Console refers to the spaces or storage compartments located inside the vehicles. There can be several consoles like the dashboard, in between seats, under the seats, or in the headliner.
- The center console refers to the control bearing surfaces usually located in the center of the front of the interior.
- A rear center console is commonly composed of the infotainment systems such as multimedia, radio, climate system controls. auxiliary power outlets and window automation controls.
Chip Tuning refers to modification for a reprogrammable read-only memory chip in a vehicle's electronic control unit (ECU) to achieve optimal performance power enhancement, cleaner emissions or for fuel-efficiency.
- The most common alternative to upgrade is through the use of On-Board diagnostics, wherein, these are plugged into the diagnostic port although in some cases the reprogramming is done directly on the circuit board.
- One method for modification is by adding an external device, commonly referred to as a tuning box, which works by linking to existing engine sensors and controls sent to the ECU (Engine Control Unit)
- The quantity of sensors that are intercepted will depend and vary on the tuning box manufacturer