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Whether you’re packing up the bed of your truck or towing a trailer, there are a handful of weight ratings & terms that you should be familiar with so that you can have the safest towing experience.Bạn vẫn xem: Curb weight là gì

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What is GVWR?

GVWR is a term that you might have heard of but maybe don’t truly know what it means.

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It stands for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating và it represents the maximum amount of weight that your vehicle can handle safely which includes your payload capacity. Your GVWR can be found on the placard attached lớn the driver’s side door.

Curb weight is easy to lớn determine và all you have to vị is take your vehicle with all your normal, everyday gear lớn a weigh station, that way you get closest to the most accurate curb weight of your vehicle. Once you know both your GVWR và curb weight, subtract the curb weight from the GVWR lớn find how much extra “stuff” you can take with you. 


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This extra “stuff” is called “payload” & your Payload Capacity refers to all the add-on weight that you can safely showroom to your vehicle’s curb weight, including cargo, passengers, fuel, etc. Tongue weight is also included in that payload capacity weight so be sure to lớn take that into tài khoản as well.

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Your payload capacity is generally calculated by the manufacturer and can usually be found in the owner’s manual, but it is most accurately determined by the calculations previously mentioned. Sinh Năm 1958 vừa lòng Màu Gì Để download Xe, sơn Nhà, thiết lập Đá Nhẫn Phong Thủy?Payload Capacity = GVWR – Curb Weight

Here’s an example with numbers. Let’s say you have a Ford F350 with a custom light bar, toolbox, và a spare tire in the back. You take it to lớn the weigh station và determine it has a curb weight of 6,800 pounds and you look on your drivers side door lớn find a GVWR of 14,000 pounds. To find your payload capacity, you would need to subtract 6,800 from 14,000 & the difference is the maximum amount of “stuff” you can địa chỉ to your vehicle. 

14,000 – 6,800 = 7,200

It’s very important to lớn know information lượt thích this prior khổng lồ hitting the road. If you aren’t aware of your vehicle’s GVWR, your curb weight & payload capacity, there’s a chance that you could potentially overload your tow vehicle & experience an unsafe journey to lớn your next destination. Always know before you tow & help keep our roads safe.