BMW X3 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on BMW X3 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 204 mm (8 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 40.8 mm (1.6 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 172 — 184 mm (6.8 — 7.2 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance to tire height: 204 mm / 127 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 204 mm / 474 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 216 mm
    • Difference with world average: +43 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 20d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 30d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • M40i — 1.8 hp/mm
  • M40d — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 25d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 30e — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 20d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 30d — 3 Nm/mm
  • M40i — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • M40d — 3.3 Nm/mm
  • 25d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 30e — 1.5 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 30d — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M40i — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • M40d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 25d — 37 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 30e — 97 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
    20d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    30d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    M40i 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    M40d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    25d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    30e 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.2
    Vehicle 20d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle 30d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle M40i
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle M40d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle 25d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%
    Vehicle 30e
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%

    Quick notes on BMW X3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 204 mm (8 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 40.8 mm (1.6 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 172 — 184 mm (6.8 — 7.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 204 mm / 132 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 204 mm / 439 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 216 mm
      • Difference with world average: +43 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 18d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 20d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 20i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 30d — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 28i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 35d — 1.5 hp/mm
  • 35i — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 18d — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 20d — 2 Nm/mm
  • 20i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 30d — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • 28i — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 35d — 3.1 Nm/mm
  • 35i — 2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 18d — 40 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 20d — 39 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 20i — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 30d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 28i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 35d — 34 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 35i — 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
    18d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    20d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    20i 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    30d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    28i 204 mm
    (8 in)
    102 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    35d 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    35i 204 mm
    (8 in)
    68 mm/L 171 mm
    (6.7 in)
    +21% 12.3
    Vehicle 18d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 20d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 20i
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 30d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 28i
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 35d
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%
    Vehicle 35i
    Clearance 204 mm (8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 171 mm (6.7 in)
    Difference from world average +21%
    Ride height to car height 12.3%

    Quick notes on BMW X3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 212 mm (8.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 42.4 mm (1.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 180 — 192 mm (7.1 — 7.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 212 mm / 132 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 212 mm / 439 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 224 mm
      • Difference with world average: +51 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 20d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 28i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 18d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 20i — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 30d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 35i — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 35d — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 20d — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 28i — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 18d — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 20i — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 30d — 2.6 Nm/mm
  • 35i — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • 35d — 3 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 20d — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 28i — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 18d — 42 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 20i — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 30d — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 35i — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 35d — 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
    20d 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    106 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    28i 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    106 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    18d 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    106 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    20i 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    106 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    30d 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    71 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    35i 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    71 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    35d 212 mm
    (8.3 in)
    71 mm/L 179 mm
    (7 in)
    +24% 12.8
    Vehicle 20d
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 106 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 28i
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 106 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 18d
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 106 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 20i
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 106 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 30d
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 35i
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%
    Vehicle 35d
    Clearance 212 mm (8.3 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 179 mm (7 in)
    Difference from world average +24%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%

    Quick notes on BMW X3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 201 mm (7.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 40.2 mm (1.6 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 169 — 181 mm (6.7 — 7.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance to tire height: 201 mm / 127 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 201 mm / 436 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 213 mm
      • Difference with world average: +40 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.0d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 3.0si — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 2.5si — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0d — 0.9 hp/mm
  • 18d — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 30d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 35d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 20i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 25i — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 30i — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 3.0sd — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.0d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 3.0si — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 2.5si — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0d — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 18d — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 30d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • 35d — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • 20i — 1 Nm/mm
  • 25i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 30i — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 Nm/mm
  • 3.0sd — 2.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.0d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0si — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.5si — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0d — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 18d — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 30d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 35d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 20i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 25i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 30i — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0sd — 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
    3.0d 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    3.0si 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    2.5si 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    80 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    2.0d 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    101 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    18d 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    101 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    30d 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    35d 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    20i 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    101 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    25i 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    80 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    30i 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    2.0i 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    101 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    3.0sd 201 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 168 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 12
    Vehicle 3.0d
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 3.0si
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 2.5si
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 2.0d
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 18d
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 30d
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 35d
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 20i
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 25i
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 30i
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%
    Vehicle 3.0sd
    Clearance 201 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 168 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 12%

    Quick notes on BMW X3 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 200 mm (7.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: good
      • Ride height per person: 40 mm (1.6 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 168 — 180 mm (6.6 — 7.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: low
      • Clearance to tire height: 200 mm / 129 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 200 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 212 mm
      • Difference with world average: +39 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 8 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 3.0d — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.5i — 1 hp/mm
  • 3.0i — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 2.0i — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 2.0d — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 3.0d — 2.1 Nm/mm
  • 2.5i — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • 3.0i — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.0i — 1 Nm/mm
  • 2.0d — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 3.0d — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.5i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.0i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0i — 22 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0d — 28 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
    3.0d 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11.9
    2.5i 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    80 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11.9
    3.0i 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    67 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11.9
    2.0i 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    100 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11.9
    2.0d 200 mm
    (7.9 in)
    100 mm/L 167 mm
    (6.6 in)
    +20% 11.9
    Vehicle 3.0d
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 2.5i
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 80 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 3.0i
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 67 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 2.0i
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 100 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%
    Vehicle 2.0d
    Clearance 200 mm (7.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 100 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 167 mm (6.6 in)
    Difference from world average +20%
    Ride height to car height 11.9%