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Automobile structure designed to house and protect the mechanical components, the passengers and cargo.
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washer nozzle click to hear

Device squirting liquid on the windshield in order to clean it.

front fascia click to hear

Component on the exterior of the body below the bumpers reducing air resistance.

bumper molding click to hear

Metal or plastic trim embellishing the front and rear bumpers.

cowl click to hear

Transverse component of the body between the hood and the windshield allowing air into the passenger compartment.

fender click to hear

Component of the body forming a streamlined and aerodynamic casing around the wheels.

grille click to hear

Plastic or metal grating in front of the vehicle protecting the radiator and serving as decoration.

headlight click to hear

Lamp on the front of the vehicle to light up the space in front.

hood click to hear

Lidlike part of the body covering and protecting the engine.

outside mirror click to hear

Mirror fixed to the outside of the passenger compartment enabling the driver to see behind and along the sides of the vehicle without turning around.

windshield wiper click to hear

Rubber squeegee, usually mounted in a pair; it is activated by a motor and cleans the windshield.

windshield click to hear

Glass and plastic pane protecting the occupants from inclement weather while providing good visibility.

body side molding click to hear

Metal or plastic part attached along the doors to protect them against light impact.

door lock click to hear

Mechanism housed in the door to lock it; it is manipulated with a key or button.

mud flap click to hear

Piece of rubber or plastic attached behind the rear wheels to repel projectiles.

door click to hear

Moving panel with a handle, attached to the body by hinges or a sliding system, providing access to the passenger compartment.

door handle click to hear

Device for activating the door’s opening mechanism.

window click to hear

Side window that can be lowered, protecting against inclement weather while providing good visibility.

tire click to hear

Circular deformable unit made of rubber, mounted on the wheel and inflated with air, providing the connection between the car and the road, and absorbing the unevenness of the road.

wheel cover click to hear

Decorative metal or plastic part concealing the wheel hub.

fuel door click to hear

Flap concealing the fuel-tank opening, which is plugged by a cap.

trunk click to hear

Enclosed space at the rear of the vehicle, or sometimes at the front, designed to hold and transport cargo that is not too large.

quarter window click to hear

Small window among the series of windows on the side of the body.

drip molding click to hear

Small open canal capturing rainwater from the roof and carrying it to the rear, where it drips off.

center post click to hear

Vertical safety pillar between the two doors connecting the upper part of the body to the lower part.

roof click to hear

Exterior component with a slightly curving surface forming the vehicle’s covering.

sliding sunroof click to hear

Moving part in the roof that opens up over the front seats to let air into the passenger compartment.

antenna click to hear

Device receiving radio waves broadcast by a station.