Utilities (vehicle segment)

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The first pick-up from Mercedes-Benz : the X-Class
The best-selling utility in the world: Ford F-Series

The German Federal Motor Transport Authority describes a car segment as utilities . The segment includes high-roof station wagons , minibuses and pickups that are registered as passenger cars . Model series of the types mentioned are usually produced both in versions for passenger transport and as trucks with a permissible gross weight of up to 3.5 tons. The latter are not classified in the Utilities car segment .

For figures on the annual new registrations of passenger cars in this segment, see the list of new passenger car registrations in Germany by segment and model series # Utilities .

See also

  • Ute (vehicle) , in Australia as a short form of utility, the name of a car with an open loading area.

Individual evidence

  1. Inexpensive space. Welt Online , August 21, 2012, accessed September 15, 2013 .
  2. KBA registration statistics - vehicle class make model. kfz-auskunft.de, May 28, 2009, accessed on September 15, 2013 .
  3. More and more vans up to 3.5 tons. (PDF; 159 kB) Federal Motor Transport Authority, August 28, 2012, accessed on June 21, 2014 .