Global Automotive Four-wheel Drive Vehicle Market 2023-2027

Global Automotive Four-wheel Drive Vehicle Market 2023-2027

Technavio has been monitoring the automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market and it is poised to grow by 2423.33 units during 2023-2027, accelerating at a CAGR of 3.85% during the forecast period. Our report on the automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the benefits associated with the electrification of four-wheel drive components, the advantages associated with four-wheel drive systems, and the growing demand for SUVs and pickup trucks.

Technavio's automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market is segmented as below:

By Application

  • Passenger cars
  • Commercial vehicles
By Type
  • SUVs and crossovers
  • Pickup trucks
  • Premium and luxury sedans
By Geographical Landscape
  • North America
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
  • South America
This study identifies the replacement of drive shaft and mechanical differentials with electric drive axles as one of the prime reasons driving the automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market growth during the next few years. Also, the availability of multiple terrain profiles with four-wheel drive systems and the development of intelligent torque vectoring for AWD will lead to sizable demand in the market.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters. Our report on the automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market covers the following areas:
  • Automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market sizing
  • Automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market forecast
  • Automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market industry analysis
Technavio's robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market vendors that include BYD Electronic Co. Ltd., Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co, Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Hyundai Motor Co, Isuzu Motors Ltd., Mazda Motor Corp, MG Motor India Pvt. Ltd., Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., Renault SAS, Stellantis NV, Tata Motors Ltd., Toyota Motor Corp., Volkswagen AG, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd., Mercedes Benz Group AG, Mitsubishi Motors Corp., and Suzuki Motor Corp. Also, the automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage all forthcoming growth opportunities.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters such as profit, pricing, competition, and promotions. It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers. The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive primary and secondary research. Technavio's market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast accurate market growth.


