The weight specified by the manufacturer as the maximum loaded weight of a towing vehicle and its trailer. The sum of the loaded vehicle weight of the truck and trailer should not exceed the GCWR. GCWR = vehicle curb weight + payload + trailer weight + driver and passengers
GROSS COMBINATION WEITH RATING. GCWR is the maximum amount of weight allowable, as established by the manufacturer, for the truck, trailer, equipment, payload, fuel and occupants. Exceeding this weight is not recommended.
Gross Combination Weight Rating. This is the maximum allowable weight of the towing vehicle and the loaded trailer - including all cargo and passengers - that the vehicle can handle without risking costly damage. (Important: The towing vehicle's brake system is rated for operation at the GVWR - NOT GCWR. Separate functional brake systems should be used for safe control of towed vehicles and for trailers weighing more than 1,500 lbs. When loaded.) NOTE:The measured GCW must never exceed the GCWR.
Gross combined weight rating. The maximum allowable combined weight, in pounds, of the tow vehicle and the attached towed vehicle. GCWR assumes both vehicles have functioning brakes, with exceptions in some cases for very light towed vehicles, normally less than 1,500 pounds (check your chassis manual or towing guide).
Abbreviation for Gross Combination Weight Rating. Represents the entire weight of a vehicle at the ground with a trailer or trailers including vehicle, equipment, driver, fuel, and payload (everything that moves with the vehicle.)
Gross Combined Weight Rating. The manufacturers maximum load weight, in pounds, allowed for the trailer and tow vehicle. This rating includes the weight of the trailer and two vehicle plus fuel, water, propane, supplies and passengers.
Gross combination weight rating. Maximum allowable combined weight of the tow vehicle and the trailer, according to the vehicle manufacturer; includes the weight of both vehicles, plus all fuel, water, supplies and passengers.
Gross Combined Weight Rating. Maximum allowable combined weight of the tow vehicle and the trailer, according to the vehicle manufacturer. The GCWR includes the weight of the vehicle and the trailer as well as all fuel, water, supplies and passengers.
Gross Combination Weight Rating. The maximum allowable weight of the combination of tow vehicle and trailer/fifth-wheel, or motorhome and dinghy. It includes the weight of the vehicle, trailer/fifth-wheel (or dinghy), cargo, passengers and a full load of fluids (fresh water, propane, fuel, etc.).