Introduction:

In Pakistan, People become really worried about which car to choose to drive on the roads of Pakistan as per their budget. Messy speedbreakers, potholes, and various obstacles make people so much more conscious of choosing the right car. This thing became more complicated when they were choosing Japanese cars for their daily driving because they have low ground clearance due to which they have better road grips as compared to our locally assembled vehicles. In this blog, we explore the top choices among high ground clearance cars in Pakistan, besides their high resale value, demands, and preferences.

What Is Ground Clearance Of Car?

The ground clearance of a car is defined as the distance between the vehicle’s underside and the ground. This distance represents the height of the vehicle’s lowest point above the road. The ground clearance does not include the tire, wheel hub, brake backing plate, mudflap, Spacer, or flexible mudguard. Below is the list of locally assembled high ground clearance cars in Pakistan.

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1. Toyota Corolla:

Toyota Corolla is the ideal choice in terms of Ground Clearance for the roads of Pakistan as it also has a mind-blowing resale value here in Pakistan. The Ground clearance of the current Toyota Corolla generation is 175mm or 6.7 inches which is so for the ideal clearance of this car as compared to other locally assembled vehicles.

High Ground Clearance Cars In Pakistan

Key Specifications of Corolla:

Horse Power 84-138 HP
Torque 121 – 173 nm
Kerb Weight 1320 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4620 x 1775 x 1475 mm
Mileage 8 – 16 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 195/65/R15
Boot Capacity 470 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 55 L
Top Speed 180 – 240 KM/H

 

2. Toyota Yaris:

Toyota Yaris was introduced in the replacement of the Toyota Corolla GLi and XLi in Pakistan in the category of B-Segment sedans available in 1.3L and 1.5L engine options. Yaris has a wide ground clearance of around 175mm. Which is an ideal length for the bumpy roads of Pakistan. That’s the main reason, the Toyota Yaris got instant fame in a very short time and people preferred it after Corolla in terms of Ground Clearance.

High Ground Clearance Cars In Pakistan

Key Specifications of Yaris:

Horse Power 98-106 HP
Torque 123 – 140 nm
Kerb Weight 1145 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4425 x 1730 x 1475 mm
Mileage 12 – 16 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 185/60/R15
Boot Capacity 476 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H

3. Honda City:

Honda City is strictly made for urban cities as the name already speaks “City”. Comfortable drive with good suspension response having a good resale value with an optimum ground clearance of 172mm. Easy to maintain and reasonable spare parts available all over Pakistan, make this car dominant in the category of high ground clearance cars in Pakistan.

High Ground Clearance Cars In Pakistan

Key Specifications of City:

Horse Power 88-118 HP
Torque 110 – 145 nm
Kerb Weight 1178 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4441 x 1694 x 1498 mm
Mileage 12 – 16 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 175/65/R15
Boot Capacity 510 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H

 

4. Hyundai Elantra:

Hyundai Elantra was launched in March 2021 in Pakistan available in two variants GL which is 1.6L and GLX which is a 2.0L engine. A true competitor of Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic in the category of C-Segment sedans. Elantra has a sleek design with a thin smoother line on the sides which gives a sportier look. LED Lava lights at the back and front DRLs enhance their look on the road.

High Ground Clearance Cars In Pakistan

However, here in Pakistan, Elantra is not as reliable as to Corolla or somehow Civic because of the high cost of parts, high maintenance cost, and lower resale value if compared to the Corolla. Despite the facts, Elantra got a good public response in a very short time. It offers a spacious cabin, a smooth ride, balanced driving characteristics, and a large variety of safety features. Ground Clearance of the Hyundai Elantra is 134mm. Which is still better than most of the sedans here in Pakistan.

Key Specifications of Elantra:

Horse Power 126 – 154 HP
Torque 155 – 195 nm
Kerb Weight 1373 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4620 x 1800 x 1450 mm
Mileage 12 – 16 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 215/55/R16
Boot Capacity 407 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L
Top Speed 240 KM/H

5. Suzuki Alto:

Suzuki Alto is the most economical vehicle in today’s automotive market having a good resale and low maintenance car. People even use it on ride-hailing apps due to its mind-blowing fuel mileage. Suzuki Alto has a ground clearance of around 170mm which is best for Pakistani roads and people even preferred it in rural areas of Pakistan.

