BMW i3 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW i3 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 132 mm (5.2 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 33 mm (1.3 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 / 96 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 132 mm / 508 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 144 mm
    • Difference with world average: -29 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 27.2 kWh — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 42.2 kWh — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 42.2 kWh — 2.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 27.2 kWh — 189 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
    27.2 kWh 132 mm
    (5.2 in)
    203 mm/L 99 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -22% 8.3
    42.2 kWh 131 mm
    (5.2 in)
    - 98 mm
    (3.9 in)
    -23% 8.2
    Vehicle 27.2 kWh
    Clearance 132 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 203 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 99 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -22%
    Ride height to car height 8.3%
    Vehicle 42.2 kWh
    Clearance 131 mm (5.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 98 mm (3.9 in)
    Difference from world average -23%
    Ride height to car height 8.2%

    Quick notes on BMW i3 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 / 109 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 140 mm / 483 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 152 mm
      • Difference with world average: -21 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 27.2 kWh — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 42.2 kWh — 1.2 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 27.2 kWh — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 42.2 kWh — 1.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    27.2 kWh 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    - 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 8.8
    42.2 kWh 139 mm
    (5.5 in)
    - 106 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -16% 8.8
    Vehicle 27.2 kWh
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 8.8%
    Vehicle 42.2 kWh
    Clearance 139 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc -
    Safe road bump height 106 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -16%
    Ride height to car height 8.8%