Worldwide Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Industry to 2027 - Featuring Continental, Magna International and GKN Among Others

15 February 2022

The "Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to's offering.

The global automotive multi-wheel drive market reached a volume of 15.2 Million Units in 2021. Looking forward, the publisher expects the market to reach 20.4 Million Units by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.8% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, they are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor

An automotive multi-wheel drive, also known as an all-wheel drive or (AWD), is a type of automobile in which all the wheels receive equal torque from the engine. It includes vehicles that have four or more than four wheels such as SUVs, trucks, commercial lorries and luxury cars. Generally, in vehicles with two-wheel drive, the engine can supply power to either the front wheels or the rear wheels at a single point of time. Whereas, in all-wheel or multi-wheel drives, all the wheels of a vehicle operate simultaneously in order to provide better traction and handling during adverse weather conditions. They are also considered ideal for rough terrains like snow, ice, mud, off-road and sand, as these drives prevent slipping and help propelling the vehicle forward. Moreover, multi-wheel drives also enable the engines to distribute the weight in a more efficient manner

Market Trends:

Increasing awareness among consumers regarding their safety while driving has catalyzed the demand for various advanced in-built safety features such as multi-wheel drive. In addition, to improve the traction and control over the vehicle, most luxury and sports cars are installed with multi-wheel drive systems. A shift in consumer preferences towards comfort and luxury driving with enhanced driving dynamics is further expected to augment the overall demand for luxury cars, SUVs and other sports vehicles across Europe and Asia

Key Market Segmentation:

The publisher provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global automotive multi-wheel drive market, along with forecasts at the global and regional level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on vehicle type, transmission type and wheel drive type

Breakup by Vehicle Type:

  • Passenger Cars
  • Light Commercial Vehicles
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles
  • Based on the vehicle type, the market has been segmented into passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and heavy commercial vehicles. Amongst these, passenger cars currently represent the biggest segment

Breakup by Transmission Type:

  • Manual MWD
  • Automatic MWD
  • Based on the transmission type, the market has been segregated as manual MWD and automatic MWD. Currently, manual MWD represents the leading segment

Breakup by Wheel Drive Type:

  • Front-wheel Drive (FWD)
  • Rear-wheel Drive (RWD)
  • Four-wheel Drive (4WD)/All-wheel Drive (AWD)
  • Based on wheel drive type, the market is categorized as front-wheel drive (FWD), rear-wheel drive (RWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD)/all-wheel drive (AWD)

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Region-wise, the report has analyzed Asia Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being Borg Warner Inc, Continental AG, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, JTEKT Corporation, Magna International Inc., American Axle & Manufacturing Inc., Eaton Corporation Inc., GKN Plc, Dana Incorporated, Oerlikon Group and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

Key Question Answered in this Report
1. What was the size of the global automotive multi-wheel drive market in 2021?
2. What is the expected growth rate of the global automotive multi-wheel drive market during 2022-2027?
3. What are the key drivers driving the global automotive multi-wheel drive market?
4. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global automotive multi-wheel drive market?
5. What is the breakup of global automotive multi-wheel drive market based on the vehicle type?
6. What is the breakup of global automotive multi-wheel drive market based on the transmission type?
7. What are the key regions in the global automotive multi-wheel drive market?
8. Who are the key players/companies in the global automotive multi-wheel drive market?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Automotive Multi Wheel Drive Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Breakup by Vehicle Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Transmission Type
5.6 Market Breakup by Wheel Drive Type
5.7 Market Breakup by Region
5.8 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Vehicle Type
6.1 Passenger Cars
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Light Commercial Vehicles
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Heavy Commercial Vehicles
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Transmission Type
7.1 Manual MWD
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Automatic MWD
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Wheel Drive Type
8.1 Front-wheel Drive (FWD)
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Rear-wheel Drive (RWD)
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast
8.3 Four-wheel Drive (4WD)/All-wheel Drive (AWD)
8.3.1 Market Trends
8.3.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Region
9.1 Asia Pacific
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 North America
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Europe
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast
9.4 Middle East and Africa
9.4.1 Market Trends
9.4.2 Market Forecast
9.5 Latin America
9.5.1 Market Trends
9.5.2 Market Forecast

10 Global Automotive Multi Wheel Drive Industry: SWOT Analysis
10.1 Overview
10.2 Strengths
10.3 Weaknesses
10.4 Opportunities
10.5 Threats

11 Global Automotive Multi Wheel Drive Industry: Value Chain Analysis
11.1 Overview
11.2 Research and Development
11.3 Raw Material Procurement
11.4 Manufacturing
11.5 Marketing
11.6 Distribution
11.7 End-Use

12 Global Automotive Multi Wheel Drive Industry: Porters Five Forces Analysis
12.1 Overview
12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
12.4 Degree of Competition
12.5 Threat of New Entrants
12.6 Threat of Substitutes

13 Global Automotive Multi Wheel Drive Industry: Price Analysis
13.1 Price Indicators
13.2 Price Structure
13.3 Margin Analysis

14 Competitive Landscape
14.1 Market Structure
14.2 Key Players
14.3 Profiles of Key Players
14.3.1 Borg Warner Inc
14.3.2 Continental AG
14.3.3 ZF Friedrichshafen AG
14.3.4 JTEKT Corporation
14.3.5 Magna International Inc.
14.3.6 American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.
14.3.7 Eaton Corporation Inc.
14.3.8 GKN Plc
14.3.9 Dana Incorporated
14.3.10 Oerlikon Group
14.3.11 Mitsubishi Motors Corporation