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Get the Inside Scoop on Mitsubishi's Four-Wheel Drive System: All-Wheel Control

Here at Wantagh Mitsubishi, our team members are steadfast believers in the Mitsubishi lineup. Not only does it offer a variety of vehicles to choose from, but each also comes well-outfitted with a slew of impressive features. One of our favorites though? Mitsubishi's renowned All-Wheel Control System (AWC). To learn more about this confidence inspiring system and why you should consider it when shopping for your next vehicle, we encourage you to read on below...

Why Should I Consider a Vehicle Equipped with AWC?

  • Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System is able to monitor the road below, transferring power to the wheels whenever needed. Meaning, better traction and improved handling.
  • Over the years, Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System has proved itself as a vital safety feature. Not only will it provide you with better traction, but it'll also inspire confidence from behind the wheel.
  • Further consider additional standard features such as Active Stability and Traction Control and driving a Mitsubishi outfitted with All-Wheel Control becomes even more enticing.

Which Mitsubishi Models Have All-Wheel Control?

Mitsubishi Outlander

At the front and center of Mitsubishi's SUV lineup, you'll find the Mitsubishi Outlander. As handsome as it is versatile, this year's Outlander is available with Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System. Meaning, whether you're looking to hit the trails or simply be the proud owner of a vehicle that's ready for anything, the new Mitsubishi Outlander makes for a great choice.

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Available with Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System, this year's Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was made for adventure. Simply get behind the wheel and you'll find yourself taking on rough terrain and slick roads alike. Add in features such as Electronic Brake-force Distribution with Brake Assist, Active Stability Control and Traction Control Logic and this SUV becomes an even more compelling choice.

new 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SUV

Mitsubishi Lancer

If you enjoy the utility of an SUV but would prefer to own a sedan, we recommend looking no further than the Mitsubishi Lancer. Boasting all of the sophistication that comes along with owning a sedan, this year's Lancer Es, SE and SEL are available with All-Wheel Control so that you can take on just about anything. From its stylish look to its confidence inspiring drive, you can't go wrong when treating yourself to the new Lancer.

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What are the benefits of owning a Mitsubishi with 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 All-Wheel Control System can have a slight impact on fuel efficiency, it's not enough that you would notice it. So, when choosing, not only will a vehicle outfitted with All-Wheel Control save you time at the pump, but it'll also provide you with an even safer ride.

What's the Difference between All-Wheel Control and Super All-Wheel Control?

If you're shopping for the Mitsubishi Outlander, you'll notice that Mitsubishi's Super All-Wheel Control System is available as an option. Boasting all of the same traction and handling features as All-Wheel Control, the Super All-Wheel Control System also comes with four driver-selectable modes that include Normal, Snow, Lock and the AWC ECO Mode.

Shop for a New or Used 4WD or AWD Vehicle at Wantagh Mitsubishi Today!

Whether you have even more questions about this system or are ready to start shopping for a new Mitsubishi featuring the All-Wheel Control System, we invite you to stop by our showroom to speak with a member of our knowledgeable sales team. Conveniently located in Wantagh, NY and just a short distance away from Massapequa, Smithtown, Hempstead and Medford, our team looks forward to welcoming you in to our Long Island new car dealership soon.

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How Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control System Stacks up to the Competition

If you're in the midst of shopping for a vehicle equipped with all-wheel drive, we encourage you to choose a vehicle from this year's lineup. With a variety of vehicles available with Mitsubishi's All-Wheel Control and Super All-Wheel Control systems, you'll enjoy the luxury of choice when shopping for a vehicle that's able to take on a variety of weather conditions and terrains.

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 customers with an overview of competing all-wheel drive systems. Take a look below to learn more:

Honda: 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.

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

Subaru: 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 to two sides to optimize control.

Ford: 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: Introduced in 2013, Mazda's i-ACTIV all-wheel drive system 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.

Jeep: 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 two systems that will provide you with the ultimate in traction and handling. Intuitively monitoring road conditions and intelligently transferring power to the vehicle's wheels, both All-Wheel Control and Super All-Wheel Control make 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 these systems to work seamlessly with other vital safety systems such as Active Stability Control and more.

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.

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