Car Definitions

What does Torque Steer mean?

The unintended influence of torque on the steering, a trait typically seen in front-wheel-drive vehicles. During heavy acceleration, the steering is likely to pull towards one side.

What does Skid plates mean?

A metal plate fixed to the underside of a vehicle (usually a 4x4) to prevent damage to vital components when contact is made with the ground.

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 Android Auto mean?

A mobile app developed by Google to mirror features from an Android device, such as a smartphone, to the vehicle's infotainment screen.

What does Legroom mean?

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