I want to know the best German words for “complete” in the meaning of “equipped with all factory optionals”, to characterize vehicles like bikes, automobiles or motorbikes.

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    komplett? --- What did your research bring up and why weren't you satisfied with the results?
    – Em1
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 7:29
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    I have found many words with the meaning of "complete" in german, like voll, vollständig, sämlich, and did not know what to use for this meaning. Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 7:52
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    @Takkat In English neither. You can't say "a complete car". But you would say "a fully equipped car", for instance. So you need to find a translation for equipment (Ausstattung) and then you add the adjective. And there–surprise, surprise–"komplett" and "vollständig" are absolutely fine. – And this is exactly what you did say in your answer. Except that you're missing the most obvious translation "komplett". "Komplettausstattung" is also a valid word, which is used often, too.
    – Em1
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 8:06
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    @Em1: Komplettausstattung is used in the sense of having all equipment rather than in the sense of a complete single item.
    – Takkat
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 8:33
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    @Takkat Huh? I don't understand what you're saying. I don't see any difference in those terms. And actually the question is about "having all equipments". So, "Komplettausstattung" is fine.
    – Em1
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 8:52

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In the context of a fully equipped device/vehicle we mostly say "Vollausstattung", "mit allen Extras", or use an adverbial construct voll ausgestattet.

Ein voll ausgestattetes Fahrrad.
Audi mit Vollausstattung, Baujahr 2011, zu verkaufen.
Unseren neuen Wohnwagen haben wir mit allen Extras gekauft.

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    In this context, Komplettausstattung is just fine, or any other combination with komplett for that matter.
    – user6191
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 17:51
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    @Grantwalzer this should be another answer! How about you make it one?
    – Vogel612
    Commented Aug 31, 2014 at 22:26

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