57 Indian Cars With Maximum Ground Clearance – Highest Ground Clearance Cars

In order to tackle bad city road conditions, car buyers, irrespective of the segment have started looking for cars with maximum ground clearance. So here we have picked cars with the best in class ground clearance under each segment. Let’s have a look.


Entry-Level Hatchbacks


Datsun Redi-Go

Datsun Redigo Ground Clearance


Be it looks, interior features, mileage or even price-tag, the hot-chick small car from Datsun has got everything that appeals to the first time Indian car buyer. Datsun Redi-Go powered by 799 cc petrol engine generates a maximum power of 53 bhp at 5678 rpm and peak torque of 72 Nm at 4388 rpm. Apart from being feature-laden, Redi-Go also commands a whopping ground clearance of 185 mm, hence with respect to ground clearance, it stands as No.1 in the entry-level hatchback segment.

Tata Nano

Tata Nano Ground Clearance


Though the name, Tata Nano might give you a feel of being small, when it comes to interior space it deceives one and all. The India-made small car comes packed with 624 cc petrol mini-mill that produces 37.5 bhp of power at 5500 rpm and peak torque of 51 Nm at 4000 rpm. In addition to abundant space, another excellent point it features is its high ground clearance of 180 mm, which makes it a perfect urban car to drive in traffic conditions. The Renault Kwid also features the same ground clearance. With such ground clearance, you can even wander through rough and uneven terrains occasionally.

Datsun GO

Datsun Go Ground Clearance

The high on space urban car, Datsun GO gets many out of the box features and first in the segment technology. Packed with a 1.2 L HR12 DE petrol engine that outpours 68 PS peak power and 104 Nm peak torque, GO receives a sufficient ground clearance of 180 mm. Some of the underlining attributes consist of anti-fatigue seats, dual airbags, stylish LED DRLs, stand-out grille design, 3D shaped headlamps, diamond cut 14-inch alloy wheels, follow me headlights and others.

Renault KWID

Renault Kwid Ground Clearance

This entry-level car with crossover-stance has done wonders for the French car maker since its launch. The KWID, which finds an awesome ground clearance of 180 mm, is admired among masses for its butch looks, premium looking interior design, abundant space, superior ride quality, excellent mileage etc. Offered in 0.8 L and 1.0 L petrol engine choices and its box SUV-ish design it took harshly on the segment champion Maruti Alto 800 and K10. The Renault KWID also features the handiness of AMT gearbox.

Hyundai Eon

Hyundai Eon Ground Clearance

One the most stylish looking family car, Hyundai Eon gets nearly everything good to get entitled for the first family car ‘label’. Its appealing design, spacious cabin, tech and gadgets, fuel efficiency and also decent ground clearance of 170 mm attracts one and all. The value for money car is presented in 0.8 L and 1.0 L petrol engine guises. Hyundai Eon is 3515 mm in length, 1500 mm in width and 1510 mm in height.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio

Maruti Celerio Ground Clearance

The car with contemporary design stands high with its 165 mm ground clearance. The ideal city car is provided with many premium features such as steering wheel mounted audio and call controls, Bluetooth enabled music system, driver’s seat with height adjust, modern seat fabric pattern along with the convenience of auto gear shift (AGS) transmission. Available in petrol and CNG avatars its measurements comprise of 3695 mm (length), 1600 mm (width) and 1560 mm (height).

Tata Tiago

Tata Tiago Ground Clearance

It won’t be wrong to tag the Tiago as the most amazing disruption in the segment. The car is way ahead of its competition in terms of dimension as well as feature list. The Tiago is 3746 mm in length, 1647 mm in width, 1535 mm in height and gets a wheelbase of 2400 mm. The car possesses ground clearance of 165 mm (with R 13 tyres) and 170 mm (with R 14 tyres). Besides the regular Tiago, the latest Tata Tiago NRG, dubbed as urban tough roader, gets huge ground clearance of 180 mm.

Maruti Suzuki Wagon R

Maruti Wagon R

The tall boy of the segment gets a good ground clearance of 165 mm. One of the most spacious budget cars in the category comes with a choice of 5-speed manual gearbox and an optional AMT transmission. Moreover, in the engine compartment, it shares Alto K10’s frugal yet peppy 1.0L powertrain. A choice for more than 20 lakh happy families, Wagon R receives high-quality interiors and advance safety aspects like ABS and others.    

