K - Kerb weight

05 June 2006

Kerb weight - The weight of a car with no passengers or luggage but with a full fuel tank. Most German manufacturers add 75kg (the average weight of one occupant) to their figure, so take this amount off to get the true kerb weight.


Want to know the difference between your APRs and your PCPs? Our Glossary will guide you through the minefield of car-buying terms.

Haymarket Logo What Car? is brought to you by Haymarket Consumer Media
What Car? is part of Haymarket Motoring
© Haymarket Media Group 2015