Have you ever come across terms like Sedan and Hatchback and wondered what they really mean? Well, these names are given to cars based on the structure, shape, and design of the cars. Other designs from various other vehicles are also incorporated into car models to make travel easier. Some designs are incorporated to give the vehicle a dazzling look!
- Sedan: Sedan is also known by the name Saloon. The car fits about 6 passengers altogether. In the rear end of the car, there is a space protruding out to keep the luggage. The bonnet covers the engine of the car. This design type is known as three-box design. The boot space of the car is enclosed and has a separate opening at the back. The boot space, hence cannot be accessed from inside the car. It has to be opened from the backspace to keep the luggage. Honda City car is an example of Sedan.
- Hatchback: Hatchback cars are more compact and have an open boot space attaches to its rear end. The boot space can be accessed from inside the car. The seating capacity of this car is usually 4 to 5 people. Alto, Maruti Swift, etc are examples of this type of car. Most of the budget cars are hatchback types.
- SUV: SUV is a sporty vehicle. The car is bigger and higher from the ground. The car is not compact but gigantic. It has similarities to how a truck looks. SUV can be used both on the road as well as off-road. SUV cars have an excellent pickup and are best suited for long drives and rough uses. Ford Endeavour is the best example of this type of cars.
- MPV: MPV’S are minivan types and has a greater passenger carrying capacity. They have three rows of the seat or even more. MPV’S are also best suited for long drives. Toyota Innova is the best example of MPV’s
- Estate: Estates are very similar to Sedan, just that they have an extended rear end to fit in luggage. The frontal design would be very much similar to a Sedan. Cycles or surfboards can be mounted on Estate. This car can be used while on an adventure trip. Skoda Octavia is an example of this type of cars.
- Crossover: A crossover has striking similarities with a Sedan. They have a higher seating position. They are commonly used for off-roading. Fiat Aventura is a great example for Crossover.
- Coupe: Coupes are sporty cars. The coupe designs vary from having 2 to 4 doors. Audi A5 is the classic example of a coupe.
- Convertible: Such cars have roofs that are made of plastic of steels can be opened ant time. BMW Z4 is an example of convertible cars.