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

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Land Rover Discovery clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 215 mm (8.5 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 30.7 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 183 — 195 mm (7.2 — 7.7 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance to tire height: 215 mm / 153 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 215 mm / 483 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 227 mm
    • Difference with world average: +54 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 TD4 — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 2.0 SD4 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 3.0 Si6 — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 3.0 TD V6 — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 3.0 SD6 — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 TD4 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 SD4 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 Si6 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 TD V6 — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 Si4 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 SD6 — 3.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 TD4 — 37 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0 Si6 — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0 TD V6 — 31 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
    2.0 TD4 220 mm
    (8.7 in)
    110 mm/L 187 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.9
    2.0 SD4 215 mm
    (8.5 in)
    108 mm/L 182 mm
    (7.2 in)
    +25% 11.4
    3.0 Si6 220 mm
    (8.7 in)
    73 mm/L 187 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.9
    3.0 TD V6 220 mm
    (8.7 in)
    74 mm/L 187 mm
    (7.4 in)
    +27% 11.9
    2.0 Si4 207 mm
    (8.1 in)
    104 mm/L 174 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +22% 11
    3.0 SD6 207 mm
    (8.1 in)
    69 mm/L 174 mm
    (6.9 in)
    +22% 10.8
    Vehicle 2.0 TD4
    Clearance 220 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 187 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 2.0 SD4
    Clearance 215 mm (8.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 108 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 182 mm (7.2 in)
    Difference from world average +25%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 3.0 Si6
    Clearance 220 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 187 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 3.0 TD V6
    Clearance 220 mm (8.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 187 mm (7.4 in)
    Difference from world average +27%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 2.0 Si4
    Clearance 207 mm (8.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 104 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 174 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +22%
    Ride height to car height 11%
    Vehicle 3.0 SD6
    Clearance 207 mm (8.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 174 mm (6.9 in)
    Difference from world average +22%
    Ride height to car height 10.8%