Learn More About Mitsubishi Super-All Wheel Control AWD

Here at Wantagh Mitsubishi, we're big believers in the Mitsubishi brand and everything it represents. Quality, affordability, and innovation come to mind, but Mitsubishi is far more than just the sum of its parts. Still, certain aspects of Mitsubishi innovation and certain features warrant deeper exploration and explanation. Take Super All-Wheel Control, or S-AWC, for instance. This modern AWD system beats out some of the best in the industry, providing extra assurance for the road ahead, regardless of which Mitsubishi model boasts this useful technology. But we're not going to get ahead of ourselves. Instead, we invite you to read on to learn more about what S-AWC is, and why you should make sure your next Mitsubishi has it equipped!

  2019 Mitsubishi Outlander 

Why Should I Consider a Vehicle Equipped with S-AWC?

  • Mitsubishi's Super All-Wheel-Control system is able to monitor the road below, transferring power to the wheels whenever needed. That results in increased traction and improved handling on all Long Island roads, whatever the season or condition.
  • S-AWC manages driving and braking forces to increase grip and improve stopping power
  • Over the years, Mitsubishi S-AWC has proved itself as not only a practical drivetrain component, but also a vital safety feature. It doubles as a means to increase both your traction on the roads of Massapequa and beyond, plus a confidence booster on the road of life ahead.
  • Depending on the Mitsubishi model you choose, S-AWC combines with other technologies like Active Yaw Control and Twin Motor 4WD to provide a dynamic and engaging driving experience.

Which Mitsubishi Models Have Super All-Wheel-Control Equipped?

All new Mitsubishi crossover models are available with S-AWC technology, to ensure that you have the best possible driving experience here on Long Island, whatever the season. From autumn, with its slick coating of rain and falling leaves, to winter, with its myriad of ice, salt, and snow, to spring and summer, you'll be ready to tackle any season, and journey to anywhere with a Mitsubishi equipped with S-AWC. Learn more about your options, below.

Mitsubishi Outlander

The Mitsubishi Outlander is your premier choice when searching for a compact crossover with an extra edge – not to mention an extra row of seating. What's more, with S-AWC, the Outlander makes not only a practical choice, but also a safe one, whether you're commanding this SUV solo or taking the whole family in tow.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, or plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle, provides all the confidence of the Outlander SUV, including S-AWC, plus up to an EPA-estimated 74 mpgE fuel-efficiency rating to make your commute easier, even if you're driving from somewhere in Nassau Country all the way out to somewhere in Suffolk County, like Smithtown, NY.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was made for adventure. Get behind-the-wheel of this small crossover SUV, equipped with Mitsubishi S-AWC, and you'll begin to see why so many people here in the greater Hempstead, NY area are switching to Mitsubishi.

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, one of Mitsubishi's newer crossover SUV models, provides the same great capability as its larger SUV siblings – thanks in no small part to the inclusion of S-AWC – but it also provides a unique style all its own.

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Still Have Some Lingering Questions that Need Answering?

What are the benefits of owning a Mitsubishi with Super All-Wheel Control?

Opt for a vehicle equipped with this system and you'll enjoy an unrivaled driving experience, especially during rain and snow storms. Boasting improved handling and traction, this renowned system is made to help you drive safely regardless of road conditions.

Does All-Wheel Control Have an Impact on Fuel Efficiency?

While Mitsubishi's S-AWC can have a slight impact on fuel efficiency, it's not enough that you would notice it. The safer rides provided by these vehicles are the main difference!

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Get the Inside Scoop on the Competition

When it comes to shopping for a vehicle equipped with all-wheel drive, you've got quite a few to choose from. With this in mind, our team has gone to great lengths to provide our Long Island customers with an overview of competing all-wheel drive systems. Take a look below to learn more:


Whether facing inclement weather or compromised terrain, Honda's Real Time All-Wheel Drive System is able to sense a loss of traction and will intuitively transfer power to the vehicle's rear wheels, helping to increase traction.


Recognizing the difference between cruising and cornering, Nissan's Intuitive All-Wheel Drive System is able to recognize when the vehicle is losing traction. If and when this happens, Nissan's all-wheel drive system will respond accordingly in order to provide the driver with extra grip.


​The Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive System was designed to provide the driver with the ultimate in both traction control and balance. Located in the centerline of the vehicle, this system balances the vehicle's weight, distributing between the two sides to optimize control.


Utilizing a variety of sensors to balance torque between the vehicle's front and rear wheels, Ford's Intelligent All-Wheel Drive System aims to enhance handling while also maximizing traction.


Mazda i-ACTIV all-wheel drive is designed to send power to the rear wheels to maintain traction control and grip. By reading the road, windshield wiper use, and many other factors, this system aims to be seamless.


With a variety of 4x4 systems to choose from, Jeep utilizes features such as a rear axle disconnect and a Selec-Terrain Traction Management System to provide drivers with all-weather capability whether they're taking on snow covered roads or rocky terrain.

Stop by our Showroom and Put Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System to the Test

While Mitsubishi's many competitors may offer all-wheel drive, only Mitsubishi offers the ultimate in traction and handling - Super All-Wheel-Control. Intuitively monitoring road conditions and intelligently transferring power to the vehicle's four wheels, Super All-Wheel Control makes taking on slush, snow, and even ice a rather easy feat. Not to mention, as part of Mitsubishi full suite of safety features, you can rely on S-AWC to work seamlessly with other vital safety systems.

Whether you're interested in learning more about how Mitsubishi's available all-wheel drive systems stack up to the competition, or are ready to put these systems to the test for yourself, we invite you to stop by our showroom today. Conveniently located in Wantagh, NY and just a short distance away from Massapequa, Smithtown, Medford NY, and Hempstead NY, our team looks forward to welcoming you in to our Long Island new car dealership soon.