Toyota AWD and FWD Vehicles

Whether you're cruising through Chatsworth in the rain, or tackling tough terrain, you'll want to get behind the wheel of a Toyota model with impeccable control and traction. When your Toyota vehicle is equipped with either all-wheel or four-wheel drive, you'll have maximumstability and grip for the ultimate performance.

Toyota 4Runner

If your Toyota vehicle is equipped with AWD or 4WD, it'll be paired withone of these drivetrains:

  • All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System with Dynamic Torque Control
  • Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) System with Active Traction Control

Not sure which one is right for you? Check out the advantages of each drivetrain option.

Which Toyota Models Offer AWD With Dynamic Torque Control?

You'll typically find all-wheel drive in Toyota crossovers, smaller SUVs, and in Toyota's only AWD minivan, the Sienna. All-wheel drive is ideal for those who want extra grip and traction on poor road conditions, and don't need the towing strength that 4WD provides. When youget behind the wheel of a Toyota model with AWD, you'll be able to utilize equipment and features such as Vehicle Stability Control and Dynamic Torque Control.

Toyota RAV4

Take a spin in one of these Toyota models with AWD:

  • Toyota RAV4
  • Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid
  • Toyota Sienna

Which Toyota Models Offer 4WD With Active Traction Control?

Many Toyota trucks and SUVs come equipped with either standard or available part-time or full-time four-wheel drive capabilities with Active Traction Control. Hit the streets in one of these powerful models, and you'll be able to take advantage of equipment and technologies such as Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS), Crawl Control, and Multi-Terrain Select.

Grab the wheel of one of these Toyota models with 4WD:

  • Toyota Tacoma
  • Toyota Tundra
  • Toyota 4Runner
  • Toyota Sequoia
  • Toyota Land Cruiser

How Does Toyota AWD and 4WD Work?

Toyota's all-wheel drive system was designed with a coupler in the rear differential that can push torque dynamically between the wheels. This system is able to monitor factors such as vehicle speed, steering speed and angle, throttle angle, and yaw rate, allowing the drivetrain to change the direction of power at a split-second's notice. This provides a proactive method of maintaining proper grip on the roads.

Four-wheel drive is similar, however, it's designed to offer maximum power and traction. 4WD isn't automatic; it is able to be turned on when necessary to send power to all four wheels. On the downside, 4WD is harder on your tires, can be worse for your fuel economy, and you must carefully watch your speed when it's engaged.

Trek Through Chatsworth in a Toyota Model with AWD or 4WD

Ready to discover the incredible Toyota all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive for yourself? Visit our Toyota dealer near Chatsworth today for your chance to get behind the wheel.

If you have any questions or comments about either of these Toyota powertrains, don't hesitate to contact us at (833) 889-1924.

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