Frequently Asked Questions

Net vehicle weight

This refers to the net weight of a vehicle without taking into account the driver, the passengers or any other additional weight. When it comes to commercial vehicles, 75 kilograms are automatically added for the driver.
Payload refers to the difference between the vehicle’s own weight and vehicle’s gross weight. The vehicle gross weight refers to the maximum operating weight that a vehicle should not exceed.
Roof load limit refers to the weight that can be carried using roof racks and roof boxes. Usually, this limit is between 50 and 100 kilograms.
Towing capacity refers to a trailer’s mass excluding the vertical load on the coupling point of the vehicle. This usually ranges between 50 and 75 kilograms.