Car Definitions

What does Heel-and-Toe mean?

An advanced driving technique that is used when handling a manual transmission vehicle.

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 CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) mean?

Abbreviation for Continuously Variable Transmission. This type of transmission does not have “gears” like a manual or automatic, instead it maintains a steady acceleration curve with no pauses for gear changes.

What does Legroom mean?

The amount of space available in front of an occupants' legs when seated in a vehicle.

What does Supercharger mean?

A device that increases the pressure, temperature and density of air supplied to an engine, resulting in greater fuel flow and significantly more power.