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  • n. A characteristic odor caused by the combination of chemicals and materials in a new automobile.

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Examples

  • In that very instant, just minutes from the moment in which you bought it, your car is worth about 10 percent less than the price you paid2—even though it’s still got that new car smell which is often the toxic additives in the PVC off-gassing, may I remind you and there’s not a scratch on it!

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