Audi A3 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Audi A3 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 110 mm (4.3 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 22 mm (0.9 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 78 — 90 mm (3.1 — 3.5 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
    • Clearance to tire height: 110 mm / 113 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 110 mm / 406 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 122 mm
    • Difference with world average: -51 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 1.2 TFSI — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.6 TDI — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.6 — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TFSI — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 1.9 TDI — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TDI — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TFSI — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.2 TFSI — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 TDI — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TFSI — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 1.9 TDI — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TDI — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TFSI — 2.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.2 TFSI — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 TDI — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TFSI — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.9 TDI — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TDI — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TFSI — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.8 TFSI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    61 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    1.2 TFSI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    92 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    1.6 TDI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    69 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    1.6 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    69 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    1.4 TFSI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    79 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    1.9 TDI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    58 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    2.0 TDI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    56 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    2.0 TFSI 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    56 mm/L 77 mm
    (3 in)
    -46% 7.7
    Vehicle 1.8 TFSI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 61 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 1.2 TFSI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 92 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 1.6 TDI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 1.6
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 1.4 TFSI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 79 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 56 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%
    Vehicle 2.0 TFSI
    Clearance 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 56 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 77 mm (3 in)
    Difference from world average -46%
    Ride height to car height 7.7%

    Quick notes on Audi A3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 113 mm (4.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 22.6 mm (0.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 81 — 93 mm (3.2 — 3.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 113 mm / 113 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 113 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 125 mm
      • Difference with world average: -48 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 1.9 TDI — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TFSI — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 1.6 — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.9 TDI — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TFSI — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 — 1.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.8 TFSI — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.9 TDI — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TFSI — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.8 TFSI 113 mm
    (4.4 in)
    63 mm/L 80 mm
    (3.1 in)
    -42% 7.9
    1.9 TDI 113 mm
    (4.4 in)
    59 mm/L 80 mm
    (3.1 in)
    -42% 7.9
    1.4 TFSI 113 mm
    (4.4 in)
    81 mm/L 80 mm
    (3.1 in)
    -42% 7.9
    1.6 113 mm
    (4.4 in)
    71 mm/L 80 mm
    (3.1 in)
    -42% 7.9
    Vehicle 1.8 TFSI
    Clearance 113 mm (4.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 63 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 80 mm (3.1 in)
    Difference from world average -42%
    Ride height to car height 7.9%
    Vehicle 1.9 TDI
    Clearance 113 mm (4.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 59 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 80 mm (3.1 in)
    Difference from world average -42%
    Ride height to car height 7.9%
    Vehicle 1.4 TFSI
    Clearance 113 mm (4.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 81 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 80 mm (3.1 in)
    Difference from world average -42%
    Ride height to car height 7.9%
    Vehicle 1.6
    Clearance 113 mm (4.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 80 mm (3.1 in)
    Difference from world average -42%
    Ride height to car height 7.9%