What Is Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive?

2020 MB GLE

When you get behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle equipped with Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC all-wheel drive, you’ll be able to navigate Niagara roads with the confidence that goes along with more control and more traction, even during snowy, icy winter conditions. This advanced all-wheel drive system offers the following advantages to drivers:

  • Better grip during inclement weather conditions, including rain, sleet, and snow
  • Improved fuel economy
  • Automatic power distribution to the wheels that can use it best

Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive Mechanics

How does the 4MATIC all-wheel system work for Niagara-on-the-Lake drivers? It enhances your driving abilities in four different ways:

  • The power sent to your car’s tires directly affects your ability to brake, accelerate, and steer smoothly. By expanding the power distribution from the front or rear wheels to all four wheels, the 4MATIC all-wheel system maximizes the force that can be sent to the road.
  • When you’re taking a corner, the outer wheels use a longer path than the inner wheels, causing them to rotate at different speeds. 4MATIC monitors the wheel spin, ensuring it is running soundly.
  • Loose gravel, ice patches, or a sudden rainstorm can alter the road surface in Pelham, lessening your grip and traction. Thankfully, the Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC AWD system monitors such conditions and automatically adjusts the brakes and engine output to account for them, working in tandem with an electronic traction system to keep you in control.
  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive sends varying amounts of torque to each wheel when you’re driving in high-performance conditions, maximizing your handling and confidence as you head down the road.

Which Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Are Available with 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive?

The 4MATIC all-wheel system is available on numerous Mercedes-Benz models, including popular options like the A-Class Sedan, C-Class Sedan, and the GLE SUV:

  • Mercedes-Benz A 220 4MATIC Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 4MATIC Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz C 300 4MATIC Coupe, Sedan, and Cabriolet
  • Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Coupe, Sedan, Wagon, and Cabriolet
  • Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 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 450 4MATIC SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC SUV
  • Mercedes-Benz GLS 550 4MATIC SUV

Interested in a Mercedes-Benz AMG vehicle? Many of these models offer their own version of 4MATIC all-wheel drive, like AMG Performance 4MATIC.

Find a Vehicle with Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive at Performance Mercedes-Benz

The extensive new, used, and certified pre-owned inventories at our Grimsby area showroom include an outstanding selection of 4-MATIC equipped Mercedes-Benz models. Contact us to schedule an appointment today, and don’t forget to take a look at our latest new vehicle offers!

More From Performance Mercedes-Benz

  • What is the Fastest Mercedes-Benz?

    Don’t get us wrong, we love the luxury of our Mercedes-Benz vehicles. But what really gets us excited is power! There’s nothing like feeling the shockingly fast acceleration of a Mercedes-Benz handcrafted biturbo V8 engine to get our adrenaline pumping. Of course, we would never condone speeding on our Niagara-area roads, but you’ll reach those…

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Dimensions

    Ready to take your business on the road in Niagara? You’ll want to consider the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. Available in numerous shapes and sizes to match your business needs, you’ll have the option of a Sprinter Cargo Van, Crew Van, Passenger Van, and even a Cab Chassis. Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter dimensions and…

  • Explore the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior

    In an ever-growing luxury sedan market, you may find it difficult to pin down a model that stands out above the rest. Enter: the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. With distinctive natural elements, high-end comfort, and innovative tech features, the new E-class interior puts this sedan in a class of its own. Explore all of the details…

Saved Vehicles ×


You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:


Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact Us ×


Call Now

371 Ontario St • St Catharines, ON L2R 5L3

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Open Today Sales: 10am-4pm

Open Today Service: 8am-4pm

Open Today Parts: 8am-4pm

Performance Mercedes-Benz

371 Ontario St St Catharines, ON

Phone: 905-685-3838



Phone: 905-685-6630

371 Ontario St St Catharines, ON


Phone: 905-685-3838

371 Ontario St St Catharines, ON


Phone: 905-685-1136

371 Ontario St St Catharines, ON
43.1742413 -79.2665064
[schema type="organization" orgtype="LocalBusiness" url="www.mercedes-benz-performance.ca" name="Performance Mercedes-Benz" description="" street="371 Ontario St" city="St Catharines" state="ON" postalcode="L2R 5L3" country="CA" email="info@performancemercedes.ca" phone="905-685-3838" logo="https:https://www.mercedes-benz-performance.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/large-2.jpg"]
Performance Mercedes-Benz
Performance Mercedes-Benz
371 Ontario St
St Catharines, ON, L2R 5L3 CA
Performance Mercedes-Benz 43.1742413, -79.2665064.