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Hi,

If I look in User Manual and Online resources, I cannot find 'Gross Combined Weight Rating' GCWR.
My 2017 Acadia Denali door side label only mentions :
GVWR : Total = 6001 LBs, Front = 2976 LBs, Rear = 3406 LBs.
"The total combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed 705 Kg or 1555 LBs"

Without knowing GCWR, you cannot calculate how much you can really tow.
Does any have GCWR number for 2017 GMC Acadia Denali AWD (new model) 3.6 v6 ?
 

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Here are some numbers from manual (found out the GCWR in manual) AND
Let's assume this trailer (https://www.jayco.com/products/travel-trailers/2018-jay-flight-slx-7-west/174bh/)
Unloaded Vehicle Weight (lbs) View Definition 2960
Dry Hitch Weight (lbs) View Definition 315
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (lbs) View Definition 3750
Cargo Carrying Capacity (lbs) View Definition 790

Let's assume I am going to load trailer to its full capacity of GVWR 3750 lbs, then we have following:

GCWR = 8984 lbs
GVWR = 6001 lbs
MaxTow = 4000 lbs
DenaliCurbWt = 4400 lbs
Trailer GVWR = 3750 lbs
Trailer Tongue Weight = (typically 10-20% of Trailer GVWR) = 20% x 3750 = 750 lbs

So when computing weight remaining for Passengers and Cargo, do we also subtract Trailer Tongue weight from GCWR or not? Because as we see below, if Tongue Wt is subtracted, I am hardly left with 84lbs for driver+passenger+cargo, else I am left with 834 lbs.

CASE1 (subtract tongue weight) :
Weight remaining for Passengers(+Cargo) = GCWR - DenaliCurbWt - TrailerTongue - TrailerGVWR = 8984 - 4400 - 750 - 3750 = 84 lbs

CASE2 (don't subtract tongue weight) :
Weight remaining for Passengers(+Cargo) = GCWR - DenaliCurbWt - TrailerGVWR = 8984 - 4400 - 3750 = 834 lbs
 

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I admire your attention to detail but unless you're putting 6 sumo wrestlers into your truck you MIGHT be overthinking this a bit...JMO.
 

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