Land Rover Defender Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Land Rover Defender 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 / 457 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 237 mm
    • Difference with world average: +64 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 SD4 — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 3.0 I6 — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 SD4 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 I6 — 2.4 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.0 SD4 225 mm
    (8.9 in)
    113 mm/L 192 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +28% 11.4
    2.0 Si4 225 mm
    (8.9 in)
    113 mm/L 192 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +28% 11.4
    3.0 I6 225 mm
    (8.9 in)
    75 mm/L 192 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +28% 11.4
    Vehicle 2.0 SD4
    Clearance 225 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 192 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 Si4
    Clearance 225 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 192 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 3.0 I6
    Clearance 225 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 75 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 192 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%

    Quick notes on Land Rover Defender 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 / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 230 mm
      • Difference with world average: +57 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 SD4 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 3.0 I6 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 SD4 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 I6 — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    2.0 SD4 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    109 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 11.1
    3.0 I6 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    73 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 11.1
    2.0 Si4 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    109 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 11.1
    Vehicle 2.0 SD4
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 109 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 3.0 I6
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 2.0 Si4
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 109 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%