Definition : Four-Wheel Drive
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What does 4WD mean?

Four-wheel Drive (4WD or 4×4) is a four-wheeled vehicle with a drive train that allows all four wheels to receive power from the engine simultaneously. The first digit in 4×4 is normally the total number of wheels, and the second denotes number of powered wheels. ie a 4×2 means a four-wheel vehicle that transmits engine power to only two wheels.