Ford KA Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Ford KA clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 140 mm (5.5 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 28 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 108 — 120 mm (4.3 — 4.7 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 140 mm / 114 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 140 mm / 356 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 152 mm
    • Difference with world average: -21 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.5 16V — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 1.0 TiVCT 12V — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.5 16V — 1 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 TiVCT 12V — 0.7 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.5 16V 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.6
    1.0 TiVCT 12V 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    140 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.6
    Vehicle 1.5 16V
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%
    Vehicle 1.0 TiVCT 12V
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 140 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%