Car Definitions

What does ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) mean?

Abbreviation for Anti-locking braking system (ABS) is an automated safety system that helps a car’s wheels continue to rotate during heavy braking, thus preventing a driver from losing control of their vehicle because of uncontrollable wheel skidding.

What does Headroom mean?

The distance from an occupant's hip to the vehicle's roof liner.

What does Horsepower mean?

Unit of measurement used when calculating how fast or powerful a vehicle is.

What does Central Locking mean?

A safety mechanism that locks/unlocks all doors when the driver's door is locked/unlocked.

What does Manual Transmission mean?

A type of transmission that requires drivers to use a clutch and shift manually from one gear to the other.