Does it use more gas being in permanent 4wd


Asked by gillian Apr 16, 2012 at 02:29 PM about the 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara Luxury 4WD

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Larry Quigley

Yes, it makes the engine work harder. The engine has to drive two extra wheels all the time instead of just pushing or pulling them along.

Denis Doucette

more parts linked to engine for power, so more fuel being used

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Mark PEreira

True, it does use extra fuel to power the additional two wheels, if you stay in a hilly area i guess it makes sense to keep it engaged if not use it only when needed.

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