Maruti Suzuki Alto 800

Maruti Alto 800 Ground Clearance

First-time buyer’s favourite car, Alto 800, has been ruling the hearts for nearly two decades. With its fresh approach and timely updates, the car has never appeared aged. One of the best sellers in the Maruti Suzuki portfolio, the Alto 800 features a ground clearance of 160 mm. Other dimensions include 3430 mm length, 1515 mm width, 1475 mm height alongside wheelbase measuring 2360 mm. Made available in petrol and CNG alternatives, it comes packed with a 796 cc, FBD engine that gives out 47.3 bhp and 69 Nm of power and torque respectively. If you plan to buy new tyre for your alto car, Get here best tyre for your Maruti Alto

Maruti Suzuki Alto K10

Maruti Alto K10

Another hot-seller with a peppy punch from India’s largest passenger car maker seizes better ergonomics and superior city driveability. Maruti Alto K10 shares ground clearance similar to its younger sibling, Alto 800, that is 160 mm. In addition to features like dual tone interiors, keyless entry, power windows etc., the Alto K10 is also endowed with handy AGS (auto gear shift) transmission. The K10 produces 68 PS (power) and 90 Nm (torque) with its 998 cc petrol engine.




Fiat Punto EVO

Fiat Punto Evo Ground Clearance


Famous for its undisputed engine performance, the Fiat Punto EVO comes in two powertrain options namely petrol and diesel. The 1172cc petrol motor erupts a sizable power of 67.1 bhp at 6000 rpm and meaty torque of 96 Nm at 2500 rpm. Moreover, the diesel counterpart is the 1248cc that produces maximum power of 91.7 bhp at 4000 rpm and peak torque of 209 Nm at 2000 rpm. Just like it never lets you down on the power and torque front same way with its practical ground clearance of 195mm there is no looking back. For the bad roads in India, Punto is the best choice.

Maruti Suzuki Ignis

Nexa Maruti Ignis Ground Clearance


The very contemporary looking crossover inspired hatch with tall boy design holds ample space for four occupants in the cabin. There is wholesome head room and leg room on offer. Moreover, a good 180 mm of ground clearance makes rough road driving easy. On offer with manual and automatic transmissions, the Maruti Ignis is powered by a sole petrol fuel choice of 1.2 L (82 bhp / 113 Nm) engine. The millennial hatch is 3700 mm in length, 1690 mm in width and 1595 mm in height. Moreover, it gets a wheelbase of 2435 mm and 260 L of boot space.

Ford Figo

Ford Figo Ground Clearance


American car maker’s most successful hatchback in India is Ford Figo. The latest upgrade is presented with a 1498cc diesel engine that produces maximum power of 99 bhp at 3750 rpm and peak torque of 215 Nm at 1750-3000 rpm. The petrol choice comes in the form of 1196cc engine giving out 86.8 bhp of highest power at 6300 rpm and peak torque of 112 Nm at 4000 rpm. With 174 mm ground clearance it sits just next to the segment winner Punto EVO.

Hyundai Elite i20

Hyundai Elite i20 Ground Clearance

Since inception, Hyundai i20 has been one of the most swayed and authoritative hatch in the segment. Apart from sizable ground clearance of 170 mm it also boasts premium fluidic design, sporty and wide appearance, distinct styling, high on the tech feature list and class-leading safety aspects. Presented in 1.2 L petrol and 1.4 L diesel engine choices, Hyundai Elite i20 holds length of 3985 mm, width of 1734 mm and height of 1505 mm alongside a wheelbase of 2570 mm.

Toyota Etios Liva

toyota etios liva ground clearance

The Etios Liva is one of the most versatile hatchbacks with best value for money quotient in the segment. It gets dimensions of 3884 mm (height), 1695 mm (width), 1510 mm (height), wheelbase of 2460 mm, boot space of 251-litres and adequate ground clearance of 170 mm. The roomy cabin gets all modern comfort and convenience features. Moreover, the safety aspects such as dual airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX child mount seats etc are standard across variants.

Maruti Suzuki Baleno

Maruti Baleno Ground Clearance

The premium apt size hatch, which is based on Suzuki’s rigid and lightweight platform, is an ideal blend of performance, features and class. With its sleek appearance and ground clearance of 170 mm, Baleno appeals to most. With capacious cabin space and sedan like knee-room at the rear, it features class leading gadgetry for the occupants. Offered in 1.3 L (diesel – 74 bhp and 190 Nm) and 1.2 L (petrol – 83.1 bhp and 115 Nm) fuel choices, it stretches 3995 mm, 1745 mm and 1510 mm in length, width and height correspondingly.

