Car Definitions

What does Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) mean?

A feature in some engines that allows them to deactivate two or more cylinders in order to maximize fuel efficiency.

What does Heel-and-Toe mean?

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

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 Auto Start / Stop mean?

A feature that automatically switches the internal combustion engine off and back on when idling to reduce fuel consumption.

What does Trunk Capacity mean?

The measurement of a vehicles trunk/cargo volume with all seats in place.