BMW 7 Series Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 123 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 457 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
    • Difference with world average: -26 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 750i — 3.9 hp/mm
  • 745e — 2.1 hp/mm
  • 730d — 2 hp/mm
  • 740d — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 750d — 3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 750i — 5.6 Nm/mm
  • 745e — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 730d — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 740d — 5 Nm/mm
  • 750d — 5.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 750i — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 745e — 64 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 730d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740d — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750d — 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
    750i 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    31 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    745e 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    730d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    740d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    750d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    Vehicle 750i
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 745e
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 730d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 740d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 750d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 119 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 466 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
      • Difference with world average: -26 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 750Li — 3.9 hp/mm
  • M760Li — 4.3 hp/mm
  • 745Le — 2.1 hp/mm
  • 730Ld — 2 hp/mm
  • 740Ld — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 750Ld — 3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 750Li — 5.6 Nm/mm
  • M760Li — 6.3 Nm/mm
  • 745Le — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 730Ld — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 740Ld — 5 Nm/mm
  • 750Ld — 5.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 750Li — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M760Li — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 745Le — 61 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 730Ld — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740Ld — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750Ld — 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
    750Li 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    31 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    M760Li 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    20 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    745Le 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    730Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    750Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    Vehicle 750Li
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle M760Li
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 20 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 745Le
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 730Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 750Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 131 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 440 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
      • Difference with world average: -26 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 730d — 2 hp/mm
  • 740d — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 740i — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 750i — 3.3 hp/mm
  • 740e — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 750d — 3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 730d — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 740d — 5 Nm/mm
  • 740i — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 750i — 4.8 Nm/mm
  • 740e — 3 Nm/mm
  • 750d — 5.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 730d — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740d — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740i — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750i — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740e — 68 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750d — 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
    730d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740i 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    750i 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    31 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740e 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    68 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    750d 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    Vehicle 730d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740i
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 750i
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740e
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 750d
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 135 mm (5.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 27 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 103 — 115 mm (4.1 — 4.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 135 mm / 126 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 135 mm / 450 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 147 mm
      • Difference with world average: -26 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 730Ld — 2 hp/mm
  • 740Li — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 740Ld — 2.4 hp/mm
  • 750Li — 3.3 hp/mm
  • M760Li — 4.5 hp/mm
  • 740Le — 1.9 hp/mm
  • 750Ld — 3 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 730Ld — 4.6 Nm/mm
  • 740Li — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 740Ld — 5 Nm/mm
  • 750Li — 4.8 Nm/mm
  • M760Li — 5.9 Nm/mm
  • 740Le — 3 Nm/mm
  • 750Ld — 5.6 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 730Ld — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740Li — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740Ld — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750Li — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M760Li — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 740Le — 64 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 750Ld — 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
    730Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740Li 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    750Li 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    31 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    M760Li 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    20 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    740Le 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    68 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.1
    750Ld 135 mm
    (5.3 in)
    45 mm/L 102 mm
    (4 in)
    -19% 9.2
    Vehicle 730Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740Li
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 750Li
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 31 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle M760Li
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 20 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 740Le
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.1%
    Vehicle 750Ld
    Clearance 135 mm (5.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 45 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 102 mm (4 in)
    Difference from world average -19%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series 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 / 123 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 148 mm / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 160 mm
      • Difference with world average: -13 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 750i — 2.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 750i — 4.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 750i — 12 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
    750i 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    34 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10
    Vehicle 750i
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 34 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series 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 / 123 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 148 mm / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 160 mm
      • Difference with world average: -13 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 750i — 2.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 750i — 4.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 750i — 12 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
    750i 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    34 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10
    Vehicle 750i
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 34 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 132 mm (5.2 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 26.4 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 100 — 112 mm (3.9 — 4.4 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 132 mm / 137 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 132 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 144 mm
      • Difference with world average: -29 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 745i — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 745i — 2.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 745i — 11 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
    745i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    38 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    Vehicle 745i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 38 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%

    Quick notes on BMW 7 Series clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 132 mm (5.2 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 26.4 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 100 — 112 mm (3.9 — 4.4 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 132 mm / 142 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 132 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 144 mm
      • Difference with world average: -29 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 733i — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 735i — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 732i — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 730 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 728 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 728i — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 745i — 1.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 733i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 735i — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 732i — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 730 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 728 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 728i — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 745i — 2.9 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    733i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    41 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    735i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    38 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    732i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    41 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    730 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    44 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    728 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    47 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    728i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    47 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    745i 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    41 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 9.2
    Vehicle 733i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 735i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 38 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 732i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 730
    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 9.2%
    Vehicle 728
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 728i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%
    Vehicle 745i
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 9.2%