Car Parts Vocabulary List in English

Car Parts Vocabulary

Have you ever been in a situation where you knew the general meaning of what someone was saying, but didn’t know the specific word they were using? For example, imagine you’re in a garage and the mechanic is talking to you about your car. He might say something like “the crankshaft needs to be replaced.” Unless you’re familiar with car parts vocabulary, you might not know what a crankshaft is.

In this blog post, we’ll learn some essential English words for different parts of a car.

Car Parts Names and Vocabulary

1) Engine:

Engine is the part of the car that makes it move. It converts gasoline into energy, which is used to power the car.

2) Transmission:

The transmission is what transmits the power from the engine to the wheels. It includes the gears, clutch, and other mechanisms that allow the car to change speeds.

3) Brakes:

Brakes are the components in a car that allow you to stop. There are several different types of brakes, but all of them use friction to slow the car down.

4) Steering Wheel:

The steering wheel is what you use to control the direction of the car. It’s attached to the front axle, which is responsible for turning the car.

5) Tires:

Tires are the rubber discs that contact the road and provide traction. They come in a variety of sizes and shapes, depending on the type of car.

6) Wheel:

The wheel is the part of the car that you stand on to ride. It’s attached to the axle, which connects it to the car body.

7) Car Body:

The body of the car is the main frame that holds everything together. It’s made out of metal, plastic, or fiberglass, and can come in a variety of shapes and colors.

8) Windows:

Windows are thin pieces of glass or plastic that allow you to see out of the car. They can be opened and closed to allow air into the car or keep rain and snow out.

9) Doors:

Doors are the panels that open and close to allow people and things in and out of the car. They’re typically made out of metal or plastic, and are hinged on the side or at the front of the car.

10) Seat:

A seat is where you sit inside the car. It’s usually upholstered with fabric or leather, and can be adjusted to different positions.

These are just some of the basic parts of a car. Of course, there are many more, but knowing these will help you understand the basics of how a car works.

List of Car Parts Vocabulary

  • interior light
  • diesel engine
  • chassis
  • lights
  • gas
  • bench seat
  • turn signal
  • fuel gauge
  • baby car seat
  • valve
  • tailgate
  • door
  • floor mat
  • anti-lock brakes
  • trim
  • glove compartment
  • driver’s seat
  • suspension
  • brake light
  • trunk
  • fuel
  • antenna
  • lock
  • fuel cap
  • all-wheel drive
  • thermometer
  • frame
  • drive belt
  • GPS
  • car
  • armrest
  • lug nut
  • cruise control
  • brake pedal
  • wheel well
  • headlamp
  • steering column
  • fog light
  • cooling system
  • moon roof
  • gasket
  • battery
  • warning light
  • emergency brake
  • headrest
  • four-wheel drive
  • back-up lights
  • oil
  • auto
  • license plate
  • engine block
  • air vent
  • gear stick
  • baby seat
  • unleaded gas
  • differential
  • mud flap
  • door handle
  • chrome trim
  • emissions
  • alternator
  • vents
  • exhaust pipe
  • cylinder
  • turbo charger
  • piston
  • console
  • tachometer
  • oil filter
  • child car seat
  • windshield
  • hood
  • undercarriage
  • power brakes
  • defroster
  • pedal
  • dip stick
  • camshaft
  • windshield wiper
  • headlight
  • drive shaft
  • horn
  • dashboard
  • brakes
  • wheel
  • tire
  • fuse
  • instrument panel
  • catalytic converter
  • bonnet
  • trip computer
  • grille
  • visor
  • sun visor
  • engine
  • window
  • gear shift
  • clutch
  • mirror
  • hand brake
  • carburetor
  • transmission
  • bumper
  • trailer hitch
  • steering wheel
  • heater
  • emergency lights
  • crankshaft
  • computer
  • sunroof
  • lug bolt
  • bucket seat
  • motor
  • alarm

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