Mazda SUVs Have i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive® for a Better Driving Experience

March 26th, 2019 by

Looking for an all-wheel drive SUV? A lot of SUVs these days have all-wheel drive as an option, which is good, because all-wheel drive can help you have better traction on slick or muddy roads. All new Mazda SUVs, including the CX-3, CX-5, and CX-9, have available all-wheel drive. Mazda’s i-ACTIV all-wheel drive® system is one of the best in the industry, since it helps better manage the distribution of weight and power as you drive. Continue reading to find out how Mazda SUVs can give Fairhaven drivers an improved driving experience with their innovative all-wheel drive systems.

Most modern SUVs offer all-wheel drive, but other automakers’ all-wheel drive systems are not Mazda i-ACTIV all-wheel drive®. Ordinary all-wheel drive uses wheel sensors and a center differential to monitor traction. When the sensors detect wheel slippage, the info goes to the vehicle’s computer, which adjusts power to each wheel. i-ACTIV AWD® has sensors that constantly monitor both road conditions and variations in wheel speed. It uses this information to calculate and adjust the amount of torque going to each wheel, enabling better take-off, braking, acceleration and cornering that vehicles with regular all-wheel drive. That’s why Mazda SUVs like the CX-3, CX-5, and CX-9 are known for their agile handling and brisk acceleration. They handle curves with ease and the ride stays smooth when the pavement gets rough. You’ll also enjoy a quiet, comfortable cabin in Mazda SUVs, with quality materials, cushy seats, and cutting-edge tech features. But don’t take our word for it. Fairhaven drivers should stop by Alden Mazda to experience Mazda driving excitement in our new-car inventory. Contact us today to schedule a test drive.

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