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Acronyms, it's almost a fact that we run into one or two everyday of our lives, but the fact that we don't even notice them, goes to show you how ingrained they are into our lives. But what happens when we run into an acronym that we don't know? Often times we are left pondering what the acronym means for days on end, or we turn to a 3 second Internet search for the answer, and its the latter that probably brought you here today! Below, you will find a list of acronyms used by Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and Ram and what their definitions are! Hopefully this cleared up any confusion that you might have had while shopping for one of these vehicles, and let us know down in the comments if we missed any!

Acronym Meaning
ABS Anti-Lock Brake System
ACC/ACC STOP Adaptive Cruise Control/Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop
AFLS Adaptive Front-Lighting System
ANC Active Noise Cancellation
ATC Automatic Temperature Control
AWD All Wheel Drive
BSW Blind Spot Warning
BSW Black Sidewall (Tires)
CHMSL Centre High-Mounted Stop Lamp
DRLs Daytime Running Lamps
DRW Dual Rear Wheels
EARS Enhanced Accident Response System
ESC Electronic Stability Control
Elocker Electronic Rear Locking Differential
ERS Electronic Range Selection
ERM Electronic Roll Mitigation
ESS Engine Stop/Start
EVIC Electronic Vehicle Information Center
FWD Front Wheel Drive
HID High-Intensity Discharge
HSA Hill Start Assist
HVAC Heater Ventilation, Air Conditioning
LATCH Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children
LDW Lane Departure Warning
LKA Lane Keep Assist
MDS Multi Displacement System
OWL Outlined White Letters (Tires)
PTO Power Take-Off
RWD Rear Wheel Drive
SRW Single Rear Wheel
TPMS Tire Pressure Monitoring System