Hyundai Grand i10

Hyundai Grand i10 Ground Clearance

The Grand i10 is all about space and smart practicality topped with first-class tech. The leading hatch in the category ensures dynamic comfort with a substantial room, convenient attributes and choice of frugal engines. With a reasonable ground clearance of 165 mm, Hyundai Grand i10 also gets one of the largest boots in the segment (256 litres). The i10 is offered in conventional fuel choices that is 1.2 L, Kappa VTVT (81.86 bhp and 114 Nm) and 1.2 L, CRDi (74 bhp and 190 Nm).

Honda Jazz

Honda Jazz Ground Clearance


There are only two full-size proper five-seater hatchbacks in the segment, one is Hyundai Elite i20 and other is the Honda Jazz. Although on the ground clearance part it sits under i20 (170 mm) with 165 mm. The stylish hatch gets a fantastic best in class 354 L boot, drive armrest, tilt steering, DigiPad 2.0 (17.7 cm touch-screen audio, rear parking sensors, video and NAV system, Apple CarPlay, Android auto,  ABS with EBD and many more. The Honda Jazz stretches 3955 mm in height, 1694 mm in width and 1544 mm in height.

Honda Brio

Honda Brio Ground Clearance

The gorgeous looking city hatch holds a ground clearance of 165 mm. Honda Brio is fitted with i-VTEC petrol engine that offers superlative handling under city road setup. It features premium quality interiors and gizmos. Available in sole petrol choice, the 1.2L, i-VTEC powertrain produces 88 PS and 109 Nm and is mated to a choice of manual or automatic gearbox.  Its exterior measurements come as 3610 mm (height), 1680 mm (width), and 1500 mm (height).

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo Ground Clearance

The German hatch is a complete car that is not only fit for city use but can also be trusted for long route usage due to its hardwearing engine. The ground clearance of Polo is 165 mm. The solid built quality is quite visible outside as well as inside. The VW Polo is a classic looking no frills car that is loaded with premium features such as automatic AC, touch-screen infotainment system, auto-dimming mirror, dual airbags standard across variants and others.

Tata Bolt

Tata Bolt Ground Clearance

The Bolt is one of the first B-segment hatchbacks from Tata Motors to get clear-cut dimensions and decent ground clearance of 165 mm. With height of 3825 mm, width of 1695 mm, height of 1562 mm and a wheelbase of 2470 mm, Tata Bolt receives best in segment rear legroom. The nimble hatchback is fine-tuned with new age petrol and diesel engine units. In cabin, attributes comprise of touchscreen infotainment system by Harman, automatic climate control, steering-mounted audio, speed-dependant volume control, voice commands and many more.

Maruti Suzuki Swift

New Maruti Swift Ground Clearance

The frontrunner in the segment, unfortunately, lags behind in terms of ground clearance i.e. 163 mm. Maruti Swift measures 3840 mm, 1735 mm and 1530 mm for length, width and height respectively. The third generation Swift, which is based on a new platform, holds better NVH levels, improved cabin space, peppier drive performance and experience etc. The 1.2 L (petrol) and 1.3 L (diesel) engines come with AMT choice and deliver best in class fuel efficiency.

Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra Ground Clearance

The Micra is a low profile hatch with 150 mm of ground clearance. The cabin is roomy and fit and finish levels are up to the mark. Features such as a 6.2-inch touchscreen AVN system, rear parking sensors and camera etc., make the price tag worthy. Nissan Micra stretches 3825 mm in length, 1665 mm in width and 1525 mm in height, whereas the boot stands at 251-litres. Offered in petrol and diesel fuel options, the X-tronic CVT automatic gearbox on petrol trim provides smooth performance.


Sub 4-Metre Sedans


Tata Zest

Tata Zest Ground Clearance

The sedan that revived Tata Motors fortunes in the under 4-metre segment, gets the top spot with a ground clearance of 175 mm. The contemporary sedan with fabulous feature list seizes length, width and height of 3995 mm, 1706 mm and 1570 mm. It also carries a wheelbase of 2470 mm and a convenient boot capacity of 390 L. Tata Zest is offered in petrol and diesel options with three different driving modes for hassle-free driving.

