Mercedes-Benz A-class Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz A-class clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 104 mm (4.1 in)
    • Offroad abilities: poor
    • Ride height per person: 20.8 mm (0.8 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 72 — 84 mm (2.8 — 3.3 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
    • Clearance to tire height: 104 mm / 113 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 104 mm / 428 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 116 mm
    • Difference with world average: -57 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • A 220 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • A 250 — 2.2 hp/mm
  • A 200 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • A 180d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • AMG A 35 — 2.9 hp/mm
  • A 250e — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • A 220 — 2.9 Nm/mm
  • A 250 — 3.4 Nm/mm
  • A 200 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • A 180d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • AMG A 35 — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • A 250e — 2.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • A 220 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 250 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 200 — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 180d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG A 35 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 250e — 74 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
    A 220 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    52 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 250 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    52 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 200 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 180d 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    71 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    AMG A 35 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    52 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 250e 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    Vehicle A 220
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 250
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 200
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 180d
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle AMG A 35
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 250e
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz A-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 101 mm (4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 20.2 mm (0.8 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 69 — 81 mm (2.7 — 3.2 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 101 mm / 98 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 101 mm / 457 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 113 mm
      • Difference with world average: -60 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • A 200 — 1.6 hp/mm
  • A 180d — 1.1 hp/mm
  • A 250 — 2.2 hp/mm
  • A 220 — 1.8 hp/mm
  • A 160 — 1 hp/mm
  • A 180 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • AMG A 35 — 3.8 hp/mm
  • A 200d — 1.4 hp/mm
  • A 220d — 1.8 hp/mm
  • AMG A 45 S — 4.3 hp/mm
  • AMG A 45 — 4.1 hp/mm
  • A 250e — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • A 200 — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • A 180d — 2.5 Nm/mm
  • A 250 — 3.4 Nm/mm
  • A 220 — 3.4 Nm/mm
  • A 160 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • A 180 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • AMG A 35 — 4.9 Nm/mm
  • A 200d — 3.1 Nm/mm
  • A 220d — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • AMG A 45 S — 5.2 Nm/mm
  • AMG A 45 — 5.1 Nm/mm
  • A 250e — 2.4 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • A 200 — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 180d — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 250 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 220 — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 160 — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 180 — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG A 35 — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 200d — 26 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 220d — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG A 45 S — 12 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG A 45 — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 250e — 74 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
    A 200 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 180d 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    71 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 250 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    52 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 220 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    52 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 160 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 180 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    AMG A 35 81 mm
    (3.2 in)
    41 mm/L 48 mm
    (1.9 in)
    -99% 5.8
    A 200d 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    53 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    A 220d 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    53 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    AMG A 45 S 97 mm
    (3.8 in)
    49 mm/L 64 mm
    (2.5 in)
    -66% 6.9
    AMG A 45 94 mm
    (3.7 in)
    47 mm/L 61 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -71% 6.7
    A 250e 104 mm
    (4.1 in)
    78 mm/L 71 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -55% 7.2
    Vehicle A 200
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 180d
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 71 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 250
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 220
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 52 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 160
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 180
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle AMG A 35
    Clearance 81 mm (3.2 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 41 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 48 mm (1.9 in)
    Difference from world average -99%
    Ride height to car height 5.8%
    Vehicle A 200d
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 53 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle A 220d
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 53 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%
    Vehicle AMG A 45 S
    Clearance 97 mm (3.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 49 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 64 mm (2.5 in)
    Difference from world average -66%
    Ride height to car height 6.9%
    Vehicle AMG A 45
    Clearance 94 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 61 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -71%
    Ride height to car height 6.7%
    Vehicle A 250e
    Clearance 104 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 78 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 71 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -55%
    Ride height to car height 7.2%

    Quick notes on Mercedes-Benz A-class clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 92 mm (3.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 18.4 mm (0.7 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 60 — 72 mm (2.4 — 2.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 92 mm / 116 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 92 mm / 404 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 104 mm
      • Difference with world average: -69 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • A 160d — 1 hp/mm
  • A 220d — 1.9 hp/mm
  • A 160 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • A 250 — 2.3 hp/mm
  • AMG A 45 — 4.8 hp/mm
  • A 180d — 1.2 hp/mm
  • A 220 — 2 hp/mm
  • A 180 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • A 200 — 1.7 hp/mm
  • A 200d — 1.5 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • A 160d — 2.6 Nm/mm
  • A 220d — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • A 160 — 1.9 Nm/mm
  • A 250 — 3.8 Nm/mm
  • AMG A 45 — 5.9 Nm/mm
  • A 180d — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • A 220 — 3.2 Nm/mm
  • A 180 — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • A 200 — 2.7 Nm/mm
  • A 200d — 3.2 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • A 160d — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 220d — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 160 — 17 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 250 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • AMG A 45 — 11 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 180d — 24 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 220 — 14 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 180 — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 200 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • A 200d — 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
    A 160d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    64 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 220d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    43 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 160 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    58 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 250 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    47 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    AMG A 45 80 mm
    (3.1 in)
    40 mm/L 47 mm
    (1.9 in)
    -101% 5.6
    A 180d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    64 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 220 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    47 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 180 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    58 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 200 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    58 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    A 200d 93 mm
    (3.7 in)
    43 mm/L 60 mm
    (2.4 in)
    -73% 6.5
    Vehicle A 160d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 220d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 160
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 250
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle AMG A 45
    Clearance 80 mm (3.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 40 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 47 mm (1.9 in)
    Difference from world average -101%
    Ride height to car height 5.6%
    Vehicle A 180d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 64 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 220
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 47 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 180
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 200
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 58 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%
    Vehicle A 200d
    Clearance 93 mm (3.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 43 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 60 mm (2.4 in)
    Difference from world average -73%
    Ride height to car height 6.5%