BMW 1 Series Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 153 mm (6 in)
    • Offroad abilities: above average
    • Ride height per person: 30.6 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 121 — 133 mm (4.8 — 5.2 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
    • Clearance to tire height: 153 mm / 106 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 153 mm / 421 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 165 mm
    • Difference with world average: -8 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 118i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • M135i — 2 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • M135i — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118i — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M135i — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 40 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 37 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
    118i 153 mm
    (6 in)
    102 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.7
    M135i 153 mm
    (6 in)
    77 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.7
    116d 153 mm
    (6 in)
    102 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.7
    118d 153 mm
    (6 in)
    77 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.7
    120d 153 mm
    (6 in)
    77 mm/L 120 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -5% 10.7
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle M135i
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 77 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 77 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 153 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 77 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 120 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -5%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 138 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27.6 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 106 — 118 mm (4.2 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 138 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 415 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
      • Difference with world average: -23 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 120i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • M140i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 116i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 120i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • M140i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 118i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 120i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M140i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 39 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 33 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
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M140i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    88 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.3
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle M140i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.3%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 138 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 34.5 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 106 — 118 mm (4.2 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 138 mm / 108 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 417 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
      • Difference with world average: -23 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • M140i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 116i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • M140i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118i — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M140i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 39 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 33 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
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M140i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    88 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.3
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle M140i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.3%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 139 mm (5.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 34.8 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 107 — 119 mm (4.2 — 4.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 139 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 139 mm / 417 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 151 mm
      • Difference with world average: -22 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 116i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • M140i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • M140i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118i — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 37 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120i — 25 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
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M140i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle M140i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 139 mm (5.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27.8 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 107 — 119 mm (4.2 — 4.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 139 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 139 mm / 417 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 151 mm
      • Difference with world average: -22 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 116i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • M140i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • M140i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118i — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 37 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M140i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 25 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
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.7
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M140i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.7%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 93 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle M140i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 138 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27.6 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 106 — 118 mm (4.2 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 138 mm / 109 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 416 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
      • Difference with world average: -23 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • M135i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 114d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 116i — 1 hp/mm
  • 118i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 114i — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • M135i — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 114d — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 118i — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 114i — 1.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 125i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M135i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 114d — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 114i — 25 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
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M135i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    44 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    114d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    83 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.3
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    114i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle M135i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 114d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.3%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 114i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 138 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 34.5 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 106 — 118 mm (4.2 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 138 mm / 109 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 416 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
      • Difference with world average: -23 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 120d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 125d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • M135i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 118i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 116i — 1 hp/mm
  • 114i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 114d — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 120d — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 125d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 2 Nm/mm
  • M135i — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 118i — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 114i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 114d — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 120d — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125d — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M135i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 114i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 114d — 34 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
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116d 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    83 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.3
    M135i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    44 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    116i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    114i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    114d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    88 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.3%
    Vehicle M135i
    Clearance 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Difference from world average -24%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 114i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 114d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 137 mm (5.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 34.3 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 105 — 117 mm (4.1 — 4.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 137 mm / 106 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 137 mm / 417 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 149 mm
      • Difference with world average: -24 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 123d — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 135i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 123d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 135i — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 1.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 123d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 135i — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120i — 20 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
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    123d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    47 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    135i 121 mm
    (4.8 in)
    41 mm/L 88 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -33% 8.7
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 123d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 135i
    Clearance 121 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 88 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -33%
    Ride height to car height 8.7%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 36.3 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 104 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 423 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 120i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 123d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 135i — 2.3 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 120i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 123d — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 135i — 3 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 120i — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 123d — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 135i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 33 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
    120i 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    120d 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    123d 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    125i 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    49 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    135i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    44 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.4
    118d 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 123d
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 49 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 135i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.4%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 140 mm (5.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 35 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 108 — 120 mm (4.3 — 4.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 140 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 140 mm / 417 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 152 mm
      • Difference with world average: -21 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 123d — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 135i — 2.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 123d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 118i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 135i — 2.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118d — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 123d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 135i — 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
    118d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    123d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    118i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    120i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    125i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    47 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    135i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    47 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 123d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 70 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 135i
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 143 mm (5.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 35.8 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 111 — 123 mm (4.4 — 4.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 143 mm / 102 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 143 mm / 425 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 155 mm
      • Difference with world average: -18 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 120i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 135i — 2.3 hp/mm
  • 125i — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 120i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 135i — 3 Nm/mm
  • 125i — 1.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 120i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 135i — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 125i — 19 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
    120i 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    118d 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    74 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    135i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    44 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.4
    125i 147 mm
    (5.8 in)
    49 mm/L 114 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -10% 10.3
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 135i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 44 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.4%
    Vehicle 125i
    Clearance 147 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 49 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 114 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -10%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 29 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 107 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 406 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 116d — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 118d — 1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 116d — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 118d — 2.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 116d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118d — 27 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
    116d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    118d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 36.3 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 108 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 413 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 118d — 1 hp/mm
  • 130i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 116i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 118i — 1 hp/mm
  • 120d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 120i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 123d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 116d — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 118d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 130i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 116i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 118i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 120d — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 120i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 123d — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • 116d — 1.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 118d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 130i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 118i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120d — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 120i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 123d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 116d — 33 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
    118d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    130i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    48 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    116i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    118i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    120d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    120i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    123d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    116d 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.2
    Vehicle 118d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 130i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 48 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 116i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 118i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 120d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 120i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 123d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%
    Vehicle 116d
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 1 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 29 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 103 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 130i — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 130i — 2.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 130i — 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
    130i 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    48 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10.1
    Vehicle 130i
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 48 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%