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Is it best to rent a van with four wheel drive? Do I need 4X4 in Colorado?

Truth is, four wheel drive is only needed for off road situations in Colorado. Unless you plan on leaving the main interstate or road, your group will usually be okay with a two wheel drive van.

“Four wheel drive is only needed for off road situations in Colorado. Unless you plan on leaving the main interstate or road, your group will usually be okay with a two wheel drive van.”

Most companies will stress the need for four wheel drive SUVs or if available an all wheel drive (AWD) van however it is rare rental clients need 4X4. In the winter the van rentals from Switchback come with studded snow tires which are far more effective than four wheel drive. The tire is what grips the road so it’s the most important factor between you and the cement.

The vehicles at Switchback do come suited with snow tires standard in the winter to help cruising through the mountains. The company does have four by four vehicles available just like renting from an Avis or a Hertz!