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Apr 7, 2023

The all-electric Nissan Ariya is a big leap forward from it’s first EV, the LEAF. Competing with Tesla Model Y, Mustang Mach-E, Kia EV6, Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Volkswagen ID.4, Ariya has something they lack- e-4ORCE. It’s not an algebra formula. The dual-motor, all-wheel drive e-4ORCE system uses torque vectoring, rear-wheel recuperation independent from the front, and a bunch of other dynamics to tame body movements. It offers a more comfortable ride quality and helps reduce motion sickness in passengers too. Tom Voelk travels to Sonoma County in California to drive an AWD Ariya Platinum+ and check out the new Pro Pilot Assist 2.0 handsfree driving system.

Here's a link to the “e-4ORCE Explained” video-