SRS


Supplemental Restraint System – a phrase that originated for airbags because they supplement seatbelts. See ‘Airbag’



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Adaptive transmission
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Litres per 100 kilometres
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Low-range gears
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Mid-engined
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MP3 compatibility
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Plug-in hybrid
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Pretensioners
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Rear-view camera
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Rubbing strips
Saloon
Satellite-navigation (sat-nav)
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Sedan
Selectable full-time 4WD
Semi-automatic transmission
Sensors
Sequential manual
Shift paddles
Shock absorbers
Side steps
Snatch strap
Space-Cab
Springs
SRS
Stability control
Steering feedback
Supercharger
Suspension
SUV
Switchgear
Tachometer (tacho)
Tonneau
Torque-steer
Torque
Torsional rigidity
Towing capacity
Track
Traction control
Transfer case
Transmission
Transverse engine
Turbo-diesel
Turbocharger
Turning circle
Twin cam (DOHC)
Two plus Two (or 2 + 2)
Understeer
Unleaded petrol (ULP)
Utility
V-type engine
Van
Variable valve timing (VVT)
W-type engine
Wagon
Water-cooled engine
Wheel articulation
Wheelbase




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