Cars and Driving

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Coches y conducción

Driving comes with a whole mess of rules (that I can’t help you with) as well as some specialized Spanish vocabulary (which I can). Learn how to drive in Spanish with this vocab list.

car el coche, carro, automóvil
accelerator el acelerador
battery la batería
brake lights las luces de freno
brakes los frenos
clutch el embrague
headlights los faros delanteros
high beams las luces altas
license plate la matrícula
steering wheel el volante
stick shift la palanca de cambios
tire
flat tire
 el neumático
el neumático pinchado
turn signal el intermitente
windshield el parabrisas
windshield wipers los limpiaparabrisas
   
fuel el combustible
diesel el gasóleo
gas, petrol
regular
premium
 la gasolina
normal
premium
gas station la gasolinera
   
   Notes
broken-downaveriado  
driverel conductor
la conductora
 falso amigo of "conductor"
driver’s licensela licencia de conducir  
highwayla carretera 
hitchhikingel autostop  
mechanicel mecánico
la mecánica
  
motorbikela moto apocope of motocicleta
on the wayde camino  
one-way streetla calle de sentido único  
right of wayel derecho de paso  
rolling blockadeel bloqueo de paso  
roundaboutla rotonda  
stop lights
red light
yellow/amber light
green light
el semáforo
el semáforo en rojo
el semáforo en amarillo
el semáforo en verde
  
stop signel señal de stop  
streetla calle 
traffic
traffic jam
el tráfico
el atasco
 
tripel viaje  
toll
toll road
el peaje
la carretera de peaje
  
transportationel transporte 
U-turnel cambio de sentido  
    
VerbsVerbos (click for conjugations)
to brakefrenar  
to crosscruzar  
to driveconducir  
to engage the clutch
to disengage the clutch
embragar
desembragar
  
to fill it upllenar  
to hitchhikehacer autostop  
to parkaparcar 
to passadelantar 
to put in reverseponer en marcha atrás  
to shift gearscambiar de marcha  
to turngirar 

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