Basic Curb weight
It is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It does not include passenger, cargo, or optional equipment.
Vehicle Curb weight
It is the weight of your vehicle when picked from the authorized dealer plus any aftermarket equipment.
It is the combined weight of cargo and passengers that the vehicle is carrying. The maximum pay load for the vehicle can be found on the tire label on the B-pillar or the edge of the driver’s door.
Look for the combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed “xxx kg or xxx lb” for maximum pay load. The pay load listed on the tire label is the maximum payload for the vehicle as built by the assembly plant. It may aftermarket or authorized-dealer installed equipment has been installed on the vehicle, the weight of the equipment must be subtracted from the payload listed on the tire label in order to determine the new payload.
Warning: The appropriate loading capacity of your vehicle can be limited either by volume capacity (how much space is available) or by payload capacity (how much weight the vehicle should carry). Once you have reached the maximum payload of your vehicle; do not add more cargo, even if there is space available. Overloading or improperly loading your vehicle to loss control and vehicle rollover.
Includes all weight added to the Base Curb weight including cargo and optional equipment. When towing, trailer tongue load weight is also part of cargo weight.
EVW (Empty Vehicle Weight)
GAW (Gross Axle Weight)
It is the total weight placed on each axle (front or rear), including vehicle curb weight and all payload.
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
It is the maximum allowable weight that can be carried by a single axle (front or rear)> These numbers are shown on the safety compliance certification label lasted on the B-pillar or the edge of the driver’s door. The total load on each axle must never exceed its GAWR.
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
It is the vehicle curb weight + cargo + passenger.
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
It is the maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded vehicle (Including all options, equipment, passenger and cargo). The GVWR is shown on the safety compliance certification label located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver door. The GVW must not exceed the GVWR.
GCW (Gross Combined Weight)
It is the weight of the loaded vehicle (GVW) plus the weight of the fully loaded trailer.
GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating)
It is the maximum allowable weight of the vehicle and the loaded trailer including all cargo and passenger. GCW must never exceed the GCWR.