Even though we do try to avoid using technical terminology across our websites, there maybe times when you may need further help to understand some of the features described on our cars. That's what this glossary is for. Search alphabetically.
Automatic passenger airbag cut-off
9 entriesBattery - front-mounted
20 entriesCargo net
16 entriesDaytime running lights
Dry sump oil system
17 entriesEight way manually adjustable driver's seat (height, tilt and lumbar)
Extra power outlet in console
17 entriesFlat-folding front passenger seat
Full size spare wheel
3 entriesGlass flip tailgate
18 entriesHead- & taillamps – chrome ring
Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
3 entriesInstrument panel lighting dimmer
ISOFIX child seat restraint system (2nd row outer rear seats)
4 entriesKerb weight
Keyless access system – lock/unlock passive entry & panic feature
24 entriesLeather gear knob
Lumbar support driver seat
8 entriesMap pockets in front doors
MP3 auxilliary input jack
1 entryNOX exhaust gas value
2 entriesOpen door warning lamp
Outside Temperature Indicator
12 entriesPart leather seat upholstery
Privacy glass, side and rear
17 entriesRain sensitive windscreen wipers
29 entriesSatellite Navigation (with USB socket)
Sunroof, electric slide and tilt
Tyre size front and rear
3 entriesUpper glove box with device holder
USB with ipod connectivity
4 entriesWeight distribution - front to rear (%)
1 entryXenon headlights
DOHC- Also known as "twin overhead camshaft", DOHC refers to an engine with two camshafts located above the cylinders. One of the shafts drives the fuel intake valves, while the other operates the exhaust valve. A DOHC engine is considered to be sophisticated and efficient, most Chevrolet models are fitted with them.
Descent Control System- A passive safety feature, descent control is a feature found on some 4x4 cars activated by the driver. Descent control (as the name suggests) helps to keep tight control of the car when going down a steep slope.
Door mirrors - heated and electrically adjustable- A windscreen wiper removes rain and debris. The speed is adjustable, with several continuous speeds and at least one or more "intermittent" settings, depending on the model you choose.
Door mirrors - heated and electrionically adjustable- The side mirrors can be manually adjusted to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view and folded back to protect them when the car is parked.
Door mirrors - heated, electrically adjustable, and power folding- The side mirrors can be adjusted electrically to exactly the right angle for the driver to get the best view and folded back to protect them when the car is parked.
Door mirrors with integrated turn signals- Side mirrors with integrated turn signals
Driver's and front passenger's airbags- Active safety features to protect both the driver and the front passenger. The driver airbag is encased within the steering wheel, while the front passenger airbag is encased in dashboard fascia and is larger because it is further away from the front passenger. They inflate using a small explosive charge when sensors detect a major impact. Designed for use in conjunction with seatbelts. View Cruze crash test video.
Driver's armrest- An armrest is attached to the driver's seat to support the arm. Added comfort on longer journeys.
- Eight way manually adjustable driver's seat (height, tilt and lumbar)
- Eight way power adjustable driver's seat (height, tilt and lumbar)
- Flat-folding front passenger seat
- Four-way manually adjustable passenger's seat
- Lumbar support driver seat
- Power adjustable drivers seat
- Power adjustable lumbar support
- Six-way manually adjustable driver's seat
- Six-way power adjustable driver's seat