BMW 6 Series Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW 6 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 / 135 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 138 mm / 432 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 150 mm
    • Difference with world average: -23 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 630i — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 630d — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 640i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 620d — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 630i — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 630d — 4.5 Nm/mm
  • 640i — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 620d — 2.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 630i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 630d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 620d — 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
    630i 138 mm
    (5.4 in)
    69 mm/L 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -17% 9
    630d 138 mm
    (5.4 in)
    46 mm/L 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -17% 9
    640i 138 mm
    (5.4 in)
    46 mm/L 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -17% 9
    620d 138 mm
    (5.4 in)
    69 mm/L 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    -17% 9
    Vehicle 630i
    Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -17%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 630d
    Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -17%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 46 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -17%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 620d
    Clearance 138 mm (5.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 69 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Difference from world average -17%
    Ride height to car height 9%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 123 mm (4.8 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 91 — 103 mm (3.6 — 4.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 123 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 123 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 135 mm
      • Difference with world average: -38 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 640i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 650i — 3.7 hp/mm
  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 640i — 3.7 Nm/mm
  • 650i — 5.3 Nm/mm
  • 640d — 5.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 640i — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 650i — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640d — 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
    640i 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    41 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    650i 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    28 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    640d 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    41 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 124 mm (4.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 92 — 104 mm (3.6 — 4.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 124 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 124 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 136 mm
      • Difference with world average: -37 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 640i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 650i — 3.6 hp/mm
  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 640i — 3.6 Nm/mm
  • 650i — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • 640d — 5.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 640i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 650i — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640d — 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
    640i 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    42 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    650i 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    28 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    640d 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    41 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 126 mm (5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 25.2 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 94 — 106 mm (3.7 — 4.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 126 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 126 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 138 mm
      • Difference with world average: -35 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 640i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 650i — 3.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 640d — 5 Nm/mm
  • 640i — 3.6 Nm/mm
  • 650i — 5.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 640d — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 650i — 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
    640d 126 mm
    (5 in)
    42 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    640i 126 mm
    (5 in)
    42 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    650i 126 mm
    (5 in)
    29 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 126 mm (5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 31.5 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 94 — 106 mm (3.7 — 4.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 126 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 126 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 138 mm
      • Difference with world average: -35 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 640i — 2.5 hp/mm
  • 650i — 3.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 640d — 5 Nm/mm
  • 640i — 3.6 Nm/mm
  • 650i — 5.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 640d — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640i — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 650i — 14 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
    640d 126 mm
    (5 in)
    42 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    640i 126 mm
    (5 in)
    42 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    650i 126 mm
    (5 in)
    29 mm/L 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    -28% 9.1
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 126 mm (5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 29 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Difference from world average -28%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 123 mm (4.8 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 30.8 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 91 — 103 mm (3.6 — 4.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 123 mm / 124 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 123 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 135 mm
      • Difference with world average: -38 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 640i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 650i — 3.7 hp/mm
  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 640i — 3.7 Nm/mm
  • 650i — 5.3 Nm/mm
  • 640d — 5.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 640i — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 650i — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640d — 21 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
    640i 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    41 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    650i 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    28 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    640d 123 mm
    (4.8 in)
    41 mm/L 90 mm
    (3.5 in)
    -31% 9
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 123 mm (4.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 90 mm (3.5 in)
    Difference from world average -31%
    Ride height to car height 9%

    Quick notes on BMW 6 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 124 mm (4.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 31 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 92 — 104 mm (3.6 — 4.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: high
      • Clearance to tire height: 124 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 124 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 136 mm
      • Difference with world average: -37 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 650i — 3.6 hp/mm
  • 640i — 2.6 hp/mm
  • 640d — 2.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 650i — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • 640i — 3.6 Nm/mm
  • 640d — 5.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 650i — 13 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640i — 15 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 640d — 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
    650i 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    28 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    640i 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    42 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    640d 124 mm
    (4.9 in)
    41 mm/L 91 mm
    (3.6 in)
    -30% 9.1
    Vehicle 650i
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 28 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 640i
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 42 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 640d
    Clearance 124 mm (4.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 91 mm (3.6 in)
    Difference from world average -30%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%