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Vehicle capacity weight
Vehicle capacity weight

The load capacity of your vehicle is

The load capacity of your vehicle is determined by weight, not by available cargo space. The maximum load you can carry in your vehicle is shown on the vehicle placard attached to the driver’s side door pillar. It includes the total weight of the driver and all passengers and their belongings, any optional equipment such as a trailer hitch, roof rack or bike carrier, etc.

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    GVWR and GAWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and Gross Axle Weight Rating)
    The certification label attached to the driver’s side doorjamb shows GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) and GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating). The GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) must never ex ...

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