4×4 World Championship Diariomotor: 3 ways to understand 4×4 and which one is better [EP4-11]


The 4×4 Diariomotor World Championship closes the group stage with the fourth chapter of this special series. A new elimination looms today over 3 cars that defend very different ways of understanding 4×4: Dacia Duster 4×4, Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI and Toyota Land Cruiser Limited. Yes, a priori it seems that we are dealing with cars with very little in common, but we already anticipate that After watching this chapter, your perception of these three rivals and their possibilities in off-road driving will drastically change..

Dacia Duster, there is no better 4×4 SUV in its price range

The Dacia Duster is one of the cheapest cars that participate in this world championship and also one of the cheapest 4x4s that we can buy. It is an SUV whose sole purpose is to be an affordable vehicle, but in its range it has an interesting 4×4 version equipped with a quite capable all-wheel drive system, a lockable center differential and more than enough off-road dimensions to face obstacles. away from asphalt.

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Volkswagen Touareg, one of the great surprises of the 4×4 World Cup

The case of the Volkswagen Touareg is especially striking due to the fact that it is the third evolution of a car that was born as a true luxury SUV. Now, reimagined as an SUV with a clear family and urban vocation, the Touareg has dispensed with such relevant aspects as the gearbox or outstanding off-road dimensions, however it has not given up offroad performance, which is why it continues to have a traction very capable total, height adjustment and quite effective traction control.


Being the most expensive and equipped SUV does not translate into being the most efficient 4×4

Toyota Land Cruiser, one of the clear favorites for best 4×4

And to close this confrontation we find a Toyota Land Cruiser Limited that defends the most classic recipe as an off-roader. A 4×4 with an old-school design and philosophy that, although inside it shows a more familiar and luxurious image, under its body hides the approach of a true off-roader, a car where a chassis with stringers and crossmembers, traction full with gearbox, lockable center differential, Torsen rear differential and traction control that is particularly responsive in offroad driving.

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While the most obvious question would have to do with who will be the winner of this battle, in reality The best thing about this video will be discovering if there really is that much difference in off-road capabilities between these 3 cars.


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