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drivability

or drive·a·bil·i·ty

[ drahy-vuh-bil-i-tee ]
/ ˌdraɪ vəˈbɪl ɪ ti /
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noun Automotive.
the degree of smoothness and steadiness of acceleration of an automotive vehicle: The automatic transmission has been improved to give the new model better drivability.
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Origin of drivability

First recorded in 1970–75; drive + -ability
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