Ford Aspire

Ford Figo Aspire


Second Ford-brand car to feature in the list is Ford Aspire compact sedan. Packed with an admirable duo of power mills in the form of 1498cc diesel and 1499cc petrol, the former produces a good 99 bhp of power and peak torque of 215 Nm. Whilst, the latter gives out a power of 110.5 bhp and peak torque of 136 Nm. Coming to the ground clearance, there is a tie, as Aspire too features 174 mm of ground clearance, which is the highest in this segment.

Honda Amaze

Honda Amaze Ground Clearance

Honda India’s hot-selling sedan in the country, despite being a compact sedan, stretches a good 3995 mm in length, 1695 mm in width and 1501 mm in height. Its ground clearance stands at 170 mm, while the wheelbase and boot volume spread out at 2470 mm and 420 L respectively. Offered in petrol and diesel guises, Amaze possess first in segment CVT (continuous variable transmission) with the diesel engine.

Tata Tigor

Tata Tigor Ground Clearance

The revolutionary ‘styleback’ sedan in the sub-4-metre segment features a rich ground clearance of 170 mm. Other dimensional high points in the Tata Tigor include large boot of 419 L and a sizeable wheelbase of 2450 mm. The Tigor is presented in two fuel choices – 1.2 L, petrol (85PS & 114Nm) and 1.05 L, diesel (70PS & 140Nm). It measures 3992 mm in height, 1677 mm in width and 1537 mm in height.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Ground Clearance

The leader in the sub-4-metre category, Maruti Dzire sedan gets everything right from the Indian buyers perspective. The Dzire sedan comes with a ground clearance of 163 mm. On the dimension front, it receives a length of 3995 mm, width of 1735 mm and height of 1515 mm. Available with conventional fuel choices (petrol and diesel), it serves better cabin space thanks to its 2450 mm wheelbase, whilst, the 378 L boot space takes care of the luggage and belongings.

Volkswagen Ameo

Volkswagen Ameo Ground Clearance

The compact sedan offering from VW, Ameo is a highly feature-loaded (cruise control, MirrorLink support and many more) sedan in the segment. The solidly build Ameo shares a ground clearance of 165 mm, wheelbase of 2470 mm alongside cargo volume of a good 330 L. The 3995 mm long, 1682 mm wide and 1483 mm tall VW car can be had with a 76 PS, 1.0 L petrol motor or a 90 PS, 1.5 L diesel powertrain.

Hyundai Xcent

Hyundai Xcent Ground Clearance

The under 4-metre offing from Hyundai India is endowed with segment first features such as wheel air curtains and fog lamps with LED DRLs. The Xcent receives a ground clearance of 165 mm alongside wheelbase of 2425 mm and boot space of 407 L. Presented in two engine selections i.e. 1.2 L CRDi (diesel) and 1.2 L Kappa Dual VTVT (petrol), it receives a length of 3995 mm, width of 1660 mm and height of 1520 mm.


Compact Crossovers


Fiat Avventura

Fiat Avventura Ground Clearance


The Fiat Avventura exhibits pure Italian marvel with proven engine technology and exquisite styling. Ranking first in the compact crossovers in terms of ground clearance, it gets a massive 205 mm of that which equivalent to the Duster’s! The Fiat crossover is offered with only a single engine option – a 1248 cc 16V multijet engine. The motor puts out 91.72 bhp of max power and 209 Nm of peak torque. With a top speed of 165 kmph, it takes 14 seconds to sprint from naught to 100kmph.

Hyundai Elite i20 Active

Hyundai i20 Active Ground Clearance


The Elite i20 was always a good looking car and with the additional dose of overall plastic cladding, its appeal has gone a step further. The i20 Active features the same set of engines as in its stock cousin – a 1.4litre diesel and a 1.2-litre petrol engines. The former motor produces 88.73 bhp of max power and 220 Nm of peak torque while the latter pumps out 81.86 bhp of top power and 114.73 Nm of max torque. The Korean automaker has also upped the ground clearance of its i20 Active by 20 mm to 190 mm over its premium hatchback (170 mm).

Honda WR-V

Honda WR-V Ground Clearance


The distinctively styled crossover from the Japanese car maker boasts a fine ground clearance of 188 mm. Based on the Honda Jazz hatch, Honda WR-V is made available with punchy petrol (1.2 L – 89 bhp) and diesel (1.5 L – 99 bhp) motor choices. The proper 5-seater with adequate cabin space is offered with a length of 3999 mm, width of 1734 mm and height of 1601 mm. It carries a wheelbase of 2555 mm and cargo room of 363 L.

Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Maruti S-Cross Ground Clearance

The premium compact crossover Maruti S-Cross is the first car that was sold via NEXA dealerships. It gets a decent ground clearance of 180 mm. The Maruti crossover seizes long list of features, which comprise of all-LED projector headlamps, leather upholstery, cruise control and others. Based on a wheelbase of 2600 mm, the S-Cross is 4300 mm long, 1785 mm wide and 1595 mm tall, whereas, the boot space measures 353 L.

Toyota Etios Cross

Toyota Etios Cross Ground Clearance

The Etios hatch based crossover receives a ground clearance of 174 mm. Other dimensions include length of 3895 mm, width of 1735 mm and height of 1555 mm. The Toyota crossover gets a wheelbase of 2460 mm and a good 251 L of boot space. Offered in three engine choices – two petrol and one diesel – it gets many classy features such as front grille guard with fog lamps, piano black interiors, distinctive side cladding, 15-inch diamond alloy wheels, standard dual airbags, flat rear floor etc.


Mid-Sized Sedans


Fiat Linea

Fiat linea ground clearance

The Italian sedan Fiat Linea has got the highest ground clearance in this segment with 185 mm. Normally car makers try to make their sedans look sporty and provide them with low-profile. However, Fiat tries to make things practical with its Linea and endows it with a very good clearance coupled with an agile suspension setup for comfortable rides under uneven conditions. Fiat Linea diesel comes fitted with 1248cc power mill that produces maximum power of 91.7 bhp at 4000 rpm and meaty torque 209 Nm at 2000 rpm. Likewise, the choice of two tunes under 1368cc petrol variant generates maximum power of 88.8 bhp (Fire) and 123.2 bhp (T-Jet) and peak torque of 115 Nm (Fire) and 208 Nm (T-Jet).

Toyota Platinum Etios

Toyota Etios Ground Clearance

Though Toyota Etios is not a sub-4 meter car, it still makes its place in the compact segment as it measures just above four meters. The made for India sedan has been selling like hot cakes due to its practicality notion in every aspect. Besides capacious and cosy cabin, plethora of features, amazing mileage numbers it also possesses 174 mm of ground clearance, which makes it stand tall in the area of ground clearance. Toyota Etios is presented in diesel (1364cc, 67.05 bhp and 170 Nm) as well as petrol (1496cc, 88.73 bhp and 132 Nm) choice in the country.

Maruti Ciaz

Maruti Ciaz ground clearance

The first Maruti to make up to the list is Maruti Suzuki India’s best selling premium sedan Ciaz. The most talked sedan comes with a ground clearance of 170 mm, which is higher compared to the Honda City and Hyundai Verna. Powered by 1.4L petrol engine it generates a maximum power of 91.1 bhp at 6000 rpm and peak torque of 130 Nm at 4000 rpm. Whereas its 1.3L diesel companion hand out highest power of 88.5 bhp at 4000 rpm and meaty torque of 200 Nm at 1750 rpm.

Nissan Sunny

Nissan Sunny Ground Clearance

The aggressively priced Nissan Sunny can easily take on city road undulations well with its ground clearance of 165 mm. The CAAAR, as dubbed by Nissan due to its long and wide stance, enjoys dimensions of 4455 mm, 1695 mm and 1515 mm for length, width and height. Offered in 1.5 L diesel and same capacity petrol engine choices it features boot space of 490 L.

Hyundai Verna

Hyundai Verna Ground Clearance

The ground clearance of Verna stands at 165 mm. The premium sedan gets the new K2 platform alongside amendments in the front and rear suspension setup, which makes the ride quality better. Moreover, its length, width and height fall as 4440 mm, 1729 mm and 1475 mm. The boot with a cargo volume of 480 L gets hands-free access, as seen in Hyundai Elantra sedan.

Honda City

Honda City Ground Clearance

A ground clearance of above 160 mm is considered relatively good for the Indian roads, and Honda City accompanies a ground clearance of 165 mm. Available in 1.5 L petrol (119 PS / 145 Nm) and diesel (100 PS / 200 Nm) engines, its exterior measurements read 4440 mm (length), 1695 mm (width) and 1495 mm (height), while wheelbase and cargo space fall at 2600 mm and 510 L.

