Despite the shortcomings, the Russian SUV continues to enjoy success in Russia and abroad.
Expert decided to get acquainted with the Russian LADA 4×4 and said, who should buy this car. LADA 4×4, referred to in the common “Field”, is a small SUV with a monocoque body, permanent four-wheel drive reduction gear and locking center differential. “Field” is popular in overseas markets because of its all terrain abilities, comfortable interior and low prices. LADA 4×4 is still remained the most exported car from AVTOVAZ and the cheapest SUV in the world.
In the secondary market LADA 4×4 is best in demand in three-door versions, with a short wheelbase – level sales of these “Neve” is 84%. Bearing body from LADA 4×4 is often subject to corrosion, and therefore when buying a car you should pay attention to the body and spar frame. When driving irregularities is also possible to identify the shortcomings of the spar – you will hear audible clicks.
Hood space of “Fields” is a 1.6 – and 1.7-liter 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 80 and 83 horsepower and is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. Sometimes you can find LADA 4×4 with a 1.8-liter 84-strong unit.
All engines have reliable timing chain. They can last more than 125 000 km, and the main problems of the units, the expert called overheating and increased wear of the camshaft. The motors are very sensitive to the quality of butter is due to the use of inappropriate oil may be a problem with the cylinders.
The expert concluded that the LADA 4×4 is an excellent car for hunters, gardeners and fishermen, especially if they live outside the city. On bad roads at low speed “field” is “Queen of the road”.