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A Minibus with Front Wheel Drive or Rear Wheel Drive, Which One Is Better?

Are you curious about this? Why do most minibuses with front-wheel drive instead of rear-wheel drive? Today let’s find out those reasons why a minibus with front-wheel drive most but less rear-wheel drive?

First of all, why everyone uses the front engine front-wheel drive?

The front drive is the engine layout in the front and directly drives the front wheel. The rear wheel is followed by the operation. Frankly, to say, that is more like “pulled run”. This mode was completely absent in the early family cars. In fact, the first popular cars were a front-rear drive, that is, the engine was in the front, and the rear axle split system was connected through a longitudinal gearbox so that the rear wheels drove the front wheels. This drive system has a very good driving experience because of the longitudinal engine layout (cross-layout with the front axle), the connected gearbox is long and narrow, and the rear axle drive section is heavy, which can effectively balance the weight of the front and rear body.

Under the premise of the same wheel size, weight (positive pressure) directly determines the wheel grip. A strong grip is very important especially when rapid acceleration, if without a great grip it will be very easy to slip. Rear-wheel driving with a better driving experience and is very suitable for high-performance vehicles. And for those commercial vehicles, it should also be rear-wheel-drive vehicles, as no matter if is full loading, the center of gravity of passenger cars and cargo cars are in the behind of the vehicles. That means the weight of the rear will be relatively large. Which can improve the grip of the rear wheel grip, whereas the front wheel grip will be weakened. There is no to worry about wheel skidding when heavy loading starts and climbs.

Minibuses with front-wheel drive from KINGSTAR

KINGSTAR is a professional automobile exporter of China. We have all kinds of vehicles, most of our vehicles are front engines with rear-wheel drive, some of our big coach buses with rear engines. Below are some of our front-engine models with great performance and hot sales for your reference:

Our J series minibus with both left-hand driving and right-hand driving. This series minibuses are our hot sale models. For this series, we have three length minibus types (4.8m, 5.4m, and 6m) for your consideration. Today we will share our model J4 with 4.8meter length with you.

A Minibus

A minibus of 12 seats

For this minibus, we have two models of back door options which make you open easily.

The double-hinged door and back opening door.

The exterior of the minibus

A Minibus

The interior of the minibus

A Minibus

For this model, our standard is 7 seats, it could be from 7 to 12 seats. For seat arrangement, the first row with 4 seats, the optional choice will be the first row with 3 seats, it all depends on your needs.

The specification of the minibus

The overall dimension of the minibus is 4,840 * 1,880 * 2,080mm, the wheelbase of the minibus is 2,570mm. We have three engine models for your consideration, both gasoline and diesel are available. The emission standard reaches Euro IV which could meet most countries’ standards. The max speed of the vehicle is ≥ 130km per hour and the max torque reaches 360/4600 N.m/rpm.

The clutch of the minibus is a single disc, hydraulic control. The transmission of the minibus is manual 5 speed, flexible shaft control. The radial tires on this minibus are 195R15C. The braking system of the minibus is disc/ drum, ABS+EBD, initiative vacuum booster; the suspension of the minibus is front double-wishbone independent suspension/rear variable-rate leaf spring (three pcs).

If you want a minibus that is longer than 4.8meter, we also have 5.4meter and 6meter for your consideration. Please feel free to contact us for more catalogs and price lists.



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