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Front-wheel drive (FWD)

Front-wheel drive (FWD) is the drive system that provides power to only the front wheels of the vehicle. Front-wheel drive systems incorporate a differential into a transmission, creating a transaxle. A transaxle can be automatic or manual shift. 

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