VW 4MOTION -What is it & What Models Have it?

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Volkswagen 4MOTION and the Available 2022 Model Lineup at Riverhead Bay Volkswagen

Getting the right drivetrain system for your drive can make a huge difference in what your experience feels like. When you want to get the most out of your drive, whether you love off-road adventures or not, the Volkswagen lineup comes with 4MOTION all-wheel drive. This drivetrain system allows you to take your adventure to the next level without compromising your ability to drive safely anywhere you go.

Designed for slippery roads and slick conditions around Riverhead, NY, 4MOTION-equipped Volkswagen vehicles won't let you down when you need them the most. Here at Riverhead Bay Volkswagen, we're happy to show you through our inventory of 4MOTION models and pair you with the one that best fits your needs. Get ready to explore when and where you want with a 4MOTION vehicle today!

What is 4MOTION?

4MOTION is the Volkswagen exclusive all-wheel drive system offering enhanced performance on a variety of terrains. Unlike other four-wheel drive systems, 4MOTION all-wheel drive is always active and working. This permanent all-wheel drive system delivers constant torque and power wherever the road may take you throughout Long Island and beyond.

Available Volkswagen Models with 4MOTION:

VW Taos


The subcompact Taos provides an enjoyable drive for you and your family, pairing a turbocharged 1.5-liter engine, which produces 158 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, with 4MOTION all-wheel drive. AWD models come standard with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. You'll also enjoy features like customizable ambient lighting, heated, ventilated, and power-adjustable front seats, and a panoramic sunroof.

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VW ID.4


The only all-electric option on this list, the Volkswagen ID.4 combines sleek looks and style with efficient performance for a truly well-rounded drive. The all-electric powertrain delivers 201 horsepower and 228 pound-feet of torque, pairing with 4MOTION all-wheel drive for smooth performance. Available features include wireless phone charging, wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration, built-in navigation, a ten-inch touchscreen, and numerous driver assistance features.

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VW Atlas


The most powerful SUV option available in the lineup, the new Atlas comes with a 235-horsepower four-cylinder engine or more powerful 276-horsepower V6. Both options pair with an eight-speed automatic transmission and have the option for 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Available features include an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, three-zone climate control, remote start, adaptive cruise control, and optional second-row captain's chairs.

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VW Tiguan


A classic SUV option, the new Tiguan comes standard with a turbocharged engine that delivers 184 horsepower to power your drive. 4MOTION all-wheel drive is available, pairing with an automatic transmission to ensure a smooth drive. Available features include a power-operated rear tailgate, lane-keeping assist, a semi-autonomous driving mode, panoramic sunroof, and heated seats.

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VW Atlas Cross Sport


Much like the Atlas without the third row of seats, the Atlas Cross Sport is the perfect companion for your drive to work. The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is standard with 235 horsepower, but the available 3.6-liter V6 adds a bit more muscle to your drive. Optional 4MOTION all-wheel drive gives you traction control when the road conditions are unfavorable. Include options like faux-leather upholstery, heated front seats, automatic climate control, and an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system for your convenience.

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VW Arteon


All Arteon models come standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, making 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The lineup pairs with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, combining with 4MOTION all-wheel drive to ensure you have control of your drive. Add on features that make your life easier, like ambient lighting, leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, and a lane-keeping assist.

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VW Golf R


Under the hood of the Volkswagen Golf R rests a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder engine that delivers 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Standard 4MOTION all-wheel drive pairs with a six-speed manual transmission or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The lineup includes a 10.2-inch digital gauge cluster display, ambient lighting, a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and so much more!

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Visit Riverhead Bay Volkswagen for More Information

When you're ready, stop by Riverhead Bay Volkswagen to experience our new 2022 models with 4MOTION. We want to be your local new VW dealer and will work to get you behind the wheel of the VW you want in no time. Our goal is to provide outstanding customer support you can trust us long after your purchase. Be sure to check out our inventory online as well to save time. Contact our team or stop by Riverhead Bay Volkswagen to learn more today.