Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) is the maximum total vehicle weight, measured at the tire-ground interfaces, for which the vehicle possesses components adequately rated to safely carry. It cannot exceed the sum of all GAWRs.

Truck Classification by GVWR
 Class 1 0–6,000 lbs
 Class 2 6,001–10,000 lbs.
 Class 3 10,001–14,000 lbs.
 Class 4 14,001–16,000 lbs.
 Class 5 16,001–19,500 lbs.
 Class 6 19,501–26,000 lbs.
 Class 7 26,001–33,000 lbs.
 Class 8 33,001 lbs.+

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