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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 ACC (Adaptive Cruise Control) mean?
Adaptive Cruise Control is a form of cruise control that automatically (without any driver input) brakes and accelerates to match the flow of traffic. Some ACC systems can even come to a complete stop and accelerate from a standstill.
What does Seatbelt pretensioner mean?
A mechanism that pulls the seatbelt in when the airbag is deployed, in order to keep the occupant in an upright position and reduce injury.
What does Cornering assist mean?
A safety system that works as an expansion of the ABS, Cornering Assist distributes brake force independently while cornering.
What does Automatic Headlights mean?
A feature that automatically turns on the headlights and taillights when the ambient light dims at sunset or when entering areas such as tunnels and covered parking lots.