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Ground Clearance


Ground Clearance indicates the distance between the lowest point under the car and the ground. It is also termed as ridClearance indicates the distance between the lowest point under the car and the ground. It is also termed as ride height;

  • It is the amount of space in between the base of a vehicle's tires; the shortest distance between a flat level surface and the lowest part of a vehicle other than those parts designed to contact the ground. It is a critical factor in several important characteristics of a vehicle. For all the vehicles, especially cars, variation in clearance represent a trade-off between handling and practicality. A higher ride height and ground clearance mean the wheels have more vertical room for travel and also to absorclearance mean the wheels have more vertical room for travel and also to absorb shocks.