Skoda Rapid

Skoda Rapid Ground Clearance

Slightly less than the rivals City and Verna, Skoda Rapid has a ground clearance of 163 mm. The present Czech sedan with length of 4413 mm, width of 1699 mm and height of 1466 mm holds a stiffer suspension alongside a wheelbase of 2552 mm.

Volkswagen Vento

Volkswagen Vento

Most of the numbers go common with Skoda Rapid’s sibling VW Vento. Just like Rapid, German sedan too shares similar ground clearance of 163 mm. It stretches 4390 mm in length and is 1699 mm wide with a wheelbase reading of 2553 m. The Volkswagen Vento is supplied with a boot space of 494 L.


SUVs — Sub-4-Metre & Above


Honda BR-V

Honda BR-V ground clearance

Honda BR-V is one of the most complete compact SUVs in its segment and edges over its rivals in many aspects. Besides, the USP of 7-seater option it also offer amazing refinement in the form of tried and tested 1.5-litre i-VTEC (1497cc, 117.3 bhp and 145 Nm) and 1.5-litre i-DTEC (1498cc, 98.6 bhp and 200 Nm) engines. It has highest ground clearance of 210 mm making it an optimum choice for potholed/watery city conditions.

Tata Nexon

Tata Nexon Ground Clearance

Blessed with the practicality of an SUV along with styling of a sports coupe, Tata Nexon has been one of the most successful Compact SUVs in the year 2018. The Nexon SUV gets ground clearance of 209 mm and is available in both petrol and diesel powertrains. The petrol motor having the capacity of 1198cc produces maximum power of 110 PS at 5000 rpm and maximum torque of 170 Nm at 1750-4000 rpm while the diesel engine having the capacity of 1497cc churns maximum power of 110 PS at 3750 rpm and maximum torque of 260 Nm at 1500-2750 rpm.

Renault Duster

RENAULT DUSTER ground clearance

One of the most successful urban SUV is Renault Duster, in addition to petrol and diesel alternatives, it avails you with convenient options like AWD and AMT. With ground clearance rated at 205 mm, it features second in the clearance cordon. The Duster diesel 1461cc gives out a power of 83.8 bhp at 3750 rpm and peak torque of 200 Nm at 1750 rpm. While the 1498cc petrol variant of Duster produces 104.5 bhp at 5600 rpm and torque of 142 Nm 4000 rpm.

Nissan Terrano

Nissan Terrano

The city SUV Terrano based on the same nibble platform of highly successful Renault Duster, gets the segment best ground clearance of 205 mm. With its more than adequate ground clearance, it easily faces broken roads and waterlogged streets. The Terrano gets 4331 mm of length, 1822 mm of width and 1671 mm of height. Moreover, the wheelbase and boot volume on offer remains similar to that of Duster.

Tata Safari Storme

Tata Safari Storme Ground Clearance

A proper commanding SUV with a big 200 mm of ground clearance is enough for a carefree potholed ride. Alongside, its shift-on-the-fly 4×4 mechanism allows hassle-free off-road operations. The Safari Storme bags 4655 mm of length, 1965 mm of width and 1922 mm of height. The elongated wheelbase touches 2650 mm mark, while boot space measurements read a huge 981 L.

Mahindra XUV500

Mahindra XUV500 Ground Clearance

The all-rounder urbane SUV from Mahindra, XUV500, delivers fascinating highway performance as well as acts ideal for city commute. With a high ground clearance of 200 mm and length, width and height standing at 4585 mm, 1890 mm and 1785 mm respectively, it showcases strong road presence. In the segment, it is the only SUV that gets an automatic gearbox attached with every variant excluding the base variant.

Tata Hexa

Tata Hexa

Call it an MPV or an SUV, both titles work for it aptly. It receives SUV like grand ground clearance of 200 mm and an optional 4X4 unit alongside colossal space and practicality of an MPV in the cabin. It is very well suited for city traffic, expressway driving and for occasional escapades across the countryside. The Tata Hexa acquires exterior dimensions of 4788 mm (length), 1900 mm (width) and 1785 mm (height). Moreover, with loads of cabin space, the wheelbase stretches to a huge 2850 mm.

Ford EcoSport

Ford EcoSport Ground Clearance

The feature-packed sub-4-metre city SUV is aimed to handle any road condition – be it potholed rough roads, water drenched city lanes – its taut 200 mm ground clearance absorbs all. The sleek mini SUV is presented in two petrol engine and one diesel engine guises. Ford EcoSport settles on 3998 mm length, 1765 mm width and 1647 mm height, whereas, the wheelbase and boot volume stand at 2519 mm and 352 L in that order.

