Trunk (car)

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.wikipedia
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Fiat X1/9

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The mid-engined Fiat X1/9 also has two storage compartments, although the rear one is small, easily accessible, and practically cuboid in shape.
The removable hardtop could be stored in the front boot; a second luggage compartment was provided at the rear of the car, accessible through a conventional boot lid.

Pickup truck

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They are used on station wagons and pickup trucks, as well as on some sport utility vehicles (SUV).
In 1925, Ford followed up with a Model T-based, steel-bodied, half-ton with an adjustable tailgate and heavy-duty rear springs.

Torsion spring

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Counterbalancing torsion or other spring(s) can also be used to help elevate and hold open the trunk lid.
Other uses are in the large, coiled torsion springs used to counterbalance the weight of garage doors, and a similar system is used to assist in opening the trunk (boot) cover on some sedans.

Hatchback

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If the door is hinged at the top it is termed a hatch, and is used on a hatchback.
Most hatchbacks use a two-box design body style, where the cargo area (trunk/boot) and passenger areas are a single volume.

AMC Cavalier

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The hood and decklid were also interchangeable.

Station wagon

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They are used on station wagons and pickup trucks, as well as on some sport utility vehicles (SUV).
In 1962, the Volvo Duett was replaced by larger Amazon, which has a four-door body and a horizontal split tailgate.

Automotive lighting

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On cars with their trunk in the rear, lids sometimes incorporate a center mounted third brake light.
Many cars have lights in the trunk (or boot), the engine compartment, and the glovebox and other storage compartments.

Hybrid electric vehicle

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A trunk-mounted nickel-cadmium battery supplied energy to the motor that drove the rear wheels.

Car boot liner

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A car boot liner or cargo liner is a synthetic mat designed to protect the automobile boot or trunk against damage from dirt or spills and to pad cargo against abrasion or shock.

Car boot sale

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The term "car boot sale" refers to the selling of items from a car's boot.

North American English

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

British English

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

Indian English

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

Southeast Asia

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

Car

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The trunk (North American English), boot (British English), dickie (Indian English) (also spelled dickey or dicky) or compartment (South-East Asia) of a car is the vehicle's main storage or cargo compartment.

Trunk (luggage)

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Early designs included an exterior rack mounted on the rear of the vehicle to which it was possible to attach a real luggage trunk.

Mid-engine design

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Some mid-engined or electric cars have luggage compartments both in the front and in the rear of the vehicle.

Electric car

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Some mid-engined or electric cars have luggage compartments both in the front and in the rear of the vehicle.

Volkswagen Type 3

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Examples include the Volkswagen Type 3, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Toyota MR2, and Tesla Model S (Tesla calls their front trunk a "frunk" ).

Porsche 914

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Examples include the Volkswagen Type 3, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Toyota MR2, and Tesla Model S (Tesla calls their front trunk a "frunk" ).

Porsche Boxster/Cayman

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Examples include the Volkswagen Type 3, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Toyota MR2, and Tesla Model S (Tesla calls their front trunk a "frunk" ).

Toyota MR2

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Examples include the Volkswagen Type 3, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Toyota MR2, and Tesla Model S (Tesla calls their front trunk a "frunk" ).

Tesla Model S

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Examples include the Volkswagen Type 3, Porsche 914, Porsche Boxster, Toyota MR2, and Tesla Model S (Tesla calls their front trunk a "frunk" ).

Rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

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Rear-engined cars (such as the Volkswagen Beetle, Tucker 48, and the Porsche 911) have the trunk situated in front of the passenger compartment.

Volkswagen Beetle

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Rear-engined cars (such as the Volkswagen Beetle, Tucker 48, and the Porsche 911) have the trunk situated in front of the passenger compartment.