Glossary “UVW” Definition:
Unloaded Vehicle Weight. The weight of a vehicle as built at the factory with full fuel, engine oil and coolants. It does not include cargo, fresh water, LP gas, occupants, or dealer installed accessories.


Glossary “UTQG” Definition:
Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Information required by the DOT to be molded into the sidewall of each tire to provide information relating to tread wear, traction, and temperature ratings.

used car price guide

Glossary “used car price guide” Definition:
Either of several periodically published sources, generally available at libraries, for the used-car buyer or seller to determine the retail and wholesale value of a vehicle in the regional marketplace.

urethane enamels

Glossary “urethane enamels” Definition:
Requires an isocyanate hardener for curing. The ingredients have toxins that can effect a person coming in contact with them. Protective clothing and a NIOSH-approved respirator are required when applying materials containing isocyanate hardeners. The material is available in colors and in clear form, and provides a glass-smooth finish approximately two and half times harder than ordinary actylic enamels.