sun·​roof | \ ˈsən-ˌrüf , -ˌru̇f\

Definition of sunroof

: a panel in an automobile roof that can be opened

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Finally, the top-of-the-line Optima SX includes a trim-specific steering wheel, a panoramic sunroof, and available two-tone leather seating surfaces in red and black. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, "2019 Kia Optima: Slim and Trim Changes," 29 Mar. 2018 Touring models come with perforated leather seats that are heated in front and power adjustable for the driver, plus dual-zone climate control, a power sunroof, premium audio, and other extras. Bengt Halvorson, Car and Driver, "2019 Honda Insight: The 50-MPG Civic Hybrid Returns," 27 Mar. 2018 The sunroof is included on SEL and SEL Premium models, but costs $1,200 on the SE trim level in a package that also includes the ambient interior lighting that is standard on SEL and SEL Premium. star-telegram, "VW’s second-generation Tiguan crossover starts at $24,595, has room for up to seven," 23 June 2018 For the first day in the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport, my passengers would smooth their hands over the leather seats and soft touch dash, open and close the panoramic sunroof, note the silly analog clock. Robert Duffer,, "2018 Genesis G80 Sport is much more than a Hyundai," 9 Oct. 2017 Its distinguishing qualities include a very large power sunroof and lean lines, with a base price of $41,500, excluding destination. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Here are the 2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year winners," 15 Jan. 2018 The Touring comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission at $26,590 and adds leatherette seating, 19-inch aluminum wheels, keyless entry, heated front seats, a six-way power driver’s seat, rear HVAC vents, and a power sunroof. Tony Markovich, Car and Driver, "Updated 2018 Mazda 6 Is Only Fractionally More Expensive," 15 Mar. 2018 Options: Range from a panoramic sunroof and LED headlight package ($1,820) to a $395 premium paint job. Al Haas,, "2018 Nissan Rogue offers comfort and utility but not performance," 2 Feb. 2018 As Hyundai imagines it, our automotive future includes the ability to bark orders at our cars to initiate everything from the opening of a sunroof to climate-control adjustments to locking or unlocking the doors. Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, "Hyundai’s Latest Concept, a Car Interior of the Future, Really Listens to You," 9 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sunroof

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunroof was in 1928

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English Language Learners Definition of sunroof

: a part of the roof of a car or truck that can be opened to let air and light in

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