All-Wheel Drive Market (By Type: Manual, Automatic; By Propulsion: Ice Vehicle, Electric; By Application: On Road, Off Road; By Vehicle Type: Passenger Vehicle, Commercial Vehicle; By EV Type: Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV); By Component: Differential, Transfer case, Propeller shaft, Power Transfer Unit, Final Drive Unit) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Regional Outlook, and Forecast 2022-2030


The global all-wheel drive market size accounted for USD 37.4 billion in 2021 and it is expected to reach around USD 58.6 billion by 2030 and is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.15% during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.

All Wheel Drive Market Size, Forecast Statistics 2022-2030 (USD Billion)

Some of the major factors that will help in the growth of the market during the forecast period is the rapid industrialization of cross many developing nations throughout the world. As the poor capita income of the population in various underdeveloped and developing nations is increasing the market is also expected to grow well during the forecast period. The demand for the SUV's and CUV’s as increased in the recent years due to which the market has grown well. There has been a great demand for luxurious cars across the developed as well as the developing economies of the world.

The demand for electric vehicles has also grown due to which the market is expected to grow well in the coming years period there has been a great demand for the sports vehicles of the high end which is also expected to drive the market growth in the coming years. When it comes to extremely cold regions or extremely harsh winter season the feature of safety provided by the vehicles will help in the growth of the market in the coming years. This market was drastically affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The production of various cars of various types water disrupted during the pandemic.

Growth factors

As there has been an increase in the nude forced ability and control in different types of vehicles the demand for all-wheel drive system is expected to grow in the coming years. Increase in the demand for safety of the vehicles and to provide a better experience in driving the demand for all-wheel drive system is expected to grow well in the coming years.

One of the major concerns is that of road accidents which has led to a greater demand for the all-wheel drive systems in different types of vehicles. The kind of stability and safety provided with these vehicles will drive the market growth in the coming years. The government's oh various nations have enacted stringent laws and regulations in order to have better safety with the vehicles and this is expected to create more demand for the all-wheel drive systems in the coming years.

The original equipment manufacturers have started investing a lot of amount in the research as well as the developmental activities in order to provide better features in the all-wheel drive systems. As the purchasing power of the consumers has also grown in the recent years which is especially to the dual income households and you to the economic growth of various regions.

  • Increased cases of various road accidents have led to a greater demand of the all-wheel drive systems in order to ensure safety- as the number of road accidents have increased lately and there are a lot of fatalities associated with the road accidents and a large number of people so far with injuries the demand for the all-wheel drive system is expected to grow well in the coming years especially for the extreme type of road conditions across the world. The popularity of the system has increased in the recent years and it will continue to grow well in the coming years.
  • In the construction industry, agricultural industry and mining vehicles enabled with all-wheel drive systems are adopted- Do the various features associated with the use of all-wheel drive system the demand for this system has grown in the recent years in order to provide vehicles in the agricultural industry, mining industry as well as in the construction industry so that the work in these industries is done with convenience and ease with the help of the latest technology used in the vehicles and it also helps in avoiding any accidents. The adoption of this technology is expected to grow during the forecast period due to the safety feature that helps in ensuring safety of the life of the people working at various sites in rough terrain.
  • Increase reduction of all-wheel drive systems in the vehicles with extreme terrain conditions- At various places across the globe where the winters are extremely harsh or the roads are covered with snow apart from that other roads that do not have a plain surface have led to an increase in the demand for the all-wheel drive system in the vehicles in order to ensure lesser number of accidents and safety of the passengers as well as the drivers. These vehicles are adopted on a large scale on the lands where there's a lot of snow and mud.

Report Scope of the All-Wheel Drive Market

Report Coverage Details
Market Size in 2022

USD 39.31 Billion

Market Size by 2030

USD 58.6 Billion

Growth Rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 5.15%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segments Covered Type, Propulsion, Application, Vehicle Type, EV Type, Component and Geography
Companies Mentioned

ZF Friedrichshafen AG (Germany), Magna International Inc. (Canada), BorgWarner Inc. (U.S.), Continental AG (Germany), JTEKT Corporation (Japan)


Market Drivers

  • Road accidents- As the number of fatalities associated with the road accidents in various regions have increased and it happens to be a leading cause for death in various nations across the globe this is been an alarm for the government of various regions to enact strict policies and to helping the growth of the adoption of all-wheel drive systems in different types of vehicles with the regions that are most affected with road accidents.
  • Better safety and stability- The stability provided due to the integration of all will rise systems in the vehicles will Angel safety to the passenger as well as the driver due to which the adoption of this system in the coming years for the developed as well as the developing economies is expected to grow well. When it comes to the European and the North American regions there has been a great demand and the demand for these drive systems will continue to grow in the coming years.

