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Subaru Outback: Gross Axle Weight (GAW) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)

Subaru Outback (BR) 2010-2015 Owners Manual / Driving tips / Trailer towing / Maximum load limits / Gross Axle Weight (GAW) and Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)

Gross Axle Weight


Gross Axle Weight

The total weight applied to each axle (GAW) must never exceed the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR). The front and rear GAWs can be adjusted by relocating passengers and luggage inside the vehicle. The front and rear GAWR are also shown on the certification label.

Certification label


Certification label

To check both GVWR and GAWR and to confirm that the total weight and weight distribution are within safe driving limits, you should have your vehicle and trailer weighed at a commercial weighing station. Be sure that all cargo is firmly secured to prevent a change in weight distribution while driving.

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