tonneau cover


Definition of tonneau cover

: a cover (as of fabric) that protects the unoccupied rear seating compartment of a convertible or roadster also : a lid (as of fabric or aluminum) that covers the bed of a pickup truck

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The roll-up style tonneau cover ($495) will tuck behind the back window. Mark Maynard, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Jeep Gladiator: the mudder of midsize pickups," 14 July 2019 Other extras included the new Ruby Black Pearl paint ($295), a cargo tonneau cover ($190) and carpeted floor mats ($135). Mark Maynard,, "2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: A proactive power source," 9 Mar. 2018 This week: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Price: $37,919 as tested (cargo mat, tonneau cover, and floor liners added about $800). Scott Sturgis,, "Toyota's RAV4 small crossover stays the course," 6 Jan. 2018 An in-bed cargo light, a bed extender, several toolboxes, and a bevy of tonneau covers are available to augment the Sierra’s cargo area for many different needs. Car and Driver, "2018 GMC Sierra 1500," 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of tonneau cover

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tonneau cover was in 1905

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