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

November 20th, 2018 by

Mercedes-Benz driving in the snow

Experience better control, traction, and driving confidence on the roads of Ladue with Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive. This advanced feature is available on most Mercedes-Benz models, and can help enhance your commute with benefits such as:

  • Better power distribution to the wheels that can use it best
  • Improved grip while driving in rain, sleet, or snow
  • Helps to preserve better fuel economy

How Does Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive Work?

By combining four different enhancements to your driving ability through Clayton and beyond, the 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive system works to ensure your drive is safe and efficient through the following performance benefits:

  • Turning into a corner means the outside wheels of your vehicle take a longer path than the inside wheels. In turn, the wheels rotate at different speeds. 4MATIC® actively monitors wheel spin to make sure it’s running optimally.
  • Mercedes-Benz vehicles are known for their performance. So in moments of high-performance driving, it’s crucial to send appropriate amounts of torque to the wheels that need it. 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive does this for you, maximizing handling.
  • The amount of force sent to your tires affects braking, steering, and acceleration. 4MATIC® helps boost power distribution from the front or rear wheels to all four wheels, which helps to maximize the force applied to the road from the tires.
  • Road surfaces can change in the blink of an eye due to things like dirt, rain, ice, and more. With 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, the system will actively monitor road conditions and adjust braking and engine output appropriately. Paired with an electronic traction control system, it’s designed for optimal control.

Which Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Can Be Equipped with 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive?

Whether it’s the stunning E-Class Sedan or one of our luxury SUVs that catches your eye, a large number of Mercedes-Benz models can be equipped with 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive:

  • Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC® Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz C 300 4MATIC® Coupe, Sedan, and Cabriolet
  • Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC® Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz E 400 4MATIC® Coupe, Sedan, Wagon, and Cabriolet
  • Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 4MATIC® Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz S 450 4MATIC® Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz S 560 4MATIC® Coupe and Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC® SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC® SUV and Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC® SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC® SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid 4MATIC® SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC® SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS 550 4MATIC® SUV

Most Mercedes-Benz AMG® models also come with 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, as well as added performance benefits of the AMG® line.

Explore 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive at Mercedes-Benz of St. Louis

Browse our available selection of new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles with all-wheel drive capability today. While you’re at it, explore other Mercedes-Benz technologies, like BlueTEC®, PRESAFE®, and DISTRONIC PLUS®. You can always contact us to schedule a test drive and experience it for yourself before you drive it home to Frontenac.

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