Glossary of Automotive Terms - K
Click on any letter to find automotive-related entries beginning with that letter.
- Keyless Entry
A system for locking and unlocking doors of a vehicle with a central locking system without using the key. Usually, the user controls the locks by pressing a button on a remote key-fob transmitter. Some vehicles have electronic combination locks on the doors near the handle.
- Kilometers Per Hour (KPH)
Multiply by 0.621 to convert to miles per hour.
- Kit Car
A vehicle that is designed for assembly by the private hobbyist.