Updated and Published : September 2018

The 2nd letter of the Car Classification code (Expanded Matrix) is used to denote car types. For full ACRISS Expanded Matrix  and car codes explained see http://acriss.org/car-codes/expanded-matrix/


Code Name Definition
B 2-3 Door car 2-3 Door car
C 2-4 Door car 2-4 Door car
D 4-5 Door car 4-5 Door car
W Wagon/ Estate Estate version of the car that are often derivatives of ‘C’ or ‘D’ type cars where you simply change the second letter to ‘W’
V Passenger Van Multiple Passenger Vehicle with 6 seats +.  To be used in conjunction with Passenger Van coding.
L Limousine/Sedan Refers to specially extended luxury cars with extra space or can be a sedan vehicle in certain markets.
S Sport Sports car with a more powerful engine
T Convertible Cars with open roof usually with four seats unlike the roadster. 
F SUV A sport utility vehicle or suburban utility vehicle (SUV) is a vehicle classified as a light truck, but operated as a family vehicle usually with 4 wheel drive or on/off road capability but not guaranteed.
J Convertible SUV Convertible SUV with an open roof
X Special Something that doesn’t fall easily into the other groups
P Pick up Regular Cab Pick up Regular Cab
Q Pick up Extended Cab Pick up Extended Cab
Z Special Offer car Used by Car Rental suppliers for promotions and guaranteed models
E Coupe Two doors sporty car, usually with two small rear seats. 
M Monospace Five seat multi purpose vehicle with extra headroom.
R Recreational A more substantial motorhome with living space.
H Motorhome Smaller Recreational vehicle, example campervan
Y 2 Wheel Vehicle Usually a motorcycle or moped
N Roadster Two-door, two-seat sports car, with an open roof
G Crossover A crossover or crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is a vehicle built on a unibody car platform combining some features of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) with those of a passenger vehicle without 4 wheel drive capabilities.
K Commercial Van Van used/hired to transport cargo or goods. To be used in conjunction with Commercial Van guidelines

Passenger Van Coding

Passenger Van Coding
IV 6+ Seats 
JV Elite 6+ Seats 
SV 7+ seats 
RV Elite 7+ Seats 
FV 7+ Seats, plus more space
GV Elite 7+ Seats plus more space
PV 8+ Seats 
UV Elite 8+ Seats 
LV 9+ Seats