The Anatomy of a Car’s Name

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“Trim” is another word for features, finishings and options. To say a vehicle is “fully loaded” is to say the car has the highest trim level.

Piece together a vehicle’s name like this: 

All-new > Year > Root Name > Size > Engine > Trim > Drivetrain 

All-new 2013 Santa Fe XL 3.3L GDI V6 Limited AWD

I used morphology, ha!

Morphology – the identification, analysis and description of the structure of a language’s linguistics units.

Linguistics class paid off.  For the first time. Ever.


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