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

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz G-class clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 246 mm (9.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 49.2 mm (1.9 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 214 — 226 mm (8.4 — 8.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance to tire height: 246 mm / 147 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 246 mm / 489 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 258 mm
    • Difference with world average: +85 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • G 550 — 2 hp/mm
  • G 350d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • G 500 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • AMG G 63 — 2.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • G 550 — 3 Nm/mm
  • G 350d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • G 500 — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • AMG G 63 — 3.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • G 350d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • G 500 — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG G 63 — 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
    G 550 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    - 172 mm
    (6.8 in)
    +21% 10.5
    G 350d 241 mm
    (9.5 in)
    82 mm/L 208 mm
    (8.2 in)
    +33% 12.2
    G 500 270 mm
    (10.6 in)
    68 mm/L 237 mm
    (9.3 in)
    +40% 13.7
    AMG G 63 266 mm
    (10.5 in)
    67 mm/L 233 mm
    (9.2 in)
    +39% 13.5
    Vehicle G 550
    Clearance 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 172 mm (6.8 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 10.5%
    Vehicle G 350d
    Clearance 241 mm (9.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 82 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 208 mm (8.2 in)
    Difference from world average +33%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle G 500
    Clearance 270 mm (10.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 237 mm (9.3 in)
    Difference from world average +40%
    Ride height to car height 13.7%
    Vehicle AMG G 63
    Clearance 266 mm (10.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 233 mm (9.2 in)
    Difference from world average +39%
    Ride height to car height 13.5%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz G-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 271 mm (10.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 54.2 mm (2.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 239 — 251 mm (9.4 — 9.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 271 mm / 145 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 271 mm / 514 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 283 mm
      • Difference with world average: +110 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • G 350d — 1 hp/mm
  • G 500 — 1 hp/mm
  • AMG G 65 — 3 hp/mm
  • AMG G 63 — 2.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • G 350d — 2.6 Nm/mm
  • G 500 — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • AMG G 65 — 4.9 Nm/mm
  • AMG G 63 — 3.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • G 350d — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • G 500 — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG G 63 — 11 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
    G 350d 235 mm
    (9.3 in)
    79 mm/L 202 mm
    (8 in)
    +31% 12
    G 500 438 mm
    (17.2 in)
    110 mm/L 405 mm
    (15.9 in)
    +63% 22.4
    AMG G 65 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    - 172 mm
    (6.8 in)
    +21% 10.6
    AMG G 63 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    - 172 mm
    (6.8 in)
    +21% 10.6
    Vehicle G 350d
    Clearance 235 mm (9.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 79 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 202 mm (8 in)
    Difference from world average +31%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle G 500
    Clearance 438 mm (17.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 405 mm (15.9 in)
    Difference from world average +63%
    Ride height to car height 22.4%
    Vehicle AMG G 65
    Clearance 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 172 mm (6.8 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle AMG G 63
    Clearance 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 172 mm (6.8 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%