The Memorial Day 4-Day Sale
Apply coupon: MEMORIAL

Car in Russian

Welcome to the Rocket Russian lesson on cars – машины (mashiny)! In this lesson we’ll cover lots of car vocabulary. From hoods to trunks and everything in between.

If you’re traveling to a Russian-speaking country and plan on renting or even buying a car in Russian, this lesson will be very useful for you. You’ll want to be able to look over your rental and talk about it, as well as feel comfortable describing anything that needs fixing to a механик mikhanik while you’re on the road. After this lesson, you’ll be an expert in saying car in Russian!

Let's get started...

Resources for further reading:

Pronouncing car and cars in Russian

Practice Your Pronunciation With Rocket Record

Rocket Record lets you perfect your Russian pronunciation. Just listen to the native speaker audio and then use the microphone icon to record yourself. Once you’re done, you’ll get a score out of 100 on your pronunciation and can listen to your own audio playback. (Use a headset mic for best results.) Problems? Click here!

машина

mashina

a car

машины

mashiny

cars

механик

mikhanik

mechanic

мотор

mator

motor

лобовое стекло

labavoe stiklo

windshield

дверь

dver’

door

капот

kapot

hood

багажник

bagazhnik

trunk

колесо

kaliso

wheel

шина

shina

tire

диск

disk

hub cap

номерной знак

namirnoi znak

license plate

радиатор

radiаtar

grill

бампер

bampir

bumper

дворник

dvornik

windshield wiper

крыша

krysha

roof

люк

lyuk

sun roof

задний фонарь

zadnii fanar’

tail light

указатель поворотов

ukazatil’ pavarotaf

turn signal

аварийные огни

avarinye agni

emergency signal

I hope you enjoyed this lesson! Next time you’re driving somewhere, take some time and think about the different parts of your car in Russian as you go.

Here are a few recommended Russian lessons to try next!

Пока (Paka)

Natalya Dubrov: Rocket Russian

Make It Stick With Rocket Reinforcement

Reinforce your learning from this lesson with the Rocket Reinforcement activities!