Ever wondered what these abbreviations written behind Cars means?

Hello Readers, Here i am back with a very interesting topic which everyone has surely noticed it behind your and other's cars. You might have asked yourself or other what this actually means but after some instance you just forgot or curious to know what is the actual meaning behind these terms.
Yes, i am talking about the specification or technology which every Automotive manufacturer use to define with simple phrase or word to define his model or Car. 

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So i will start from the oldest car i.e Maruti Suzuki 800 - EX, DX - many of my age group readers might have thought during their childhood days what is this EX and DX Means? Some of  you just learned as EX is without AC Model & DX - With AC Model.

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So the best answer would be EX stands for Extra and DX - Deluxe Model. I will tell some more terms which are used in present Cars :
First i will list down all the abbreviations which are commonly used in most of Automotive manufacturer:
  • CE: Classic Edition or Custom Edition
  • DX: Deluxe
  • DL: Deluxe Level
  • EX: Extra
  • GL: Grade Level
  • GLE: Grade Level Extra
  • GT: Grand Touring
  • LX: Luxury
  • LE: Luxury Edition
  • LS: Luxury Sport or Luxury Special
  • LT: Luxury Touring
  • LTD: Limited
  • LTZ: Luxury Touring Special
  • SE: Sport Edition or Special Edition or Special Equipment
  • SL: Standard Level
  • SLE: Standard Level Extra
  • SLT: Standard Level Touring
  • SV: Special Version
  • XLT: Extra Level Touring

Secondly based on the specialty of the vehicle  related to the latest technology :

1. IVTECH - Intelligent Variable Valve Timing and lift Electronic Control 
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2. IDTECH- Intelligent Diesel Technology Electronic Control.
3. VTVT- Variable timing Valve Train.
4. VDI- Variable Direct Injection
5. TDCI- TurboDiesel Common Rail Injection. 

More information  will be updated in the next article.

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