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Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Vehicle weight glossary / GAW (Gross axle weight)

This is the total weight placed on each axle (front and rear) - including vehicle curb weight and all payload.

    Cargo weight
    This figure includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and optional equipment. ...

    GAWR (Gross axle weight rating)
    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 ...

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