What are the cars?

What are the cars?

All of us have long been accustomed, that the world around us is divided into classes and categories, it makes life easier.It was no exception regarding the application of the classification and cars.In our today's article, we will look at the European classification, as well as Russia uses it.So, look at what machines go in Europe and in Russia.

Classification cars

Class A

This class includes small-sized and small cars, the purpose of which, as a rule, be used in the wilds of the concrete jungle that is the city.The length of these machines does not exceed 3.5 meters and width of up to 1.5 meters.Typical representatives - Oka, Smart, Ford K.

Class B

very popular in the Europe class of cars, most of which is equipped with a hatchback and front wheel drive.The length of these machines are not more than 4 meters, while the width of 1.5-1.7 meters.Typical representatives are - Tavria, Opel Corsa, Fiat Punto.

Class C

also referred to as a lower middle-class or golf class.The length of such

vehicles and varies from 4 to 4.5 meters and a width of 1.5 to 1.8 meters.Typical representatives - familiar Lada and Lada all models, VW Golf, Opel Astra.

Class D

considered middle class.Probably the best-paced, whose members compete with cars E-class.In this squad, included cars, length 4.5 - 4.7 meters and width of 1.6 - 1.8 meters.Representatives - 24 Volga, Volga 3110, Audi A4, Opel Vectra, VW Passat.

Class E

class is above average, the machine more representative species.Length of more than 4.5 meters, width of 1.8 meters above.Representatives are - Renault Safrane, Opel Omega, BMW 5 Series.

Class F

If you ask, what is the best car, we will answer that it appears to the class F. This class focused, comfortable and powerful vehicles, and therefore is also called "luxury" or "Executive Class".The length of these machines is always in excess of 4.6 meters and width of more than 1.7 meters.Typical representatives are considered - Gas Seagull, BMW seventh series, Jaguar XJ8.

And now we will look at options for car bodies.Let's start with closed body type.


One of the most common types of vehicles.A distinctive feature is the three-volume body, in which the three components can be identified - interior, trunk and engine compartment.Sedan can be found in every vehicle class.Sedan is designed for the convenience of passengers, and consequently in a small class there are almost none, and in the executive, they are more common.


also fairly common type of car.A distinctive feature - the selection of the two compartments, the engine and the passenger, the latter is aligned with the luggage compartment.Roof acts as an adjuvant.If necessary, the rear row of seats in the five-door variant, can be folded to increase luggage space.And a three-door hatchback is.This option is more sporty.


Such machines as well as in two-volume hatchback body, but the emphasis is more on the ability to transport bulky cargo.On such a machine can be transported as a pram and a fridge or cabinet.Typically, five-door car of this kind.We wagons often called combi.

Limousine Limousine

different from the sedan that passengers are safer negotiations.This is done using a special partition between driver and passengers.But it is not only in this partition.Limousine is much longer than the sedan, and therefore all the interior is made for the comfort of passengers.This luxury car and they are significantly more expensive than conventional sedans.To complement the limo can be anything, to create extra comfort, as long as your bank account has not been less than six zeros.


machine with two-door body.Machines tend to buy because of the sport's image, as a special capacity of this class can not boast.But the coupe have stiffer suspension and transmission characteristics, so traveling around the city, they do not quite fit.If you ask what the fastest car, we will respond to that class coupe cars are usually equipped with a sporty drive and designed for fast driving.


are only hardtop sedan or coupe, and its hallmark is the lack of B-pillar.Began its development in the United States, about 50 years.

now turn to the types of vehicles with open bodies.


most common type of vehicle with an open body.Convertible, as a rule, is a four-seater, and its secondary feature is the possibility of lowering the glass.Convertible should have a length not less than a car golf class.Mainly young people are bought, but can be seen and executive cabriolets, which go rulers of states during public events or appearances.


If you are thinking, how to choose a car for walks or trips to the deserted highway at high speed, you definitely need to buy a car roadster class, distinction which is athletic body shape, fold the top and the presence of only two seats.

and utility body.


Here, an indicator of what the car reliable, roomy and powerful.This body type pickup.The rear cargo area is separated from the car four or double cab.The compartment is usually designed as a platform.Machines of this kind are made Bole robust because of their use in difficult conditions.

Van Van

differs only in that its luggage compartment, on the abolition of the pickup has a roof.Also, there are not only cargo vans, and vans, designed for transportation of passengers.

I hope you enjoyed our article, and you can find out what are the machines in classes and body parameters.