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Body shape definitions


Passenger market
BodyshapeLightstone Auto DEFINTION
SedanA four door closed body with a boot; four or five seats.
CoupeA fixed roof closed body with two doors; two or four seats.
CabrioletAn open-top body with two or four doors; two or four seats.
EstateA four door closed body with a rear carrying area and rear loading door with five seats.
Hatch
(3-dr or 5-dr)
A fixed roof closed body with three or five doors including rear door; four or five seats.
SUV
(Sport Utility Vehicle)
A raised fixed roof closed body with three or five doors including rear door; five to seven seats; varying degrees of off-road capabilities.
MPVA closed body with four to five doors, typically one or two sliding on side panels; five to seven seats, typically removable.
CrossoversA closed or open-top body with two to five doors; built on a passenger car-based platform incorporating a mixture of features from Sports Utility Vehicles; Estates; Hatchbacks; MPV's; Sedans etc.
Minibus
(Passenger)
A closed body with four to five doors, typically one or two sliding on side panels; more seats than a multi-purpose vehicle, but fewer seats than a full-size bus. Not used for commercial transport purposes.
 
Light Commercial market
BodyshapeLightstone Auto DEFINTION
UtilityA four door closed body with an extended rear section incorporating a carrying area; four to seven seats; 4x4.
Minibus
(Light Commercial)
A closed body with four to five doors, typically one or two sliding on side panels; more seats than a multi-purpose vehicle, but fewer seats than a full-size bus. Usually used for commercial transport purposes.
Pickup
(S-Cab, X-Cab, D-Cab)
A body with an enclosed cab and elongated uncovered loadbay.
Single Cab with two doors; two or three seats
Extended Cab with two doors; two or three seats with extra space behind the front seats
Double Cab with four doors; five seats
Panel VanA closed body with a rear door and sliding doors on the side panels; without rear side windows; two seats.

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