Well, I believe it's the same engines from the Mazda6, so I guess we could start copying some info (at least on the 2.3... but the 6 also has a 2.0 internationally, although it isn't much discussed) from Mazda6Club.com
The GVW on the sticker is the maximum safe weight of the vehicle loaded. Loaded means the vehicle, passengers, cargo, and tow weight... The only thing it has to do with the vehicle weight itself it that it is the vehicle weight plus load.
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