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VW 4motion AWD - Atlas, Sportwagen, Alltrack

4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive

When it comes to Canadian roads, you can’t be too careful. That’s the unique advantage to Volkswagen 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive.

VW 4motion AWD - Stay in Control

Stay in control

Unlike some 4-wheel-drive systems, 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive automatically redirects power to the wheels that need it most – adapting to weather and road conditions – in real time, right when you need it most.

4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive

Use our interactive tool to learn how 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive works


Off-Road Ready

Towing Traction

Controlled Corners

Uphill Battle

Snow Day Saviour

Off-Road Ready

Towing Traction

Controlled Corners

Uphill Battle

Snow Day Saviour

Win the Uphill Battle

Problem: Front wheels lose traction
on slippery inclines

Solution: Power shifts to all wheels
to help maximize traction

Save the Snowy Day

Problem: Snowy, icy roads can cause wheels to lose grip

Solution: Power is intelligently distributed
to wheels with best traction

Pull Through Towing Trouble

Problem: Adding weight to the back bumper raises the front wheels

Solution: Power is sent to rear wheels
to help stabilize when towing

Be Off-Road Ready

Problem: Uneven roads mean varying degrees of traction

Solution: Wheels with best grip receive power to help maximize traction

More Control on Every Corner

Problem: Control can be lost on sharp or slippery corners

Solution: Power to accelerate out of turns
is distributed to all four wheels

Solution: Brakes applied to the
inner wheel for additional control

You asked, we answered.

Not sure the difference between AWD and 4WD? Find this answer, plus everything else you need to know about 4MOTION® AWD with our video FAQ.

Next steps

VW 4motion AWD - Why Volkswagen

Why Volkswagen

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VW 4motion AWD - Book a Test Drive

Book a test drive

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VW 4motion AWD - Special Offers

Special offers

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