Driving your vehicle
VEHICLE LOAD LIMIT
Two labels on your driver’s door sill Cargo Weight
GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight)
show how much weight your vehicle
was designed to carry: the Tire and
Loading Information Label and the
This figure includes all weight added This is the Base Curb Weight plus
to the Base Curb Weight, including actual Cargo Weight plus passen-
cargo and optional equipment.
Before loading your vehicle, familiar-
ize yourself with the following terms
for determining your vehicle’s weight
ratings, from the vehicle’s specifica-
tions and the Certification Label:
GAW (Gross Axle Weight)
This is the total weight placed on
each axle (front and rear) - including This is the maximum allowable
vehicle curb weight and all payload.
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight
weight of the fully loaded vehicle
(including all options, equipment,
passengers and cargo). The GVWR
is shown on the Certification Label
located on the driver’s door sill.
GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating)
Base Curb Weight
This is the maximum allowable
weight that can be carried by a single
axle (front or rear). These numbers
are shown on the Certification Label.
The total load on each axle must
never exceed its GAWR.
This is the weight of the vehicle
including a full tank of fuel and all
standard equipment. It does not
include passengers, cargo, or option-
Vehicle Curb Weight
This is the weight of your new vehicle
when you picked it up from your deal-
er plus any aftermarket equipment.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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