Audi A8 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Audi A8 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 120 mm (4.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 24 mm (0.9 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 88 — 100 mm (3.5 — 3.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: high
    • Clearance to tire height: 120 mm / 141 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 120 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 132 mm
    • Difference with world average: -41 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.0 TFSI V6 — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 3.0 TDI V6 — 2.1 hp/mm
  • 4.2 BiTDI V8 — 2.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.0 TFSI V6 — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • 3.0 TDI V6 — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 4.2 BiTDI V8 — 6.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.0 TFSI V6 — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0 TDI V6 — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 4.2 BiTDI V8 — 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
    3.0 TFSI V6 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    40 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 8.2
    3.0 TDI V6 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    40 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 8.2
    4.2 BiTDI V8 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    29 mm/L 87 mm
    (3.4 in)
    -34% 8.2
    Vehicle 3.0 TFSI V6
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 8.2%
    Vehicle 3.0 TDI V6
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 8.2%
    Vehicle 4.2 BiTDI V8
    Clearance 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 87 mm (3.4 in)
    Difference from world average -34%
    Ride height to car height 8.2%

    Quick notes on Audi A8 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 148 mm (5.8 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 29.6 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 116 — 128 mm (4.6 — 5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 148 mm / 135 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 148 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 160 mm
      • Difference with world average: -13 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.8 V6 — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 3.7 V8 — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.8 V6 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 3.7 V8 — 2.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.8 V6 — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.7 V8 — 13 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
    2.8 V6 150 mm
    (5.9 in)
    54 mm/L 117 mm
    (4.6 in)
    -7% 10.4
    3.7 V8 146 mm
    (5.7 in)
    39 mm/L 113 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -10% 10.1
    Vehicle 2.8 V6
    Clearance 150 mm (5.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 54 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 117 mm (4.6 in)
    Difference from world average -7%
    Ride height to car height 10.4%
    Vehicle 3.7 V8
    Clearance 146 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 39 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 113 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%