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A-1 A P P E N D I X A Classification of Vehicle Body Types by NHTSA This classification of vehicle body type by NHTSA is from 1991 onward, except as noted. INDEX â BODY TYPE DESCRIPTION 01 â Convertible (excludes sunroof, T-bar) 02 â 2-Door Sedan/Hardtop/Coupe 03 â 3-Door/2-Door Hatchback 04 â 4-Door Sedan/Hardtop 05 â 5-Door/4-Door Hatchback 06 â Station Wagon (excluding van and truck-based) 07 â Hatchback, number of doors unknown 08 â Other auto (1991â1993 only) 08 â Sedan/Hardtop, number of doors unknown (since 1994) 09 â Unknown auto type (1991â1993 only) 09 â Other or Unknown automobile type (since 1994) 10 â Auto-Based Pickup 11 â Auto-Based Panel (cargo station wagon, auto-based ambulance or hearse) 12 â Large Limousine â more than 4 side doors or stretch chassis 13 â Three-Wheel Automobile or Automobile Derivative 14 â Compact Utility (ANSI D-16 Utility Vehicle Categories: âSmallâ and âMidsizeâ) 15 â Large Utility (ANSI D-16 Utility Vehicle Categories: âFull Sizeâ and âLargeâ) 16 â Utility Station Wagon 19 â Utility Unknown Body 20 â Minivan 21 â Large Van â Including van-based buses 22 â Step Van or Walk-In Van 23 â Van Motorhome (deleted in 2003 and later) 24 â Van-Based School Bus (1993 to 2002 only) 25 â Van-Based Transit Bus (1993 to 2002 only) 28 â Other Van Type (Hi-Cube Van) 29 â Unknown Van Type 30 â Compact Pickup (Gross Vehicle Weight, GVWR, < 4,500 lbs) 31 â Standard Pickup (4,500 lbs â¤ GVWR < 10,000 lbs) 32 â Pickup with Slide-In Camper 33 â Convertible Pickup 39 â Unknown (pickup style) Light Conventional Truck Type
A-2 Guidelines for Traversability of Roadside Slopes 51 â Cross-Country/Intercity Bus (i.e., Greyhound) 52 â Transit Bus (city Bus) 58 â Other Bus Type 59 â Unknown Bus Type 60 â Step Van 61 â Single-Unit Straight Truck (10,000 lbs. < GVWR â¤ 19,500 lbs.) 62 â Single-Unit Straight Truck (19,500 lbs .< GVWR â¤ 26,000 lbs.) 63 â Single-Unit Straight Truck (GVWR>26,000 lbs.) 64 â Single-Unit Straight Truck (GVWR unknown) 65 â Medium/Heavy Truck-Based Motorhome 66 â Truck/Tractor (cab only, or with any number of trailing units: any weight) 67 â Medium/Heavy Pickup (GVWR > 10,000 lbs.) [since 2001] 71 â Unknown if single-unit or combination unit Medium Truck (10,000 lbs < GVWR < 26,000 lbs) 72 â Unknown if single-unit or combination-unit Heavy Truck (GVWR>26,000 lbs.) 73 â Camper or Motorhome, Unknown Truck Type 78 â Unknown Medium/Heavy Truck Type 79 â Unknown Truck Type 80 â Motorcycle 81 â Moped (motorized bicycle) 82 â Three-Wheel Motorcycle/Moped - Not All-Terrain V 83 â Off-Road Motorcycle (2-wheel) (since 1993) 88 â Other Motored Cycle Type (mini-bikes, motor scooters) 89 â Unknown Motored Cycle Type 90 â ATV (all-terrain vehicle; includes 3 or 4 wheels) 91 â Snowmobile 92 â Farm Equipment Other Than Trucks 93 â Construction Equipment Other Than Trucks (includes graders) 94 â Motorized Wheel Chair (since 1997) 97 â Other Vehicle Type (includes go-cart, forklift, city street sweeper, dune/swamp buggy, golf cart) 99 â Unknown Body Type 40 â Cab Chassis-Based (includes light stake, light dump, light tow, rescue vehicles) 41 â Truck-Based Panel 42 â Light-Truck-Based motorhome (chassis mounted) 45 â Other Light Conventional Truck Type (includes stretched suburban limousine) 48 â Unknown Light Truck Type (not a pickup) 49 â Unknown Light Vehicle Type (automobile, utility vehicle, van or light truck) 50 â School Bus