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Glossary

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.

 

Legroom front

- A measurement in milimetres, it's the amount of available front passenger leg space.
 

Legroom rear

- A measurement in milimetres, it's the amount of available rear passenger leg space.
 

Legroom, 3rd row

- A measurement in milimetres, it's the amount of available leg space for passengers in the third row of seats (in 7-seat cars like Orlando and Captiva) .
 

Length

- The total length of a car measured from the foremost point of the front bumper to the furthest-away part of the rear bumper.
 

Level ride suspension

- A system which automatically adjusts the suspension according to the load the car is carrying.
 

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)

- LPG, like petrol, is also derived from crude oil and is a mixture of low-boiling hydrocarbons. It is liquid at ambient temperatures. LPG is significantly cheaper than either petrol or diesel, which means lower running costs. LPG is safe and easy to use.
 

Load space seats folded

- A measurement in litres of the boot space up to the parcel shelf or window line if the rear seats are folded down and stowed.
 

Load space seats up to window line

- A measurement in litres of the boot space up to the parcel shelf or window line. This is the standard figure without any seats being folded down.
 

Lower window moulding – chrome

- Depending on the model, you can order your car with trailer hitch provision which allows you to tow trailers and caravans.