What does gross vehicle weight rating mean?

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  1. gross vehicle weight rating(Noun)

    The maximum allowable total mass of a road vehicle or trailer when loaded


  1. Gross vehicle weight rating

    The gross vehicle weight rating, or gross vehicle mass 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 weight of a vehicle is influenced by passengers, cargo, even fuel level, so a number of terms are used to express the weight of a vehicle in a designated state. Gross combined weight rating refers to the total mass of a vehicle, including all trailers. GVWR and GCWR both describe a vehicle that is in operation and are used to specify weight limitations and restrictions. Curb weight describes a vehicle which is "parked at the curb" and excludes the weight of any occupants or cargo. Dry weight further excludes the weight of all consumables, such as fuel and oils. Gross trailer weight rating specifies the maximum weight of a trailer and the gross axle weight rating specifies the maximum weight on any particular axle.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gross vehicle weight rating in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gross vehicle weight rating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for gross vehicle weight rating

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  • peso bruto del vehículoSpanish
  • Poids moyen du véhiculeFrench
  • общий вес автомобиляRussian

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