Automakers do a great job of telling us what we need. The worst example is that we “need” all-wheel drive. All of us. The truth is, most of us don’t, but automakers have convinced people that sending power to both axles is what magically makes a car competent in the snow (hint: it isn’t).
Enter the Toyota Camry, a vehicle that certainly doesn’t need an all-wheel-drive system, but adds one for the 2020 model year nonetheless. And the all-wheel-drive Camry is fine. It’s competent on snowy stuff, able to accelerate with minimal slippage, negotiate turns effortlessly, and, if you turn off the nannies, can rip a pretty awesome four-wheel drift.
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