Do 4WDs Chew Through Fuel?

4WDs Are Heavier

Typical all terrain 4WD vehicles are generally larger and therefore heavier than a standard 2WD sedan. But even a car with a ‘standard’ body and 4WD capability will be heavier. This is due to the weight of additional components required to make a vehicle 4WD capable, such as the transfer case and differential lock. Additional weight in any

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Do 4WDs Chew Through Fuel?

The short answer to this question is yes: relative to 2WD vehicles, you are going to use more fuel in a 4WD. The reasons for this are very simple, boiling down to weight, friction, and demands on the engine.

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