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

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz GLS clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 200 mm (7.9 in)
    • Offroad abilities: good
    • Ride height per person: 28.6 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 168 — 180 mm (6.6 — 7.1 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: low
    • Clearance to tire height: 200 mm / 125 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 200 mm / 533 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 212 mm
    • Difference with world average: +39 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 8 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • GLS 350d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • GLS 400d — 1.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • GLS 350d — 3 Nm/mm
  • GLS 400d — 3.5 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    GLS 350d 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    68 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11
    GLS 400d 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    68 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11
    Vehicle GLS 350d
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11%
    Vehicle GLS 400d
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11%