BMW 2 Series Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW 2 Series clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 152 mm (6 in)
    • Offroad abilities: above average
    • Ride height per person: 30.4 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 120 — 132 mm (4.7 — 5.2 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
    • Clearance to tire height: 152 mm / 101 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 152 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 164 mm
    • Difference with world average: -9 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 218i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • M235i — 2 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 228i — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 218i — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • M235i — 3 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.6 Nm/mm
  • 228i — 2.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 218i — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M235i — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 36 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
    218i 152 mm
    (6 in)
    101 mm/L 119 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -6% 10.7
    M235i 152 mm
    (6 in)
    76 mm/L 119 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -6% 10.7
    220d 152 mm
    (6 in)
    76 mm/L 119 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -6% 10.7
    228i 152 mm
    (6 in)
    76 mm/L 119 mm
    (4.7 in)
    -6% 10.7
    Vehicle 218i
    Clearance 152 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 119 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -6%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle M235i
    Clearance 152 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 76 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 119 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -6%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 220d
    Clearance 152 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 76 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 119 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -6%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 228i
    Clearance 152 mm (6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 76 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 119 mm (4.7 in)
    Difference from world average -6%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%

    Quick notes on BMW 2 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 165 mm (6.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 33 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 133 — 145 mm (5.2 — 5.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 165 mm / 121 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 165 mm / 413 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 177 mm
      • Difference with world average: +4 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 216i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 218i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 225i — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 218d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 225xe — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 216d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 216i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 225i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 225xe — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 216d — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 216i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225xe — 80 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 216d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 35 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
    216i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    218i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    225i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    220i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    218d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    225xe 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    111 mm/L 134 mm
    (5.3 in)
    +4% 10.7
    216d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    220d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    Vehicle 216i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 218i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 225i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 220i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 218d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 225xe
    Clearance 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 111 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 134 mm (5.3 in)
    Difference from world average +4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 216d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 220d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%

    Quick notes on BMW 2 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 165 mm (6.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 33 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 133 — 145 mm (5.2 — 5.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 165 mm / 118 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 165 mm / 419 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 177 mm
      • Difference with world average: +4 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 216i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 218i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 216d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 218d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 216i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 216d — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 216i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 216d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 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
    216i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    218i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    220i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    216d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    218d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    220d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    Vehicle 216i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 218i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 220i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 216d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 218d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 220d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%

    Quick notes on BMW 2 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 / 110 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

  • M240i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 218i — 1 hp/mm
  • 230i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 218d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 225d — 1.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • M240i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 230i — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 225d — 3.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • M240i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 230i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225d — 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
    M240i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    218i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    230i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    218d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    225d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle M240i
    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 218i
    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 230i
    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 220i
    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 218d
    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 220d
    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 225d
    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 2 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 / 108 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

  • 220d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 218i — 1 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • M240i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 218d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 225d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 230i — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 220d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • M240i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 225d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • 230i — 2.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 220d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M240i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225d — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 230i — 23 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
    220d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    218i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M240i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.3
    218d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    225d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    230i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 220d
    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 218i
    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 220i
    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 M240i
    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 9.3%
    Vehicle 218d
    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 225d
    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 230i
    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 2 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 / 102 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 137 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 149 mm
      • Difference with world average: -24 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • M235i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 218i — 1 hp/mm
  • 228i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • M240i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 230i — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • M235i — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 228i — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • M240i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 230i — 2.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • M235i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 228i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M240i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 230i — 23 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
    M235i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    44 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.3
    218i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    228i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M240i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.3
    230i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle M235i
    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 9.3%
    Vehicle 218i
    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 228i
    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 220i
    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 220d
    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 M240i
    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 9.3%
    Vehicle 230i
    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 2 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 165 mm (6.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 33 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 133 — 145 mm (5.2 — 5.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 165 mm / 120 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 165 mm / 413 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 177 mm
      • Difference with world average: +4 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 218i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 216d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 218d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 216i — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 214d — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 218i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 216d — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 216i — 1.1 Nm/mm
  • 214d — 1.3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 218i — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 216d — 41 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 216i — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 214d — 42 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
    218i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    220i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    216d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    218d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    220d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    216i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    214d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.3
    Vehicle 218i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 220i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 216d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 218d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 220d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 216i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%
    Vehicle 214d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.3%

    Quick notes on BMW 2 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 / 100 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 438 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
      • Difference with world average: -23 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 218i — 1 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 225d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 218d — 1 hp/mm
  • M240i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 230i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • M235i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 228i — 1.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 218i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 225d — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • M240i — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 230i — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • M235i — 3.5 Nm/mm
  • 228i — 2.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 218i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225d — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M240i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 230i — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M235i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 228i — 22 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
    218i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    93 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    220d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    225d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    218d 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M240i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    43 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    220i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    230i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    M235i 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    44 mm/L 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    -24% 9.2
    228i 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    70 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.9
    Vehicle 218i
    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 220d
    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 225d
    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 218d
    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 M240i
    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 220i
    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 230i
    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 M235i
    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 228i
    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 2 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 165 mm (6.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 33 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 133 — 145 mm (5.2 — 5.7 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 165 mm / 121 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 165 mm / 413 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 177 mm
      • Difference with world average: +4 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 214d — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 225xe — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 218i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 218d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 225i — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 220d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 216d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 220i — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 214d — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 225xe — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 218i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 218d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 225i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 220d — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • 216d — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 220i — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 214d — 43 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225xe — 80 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218i — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 218d — 40 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 225i — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220d — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 216d — 43 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 220i — 29 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
    214d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    225xe 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    111 mm/L 134 mm
    (5.3 in)
    +4% 10.7
    218i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    218d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    225i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    220d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    216d 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    110 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    220i 165 mm
    (6.5 in)
    83 mm/L 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    +2% 10.6
    Vehicle 214d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 225xe
    Clearance 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 111 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 134 mm (5.3 in)
    Difference from world average +4%
    Ride height to car height 10.7%
    Vehicle 218i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 218d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 225i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 220d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 216d
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 110 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%
    Vehicle 220i
    Clearance 165 mm (6.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Difference from world average +2%
    Ride height to car height 10.6%