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SUV

 (ĕs′yo͞o′vē′)
n.
A four-wheel-drive vehicle with a roomy body, designed for off-road travel.

[s(port) u(tility) v(ehicle).]
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SUV

abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) sport (or sports) utility vehicle
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SUV


pl. SUVs.
sport-utility vehicle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SUV - a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassisSUV - a high-performance four-wheel drive car built on a truck chassis
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
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Translations

SUV

N ABBR =sport(s) utility vehicletodoterreno m inv
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SUV

[ˌɛsjuːˈviː] n (=sport utility vehicle, sports utility vehicle) → VLT m(= véhicule loisir travail)
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SUV

n (esp US Aut) abbr of sport utility vehicleSport-utility-Fahrzeug nt, → geländegängige Limousine
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SUVs and pickup trucks once occupied a healthy share of the American new car market; now, they dominate the field.
Hyundai Motor said the concept car will be its design goal for SUVs and the company will take a break from its "family look," in which the brand's cars look similar regardless of segment.
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The model features the same large grille and slim headlamp design, front wheel drive with an optional all-wheel drive as compared to most other SUVs in the segment that have rear wheel drive.
Ford is increasing production of two popular full-size SUVs to meet surging demand for both models ahead of their arrival in the Middle East.
6 -- The Auto Expo opens doors to the media tomorrow, and this year's automotive extravaganza will play host to a bunch of SUVs, compact SUVs, MPVs and crossovers.
'While SUV characteristics, such as high ground clearance and ample cabin and storage appeal to almost all owners, most SUVs will never be used for off-roading.
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