03pewternblack wrote:The safe limit and GWVR are two different things.
The GVWR is located in the door jam on a yellow and white sticker. That is the weight the manufacturer recommends (and which you will be held liable for going over in case of an accident) that the vehicle can safely haul. This amount includes trailer tongue weight, passengers, and cargo. When GVWR is calculated from the factory it is including only the driver.
You cannot (legally) increase this amount by adding airbags, fancy hitches, or whatever.
Here is the info-