Archive | 4×4 SUV

Beginning Your Off-Road Experience: Get a 4×4 SUV

When you hear the words Sports Utility Vehicle, they usually come with the words power, manly, adventure, and most especially, off-road. As the name suggest, the vehicle class promises to deliver strength in its performance and make the driver feel like he or she is at the wheel of a racing car, despite its size. […]

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Are 4×4 trucks and SUV's immune to sliding in ice and snow conditions?

Where I live we got a nasty snow storm and on my way home from work this 4×4 truck kept pushing me to go faster and finally passed me. The streets were snow covered and icy. The speed limit was 30, I was going 20-25 mph(I drive a Toyota Corolla) and this truck was seriously […]

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Are 4×4 SUV's (not AWD's) better in bad weather than 4×4 pickup trucks?

If you have an SUV with a real 4WD system like the Toyota 4Runner or Nissan X-Terra (NOT AWD folks) then wouldn’t that be a lot better in bad weather than a 4×4 pickup truck? I’m asking because trucks are so light in the rear whereas an SUV, like a car, has more weight in […]

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