The Top 5 Best 4WD Brands


The 5 best 4WD brands in the world are:

  1. Toyota
  2. Suzuki
  3. Land Rover
  4. Jeep
  5. Ford

The top 5 best four-wheel drive brands worldwide features companies such as Toyota, Suzuki, Land Rover, Jeep, and Ford based on their car range, performance, and popularity.


1. Toyota


Toyota is recognised as the leading automotive company since establishing in 1937. Toyota is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. The Toyota 4WD range offers the C-HR, RAV4, Kluger, Fortuner, Prado, and Land Cruiser 200. More vehicles exist in the full Toyota range with cars, utes, vans, GR, and performance. One of Toyota’s best performing four-wheel drive cars is the Toyota Land Cruiser 200.

Specifications of the Toyota Land Cruiser 200

Price: $80,190 AUD approx.

Engine: 4.5 Litre Twin Turbo Diesel V8

Power: 200KW

4X4 System: Full-time 4WD

Towing Capacity: Braked 3500KG and unbraked 750KG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 138L


2. Suzuki


Suzuki is a global Japanese car manufacturing company that was founded in 1909. Suzuki manufactures automobiles, 4x4 vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, outboard marine engines, and wheelchairs. The impressive Suzuki range offers the Swift, Swift Sport, Baleno, Ignis, S-Cross, Vitara, and Jimny. The Suzuki Jimny is the most popular four-wheel drive car that Suzuki manufactures.

Specifications of Suzuki Jimny

Price: $25,990 AUD approx.

Engine: 1.5 Litre VVT

Power: 75KW

4X4 System: Part-time 4WD

Towing Capacity: Braked 1300KG and unbraked 350KG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 40L


3. Land Rover


Land Rover is a British car company established in 1947 that specialises in premium and luxury sport four-wheel drive cars. The Land Rover range of exclusive 4WD vehicles offers the Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar, Range Rover Evoque, Discovery, Discovery Sport, Defender, and Plug-In Hybrid. One of Land Rover’s top performing four-wheel drive cars is the Land Rover Discovery S.

Specifications of Land Rover Discovery S

Price: $73,221 AUD approx.

Engine: 3.0 Litre 6-Cylinder Diesel

Power: 225KW

4X4 System: Dual-range full-time

Towing Capacity: Braked 3500KG and unbraked 750KG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 85L


4. Jeep


Jeep is an American car brand owned as a subsidiary of the Italian-American company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Jeep was established in the 1940s with the first 4x4 Jeep used to transport thousands of soldiers during World War II. Jeep continued to innovate and enhance their 4x4 car models overtime to produce the range of Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Gladiator, Compass, and Trail Rated. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is the most advanced four-wheel drive vehicle that Jeep produces.

Specifications of Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Price: $65,450 AUD approx.

Engine: 3.6 Litre Pentastar V6

Power: 209KW

4X4 System: Part-time 4WD

Towing Capacity: Braked 2495KG and unbraked 750KG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 81L


5. Ford


Ford is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Mich, with about 187,000 employees and 62 plants. Ford designs and engineers award-winning cars, SUVs, and trucks. In Australia, the Ford range offers the Focus, Mondeo, Mustang, EcoSport SUV, Escape SUV, Everest SUV, Endura SUV, Ranger, Ranger Raptor pickup truck, and Transit commercial vans. The best-selling Ford four-wheel drive vehicle is the Ford Ranger XLT.

Specifications of Ford Ranger XLT

Price: $52,990 AUD approx.

Engine: 3.2 Litre Incline 5-Cylinder Turbocharged Diesel

Power: 147KW

4X4 System: Dual-range part-time

Towing Capacity: Braked 3500KG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 80L


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