Mercedes-Benz CLS Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz CLS clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 97 mm (3.8 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 24.3 mm (1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 65 — 77 mm (2.6 — 3 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
    • Clearance to tire height: 97 mm / 102 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 97 mm / 474 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 109 mm
    • Difference with world average: -64 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • CLS 350 d — 3.1 hp/mm
  • CLS 400 d — 3.7 hp/mm
  • CLS 450 — 3.9 hp/mm
  • AMG CLS 53 — 3.6 hp/mm
  • CLS 300 d — 2.6 hp/mm
  • CLS 350 — 3.2 hp/mm
  • CLS 220d — 2.1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • CLS 350 d — 6.5 Nm/mm
  • CLS 400 d — 7.5 Nm/mm
  • CLS 450 — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • AMG CLS 53 — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • CLS 300 d — 5.4 Nm/mm
  • CLS 350 — 4.3 Nm/mm
  • CLS 220d — 4.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • CLS 350 d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 400 d — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 450 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG CLS 53 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 300 d — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 350 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 220d — 20 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
    CLS 350 d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    32 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    CLS 400 d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    32 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    CLS 450 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    31 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    AMG CLS 53 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    40 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 8.4
    CLS 300 d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    48 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    CLS 350 94 mm
    (3.7 in)
    47 mm/L 61 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -71% 6.5
    CLS 220d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    48 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    Vehicle CLS 350 d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 32 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle CLS 400 d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 32 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle CLS 450
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle AMG CLS 53
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 8.4%
    Vehicle CLS 300 d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 48 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle CLS 350
    Clearance 94 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 61 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -71%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle CLS 220d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 48 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz CLS clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 95 mm (3.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 23.8 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 63 — 75 mm (2.5 — 3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 95 mm / 103 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 95 mm / 450 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 107 mm
      • Difference with world average: -66 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • CLS 250 — 2.1 hp/mm
  • CLS 220 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • CLS 350 — 2.7 hp/mm
  • AMG CLS 63 — 5.9 hp/mm
  • CLS 400 — 3.5 hp/mm
  • CLS 500 — 4.3 hp/mm
  • AMG CLS 63 S — 6.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • CLS 250 — 5.3 Nm/mm
  • CLS 220 — 4.2 Nm/mm
  • CLS 350 — 6.5 Nm/mm
  • AMG CLS 63 — 7.6 Nm/mm
  • CLS 400 — 5.1 Nm/mm
  • CLS 500 — 6.3 Nm/mm
  • AMG CLS 63 S — 8.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • CLS 250 — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 220 — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 350 — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG CLS 63 — 9 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 400 — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • CLS 500 — 10 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG CLS 63 S — 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
    CLS 250 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    44 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    CLS 220 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    44 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    CLS 350 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    32 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    AMG CLS 63 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    17 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    CLS 400 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    27 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    CLS 500 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    20 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    AMG CLS 63 S 95 mm
    (3.7 in)
    17 mm/L 62 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -69% 6.7
    Vehicle CLS 250
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle CLS 220
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle CLS 350
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 32 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle AMG CLS 63
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 17 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle CLS 400
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 27 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle CLS 500
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 20 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle AMG CLS 63 S
    Clearance 95 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 17 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 62 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -69%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz CLS clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 114 mm (4.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 28.5 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 82 — 94 mm (3.2 — 3.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 114 mm / 86 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 114 mm / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 126 mm
      • Difference with world average: -47 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • AMG CLS 63 — 4.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • AMG CLS 63 — 5.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • AMG CLS 63 — 8 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
    AMG CLS 63 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    18 mm/L 81 mm
    (3.2 in)
    -41% 8
    Vehicle AMG CLS 63
    Clearance 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 18 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 81 mm (3.2 in)
    Difference from world average -41%
    Ride height to car height 8%