Market Challenges

  • High cost- When it comes to the conventional driving systems, they all will rise systems are extremely expensive. Depending upon the components used and the form of system there are different ranges provided in the market. The use of all these components lead to an increase in the cost of the vehicle. When it comes to the maintenance of these vehicles high cost is involved just like the purchasing of these type of vehicles. When it comes to the tires of these vehicles they do not perform as good as the conventional cars. All of these reasons will post to be a major challenge in the growth of the market in the coming years.
  • Less awareness- In regions like North America as well as Europe the conditions due to the weather are extremely bad sometimes there are heavy rains and sometimes there is snowfall. Safe driving is not possible due to the slippery roads. All of these unfavorable factors can be tackled with the use of the all-wheel drive systems but as the awareness regarding the availability of this kind of a technology is less in the market, the market growth will be slow.

Market Opportunities

  • Automatic all-wheel drive system- The introduction of the automatic all-wheel drive system in the vehicles will provide major opportunities for the growth of the market in the coming years. The adoption of these systems will be more in the coming years as they help in improving the stability of the vehicles. The demand for the automatic all-wheel drive systems is expected to grow well in the coming years as they provide better fuel efficiency for the vehicles.

Segmental Insights

Type Insights

On the basis of the type, the manual all-wheel drive segment is expected to have a larger market share in the coming years period this segment has dominated the market in the past with the largest market share in terms of revenue and it will continue to grow well in the coming years period there has been an increase in the demand of the sports vehicles which make use of the manual all-wheel drive.

All Wheel Drive Market Share, By Type, 2021 (%)

Increase in the demand for the SUVs will lead to an increase in the adoption of manual all-wheel raise systems as these types of systems are used on a large scale in the SUV's.

Propulsion Insights

On the basis of propulsion, the conventional vehicles which are powered with the help of internal combustion engine will have the largest market share in the coming years period this segment has dominated the market in the past with a greater share in terms of revenue and it will continue to grow well in the coming years. The demand for oil will rise systems in these vehicles has grown to a great extent.

Application Insights

On the basis of application, the on-road segment is expected to have the largest market share in the coming years. as a large number of vehicles of different types like the sports vehicle and the racing cars are available for the on-road passengers the demand for this segment is expected to be more in the coming years.

Vehicle Insights

Passenger vehicle segment will dominate the market in the coming years. Increase in the population and increased purchasing power in the consumers will lead to the growth of this segment during the forecast period. Government regulations to reduce the levels of emissions is one of the factors that will help in the growth of the market

All-Wheel Drive Market Share, By Region, 2021 (%)

Regions Revenue Share in 2021 (%)
North America 47.8%
Asia Pacific 19%
Europe 23%
Latin America 6.3%
MEA 3.9%


Geography
Insights

North American region will have the largest market share in the coming years period this region has dominated the market in the past due to an increased use of this system in different terrains agriculture as well as forestry. Torque distribution and stability in the vehicle are some of the factors that will lead to the growth of the all-wheel drive market in the North American region in the coming years.

About 35% of the market share is held by the European region due to growing demand for luxurious vehicles of the autonomous type as the demand for the vehicles that have low emission have also increased in the European region the market will grow well. Increase purchasing power in the consumers of the Asia Pacific region will lead to the growth of the market with a compound annual growth rate of about 26% in the coming years.

Market Developments

  • In January 2021 - Kia Motors which is South Korean automotive company add introduced and all-wheel drive vehicle, Kia K5, which is well equipped with all the necessary features.

Key market players

  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG (Germany)
  • Magna International Inc. (Canada)
  • BorgWarner Inc. (U.S.)
  • Continental AG (Germany)
  • JTEKT Corporation (Japan)

Segments covered in the report

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By Type

  • Manual
  • Automatic

By Propulsion

  • Ice Vehicle
  • Electric

By Application

  • On Road
  • Off Road

By Vehicle Type

By EV Type

  • Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV)
  • Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)

By Component

  • Differential
  • Transfer case
  • Propeller shaft
  • Power Transfer Unit
  • Final Drive Unit

 By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Malaysia
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current size of all-wheel drive market?
The global all-wheel drive market size was accounted at USD 37.4 billion in 2021 and it is expected to reach around USD 58.6 billion by 2030.
The global all-wheel drive market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 5.15% from 2022 to 2030.
The major players operating in the all-wheel drive market are ZF Friedrichshafen AG (Germany), Magna International Inc. (Canada), BorgWarner Inc. (U.S.), Continental AG (Germany), JTEKT Corporation (Japan)
Huge demand for advanced safety features in the recent vehicles has emerged as a major driving force for the growth of the all-wheel drive market.
North America region will lead the global all-wheel drive market during the forecast period 2022 to 2030.
  • Report Code:2076
  • Category:Automotive
  • No. of Pages:150+
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