What's The Difference Between: S-AWC vs AWD
Whether driving on the sleek winter roads in downtown Edmonton, or off-roading somewhere outside the city, Four-Wheel Drive (4X4), or All-Wheel Drive (AWD) are becoming increasingly necessary to everyday driving life.
Mitsubishi knows this, and thus created a super all-wheel drive technology to help mitigate risk and elevate control you have on rough road conditions. The technology is what makes vehicles like the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, and the 2016 Mitsubishi Lancer some of the safest and more controlled vehicles on the road or on the track.
That technology is the Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC).
But what makes S-AWC better and different than your more typical AWD type vehicles?
While your normal AWD systems utilize a more archaic and baseline variation of using all four wheels, S-AWC, which is an advanced form of Mitsubishi's AWC system, integrates a variety of computer and mechanical technology to aid with the overall control and balance between wheels. Systems such as: Active Center Differential (ACD), Active Stability Control (ASC), and a new sport Anti-lock Brake system helps maintain control and slow down brake times. S-AWC uses a Yaw rate feedback control system to simultaneously control left-right torque vectoring, acceleration, deceleration, steady driving, and cornering at top speeds. Super All wheel drive is the intelligent way to do AWD.
What S-AWC does the best is give the driver and passenger peace of mind and the utmost confidence while driving in the worst possible conditions. That is true whether you’re driving a 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage or even the spectacular and dearly departed 2015 Mitsubishi Evolution. It’s the necessary saviour to the necessary evil that is Edmonton winter roads.