Mercedes-Benz C-class Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 92 mm (3.6 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 18.4 mm (0.7 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 60 — 72 mm (2.4 — 2.8 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
    • Clearance to tire height: 92 mm / 107 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 92 mm / 443 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 104 mm
    • Difference with world average: -69 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • C 220d — 2.1 hp/mm
  • C 200 — 2.2 hp/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 4.3 hp/mm
  • C 200d — 1.7 hp/mm
  • C 160 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • C 300 — 2.8 hp/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 3.6 hp/mm
  • C 180d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • C 300d — 2.7 hp/mm
  • C 300 e — 2.3 hp/mm
  • C 300 de — 2.1 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 5.2 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 5.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 220d — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • C 200 — 3 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 5.8 Nm/mm
  • C 200d — 3.9 Nm/mm
  • C 160 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • C 300 — 4 Nm/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • C 180d — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • C 300d — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • C 300 e — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • C 300 de — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 7.1 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 7.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 220d — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200d — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 160 — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 V6 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180d — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 e — 66 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 de — 77 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 9 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 9 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
    C 220d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    47 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 200 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    61 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    AMG C 43 V6 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    30 mm/L 57 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -79% 6.3
    C 200d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 160 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 180 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 300 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    46 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 400 V6 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    31 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 180d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 300d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    47 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 300 e 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    46 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 300 de 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    47 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    AMG C 63 V8 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    23 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.5
    AMG C 63 S V8 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    23 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.5
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 61 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle AMG C 43 V6
    Clearance 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 30 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 57 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -79%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 200d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 160
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 300
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 400 V6
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 180d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 300d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 300 e
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 300 de
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 V8
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 23 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 S V8
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 23 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 92 mm (3.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 18.4 mm (0.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 60 — 72 mm (2.4 — 2.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 92 mm / 95 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 92 mm / 466 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 104 mm
      • Difference with world average: -69 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • C 200 — 2.2 hp/mm
  • C 220d — 2.1 hp/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 4.3 hp/mm
  • C 200d — 1.7 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • C 300 — 2.8 hp/mm
  • C 160 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 3.6 hp/mm
  • C 180d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • C 300d — 2.7 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 5.2 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 5.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 200 — 3 Nm/mm
  • C 220d — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 5.8 Nm/mm
  • C 200d — 3.9 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • C 300 — 4 Nm/mm
  • C 160 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • C 180d — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • C 300d — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 7.1 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 7.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 200 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 220d — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200d — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 160 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 V6 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180d — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 9 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 9 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
    C 200 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    61 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 220d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    47 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    AMG C 43 V6 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    30 mm/L 57 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -79% 6.3
    C 200d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 180 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 300 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    46 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 160 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 400 V6 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    31 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 180d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    C 300d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    47 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.3
    AMG C 63 V8 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    23 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    AMG C 63 S V8 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    23 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 61 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle AMG C 43 V6
    Clearance 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 30 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 57 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -79%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 200d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 300
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 160
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 400 V6
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 180d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 300d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 V8
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 23 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 S V8
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 23 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 91 mm (3.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 22.8 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 59 — 71 mm (2.3 — 2.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 91 mm / 97 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 91 mm / 466 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 103 mm
      • Difference with world average: -70 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • C 220d — 2.2 hp/mm
  • C 200 — 2.3 hp/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 4.3 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • C 300 — 2.9 hp/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 3.8 hp/mm
  • C 200d — 1.8 hp/mm
  • C 300d — 2.8 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 4.7 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 220d — 4.5 Nm/mm
  • C 200 — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 5.8 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • C 300 — 4.2 Nm/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 5.5 Nm/mm
  • C 200d — 4.1 Nm/mm
  • C 300d — 5.7 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 6.4 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 6.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 220d — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200 — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 V6 — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300d — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 10 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
    C 220d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    C 200 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    59 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    AMG C 43 V6 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    30 mm/L 57 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -79% 6.4
    C 180 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    55 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    C 300 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    44 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    C 400 V6 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    29 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    C 200d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    55 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    C 300d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.3
