Citroen DS Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Citroen DS clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 29 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
    • Difference with world average: -16 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 23 — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 23 — 1.3 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    23 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    62 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.5
    Vehicle 23
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 62 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.5%

    Quick notes on Citroen DS clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 159 mm (6.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 31.8 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 127 — 139 mm (5 — 5.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 171 mm
      • Difference with world average: -2 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 19 — 0.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 19 — 0.9 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    19 159 mm
    (6.3 in)
    83 mm/L 126 mm
    (5 in)
    -1% 10.8
    Vehicle 19
    Clearance 159 mm (6.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 126 mm (5 in)
    Difference from world average -1%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%