Pickups - is permanent FWD beter than selectable?

For general road use in a pickup am I better off having permanent AWD such as a Hilux or is the Isuzu D-max just as good?

Could I run the Isuzu D-max in continuous AWD or would I damage the transmission with things like 'wind up'?

Asked on 10 May 2013 by sparkman75

Answered by Honest John
For general use best to run in rear wheel drive.

But you can improve grip and handling in adverse weather by running in high range 4WD without the centre diff locked.

Drivers don't because it uses more fuel.
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