Comparison: Ground clearance VW Sharan vs. competitors 2023

Ground clearance is the distance between the lowest point on a VW Sharan's undercarriage and the ground.It is an important factor to consider when driving off-road or in areas with rough terrain, as a higher ground clearance allows this German van to clear obstacles more easily.With it’s wheelbase of 2841 mm and height of 1730 mm, the VW Sharan has a ground clearance of 113 mm. The highest ground clearance you can find amongst similar vehicles has SsangYong Rodius 270 Xdi (AJ ), which is 69mm more than the Sharan 1.9 TDI - 182 mm.To give an example, the SsangYong has a 69mm higher ground clearance compared to the VW , giving the SsangYong an advantage in this aspect.

VW Sharan - How has the ground clearance changed over the generations?

VW Sharan generations

(Ground clearance)
VW Sharan generations
Generation yearGround clearance
Sharan, Model year 1995 (I)0 mm
Sharan, Model year 2000 (I (1. Facelift))113 mm
Sharan, Model year 2004 (Sharan I (2. Facelift))113 mm
Sharan, Model year 2010 (II)163 mm
Sharan, Model year 2015 (II (1. Facelift))152 mm
The difference in Ground clearance between first generation (I) from 1995 and last generation (II (1. Facelift)) from 2015 is 15.2cm mm.
The ground clearance of the current generation of Sharan is 113 mm.

The ground clearance compared to other VW models

VW Sharan vs other current cars by VW

(Ground clearance)
Ground clearance: Sharan vs. other models by VW
Variant nameGround clearance
up! e-up! 135 mm
Arteon 138 mm
Arteon R 138 mm
Arteon R Shooting Brake 138 mm
Arteon Shooting Brake 138 mm
up! 144 mm
Passat Limousine 145 mm
Passat GTE Variant 145 mm
Passat GTE Limousine 145 mm
Touran 156 mm
T-Roc R 158 mm
T-Roc 161 mm
T-Roc Cabriolet 161 mm
ID.5 GTX 163 mm
ID.4 163 mm
ID.5 163 mm
Passat Alltrack 174 mm
T-Cross 190 mm
Tiguan 191 mm
Tiguan R 201 mm
Tiguan Allspace 201 mm

How does the ground clearance of the VW Sharan compare to it's nearest competitors?

VW Sharan vs. similar cars

(Ground clearance)
Ground clearance: VW Sharan vs. similar cars
Car modelGround clearance
SsangYong Rodius 2005182 mm
VW Sharan 2004113 mm

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