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What is Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive (AWD)?

Rear view of the 2019 C 300 4MATIC® Sedan
If you’re in the market for a Mercedes-Benz, you may have noticed that some models have the word “4MATIC®” in their name. What is Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC®, and what does 4MATIC® mean exactly? Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® is the luxury brand’s all-wheel drive system. You’ll get a lightweight drivetrain with 4MATIC®, resulting in stronger traction and better handling when driving. Learn more about this performance feature below!

What is Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC®?: Different Versions of 4MATIC® AWD

Is 4MATIC® always on when you’re driving, or can it be turned off? The answer depends on which type of 4MATIC® AWD you have. With options that include permanent and variable all-wheel drive, as well as the 4MATIC®, you’ll be able to find the right fit for your needs.

  • 4MATIC® Permanent All-Wheel Drive: The 4MATIC® Permanent All-Wheel Drive system is, like the name suggests, always activated. This system improves handling in harsh weather conditions and makes for a smoother driving experience overall.The permanent AWD system is available on several Mercedes-Benz vehicles, including the C-Class and GLC.
  • 4MATIC® Variable All-Wheel Drive: 4MATIC® Variable All-Wheel Drive switches between front- and all-wheel drive, depending on your driving behavior and the road conditions. Available on the CLA, B-Class, and GLA, this 4MATIC® system increases fuel efficiency and handling.
  • 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive: By calculating your vehicle’s optimal torque distribution, the 4MATIC® AWD system makes the move from rear-wheel drive to all-wheel drive seem effortless.

Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® AWD Cars & SUVs

Whether you’re looking for a sporty coupe, luxe sedan, or powerful SUV, you’ll find a variety of vehicles outfitted with a standard or optional version of the Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system.

Mercedes-Benz Cars w/4MATIC® AWD

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG® GT 4-Door
  • Mercedes-Benz CLA Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe, Sedan, and Cabriolet
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe, Sedan, Wagon, and Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz SUVs w/4MATIC® AWD

  • Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV and Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Learn More About Mercedes-Benz Performance Features at Fletcher Jones Imports!

Are you wondering, “How much is 4MATIC®?” Our team would be happy to discuss pricing with you. To learn more, contact us at Fletcher Jones Imports. You can also visit us to test out Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® AWD in person. We’re located near Summerlin and Pahrump!

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