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Vehicle Specs Quiz
by Staff
Are you sure your vehicle is ready for towing? There is a give and take effect as you increase the weight you are towing, and there are several specs that determine if you're ready to tow. See if you know what they are.

What is the total weight of a vehicle without passengers or cargo, but including gasoline or any other necessary fluids?

  • Curb weight
  • Payload
  • Cargo carrying capacity
  • GVWR

What is the maximum allowable weight of a fully equipped tow vehicle, including passengers and cargo?

  • GCWR
  • GAWR
  • Curb weight
  • GVWR

What is the maximum permissible weight of the tow vehicle and trailer combined when both are fully loaded for travel?

  • GCWR
  • GAWR
  • GVWR
  • Cargo carrying capacity

What is the maximum weight an axle is designed to carry?

  • GCWR
  • GAWR
  • GVWR
  • Cargo carrying capacity

What is the combined weight of all passengers and cargo?

  • Curb weight
  • Towing capacity
  • Payload
  • GVWR

What is the maximum available volume for storage in a vehicle?

  • GVWR
  • GCWR
  • GAWR
  • Cargo carrying capacity

What is the maximum allowable weight a vehicle can tow?

  • Cargo carrying capacity
  • Towing capacity
  • GVWR
  • GCWR

As the measure of a specific vehicle’s payload increases, what other measurement decreases?

  • Towing capacity
  • Cargo carrying capacity
  • Curb weight

Which of the following vehicle statistics is rendered in cubic feet?

  • GVWR
  • GCWR
  • Cargo carrying capacity
  • Towing capacity

Which of the following vehicle statistics includes the weight of a tank of gas?

  • Cargo carrying capacity
  • Towing capacity
  • Curb weight
  • Pressure braking system