Car Definitions

What does Adjustable Suspension mean?

A unique set-up that allows drivers to adjust the firmness of the dampers or springs to suit varying conditions.

What does Active Headrests mean?

Technology that moves headrests up and forward in a collision to reduce the distance the head travels and prevent whiplash injuries.

What does ESC (Electronic Stability Control) mean?

A safety feature that improves the handling of a vehicle by detecting skids and compensating by adjusting braking pressure. This in turn helps maintain the intended direction of the vehicle.

What does Hill Assist mean?

A feature usually found in manual transmission vehicles that holds the brake until the clutch is engaged to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards on a hill or ramp.

What does Autonomous Vehicle mean?

A vehicle that can operate without any input from the driver. This generally includes turning, accelerating, and braking without the need for a driver at the wheel.