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hatchback

1. 
a. a sloping rear end of a car having a single door that is lifted to open
b. (as modifier): a hatchback model
2. a car having such a rear end
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There is no wallowing on tight corners, you feel slightly higher than in a hatch-back and seats front and rear have adjustable back rests so everyone can get comfortable.
How cool was it, while doing the speed limit on Highway 101 south of Santa Barbara, to see some munchkin blue hatch-back roaring up on the left in the rearview and decide, just this once, to unleash the 4.
They can insist that their "sports car", which is actually nothing more than a small hatch-back with a different body-kit, is actually a race- prepared monster.
The 308CC is also fun to hustle through the bendy stuff thanks to suspension lowered by 12mm at the front and 8mm at the rear compared to the base hatch-back model.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw a dark small hatch-back car in the area at the time - to contact them on 01785 238473.
STILO, Fiat Auto's new mid-size three and five-door hatch-back, goes on sale in mainland Europe shortly, having made its international public debut at the Geneva Motorshow earlier this year.
empty road in front of them, elderly couple, little red hatch-back and a total inability to get out of third gear.
Toyota have managed turn their space-warping skills honed with the Yaris into a larger family hatch-back that still remains remarkably small on the outside while boasting the sort of load space you'd expect from a small van - with rear seats down there's ample room for two adult bicycles
The Ambra is a micro sized four-wheeled hatch-back.
With subtle go-faster stripes, alloy wheels and a rear spoiler fitted to the Guigiaro-designed bodyshell, the GTi Golf made a lifestyle statement out of a formerly innocuous hatch-back.