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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The gross weight rating of a vehicle is listed on the manufacturer's sticker, which is located on the post of the driver-side door. This figure is the manufacturer's maximum designated weight limit, and it prevents the v... 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 »

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 »