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4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive

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.

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

Next Steps

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The past, present and future of an iconic drive.

Book a test drive

Get behind the wheel and test out 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive for yourself.

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