    AMG C 63 V8 101 mm
    (4 in)
    25 mm/L 68 mm
    (2.7 in)
    -59% 7.2
    AMG C 63 S V8 101 mm
    (4 in)
    25 mm/L 68 mm
    (2.7 in)
    -59% 7.2
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 59 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle AMG C 43 V6
    Clearance 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 30 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 57 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -79%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 55 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 300
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 400 V6
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 200d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 55 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 300d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 V8
    Clearance 101 mm (4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 25 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 68 mm (2.7 in)
    Difference from world average -59%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 S V8
    Clearance 101 mm (4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 25 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 68 mm (2.7 in)
    Difference from world average -59%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 91 mm (3.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 22.8 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 59 — 71 mm (2.3 — 2.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 91 mm / 97 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 91 mm / 466 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 103 mm
      • Difference with world average: -70 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • C 220d — 2.2 hp/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 4.3 hp/mm
  • C 200 — 2.3 hp/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 3.8 hp/mm
  • C 300 — 2.9 hp/mm
  • C 200d — 1.8 hp/mm
  • C 300d — 2.8 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 5 hp/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 4.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 220d — 4.5 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 5.8 Nm/mm
  • C 200 — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 5.5 Nm/mm
  • C 300 — 4.2 Nm/mm
  • C 200d — 4.1 Nm/mm
  • C 300d — 5.7 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 6.9 Nm/mm
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 6.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 220d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 43 V6 — 9 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200 — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 V6 — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 S V8 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG C 63 V8 — 10 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
    C 220d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    AMG C 43 V6 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    30 mm/L 57 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -79% 6.4
    C 200 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    59 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    C 400 V6 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    29 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    C 300 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    44 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    C 200d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    55 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    C 300d 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    C 180 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    55 mm/L 55 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -83% 6.2
    AMG C 63 S V8 101 mm
    (4 in)
    25 mm/L 68 mm
    (2.7 in)
    -59% 7.2
    AMG C 63 V8 101 mm
    (4 in)
    25 mm/L 68 mm
    (2.7 in)
    -59% 7.2
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle AMG C 43 V6
    Clearance 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 30 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 57 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -79%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 59 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle C 400 V6
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle C 300
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle C 200d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 55 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle C 300d
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 55 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 55 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -83%
    Ride height to car height 6.2%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 S V8
    Clearance 101 mm (4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 25 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 68 mm (2.7 in)
    Difference from world average -59%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle AMG C 63 V8
    Clearance 101 mm (4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 25 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 68 mm (2.7 in)
    Difference from world average -59%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 89 mm (3.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 22.3 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 57 — 69 mm (2.2 — 2.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 89 mm / 113 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 89 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 101 mm
      • Difference with world average: -72 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • C 220d — 1.9 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • C 200 — 2.1 hp/mm
  • C 300 — 2.8 hp/mm
  • C 250d — 2.3 hp/mm
  • C 250 — 2.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 220d — 4.5 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • C 200 — 3.4 Nm/mm
  • C 300 — 4.2 Nm/mm
  • C 250d — 5.6 Nm/mm
  • C 250 — 3.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 220d — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200 — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 250d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 250 — 15 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
    C 220d 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    42 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    C 180 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    56 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    C 200 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    C 300 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    C 250d 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    42 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    C 250 89 mm
    (3.5 in)
    45 mm/L 56 mm
    (2.2 in)
    -81% 6.3
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 56 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 300
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 250d
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%
    Vehicle C 250
    Clearance 89 mm (3.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 56 mm (2.2 in)
    Difference from world average -81%
    Ride height to car height 6.3%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz C-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 92 mm (3.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 18.4 mm (0.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 60 — 72 mm (2.4 — 2.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 92 mm / 121 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 92 mm / 414 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 104 mm
      • Difference with world average: -69 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • C 200d — 1.5 hp/mm
  • C 180d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • C 250d — 2.2 hp/mm
  • C 220d — 1.8 hp/mm
  • C 300h — 2.2 hp/mm
  • C 250 — 2.3 hp/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 3.6 hp/mm
  • C 180 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • C 200 — 2 hp/mm
  • C 400 — 3.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • C 200d — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • C 180d — 3 Nm/mm
  • C 250d — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • C 220d — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • C 300h — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • C 250 — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • C 400 V6 — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • C 180 — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • C 200 — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • C 400 — 5.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • C 200d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 250d — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 220d — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 300h — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 250 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 V6 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 180 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 200 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • C 400 — 12 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
    C 200d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 180d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 250d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    43 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 220d 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    43 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 300h 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    43 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 250 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    46 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 400 V6 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    31 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 180 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    58 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 200 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    46 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    C 400 92 mm
    (3.6 in)
    31 mm/L 59 mm
    (2.3 in)
    -75% 6.4
    Vehicle C 200d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 180d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 250d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 220d
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 300h
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 250
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 400 V6
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 180
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 200
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%
    Vehicle C 400
    Clearance 92 mm (3.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 59 mm (2.3 in)
    Difference from world average -75%
    Ride height to car height 6.4%