Diesel weights and towed loads (in kg) - commercial vehicles

The GTW and towed load values indicated are valid up to a maximum altitude of

The GTW and towed load values indicated are valid up to a maximum altitude of 1 000 metres; the towed load mentioned must be reduced by 10 % for each additional 1 000 metres of altitude.

High ambient temperatures may result in a reduction in the performance of the vehicle to protect the engine; if the ambient temperature is above 37 °C, limit the towed load.

* The kerb weight is equal to the unladen weight + driver (75 kg).

** Exceeding the maximum rear axle weight involves a speed restriction of 50 mph (80 km/h) as defined in point 2.7 of the Directive.

*** Exceeding the gross vehicle weight when the vehicle is towing involves a speed restriction of 50 mph (80 km/h) as defined in point 2.7 of the Directive.

**** Maximum braked trailer weight, within the GTW limit; warning, towing using a lightly loaded towing vehicle may have an adverse effect on its road holding.

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