Ford S-MAX Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Ford S-MAX clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 128 mm (5 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 18.3 mm (0.7 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 96 — 108 mm (3.8 — 4.3 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: high
    • Clearance to tire height: 128 mm / 129 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 128 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 140 mm
    • Difference with world average: -33 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.5 EcoBoost — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 2.0 EcoBoost — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TDCi — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 2.0 EcoBlue — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 2.0 Bi-Turbo Ecoblue — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.5 EcoBoost — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 EcoBoost — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TDCi — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 EcoBlue — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 Bi-Turbo Ecoblue — 3.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.5 EcoBoost — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 EcoBoost — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TDCi — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 EcoBlue — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 Bi-Turbo Ecoblue — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.5 EcoBoost 128 mm
    (5 in)
    85 mm/L 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -26% 6.6
    2.0 EcoBoost 128 mm
    (5 in)
    64 mm/L 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -26% 6.6
    2.0 TDCi 128 mm
    (5 in)
    64 mm/L 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -26% 6.6
    2.0 EcoBlue 128 mm
    (5 in)
    64 mm/L 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -26% 6.6
    2.0 Bi-Turbo Ecoblue 128 mm
    (5 in)
    64 mm/L 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -26% 6.6
    Vehicle 1.5 EcoBoost
    Clearance 128 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 85 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -26%
    Ride height to car height 6.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 EcoBoost
    Clearance 128 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -26%
    Ride height to car height 6.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 TDCi
    Clearance 128 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -26%
    Ride height to car height 6.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 EcoBlue
    Clearance 128 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -26%
    Ride height to car height 6.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 Bi-Turbo Ecoblue
    Clearance 128 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -26%
    Ride height to car height 6.6%