Understanding RV Weights:

GAWR is the short term for Gross Axle Weight Rating. This is the maximum gross weight that an axle will carry. More specifically (RGAWR) refers to the rear axle or (FGAWR) refers to the front of the axle.   

GVWR is the short term for Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. This is the maximum weight that axles and/or the tires will carry. It is sometimes known as the maximum loaded trailer weight.

GTW is the short term for Gross Trailer Weight. GTW is the same as GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) the difference between the two is that GVW can be used for all vehicle weights where as GTW makes it clear that it is for a trailers weight.

UVW is short for the Unloaded Vehicle Weight. This is the total weight of an RV when it was delivered to a dealer and does not include and dealer installed accessories.

NCC is short for New Carrying Capacity. This is the GVWR-UVW = NCC. This is the amount of cargo allowed.

Hitch Weight is the maximum weight that a hitch will support.

CCC is the short term for Cargo Carrying Capacity. This is the amount of cargo that is allowed.

Gross Dry Weight is the weight of a vehicle or trailer without passengers, fuel, fluids, cargo etc.

UVW is the short term for Unloaded Vehicle Weight. This is the weight of a vehicle as manufactured at the factory. It does not include cargo, propane, water dealer accessories etc. It does include fluids and fuel.

Cargo Weight is the weight of all items added to the Curb Weight of the vehicle or trailer. This is the number that determines what you can safely add to your trailer.

Dry Axle Weight is the weight of a trailer when the RV is on a hitch. This is also known as UVW - Hitch Weight = Dry Axle Weight

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