4x4 and AWD Inventory for Sale at Clovis Autoplex

Find Quality 4WD and AWD Used Vehicles at The Clovis Autoplex

For all-season travels up in the Sierras east of Kerman, Sanger and Selma, and anywhere else you go through inclement weather, an all-wheel or four-wheel drive system in your vehicle is key. And here at our Clovis, CA used car dealership, we have several AWD- and 4x4-capable used models for sale, offering drivers from Fresno and Madera several options for vehicles with high-end traction and control. Whether you're heading out for off-roading adventures or regularly driving through areas with more snow and ice during the winter, one of these rides will give you the confidence and capabilities to get to all your destinations safely. Visit us today and get started on a quick test drive.


What's the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?

While the ideas of providing more traction and balance with power delivered to all four wheels instead of just two, there are differences between AWD and 4WD systems. With an AWD ride, typically found in all kinds of crossovers and SUVs, as well as the occasional sedan like a Cadillac CTS, your engine delivers power to both axles at the same time, making all four wheels work in perfect harmony. If you're regularly driving through the mountains or off back roads, having an AWD-capable vehicle will give you the confidence you need and the constant levels of traction and control you want in any situation, without having to think about specially selecting certain driving modes depending on what kind of surface you're traveling over.


4WD and 4x4 Vehicle Capabilities

For most 4WD - or 4x4 as they're commonly referred - vehicles, you'll have a few driving modes to select, allowing you to switch from front-wheel or rear-wheel drive, or for power to all four wheels, which is where its name comes from. These 4x4 systems are typically found in all sorts of quality used trucks like the GMC Sierra 1500, Ram 1500 and Ford F-150, among others, while some truck-based SUVs like the GMC Yukon also have 4x4 capabilities. A 4x4 system is perfect for a truck or even SUV you use for towing, as you'll want those selectable drivetrains to assist with your trailering capabilities, as many tow ratings depend on having the proper drivetrain power in place.

What are the Benefits of an AWD Truck or SUV?

Generally, an AWD-capable vehicle like SUVs such as the Kia Sorento and Ford Edge, among many others, is great for traveling on typical road surfaces that may be slippery due to rain, snow or even ice, which we typically don't see much of in the Fresno area, but becomes more common as you travel further east into the Sierras. For taking off from the beaten path in an off-road-oriented truck or an SUV like a used Jeep Wrangler, multiple styles of 4x4 systems come into play to improve traction and control on loose gravel, sandy paths or rock-covered surfaces, among other terrains, so keep those differences in mind as you shop for the perfect truck or SUV here in Clovis.

Find a Great Deal on a 4x4 or AWD Used Vehicle in Clovis, CA

Now that you understand the differences and similarities with AWD and 4x4 systems, it's time to find the right fit. For drivers seeking added levels of confidence and safety, with a more versatile range of capabilities than what's provided by a typical front- or rear-wheel drive car, any AWD- or 4x4-capable truck, SUV or sedan will work wonders. Get started on a great used car loan deal by applying for financing online before heading out from Fresno or Sanger today and we'll help you get going.

Do your travels require added capabilities from a 4x4 or AWD system? Find the right used vehicle for you here at Clovis Autoplex today and we'll get you started on a quick test drive.


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  1. Clovis Autoplex

    378 North Minnewawa Avenue
    Clovis, CA 93612

    • Sales: (559) 387-4000
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