How much does a car weigh?

One of my friends told me that she and her friends couldn't find a parking spot. However, they did find one car that was taking up two parking spots. So, all these women moved this vehicle to fit it in its spot correctly so they could park. It made me wonder how much a car weighs because I think it’d be cool to just lift and move a vehicle that’s blocking me from parking correctly.

That is very impressive! Your average car is hefty, about 2,871 pounds or 1302 kilograms. Different types of vehicles will weigh different amounts. Let’s look at a few together.
A Chevrolet Spark is considered a small compact car and weighs between 2,246 to 2,312 pounds.
A Toyota Camry is considered a midsize car and weighs between 3,310 to 3,595 pounds.
A van like a Chrysler Pacifica is quite big and weighs 6,055 pounds.
A truck, on the other hand, like a Ford Ranger, weighs between 3,922 to 4,441pounds.
Lifting things, especially heavy things like cars, can be hazardous, so please be very, very careful. Any mistake could result in very terrible injuries.
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Lauren Smith
Answered on Oct 29, 2021
Lauren has written for World Nomads, the Matador Network, Korvia Consulting, and once upon a time Three Fates Games. She graduated from Columbia College of Chicago with a BFA in Creative Writing. After graduating, she moved overseas and lived in South Korea where she spent her free time traveling and going on road trips with friends. She misses the rest stop potatoes and is trying to figure out how to recreate them at home. She's now based outside of Chicago and when she's not writing she spends her free time reading, playing video games, and exploring whenever she can.

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