Suzuki Alto

Key Specifications of Alto:

Horse Power 39 HP
Torque 56 nm
Kerb Weight 670 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3395 x 1475 x 1490 mm
Mileage 15 – 22 KM/L
Seating Capacity 4 Persons
Tyre Size 145/80/R13
Boot Capacity 125 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 27 L
Top Speed 140 KM/H

 

6. KIA Picanto:

KIA Picanto was introduced in August 2019 with both Manual and Automatic transmissions by KIA Lucky Motors in Pakistan. Picanto is a small hatchback city car manufactured by the South Korean automaker from 2004. It is also known as Kia Morning in its native South Korea and a few other markets.

KIA Picanto

KIA Picanto is the competitor of Suzuki Cultus. It is slightly smaller in length and width, but considerably shorter in height, and has superior ground clearance than the Pakistan Suzuki competitor which is 152mm.

Key Specifications of Picanto:

Horse Power 68 HP
Torque 94 nm
Kerb Weight 860 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3595 x 1595 x 1490 mm
Mileage 12 – 15 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 165/65/R14
Boot Capacity 200 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H

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7. Suzuki Cultus:

The most renowned and loved vehicle here in Pakistan due to its durability, looks, affordable maintenance cost, and much more. It was introduced back in 2000 in the replacement of Suzuki Khyber and 2017, Pak Suzuki replaced the Cultus with ‘Celerio’ but introduced the badging of Cultus here to gain market exposure easily as the name ‘Cultus’ already played a big role in the hearts of people. Sooner, this Cultus also got famed and people started trusting the label of ‘Cultus’. The Ground Clearance of this generation of Cultus is 145 mm. Which is good for the roads of Pakistan. This car also became an ideal choice for ride-hailing services.

Suzuki Cultus

Key Specifications of Cultus:

Horse Power 67 HP
Torque 90 nm
Kerb Weight 795 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3600 x 1600 x 1540 mm
Mileage 16 – 18 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 165/65/R14
Boot Capacity 254 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H

 

8. Suzuki Wagon R:

Suzuki Wagon R was introduced as the replacement of Suzuki Alto back in 2013 in Pakistan. Initially, it was rejected by the consumers, but later on, it started taking place in the hearts of people.  Be Practical! It was the slogan given by Pak Suzuki when they were doing marketing of this vehicle. People literally took it seriously and started buying it and so far, they got good outcomes. Suzuki Wagon R has a ground clearance of around 170mm. Which is far a decent length from the ground.

Suzuki Wagon R

Key Specifications of Wagon R:

Horse Power 67 HP
Torque 90 nm
Kerb Weight 835 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3600 x 1475 x 1670 mm
Mileage 14 – 18 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 145/80/R13
Boot Capacity 180 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H

 

9. Suzuki Swift:

Suzuki launched the highly anticipated fourth generation of the Swift in Pakistan in February 2022. The smartness of the Suzuki Swift makes it suitable for urban driving. The Swift’s size confidently navigates bustling city streets and heavy traffic with ease. That is why, Suzuki Swift has an ideal ground clearance of 180mm. Which is perfectly fine for the Pakistani roads or tracks.

Suzuki Swift

Key Specifications of Swift:

Horse Power 82 HP
Torque 113 nm
Kerb Weight 895 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 3845 x 1735 x 1520 mm
Mileage 12 – 18 KM/L
Seating Capacity 5 Persons
Tyre Size 185/55/R16
Boot Capacity 265 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 37 L
Top Speed 220 KM/H

10. Honda BR-V:

The BR-V, standing for ‘Bold Runabout Vehicle’, achieves exactly that by combining the tough qualities of an SUV. A subcompact crossover SUV equipped with a 1.5L I-VTEC engine paired with CVT transmission. As per the feedback of consumers, the Honda BR-V has a good fuel mileage of around 13 KM/L and on the highway, it gives around 19 KM/L. Which is exceptional in the category of crossover SUVs. Ideally, the ground clearance of the Honda BR-V is 201mm. This vehicle offers solid traction and ground clearance, ideal for rough terrain. Honda BR-V is the top choice in the category of high ground clearance cars in Pakistan.

honda brv

Key Specifications of BR-V:

Horse Power 118 HP
Torque 145 nm
Kerb Weight 1240 Kg
Dimensions (LxWxH) 4453 x 1753 x 1666 mm
Mileage 12 – 15 KM/L
Seating Capacity 7 Persons
Tyre Size 195/60/R16
Boot Capacity 539 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 L
Top Speed 180 KM/H