What are the cons of a dually truck?
- Decreased fuel economy.
- Can be more difficult to park and drive because of the wider and heavier body to accommodate extra wheels.
- More expensive purchase cost of the truck.
- Less comfortable ride without a load.
Is a 2 wheel drive truck good in snow?
It delivers inferior traction on slippery surfaces compared to AWD, FWD or even four-wheel-drive vehicles. In short, your rear-wheel-drive truck won’t be able to accelerate properly in icy or snowy conditions. Rear-wheel drive trucks have a high probability of losing control, fishtailing, or sliding off the road.
What’s the point of Duallys?
The technical term is “dual rear wheel”, called dually or DRW for short, and it all comes down to increase safety and stability when towing. With two wheels instead of one, a truck can distribute the weight of a payload more evenly and have improved stability when towing loads like horse trailers or large campers.