All Wheel Drive or AWD - full time symmetric AWD
not to be confused with automatic asymmetric AWD
Only mode in AWD is 4WD. Full time.
No 2WD available.
No 4WD "low" available.
AWD is almost useless beyond pavement.
transfer case and center differential
two drive shafts
two axle differentials
two powered axles
what is the difference between AWD and full time 4WD?
what other 4x4 systems are available?
how 2WD uses traction : how 4WD uses traction : 4WD layouts
crawl ratio : 4WD components
Learn from professionals to get the most from your 4WD truck:
2013 hands-on 4WD courses