Thread: ('11-'14) explain imprezas AWD?
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:10 PM   #34
Snow Drift
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Originally Posted by Commander Keen View Post
Look at the back, those are clutch plates (Active Center Diff). Don't get confused by the gears those are not the center diff. Front diff and drive shaft are the gears.

Originally Posted by ZURCALED12 View Post
Wow! very interesting, so which is a better AWD the CVT or the manual Impreza 2.0i ?
Manual. The 50:50 split and viscous coupling center differential is a more rugged (metal plates and hardening fluid) and performance oriented system. The Evo 8 had a viscous coupling center prior to the current ACD.
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