Names of car parts in English

Knowledge of the names of car parts in English is a valid addition to your vocabulary.

How about expanding your vocabulary in the English language by knowing the names that designate the parts of a car in that language? Check out the list we’ve prepared for you!

PARTS OF THE CAR IN ENGLISH

  • Accelerator: The foot pedal that makes the car go faster.
    Accelerator: The pedal that makes the car go faster.

  • Battery: Usually near the motor. This provides a supply of energy to the car, especially when the engine isn’t running.
    Battery: It is usually located near the engine. Provides a power source for the car, especially when the engine is not running.

  • Boot / trunk: The enclosed space usually at the back of a car where you can put your bags.
    Trunk: The enclosed space usually at the back of a car where you can place your bags.

  • Bonnet / Hood: The metal lid at the front of the car that covers the engine. It is called the Hood in United States.
    Hood: The metal cover on the front of the car that covers the engine.

  • Brake: The foot pedal you use when you want to make the car go slower or stop it from moving.
    Brake: The pedal you use when you want to slow the car down or stop moving.

  • Brake light: The red light at the back of the car that indicates the brake is being used and that the car is slowing down.
    Brake light: The red light on the back of the car that indicates that the brake is being used and that the car is stopping.

  • Bumper / Fender: The bar at the front and back of the car the helps protects the car when it is hit.
    Bumpers: The bar in front and behind the car that helps protect you when you are hit.

  • Clutch: The foot pedal that you use when you want to change gears.
    Clutch: The pedal you use when you want to shift gears.

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  • Dashboard: The part in front of the driver that shows the controls like the Temperature gauge, Fuel gauge and the Speedometer.
    Panel: The part in front of the driver showing the temperature gauge, fuel gauge and speedometer.

  • Door: It is where you enter and exit.
    Door: this is where you enter and exit.

  • Headlight / Broke light: The lights you turn on so that you can see the road ahead in the dark.
    Lighthouse: The lights you turn on to see the road ahead in the dark.

  • Hubcaps: The metal covering of the middle part of a wheel.
    Hubcap: The metal lining of the middle part of a wheel.

  • Roof: The metal frame on top of a car that is used to support the weight of things you put on top of the roof of the car.
    Canopy: The metal structure on top of a car that is used to support the weight of the things you put on the roof (top of the car).

  • Seatbelt: The belt that is connected to the seat and you place across your body to help protect you in an accident.
    Seat belt: The belt that is connected to the seat and that is placed over the body to protect it in the event of an accident.

  • Tire: The rubber part of the wheel.
    Tire: The rubber part of the wheel.

  • Windshield / Windscreen: The big window at the front of the car that the driver looks through to see the road, the way.
    Windshield : The large window in front of the car through which the driver looks at the road, the path.

  • Window: Allows the air inside the car.
    Window: Allows air to enter the car.

  • Handle: The object used to open the door of the car.
    Doorknob: The object used to open the car door.

Knowing the names given to car parts in the English language is already a great addition to the vocabulary!

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