econobox


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e·co·no·box

 (ĭ-kŏn′ō-bŏks′)
n.
A small, economical automobile with few amenities.

econobox

(ɪˈkɒnəʊˌbɒks)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a small vehicle that is basic and fuel-efficient and has no unnecessary extras
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While the exterior of the vehicle has the Kia "tiger nose" grille flanked by swept-back headlights that go toward the side of the car where a strong shoulder line runs from front to back, the inside of the car is where it is evident that the Rio was developed not as an econobox that someone must buy because they can't afford something more upscale.
If you prefer a citycar that is anything but the anonymous econobox, it's got a strong claim for your custom.
If you prefer a city car that is anything but the anonymous econobox, it's got a strong claim for your custom.
The smart forfour makes a convincing case for itself and if you prefer a city car that is anything but the anonymous econobox, it's got a strong claim for your custom.
Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has revealed details of the WRC-bound variant of the Polo econobox named Polo R.
Indeed, it never ceases to amaze us here at USEDCAREXPERT that your average buyer, cowed by high taxes, expensive fuel and crowded roads are happy to drive a rattly little econobox when they could be lording it up in a big Jag or Merc.
When I pick up a car magazine, the last thing I want to see is article after article on the latest Chevy/Kia/whatever econobox.
Unlike small cars of the past, he stressed, Ford can't get away with selling a stripped-down econobox.
This little econobox doesn't get its punch from some steroid-boosted turbocharged four-banger.
Just like on an automobile, a floor scale's "engine" spells the difference between an econobox and a high performance machine.
We can launch a Metropolitan Personal Transporter System simply by designating the smallest conventional vehicle widely available in the United States, the subcompact econobox, as our system-compatible vehicle.
We own a 10-year-old econobox and an eight- year-old truck.