how to choose the right category for your vehicle?

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In this article, we will help you understand which category your vehicle belongs to, and how to choose it correctly when placing your order. You usually find the category of a vehicle under the letter J of the registration certificate, but if by chance it is not present, or you do not have this document, we will help you to understand the correct category for your vehicle with this article.

πŸš— πŸš™ 🚐 VEHICLE CATEGORY M πŸš— πŸš™ 🚐

Motor vehicles designed for the transport of persons, having at least 4 wheels, belong to category M. They belong to this category: cars, buses, campers and vans.

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Category M is divided into 3 classes: M1, M2, M3.

CATEGORY M1

M1 category vehicles are vehicles designed for the transport of people, with a maximum of 9 seats including the driver’s seat (cars, mini-vans, campers, etc.)

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CATEGORY M2

Category M2 vehicles are vehicles designed for the transport of people with more than 9 seats, including the driver, and with a maximum mass not exceeding 5 tons (letter F1 / F2 registration certificate)

CATEGORY M3

Category M3 vehicles are vehicles designed for the transport of people with more than 9 seats, including the driver, and with a maximum mass exceeding 5 tons (buses, lorries, trolley buses, etc.)

🚚 πŸš› πŸš’ VEHICLE CATEGORY N 🚚 πŸš› πŸš’

Motor vehicles designed for the transport of goods, i.e. commercial vehicles such as trucks and vans, are part of category N.
Category N is divided into 3 classes: N1, N2, N3.

CATEGORY N1

Category N1 vehicles are vehicles intended for the transport of goods with a maximum mass not exceeding 3.5 tons (letter F1 / F2 registration certificate)

CATEGORY N2

N2 category vehicles are vehicles such as trucks, exceptional operating machines, and also vehicles with light trailers, having a maximum mass exceeding 3.5 tons but not exceeding 12 tons.

CATEGORY N3

This category includes vehicles such as road trains and articulated lorries, also specialized in the transport of goods, which have a maximum mass exceeding 12 tons.

🏍 πŸ›΅ πŸ›΄ VEHICLE CATEGORY L 🏍 πŸ›΅ πŸ›΄

Category L includes mopeds and motorcycles, four-wheeled off-road motorcycles (quads) and other small motor vehicles with three or four wheels.

Category L is divided into 7 classes:Β L1, L2, L3, L4, L5, L6, L7.

CATEGORY L1

Two-wheeled vehicles with a displacement not exceeding 50 cc or whose maximum speed (letter T of the registration certificate) does not exceed 45 km / h are part of category L1.

CATEGORY L2

Category L2 includes three-wheeled vehicles, with a displacement not exceeding 50 cc or whose maximum speed does not exceed 45 km / h.

CATEGORY L3

Two-wheeled vehicles with a displacement greater than 50 cc or whose maximum speed exceeds 45 km / h are part of category L3

CATEGORY L4

The L4 category includes asymmetrical three-wheeled vehicles with respect to the median longitudinal axis (SIDECAR), whose displacement exceeds 50 cc or whose speed exceeds 45 km / h

CATEGORY L5

The L5 category includes vehicles with three wheels symmetrical with respect to the median longitudinal axis (motor tricycles), whose displacement exceeds 50 cc or whose speed exceeds 45 km / h

CATEGORY L6

This category includes light quadricycles, whose unladen mass (letter G1 of the registration certificate) is less than or equal to 350 kg, whose engine capacity does not exceed 50 cc or whose maximum speed does not exceed 45 km / h, and whose maximum net power is less than or equal to 4kW (letter P2 of the registration certificate)

CATEGORY L7

This category includes quadricycles whose unladen mass is less than or equal to 400 kg (550 kg for vehicles intended for the transport of goods) whose net power is less than or equal to 15 kW, whose engine capacity exceeds 50 cc or whose speed is greater than 45 km / h.