What is GVM & GCM

Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM)

The GVM is the maximum weight that a truck can carry including its own weight. This is the maximum or total weight of a loaded rigid vehicle (including body, payload, fuel and driver). It is a figure set by the manufacturer and is lodged with registration authorities and governs all applications and is stamped on the compliance plate of the vehicle (also referred to as GVW or Gross Vehicle Weight).

Below are the ranges of GVM for each of the key Isuzu Truck Range

Gross Combination Mass (GCM)

The GCM is given for the total weight a truck can carry and tow. This is the maximum weight of a loaded articulated vehicle or combination vehicle such as a prime mover with semi-trailer and / or trailers (also referred to as GCW Gross Combination Weight).