Maruti Vitara Brezza

Maruti Brezza Ground Clearance

The exciting mini SUV from the passenger car leader achieves 198 mm of ground clearance, which is even higher than its rival Hyundai Creta. The Maruti Vitara Brezza flaunts tempting price tag and extensive feature list inside the cabin. Available in sole diesel choice, Brezza gets various customisation options via iCreate, which makes every Brezza stand out of the herd. The sub-4-metre SUV measures 3995 mm in length and is endowed with a wheelbase of 2500 mm. Moreover, the cargo space stands at 328 L.

Hyundai Creta

Hyundai Creta Ground Clearance

A solid competitor to the urban SUVs such as Renault Duster and Maruti Vitara Brezza gets 190 mm of ground clearance and an upright length and wheelbase of 4270 mm and 2590 mm respectively. An SUV that blends sophistication and intimidation well is studded with perfectly tuned suspension unit and mature ride quality under demanding road conditions. Some of the high points of the Hyundai Creta include powered driver seat, sunroof, wireless charging and large 17-inch wheels for that daunting presence, whereas, the boot volume comes good at 400 L.

Mahindra TUV300

Mahindra TUV300 Ground Clearance

Generous cabin space along with abundant legroom and headroom space in the initial two rows is a rare combo in the sub-4-metre segment, but the TUV300 gets it in style. With a decent ground clearance of 184 mm, the Mahindra mini-SUV shares a length of 3995 mm, width of 1835 mm and respectable height of 1826 mm together with segment-leading boot of 384 L. The diesel-powered SUV can accomplish city drives as well as countryside journeys with ease, thanks to its powerful  mHAWK motor and micro-hybrid technology.

Mahindra Bolero

Mahindra Bolero Ground Clearance

Since nearly two decades Bolero has been one of the best selling SUVs in the segment. The genuinely no-frills SUV with 183 mm ground clearance takes on anything, be it bad city roads or rural off roads. Its lightweight steering manoeuvres well inside city limits, while the refined new 1.5 L powertrain with micro-hybrid setup ensures better fuel efficiency. The Bolero manages to get 4107 mm length, 1745 mm width and 1880 mm height alongside a high wheelbase of 2680 mm. Whilst, its cargo volume reads 690 L.

Tata Sumo Gold

Tata Sumo Gold

The rugged presentation from the Tata Motors in the SUV category seizes softened suspension and ground clearance of 182 mm that can take on any terrain easily. The Tata Sumo features best-in-class turning radius of 5 m and a hard wearing robust chassis to handle any abuse. The value for money spacious SUV cum MUV measures 4258 mm (length), 1700 mm (width), and 1925 mm (height). The Sumo gets a broad wheelbase of 2425 mm and cargo space of 300 L.

Mahindra Scorpio

Mahindra Scorpio Ground Clearance

The all-time champion SUV in the segment is endowed with a ground clearance of 180 mm.  The latest gen Scorpio comes with a new modular chassis and new front and rear axles together with retuned suspensions. The muscular SUV stretches out 4456 mm in length, 1820 mm in width and 1995 mm in height. Its wheelbase measures 2680 mm and cargo volume stands at 460 L.

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Renault Kwid. Crossover hatchback with 180 mm ground clearance


Mahindra Verito Sedan has 172mm ground clearance.


Nobody buys mahindra verito…


hahahaha…. thumbs up!!


you missed out Ford FREESTYLE with ground clearance of 190mm. missed WR V HONDA with 188 mm.


Honda WR V is there in the list


Exactly. I was searching for freestyle only. May be this is too old article.

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jassi gill


Vishwajeet Singh Minhas
Vishwajeet Singh Minhas

You missed the Renault Captur with ground clearance of 210 mm.

Rajesh Rawat
Rajesh Rawat

What is the ps power


Isuzu V cross with 225mm of ground clearance


No mention of Thar?


Nexon 209…seems to be the highest and best….


Honda BRV has 210 and the best among the above list


Nissan Kicks 210mm.

Rakesh Nunna
Rakesh Nunna

ssangyong rexton Is the beast with top ground clearance. 252mm

Vilgin V
Vilgin V

What is the ground clearance of Hyundai nios


Rubbish analysis. You guys haven’t even listed Toyota Fortuner which has the maximum ground clearance at 220 mm.

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