USE OF THIS SOFTWARE: VIN Decoding is based on original manufacturer's info. Any vehicle modifications or discrepancies should rely on vehicle documentation for axles and GVWR
The gross combined weight should be determined while the trailer is attached to the vehicle. Maximum loaded trailer weight - This amount is much like the gross combined weight, however, it includes a fully loaded trailer. Gross axle weight - The gross axle weight is the amount of weight that is supported by each axle, both front and rear.
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The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers. The term is used for motor vehicles and trains.
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 that specific vehicle. A vehicle's curb weight is static, meaning that it never changes.
Depending on the make and model year of your car or truck, you may be able to find your vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating on the following chart.
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 the vehicle.
Choose the make of the car you are interested in and find out about its Curb-weight specifications.
NOTE: Any missing decoded values should be interpreted as NHTSA does not have data on the specific variable. Missing value should NOT be interpreted as an indication that a feature or technology is unavailable for a vehicle.
The gross vehicle weight, or GVW, of a vehicle is the total weight of a vehicle including the driver, passenger and cargo placed in or secured on top of the vehicle. Unlike the curb weight of a vehicle, which does not change, the GVW varies depending on items or passengers added or subtracted from the vehicle. This ...