The gross vehicle weight rating refers to the maximum amount of weight an automobile can handle, including passengers, accessories and any cargo, and still function properly. However, the GVW does not pertain to trailers... More »

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To find a vehicle's gross weight, add the body weights of the passengers and the driver and the weight of the cargo, any additional accessories, and the fuel in the vehicle's tank. To this figure, add the curb weight of ... More »

CarsDirect and GMC provide information regarding gross vehicle weight. It is often referred to as GVWR in a vehicle's owner’s manual to provide towing or capacity capabilities. More »

To find a vehicle's gross weight, add the body weights of the passengers and the driver and the weight of the cargo, any additional accessories, and the fuel in the vehicle's tank. To this figure, add the curb weight of ... More »

To determine your gross vehicle weight rating, check the label that is usually situated near the driver's door latch on the frame of the vehicle's door. You can also determine this value by searching the information on t... More »

The easiest way to find the gross vehicle weight of a van or pickup truck is add the weight of the driver, passengers and cargo to the vehicle's curb weight. The vehicle's owner's manual will list the curb weight for tha... More »

The 2015 Chevy Silverado has a gross vehicle weight rating, or GVWR, of 9,500 lbs. This is the maximum operating weight as specified by the manufacturer. The gross value weight rating does not reflect the vehicle's actua... More »