Car Definitions

What does Apple CarPlay mean?

A mobile app developed by Apple to mirror features from an iOS device, such as an iPhone, to the vehicle's infotainment screen.

What does Power Windows mean?

Power windows or electric windows are automobile windows which can be raised and lowered by pressing a button or switch, as opposed to using a crank handle.

What does Hill Assist mean?

A feature usually found in manual transmission vehicles that holds the brake until the clutch is engaged to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards on a hill or ramp.

What does Alloy Rims mean?

Wheels that are made from a mixture of metals, usually aluminium or magnesium, are called alloy wheels/rims. While they tend to provide a big weight saving over traditional steel rims, they tend not to be as durable.

What does ESC (Electronic Stability Control) mean?

A safety feature that improves the handling of a vehicle by detecting skids and compensating by adjusting braking pressure. This in turn helps maintain the intended direction of the vehicle.