2. In this Act,
“gross vehicle weight rating” means the value specified by the motor vehicle manufacturer as the weight of a single loaded vehicle;
“model year” means the year used by a motor vehicle manufacturer to designate a particular vehicle model irrespective of the year in which the vehicle was produced; and
“motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle that is used to carry up to nine persons at a time or property on a public highway and whose gross vehicle weight rating is less than 4,500 kg.