Electronic Stability Control

ESC is the generic name that is used by Transport Canada; the term is also recognized by the Society of Automotive Engineers. However, vehicle manufacturers use many different trade names for their stability systems.

Here is a list of names for ESC; the information was either provided by the manufacturers or from their Canadian web sites.

Vehicle Make Name for ESC
Acura Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
Audi Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
BMW Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
Buick StabiliTrak
Cadillac StabiliTrak
Chevrolet Corvette: Active Handling System
All others models: StabiliTrak
Chrysler Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Dodge Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Ford AdvanceTrac
GMC StabiliTrak
Honda Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
Hummer StabiliTrak
Hyundai Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Infiniti Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
Jaguar Dynamic Stability Control (TracDSC)
Jeep Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Kia Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
Land Rover Dynamic Stability Control
Lexus Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) or Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM)
Lincoln AdvanceTrac
Mazda Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
Mercedes-Benz Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
MINI Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
Mitsubishi Mitsubishi Active Skid and Traction Control System (M-ASTC)
Nissan Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
Pontiac StabiliTrak
Porsche Porsche Stability Management (PSM)
Saab StabiliTrak
Saturn StabiliTrak
smart Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Subaru Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC)
Suzuki Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Toyota Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) or Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM)
Volkswagen Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP)
Volvo Dynamic Stability and Traction Control (DSTC)
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