Experiencing great precision and handling doesn't have to be exclusive to sporty luxury vehicles. Drivers all over Ohio need solid traction on the road. When you have diverse weather conditions like rain, snow, black ice, etc., you need an efficient All-Wheel Drive system to help you along the way. Efficiency is key. However, how can your new AWD system help you if you don't know how it works? We've decided to explore the ins and outs of the AWD system and what makes it tick. Drivers near Newark, Ohio can see what makes this updated system so efficient. Here are the basics: Real-time all-wheel-drive systems utilize a multi-plate clutch that mirrors those used in automatic transmissions. This connects the driveshaft to the rear differential. The updated all-wheel-drive system has worked to replace the previous twin hydraulic pumps and ball cam mechanism with a more efficient electric motor and one hydraulic pump that operates the clutch.
There are many benefits to having access to a premium All-wheel drive system. In addition to the expected improved traction, drivers can also expect better acceleration in unfavorable weather conditions and superior handling on drier roads. Having access to an AWD system can even mean that drivers have better chances of selling their vehicles with a higher resale value because it can navigate through snow better than a vehicle without AWD. If anything, purchasing a vehicle like the new Honda HR-V AWD is an investment. Improving your drive, fuel efficiency, and wallet are all possible with an AWD system!
Now that we've explored the basics of All-Wheel Drive, let's dive a little deeper into the inner workings of a specific model like the Honda CR-V. Once quick glance under the hood of a new Honda CR-V will easily show Heath drivers that the electric motor regulates the Intelligent Control System. This intelligent system reacts to conditions and distributes power accordingly. The Intelligent Control System is smooth and works automatically, so you probably won't even notice it as you're riding along the highway. Drivers near Hebron, Ohio see that systems like Vehicle Stability Control work well with Honda's Intelligent Control System to improve handling. The system will be especially helpful if you're traveling up-hill on an icy road or looking to trudge through difficult terrain in Heath, OH.
If the system is not engaged, the electric motor that is in control stays idle to reduce energy consumption. When this happens, drivers are more likely to enjoy more fuel-efficient rides. When it comes to vehicle efficiency, the switch from a real-time 4WD system to the new All-Wheel Drive system weighs less, and rotational drag decreases! With innovations such as this, the drive can continue along their path with little thought. This system is available to ensure that you can always focus on the most important task at hand, driving. You'll find that the AWD system is available in all trim levels of both the CR-V and HR-V! Visit our Honda dealership near Hebron, OH to take these vehicles for a test drive and see the AWD system for yourself.