Curb weight là gì


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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 and 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. It stands for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and 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 khổng lồ the driver’s side door.

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

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This extra “stuff” is called “payload” & your Payload Capacity refers lớn 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 account as well.

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Your payload capacity is generally calculated by the manufacturer và can usually be found in the owner’s manual, but it is most accurately determined by the calculations previously mentioned. Sinh Năm 1958 phù hợp Màu Gì Để tải Xe, sơn Nhà, download 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, & a spare tire in the back. You take it to lớn the weigh station and 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. Khổng lồ find your payload capacity, you would need khổng lồ subtract 6,800 from 14,000 và the difference is the maximum amount of “stuff” you can showroom to your vehicle. 

14,000 – 6,800 = 7,200

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