What does GVM stand for? What does GVM stand for?

  • A. General Vehicle Mechanism

  • B. Gross Vehicle Mass

  • C. Grass Vehicles Mowing

    The correct answer is B
    Correct. GVM stands for Gross Vehicle Mass, or how heavy the vehicle is.

Definition of GVM or gross vehicle mass

GVM is also called GVWR, or gross vehicle weight rating. It's the maximum operating weight of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer, including fluids, accessories, vehicle occupants and cargo. It does not include any trailers - the measurement for that is GCW or gross combination weight.

Read more about vehicle weights and loads here.