fording depth

fording depth

[′fȯrd·iŋ ‚depth]
(engineering)
Maximum depth at which a particular vehicle can operate in water.
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Other special capabilities include a standard fording depth of 1.
Ground clearance is a respectable 188 mm while flood fording depth is quite decent at just under 500 mm, impressive for a 7-seat SUV more inclined towards paved roads.
This is further boosted by the expanded functions of the Airmatic air suspension with raised ride heights for a ground clearance of up to 285 millimeters and a fording depth of 600 millimeters.
THE MAXIMUM FORDING DEPTH OF AN M-ATV IS 3 FEET IN CALM WATER.
Few owners will tackle anything more extreme off road than a farm track, but I've tried them in deep ruts and streams and the vehicle's fording depth, ground clearance and angles of arrival and departure for steep slopes are good.
There's 20cm of ground clearance and a fording depth of 50cm, so it can tackle a fair range of obstacles.
The eight wheels, each with independent suspension and disk-type brakes, can negotiate gradients up to 60 percent, fording depths up to 1.