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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout
Latest Toyota corolla uses front engine design.

Front-engine design is an automotive design where the engine is in the front side of the car, connected to the wheels via a drive shaft.[1] The main types of Front engine design are:

Advantage of front engine design is better cabin space for passengers, and also bigger boot space.[2] Disadvantage is that more weight of the car goes on front wheels and less weight goes on the rear wheels, that causes understeer.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Vangelder (24 February 2017). Fundamentals of Automotive Technology. ISBN 9781284109955.
  2. ^ "Popular Science". November 1959.
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