How Much Does a Car Weigh? We’ve Got the Answer

I’ve never paid much attention to the weight of a car unless I haul things for a living. In fact, most people would be surprised to learn that different cars have different weights, such as curb weight and gross vehicle weight (GVWR).

However, these weights have a significant impact on vehicle performance, from fuel economy to acceleration, handling and braking. That’s why JD Power recently put together an article that clearly explains such heavy topics, including the different weight types, the benefits of knowing your car’s weight, and the average weight of each type of vehicle.

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