moon·​roof | \ ˈmün-ˌrüf How to pronounce moonroof (audio) , -ˌru̇f\

Definition of moonroof

: a glass sunroof

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Visibility is good, and the interior is bright and feels spacious thanks to the large moonroof. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The 2019 Hyundai Nexo is an upmarket hydrogen fuel-cell SUV," 26 Oct. 2018 The interior is comfortable, and normal-sized adults in the back seat won't have any reason to hold a grudge, even with the panoramic moonroof reducing the amount of headroom available. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Good drive, good value: The Jeep Compass Latitude reviewed," 29 Nov. 2018 The Luxe trim starts at $39,400 and adds a panoramic moonroof, blind-spot warning, and LED fog lamps. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Variable-compression engine meets crossover: Infiniti QX50 review," 8 Nov. 2018 The optional panoramic moonroof lets plenty of light in, but the three headrests for the back seat obstruct much of the view out the rear window. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, "Small, nimble, quick, and loud: The BMW X2 reviewed," 23 May 2018 The touring also comes with standard ventilated front seats, navigation, 14-speaker Harmon Kardon surround sound rated at 792 watts, panoramic moonroof with dual glass panels and rain-sensing wipers. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Newly arrived 2019 Subaru Ascent fills three-row midsize SUV niche," 24 June 2018 There are four trim levels; the tester was a Limited, with the optional multimedia navigation, Harman Kardon audio, and panoramic moonroof, for $42,920. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2019 Subaru Ascent: A Bigger, Better Family SUV," 12 July 2018 Packages include push-button start and PIN-code vehicle access, panoramic moonroof, auto dimming rear-view mirror with HomeLink, power rear gate, navigation and 20-inch alloy wheels and 245/50 all-season rubber. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Newly arrived 2019 Subaru Ascent fills three-row midsize SUV niche," 24 June 2018 Sliding back the partition to expose the huge moonroof helps a lot. Russ Mitchell,, "New wagons from Volvo and Jaguar offer agile alternatives to the lumbering SUV," 25 May 2018

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1973, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of moonroof

chiefly US : a part of a roof of a car or truck that is made of glass and that can be opened to let air in

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