Volkswagen Jetta Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

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Quick notes on Volkswagen Jetta clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 134 mm (5.3 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 26.8 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 102 — 114 mm (4 — 4.5 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 134 mm / 112 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 134 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 146 mm
    • Difference with world average: -27 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 1 hp/mm
  • GLI 2.0 TSI — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • GLI 2.0 TSI — 2.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • GLI 2.0 TSI — 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
    1.4 TSI 141 mm
    (5.6 in)
    101 mm/L 108 mm
    (4.3 in)
    -14% 9.7
    GLI 2.0 TSI 127 mm
    (5 in)
    64 mm/L 94 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -27% 8.8
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 141 mm (5.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 108 mm (4.3 in)
    Difference from world average -14%
    Ride height to car height 9.7%
    Vehicle GLI 2.0 TSI
    Clearance 127 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 94 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -27%
    Ride height to car height 8.8%