4WD


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4WD

abbr.
four-wheel drive

four′-wheel` drive′


n.
a drive system in which engine power is transmitted to all four wheels of a vehicle for improved traction.
[1925–30]
four′-wheel`-drive′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.4WD - a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system4WD - a motor vehicle with a four-wheel drive transmission system
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
2.4WD - a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
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Each system has its own requirements for how you engage and disengage it and when you can operate the vehicle in 4WD mode.
Easy Select models should be run in 2WD mode in normal conditions, with a locked 4WD mode selectable on low-friction surfaces.
Despite its compact dimensions, the S-Cross is a sophisticated car, with the latest-generation 4WD system, which offers four modes for the driver to select, comprising auto, sport, snow and lock.
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