What type of driving conditions do you encounter in your commute? Long distance driving, traversing through rough terrain or poor weather conditions can make travel more difficult and dangerous. An all wheel drive car can improve your quality of driving for a more enjoyable travel experience with enhanced safety. These are the 10 best all wheel drive cars for 2018, to give you a few ideas for your next purchase.
If you’re into muscle and sport, the new Charger may be a good choice. At a glance, it has the look of a road warrior and with all wheel drive, it offers driving convenience for navigating through less than friendly road terrain and weather conditions. It also supplies ample creature comforts such as an upgraded 8.4 inch touchscreen, which comes standard with the new chargers for 2018, a navigation system and Android and Apple integration. It’s a beauty to behold with a masculine aesthetic and plenty of horses under the hood to fulfill all promises made by its appearance.
The Chrysler 200 rates high in the AWD category for drivers who prefer a more luxurious interior with a choice of trim levels. This one offers four. The S and C versions are the Chrysler V6 trim choices and these are the members of the family that come in the all wheel drive feature. In each of these you’ll find extra goodies including a generous sized 8.4 in touch screen infotainment system, a panoramic sunroof and leather upholstery. They Chrysler 200 S and 200 C are designed for drivers who believe that luxury is not an option but rather a necessity.
Ford’s new Fusion is a midsize sedan that is manufactured for 2018 in a choice of three trim levels. The AWD options are found in the Titanium, the SE and the Sport. Each is loaded with cool features such as smartphone integration including voice commands, a rear view camera, and the availability of satellite radio. The Titanium trim gives you additional power in the form of a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. All of the options come with the recently upgraded Sync 3 infotainment system as a standard feature.
Mini Cooper fans already know the benefits of this car with its one of a kind design and bold personality. It stands apart in a crowd, plus it’s a lot of fun to drive. The Cooper Countryman offers all wheel drive features in thee S and S All 4 trims. This amazing little crossover has room to seat five passengers and still offer decent cargo space. When you fold the rear seats down it boasts an impressive 42 cubic feet of cargo area, plus a little more.
The Ford Taurus is a full size sedan for drivers who prefer a larger vehicle with ample power to move down the road. It comes in several trim levels all available in All Wheel Drive except for the SE which is its base model. Ford has stepped up its program with the Taurus to include standard features such as rear parking sensors, LED accent lights, a steering wheel that’s leather wrapped and dual zone climate control. It handles the road well providing a smooth and quiet ride even in less than cooperative road conditions.
The MKZ is a luxury sedan that is available in only two trim levels. While other automakers design a wider variety of choices, Lincoln understands that they don’t have to to remain high on the competitor list. Lincoln has long been a symbol of luxury and quality in the automotive industry. The fact that there’s a choice of base Black Label seems satisfactory for the loyals to the brand. They are both available with standard front wheel drive and the All Wheel Drive feature is an option for each. The MKZ is equipped with leatherette interior upholstery, power side mirrors, heated front seats and keyless entry and ignition. They’ve thrown in a few upgrades this year to include engine options of a turbocharged engine and a V6 with an increase in power.
The new Crosstrek is a rugged vehicle that comes with a standard AWD feature in the Premium Limited and Hybrid Touring trims. You also have your pick of a hybrid engine or a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder. Another perk that comes with owning a Crosstrek is the ample cargo space. With the seats folded down it offers 52 cubic feet for storage or transport area. It comes with a few other nifty features including rear cross-traffic alert and blind spot monitoring for enhanced safety and ambient cabin lighting.
The Legacy is Subaru’s sedan that caters to the needs of families. It’s a practical car that’s a safe and roomy choice for all seasons. It comes in an all wheel drive option in the Limited, Sport and Premium which are the trim levels available. It comfortably seats up to five and offers a comfortable ride with tons of cool features. Among them are a touchscreen display, power accessories, smartphone integration and a rear view camera. A few other noteworthy inclusions are auto up switches for the driver and passenger windows and automatic headlights.
The Impreza is Subaru’s compact car for drivers looking for a smaller design without sacrificing comfort and performance. The all wheel drive feature is standard in the Premium, Sport Premium and WRX trim levels. Later models of the Impreza feature additional length but the precision handling and agility are still a part of the package and it got a boost in horse power with a more powerful engine and more cargo space.
The Outback is the highly popular crossover wagon of the brand that feels more like an SUV when you’re behind the wheel. Each trim level including its Limited, Premium and Touring come in all wheel drive and they’re an excellent choice for tackling rough driving terrain. With the rear seats folded down, the outback offers an amazing 73 cubic feet of cargo space. There’s room in its spacious interior for passengers and cargo.