  • Executive Summary
    • Market overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Data Table on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Global Market Characteristics
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market by Geography
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation by Application
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation by Type
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary – Data Table on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Vendor Market Positioning
  • Market Landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Market Characteristics
  • Market Sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Offerings of vendors included in the market definition
    • Market segment analysis
      • Table Market segments
    • Market size 2022
    • Market outlook: Forecast for 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Global - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Global - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Global Market- Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Global Market- Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
  • Historic Market Size
    • Global automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Data Table on Global automotive four-wheel drive vehicle market 2017 - 2021 (thousand units)
    • By application Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – By application Segment 2017 - 2021 (thousand units)
    • By type Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – By type Segment 2017 - 2021 (thousand units)
    • By geography Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – By geography Segment 2017 - 2021 (thousand units)
    • Country Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Country Segment 2017 - 2021 (thousand units)
  • Five Forces Analysis
    • Five forces summary
      • Table Five forces analysis - Comparison between 2022 and 2027
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Chart on Bargaining power of buyers – Impact of key factors 2022 and 2027
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Market condition
      • Table Chart on Market condition - Five forces 2022 and 2027
  • Market Segmentation by Application
    • Market segments
      • Table Chart on Application - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Application - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
    • Comparison by Application
      • Table Chart on Comparison by Application
      • Table Data Table on Comparison by Application
    • Passenger cars - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Passenger cars - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Passenger cars - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Passenger cars - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Passenger cars - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Commercial vehicles - Market size and forecast 2022- 2027
      • Table Chart on Commercial vehicles - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Commercial vehicles - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Commercial vehicles - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Commercial vehicles - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by Application
      • Table Market opportunity by Application (thousand units)
  • Market Segmentation by Type
    • Market segments
      • Table Chart on Type - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Type - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
    • Comparison by Type
      • Table Chart on Comparison by Type
      • Table Data Table on Comparison by Type
    • SUVs and crossovers - Market size and forecast 2022- 2027
      • Table Chart on SUVs and crossovers - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on SUVs and crossovers - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on SUVs and crossovers - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on SUVs and crossovers - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Pickup trucks - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Pickup trucks - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Pickup trucks - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Pickup trucks - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Pickup trucks - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Premium and luxury sedans - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Premium and luxury sedans - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Premium and luxury sedans - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Premium and luxury sedans - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Premium and luxury sedans - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by Type
      • Table Market opportunity by Type (thousand units)
  • Customer Landscape
    • Customer landscape overview
      • Table Analysis of price sensitivity, lifecycle, customer purchase basket, adoption rates, and purchase criteria
  • Geographic Landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Chart on Market share by geography 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Market share by geography 2022-2027 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Chart on Geographic comparison
      • Table Data Table on Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on North America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022- 2027
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on South America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on US - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on US - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • China - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on China - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on China - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on China - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on China - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Canada - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Canada - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on UK - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 (thousand units)
      • Table Chart on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by geography
      • Table Market opportunity by geography (thousand units)
  • Drivers, Challenges, and Trends
    • Market drivers
      • Benefits associated with electrification of four-wheel drive components
      • Advantages associated with four-wheel drive system
      • Growing demand for SUVs and pickup trucks
    • Market challenges
      • Operational issues and high maintenance costs due to poor fuel efficiency
      • Incorporation of advanced four-wheel drive increases overall vehicle cost
      • Legal limitations associated with use of off-road vehicles
    • Impact of drivers and challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges in 2022 and 2027
    • Market trends
      • Replacement of drive shaft and mechanical differentials with electric drive axles
      • Availability of multiple terrain profiles with four-wheel drive systems
      • Development of intelligent torque vectoring for AWD
    • Overview
    • Vendor landscape
      • Table Overview on Criticality of inputs and Factors of differentiation
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Overview on factors of disruption
    • Industry risks
      • Table Impact of key risks on business
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Matrix on vendor position and classification
    • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
      • Table Bayerische Motoren Werke AG - Overview
      • Table Bayerische Motoren Werke AG - Business segments
      • Table Bayerische Motoren Werke AG - Key news
      • Table Bayerische Motoren Werke AG - Key offerings
      • Table Bayerische Motoren Werke AG - Segment focus
    • BYD Electronic Co. Ltd.
      • Table BYD Electronic Co. Ltd. - Overview
      • Table BYD Electronic Co. Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table BYD Electronic Co. Ltd. - Key news
      • Table BYD Electronic Co. Ltd. - Key offerings
      • Table BYD Electronic Co. Ltd. - Segment focus
    • Ford Motor Co.
      • Table Ford Motor Co. - Overview
      • Table Ford Motor Co. - Business segments
      • Table Ford Motor Co. - Key news
      • Table Ford Motor Co. - Key offerings
      • Table Ford Motor Co. - Segment focus
    • General Motors Co
      • Table General Motors Co - Overview
      • Table General Motors Co - Business segments
      • Table General Motors Co - Key news
      • Table General Motors Co - Key offerings
      • Table General Motors Co - Segment focus
    • Honda Motor Co. Ltd.
      • Table Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - Overview
      • Table Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - Key news
      • Table Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - Key offerings
      • Table Honda Motor Co. Ltd. - Segment focus
    • Hyundai Motor Co
      • Table Hyundai Motor Co - Overview
      • Table Hyundai Motor Co - Business segments
      • Table Hyundai Motor Co - Key news
      • Table Hyundai Motor Co - Key offerings
      • Table Hyundai Motor Co - Segment focus
    • Isuzu Motors Ltd.
      • Table Isuzu Motors Ltd. - Overview
      • Table Isuzu Motors Ltd. - Product / Service
      • Table Isuzu Motors Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd.
      • Table Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. - Overview
      • Table Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. - Key news
      • Table Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. - Key offerings
      • Table Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. - Segment focus
    • Mercedes Benz Group AG
      • Table Mercedes Benz Group AG - Overview
      • Table Mercedes Benz Group AG - Business segments
      • Table Mercedes Benz Group AG - Key offerings
      • Table Mercedes Benz Group AG - Segment focus
    • MG Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
      • Table MG Motor India Pvt. Ltd. - Overview
      • Table MG Motor India Pvt. Ltd. - Product / Service
      • Table MG Motor India Pvt. Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
      • Table Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. - Overview
      • Table Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. - Key news
      • Table Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. - Key offerings
      • Table Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. - Segment focus
    • Renault SAS
      • Table Renault SAS - Overview
      • Table Renault SAS - Product / Service
      • Table Renault SAS - Key news
      • Table Renault SAS - Key offerings
    • Stellantis NV
      • Table Stellantis NV - Overview
      • Table Stellantis NV - Business segments
      • Table Stellantis NV - Key news
      • Table Stellantis NV - Key offerings
      • Table Stellantis NV - Segment focus
    • Toyota Motor Corp.
      • Table Toyota Motor Corp. - Overview
      • Table Toyota Motor Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Toyota Motor Corp. - Key news
      • Table Toyota Motor Corp. - Key offerings
      • Table Toyota Motor Corp. - Segment focus
    • Volkswagen AG
      • Table Volkswagen AG - Overview
      • Table Volkswagen AG - Business segments
      • Table Volkswagen AG - Key offerings
      • Table Volkswagen AG - Segment focus
  • Appendix
    • Scope of the report
      • Market definition
      • Objectives
      • Notes and caveats
    • Inclusions and exclusions checklist
      • Table Inclusions checklist
      • Table Exclusions checklist
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
      • Table Currency conversion rates for US$
    • Research methodology
      • Table Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
      • Table Information sources
    • List of abbreviations
      • Table List of abbreviations

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