Originally Posted by Radtechy
I guess I should have done my homework first on the 4WD.
Is it a different system then I'm used to for 4Hi on my 2006 liberty? When the 4WD is used on the liberty "part time" lights up on the dash.
I also noticed the wheel lock button. Lazy me didn't read the owners manual. Good thing is if the 4WD sucks its only a lease and I'm not keeping it for over 3 yrs. I'm just worried about the snow cause we got pounded here in New York (long island) last winter with the blizzard and the liberty did amazing in 2 foot high soft mushy snow
What did you buy? there are 3 options, a Front wheel drive, the FDI, or awd with the ability to lock the power 50/50, and the FDII which is the same as FDI with some additional off road capabilities. In my experience the Patriot/compass is excellent on the snow. The awd system is very good at making sure you have traction. Tires are important, the stock tires are not very good, so if you drive in snow a lot, make sure you have good tires.