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  • Gross vehicle weight rating — A gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is the maximum allowable total weight of a road vehicle or trailer when loaded i.e including the weight of the vehicle itself plus fuel, passengers, cargo, and trailer tongue weight. The difference between… …   Wikipedia

  • Gross vehicle weight rating — (GVWR)   Vehicle weight plus carrying capacity.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s Energy Glossary …   Energy terms

  • gross vehicle weight rating — noun The maximum allowable total mass of a road vehicle or trailer when loaded GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle itself plus fuel, passengers, cargo, and trailer tongue weight …   Wiktionary

  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating — (GVWR) Curb weight plus the payload. The most the loaded vehicle can weigh, generally determined by suspension system, tire size, and brake capacity. A vehicle s GVWR is usually displayed on a label on the door or door latch pillar …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gross vehicle weight — (GVW) Maximum legal weight at which a vehicle can be operated. The total weight of a fully equipped truck and payload …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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