The suspension of a car allows unsuspended parts (including the wheels, the braking system etc) to be attached to the suspended mass (including the body, engine etc.).
The suspension parts of a car consist of the ball joints, the , the and the . The suspension at the front and at the rear is very similar. The suspension not only suspends the suspended mass of the vehicle but also helps to absorb movements due to irregularities in the road. As such, the suspension parts are vital for comfort.
The suspension parts are linked to the steering parts including the , the tie rods and the tie rod ends.