2+2 (car body style)
A 2+2 (also 2-plus-2) is a version of the coupé car-body style that has a seat each for the driver and front passenger, and two rear seats. The latter may be individual "bucket" seats, fold-downs, or a full-width "bucketed" bench seat, but always with less leg room than either the front or a standard 2-door car. The style is different from 4 or 5 seat versions that have normal size rear seats. Some manufacturers which sell coupés without rear seats often market the car as "2+2"
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By standard definition, all cars in the 2+2 category have two front seats and two rear seats. Other common characteristics for 2+2 cars include relatively little room for the rear passengers and a coupé body with two doors.
Convertibles and targa top cars are often considered 2+2 vehicles.
There are many coupés which meet the definition of a 2+2 but are not described by their manufacturers as such. This is because the term 2+2 is most often used to distinguish cars with what typically amounts to "auxiliary" rear seating, at times enlarged from from a 2-seat version of the same model to accommodate it, such as the Jaguar E-type fixed-head coupé 2+2. Other similar examples include the Lotus Elan +2, and Nissan 300ZX 2+2.
Cars marketed as 2+2
Source: "2+2 (car body style)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 24th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2+2_(car_body_style).
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