What is Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive (AWD)?
Mercedes-Benz models with 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive deliver some of the most dynamic performances available among luxury vehicles in Stanislaus. It’s no surprise, then, that 4MATIC® is available on plenty of the fastest Mercedes-Benz models. 4MATIC® is a state-of-the-art All-Wheel Drive system. With the various 4MATIC® systems, Modesto drivers will enjoy:
- Superior handling
- Superior fuel economy
- Lightweight drivetrains
There are actually four different versions of 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive available to drivers in Stockton and Merced, including some Mercedes-Benz AMG® performance vehicles. Learn more about what 4MATIC® is below.
4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive Systems
- 4MATIC® Variable All-Wheel Drive – Offered on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, CLA, and GLA models, this next generation drivetrain is able to read conditions on Modesto roads and driving behavior. 4MATIC® Variable All-Wheel Drive switches between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, in order to perform responsively in demanding conditions while still maximizing efficiency.
- 4MATIC® Permanent All-Wheel Drive – Available on a wide range of models, from the C-Class sedan to Mercedes-Benz SUVs, 4MATIC® Permanent AWD splits power at a 45:55 or 50:50 ratio between axles, depending on the model. It is able to improve traction and increase stability by sending more torque to the wheel that has the most traction and is spinning the least. Its compact design helps serve up tons of rear legroom, while the engine and transmission setup is fully integrated with the drivetrain in order to produce the least amount of noise and vibration on Merced roads.
- AMG® Performance 4MATIC® Variable and Permanent All-Wheel Drive – You can find AMG® renditions of 4MATIC® throughout the Mercedes-AMG® lineup. The basic mechanizations the AMG® renditions of 4MATIC® are similar in nature to the others, but they are enhanced by a multi-disc clutch with AMG® electrohydraulic control within the rear differential.
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Visit Mercedes-Benz of Modesto to check out 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive right now at Mercedes-Benz of Modesto. Use our payment calculator to calculate your estimated loan payments for your next Mercedes-Benz vehicle, and reach out online if you have any questions!
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