Chevrolet Silverado Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 209 mm (8.2 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 69.7 mm (2.7 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 177 — 189 mm (7 — 7.4 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance to tire height: 209 mm / 179 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 209 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 221 mm
    • Difference with world average: +48 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 5.3 EcoTec3 V8 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 EcoTec3 V6 — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.3 EcoTec3 V8 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 EcoTec3 V6 — 1.5 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    5.3 EcoTec3 V8 209 mm
    (8.2 in)
    - 176 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +23% 10.9
    4.3 EcoTec3 V6 209 mm
    (8.2 in)
    - 176 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +23% 10.9
    Vehicle 5.3 EcoTec3 V8
    Clearance 209 mm (8.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 176 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +23%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%
    Vehicle 4.3 EcoTec3 V6
    Clearance 209 mm (8.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 176 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +23%
    Ride height to car height 10.9%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 222 mm (8.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 44.4 mm (1.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 190 — 202 mm (7.5 — 8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 222 mm / 179 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 222 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 234 mm
      • Difference with world average: +61 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.7 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 216 mm
    (8.5 in)
    41 mm/L 183 mm
    (7.2 in)
    +25% 11.5
    6.2 V8 EcoTec3 227 mm
    (8.9 in)
    37 mm/L 194 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12.1
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 216 mm (8.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 183 mm (7.2 in)
    Difference from world average +25%
    Ride height to car height 11.5%
    Vehicle 6.2 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 227 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 194 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12.1%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 218 mm (8.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 43.6 mm (1.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 186 — 198 mm (7.3 — 7.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 218 mm / 179 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 218 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 230 mm
      • Difference with world average: +57 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 215 mm
    (8.5 in)
    40 mm/L 182 mm
    (7.2 in)
    +25% 11.5
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 215 mm
    (8.5 in)
    50 mm/L 182 mm
    (7.2 in)
    +25% 11.5
    6.2 V8 EcoTec3 225 mm
    (8.9 in)
    37 mm/L 192 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +28% 12
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 215 mm (8.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 182 mm (7.2 in)
    Difference from world average +25%
    Ride height to car height 11.5%
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 215 mm (8.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 50 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 182 mm (7.2 in)
    Difference from world average +25%
    Ride height to car height 11.5%
    Vehicle 6.2 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 225 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 192 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 12%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 218 mm (8.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 109 mm (4.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 186 — 198 mm (7.3 — 7.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 218 mm / 179 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 218 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 230 mm
      • Difference with world average: +57 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.9 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    40 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 11.4
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 223 mm
    (8.8 in)
    52 mm/L 190 mm
    (7.5 in)
    +28% 11.9
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 223 mm (8.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 190 mm (7.5 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 225 mm (8.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 45 mm (1.8 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 193 — 205 mm (7.6 — 8.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 225 mm / 179 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 225 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 237 mm
      • Difference with world average: +64 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    6.2 V8 EcoTec3 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    36 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.8
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 226 mm
    (8.9 in)
    42 mm/L 193 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 226 mm
    (8.9 in)
    53 mm/L 193 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12
    Vehicle 6.2 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 36 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 226 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 193 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 226 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 53 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 193 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 214 mm (8.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 107 mm (4.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 182 — 194 mm (7.2 — 7.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 214 mm / 179 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 214 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 226 mm
      • Difference with world average: +53 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.4 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 209 mm
    (8.2 in)
    49 mm/L 176 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +23% 11.1
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    41 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 11.6
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 209 mm (8.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 49 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 176 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +23%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 11.6%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 222 mm (8.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 44.4 mm (1.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 190 — 202 mm (7.5 — 8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 222 mm / 176 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 222 mm / 423 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 234 mm
      • Difference with world average: +61 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    52 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.8
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    42 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.8
    6.2 V8 EcoTec3 222 mm
    (8.7 in)
    36 mm/L 189 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.8
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%
    Vehicle 6.2 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 222 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 36 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 189 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%

    Quick notes on Chevrolet Silverado clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 227 mm (8.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 45.4 mm (1.8 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 195 — 207 mm (7.7 — 8.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 227 mm / 172 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 227 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 239 mm
      • Difference with world average: +66 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 4.3 V6 EcoTec3 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 5.3 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 6.2 V8 EcoTec3 — 2.7 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    4.3 V6 EcoTec3 227 mm
    (8.9 in)
    53 mm/L 194 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12.1
    5.3 V8 EcoTec3 227 mm
    (8.9 in)
    43 mm/L 194 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12.1
    6.2 V8 EcoTec3 227 mm
    (8.9 in)
    37 mm/L 194 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12.1
    Vehicle 4.3 V6 EcoTec3
    Clearance 227 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 53 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 194 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12.1%
    Vehicle 5.3 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 227 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 194 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12.1%
    Vehicle 6.2 V8 EcoTec3
    Clearance 227 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 37 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 194 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12.1%