheel Drive Cars

Subaru Impreza
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2013 Subaru Impreza
2.0-liter engine, 25 city/34 HWY
148 hp @6,200 RPM
High fuel efficiency, safe, spacious.
Base Price: USD 17,800

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
2.4-liter I-4, 17 city/23 HWY
291 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Good looking, excellent steering, fast acceleration.
Base Price: USD 33,300

Volvo S60
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Volvo S60
2.5-liter I-5, 21 city/30 HWY
250 hp @ 5,400
Collision warning, auto-brake, good handling.
Base Price: USD 31,900

Suzuki SX4
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Suzuki SX4 Crossover AWD
2.0-liter I-4, 23 city/33 HWY
150 hp @ 6,200 RPM
3-Mode i-AWD (intelligent All-Wheel-Drive).
Base Price: USD 15,800

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2013 BMW X1
2.0-liter I-4, 24 city/34 HWY
241 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Good fuel efficiency, spacious yet compact, fast.
Base Price: USD 29,900

Porsche 911 Turbo
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Porsche 911 Turbo 2DR AWD Coupe
3.8L H-6, 16 City / 24 HWY
500 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Quiet inside, superb performance, iconic.
Base Price: USD 137,500

Subaru XV Crosstrek
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Subaru XV Crosstrek
2.0L H-4, 23 City/30 HWY
148 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Safe, spacious, easy to control.
Base Price: USD 20,900

Nissan Juke
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Nissan Juke AWD
1.6L I-4, 27 City/32 HWY
188 hp @5,600 RPM
Ample storage, fuel efficient, smooth ride.
Base Price: USD 37,500 approximately

Audi TT
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Audi TT
2.0L I-4, 22 City/31 HWY
211 hp @ 4,300 rpm
Quattro four-wheel drive (4WD) system.
Base Price: USD 35,900

Lexus RX 450H
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Lexus RX 450H
3.5L V-6, 32 City/28 HWY
245 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Eco-friendly, great looks, good handling.
Base Price: USD 43,500

All-wheel Drive Cars List

Acura RL
Alfa Romeo Brera
Alfa Romeo 159
Audi A6
Audi A4
BMW 7 Series
Audi A8
Audi A5
BMW 5 Series
BMW 3 Series
Ford Taurus
Ford RS200
Bentley Continental GT
Ford Mondeo
Cadillac STS
Dodge Charger (LX)
Mitsubishi GTO
Cadillac CTS
Ford Laser
Ford Five Hundred
Jaguar X-Type
Honda Fit
Lamborghini Diablo
Honda Civic
Infiniti M
Lamborghini Estoque
Isuzu Aska
Infiniti G
Mercury Milan
Lamborghini Reventon
Mitsubishi Galant
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Lexus LS
Mitsubishi Mirage
Toyota Mark II
Toyota Corona EXiV
Porsche 993

Mercedes-Benz C216
Mitsubishi Eclipse
Lamborghini Gallardo
Mitsubishi Lancer
Lexus GS
Mitsubishi GTO
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Lincoln MKS
Mercedes-Benz W221
Lincoln MKZ
Nissan GT-R
Lamborghini Murcielago
Mitsubishi Galant VR-4
Lexus IS
Toyota Celica
Toyota Celica GT-Four
Porsche 996
Skoda Octavia
Toyota Premio
Toyota Camry
Volkswagen Phaeton
Porsche 959
Saab 9-2X
Toyota Allion
Toyota Mark X
Porsche 964
Volvo S40
Suzuki Kizashi
Nissan Laurel
Volkswagen CC
Volkswagen Jetta
Toyota Crown Majesta
Subaru Legacy
Opel Calibra
Porsche 997
Audi S3
Nissan Skyline GT-R

All-wheel Drive SUVs List

Subaru Forester
Subaru Outback
Audi Q5
Land Rover LR3
Buick Enclave
Honda CR-V
Jeep Wrangler
Nissan Rogue
Subaru Tribeca
Dodge Journey
Toyota Venza
Infiniti FX50
Volvo XC60
Volkswagen Tiguan
Honda Crosstour
Toyota RAV4
Acura ZDX
Cadillac SRX
Toyota Sequoia
Lexus RX300

Nissan Pathfinder
Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Highlander
Lexus RX330
Chevrolet Blazer
Infiniti QX4
Jeep Grand Cherokee
Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tundra
Ford Explorer
Lincoln Navigator
Mercedes-Benz G-Class
GMC Yukon
Mitsubishi Outlander
Suzuki Grand Vitara
Volvo XC90
Lincoln MKX
Land Rover Range Rover
Lincoln MKT
Dodge Journey

If you are wondering about the most sought after all-wheel drive sports cars, it has to be the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution due to its sporty looks and good power. Remember that for buying an all-wheel drive vehicle, you generally have to pay a bit extra than the standard price. There are many manufacturers that have quality and reliable AWD systems incorporated in their automobiles, but there are few companies whose drive systems are exceptionally good. Subaru and Mitsubishi are two of the most reputed ones, owing to the fact that they are prominent players in European rally championships. For commercial vehicle AWD systems; brands like Volvo, Saab, Audi, Acura, and Mercedes-Benz are believed to be the best ones. I hope this list have given you good information on AWD cars and SUVs.

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