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weight ratings

  • Weight ratings are not actual weights, they are ratings that must be adhered to when the vehicle is in use. Payload Rating
  • Advertised payload rating. It is the maximum allowable payload for the truck Allowable Weight
  • Maximum amount of weight that can be placed in the vehicle after subtracting allowances for passenger sand options Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR)
  • Maximum allowable weight of the loaded vehicle with payload Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)
  • Maximum allowable weight to be placed on an individual axle. Gross Axle Weight Ratings are provided for both front and rear axles Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR)
  • Maximum allowable weight of the vehicle, its trailer and all associated passengers, cargo and equipment NOTE: Actual weights should never exceed the listed weight ratings. Remind customers that exceeding the recommended weight ratings could disqualify their warranty coverage.
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