Automotive Terms Dictionary
A suspension system that consists of a combination coil spring and shock absorber in one compact unit at each wheel. With this "independent" suspension design, road shocks at one wheel are not transferred to the opposite wheel. MacPherson struts use fewer parts, meaning a reduction on weight and fewer elements that could wear out.
brand name of a car or truck (ie. Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Honda).
vehicle weighing from 14,001 to 26,000 lbs.
hollow form, matrix or cavity into which materials are placed to produce goods of desired shapes.
Miles per gallon.
Miles per hour.
Manufacturer's Suggested Price. MSRPs do not include applicable destination charges, state and local taxes, license fees, optional equipment or special items or services.
Multi-Port Fuel Injection (MFI)
Multi-Port Fuel Injection uses individual fuel injectors to spray fuel into each intake port, bypassing the intake manifold.
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