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.
Passenger airbag de-activation switch- Airbags are very important part of a car's active safety and have saved thousands of lives since they were invented. But they can also be dangerous and it's important to be able to switch off the front passenger airbag to protect children or small adults.
Pedal Release System (PRS)- An active safety feature, PRS is standard on most Chevrolet models. In serious frontal collisions, the clutch, brake and accelerator pedals can cause serious injury to the driver of a car, if the pedals are fixed. PRS means that the pedals are released from their fixed positions.
Performance Data Recorder- The all-new industry-exclusive Performance Data Recorder (PDR) — turns your vehicle into a highly sophisticated driving analysis tool. With just two simple clicks, you can record every single aspect of your driving including real-time audio and video, plus up to 30 channels of performance data. Relive your favorite moments on the track, then dive into the data and analyze every turn.
Petrol- Petrol, known in the US as gasoline or gas, is a fuel type, which, like diesel, is used in internal combustion engines. Petrol engines work slightly differently to diesel engines, which is why you must never put diesel fuel into a petrol engine, or vice versa. Petrol is refined from crude oil.
Power adjustable drivers seat- Driver and front passenger can individually electronically adjust the seating position 4 different ways: move seat forward/back, lower/raise the seatback up or down.
- Driver's armrest
- 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
- Six-way manually adjustable driver's seat
- Six-way power adjustable driver's seat