Safety isn't a part-time job. Unlike typical AWD systems that run in 2WD mode, only activating when the traction of those two wheels are lost, our Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is always on. With the left and right sides of the drivetrain completely balanced and distributing power to the front and rear wheels, you get double the traction full-time.
was the year that Subaru sold its first passenger car with AWD. The benefits it provided drove us to fully commit to the technology.
wheels—every time. Even in good conditions, it is best to have more control, not less.
Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive works with an entire suite of Subaru active safety systems like Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Vehicle Dynamics Control to give you greater control and confidence in almost any weather condition.