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English Spanish Vocabulary – Cars Coches Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Cars.

Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Coches.


Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:

Cars Coches

The bonnet: El capó
The boot: El maletero
The brakes: Los frenos
A bumper: Un parachoques
The clutch: El embrague
The dashboard: El salpicadero
A door: Una puerta
The engine: El motor
The exhaust pipe: El tubo de escape
The gear stick: La palanca de cambios
The gears: Las marchas
The headlights: Los faros
A light: Una luz
The number plate: La matrícula
The petrol tank: El tanque de gasolina
The rear window: La ventanilla trasera
The roof: El techo
A seat belt: Un cinturón de seguridad
A seat: Un asiento
The steering wheel: El volante
A tire: Un neumático
The wheel jack: El gato
A wheel: Una rueda
A window: Una ventanilla
The windscreen: El parabrisas
A car park: Un parking / Un aparcamiento
Diesel: Gasoil / Diésel
To drive: Conducir
Driving licence: Carnet de conducir
Fine: Multa
A parking space: Un sitio para aparcar
A petrol station: Una gasolinera
Petrol: Gasolina
A road map: Un mapa de carreteras
Speed limit: Límite de velocidad
A baby seat: Una silla de auto para bebés
A child’s booster seat: Un asiento elevado para niños
A roof rack: Una baca
A satellite navigation device: Un GPS
A tow bar: Una barra de remolque
Snow chains: Unas cadenas para la nieve

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Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.


  1. Muammed:

    Hola Laura,

    Would you kindly share me vocublary of shipping business please.

    • Laura:

      @Muammed Hola Muammed, thank you for your suggestion, I will certainly do my best to cover this topic in the future, saludos, Laura