"Curb Weight" vs. "Gross Weight"
What is the difference between "curb weight" and "gross weight”?
"Curb Weight" is the weight of the vehicle with all equipment and all vital fluids, including a full tank of fuel.
"Gross Weight" refers to the vehicle's gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), which is the maximum weight the vehicle can carry, including its curb weight. For instance, if a truck has a curb weight of 5,000 pounds and a GVWR of 8,000 pounds, then it can carry 3,000 pounds of cargo (including passengers).
Curb Weight and Gross Weight, when available, are listed in the Weights and Capacities section of the Features & Specs page for each vehicle, as seen in the example below:
For help finding vehicle specs on our site, please see our Find Vehicle Specs or Features FAQ.
Please note that weight figures on our site are estimates from the manufacturer (from the dealer order guide, when available). They may differ slightly from one model year or style to another depending on whether the measurements were taken from a pre-production model, a production model, a base model or an option-packed model.
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