Volkswagen Passat Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Volkswagen Passat clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 29 mm (1.1 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 122 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 423 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
    • Difference with world average: -16 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TDI — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 1.8 TSI — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 1.9 hp/mm
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TDI — 2.8 Nm/mm
  • 1.8 TSI — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.4 TSI — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TDI — 35 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.8 TSI — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TSI — 21 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 85 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 TSI — 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
    1.4 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    104 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10
    2.0 TDI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    74 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10
    1.8 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    81 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 10
    2.0 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    GTE 1.4 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    104 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    1.5 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    97 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 104 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 1.8 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 81 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 10%
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle GTE 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 104 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.5 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Passat clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 174 mm (6.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: good
      • Ride height per person: 34.8 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 142 — 154 mm (5.6 — 6.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 174 mm / 113 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 174 mm / 449 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 186 mm
      • Difference with world average: +13 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 8 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 1.6 hp/mm
  • 2.0 BiTDI — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 BiTDI — 2.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TSI — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 BiTDI — 32 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
    2.0 TDI 174 mm
    (6.9 in)
    88 mm/L 141 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +7% 11.6
    2.0 TSI 174 mm
    (6.9 in)
    88 mm/L 141 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +7% 11.4
    2.0 BiTDI 174 mm
    (6.9 in)
    88 mm/L 141 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +7% 11.6
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Clearance 174 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 141 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +7%
    Ride height to car height 11.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Clearance 174 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 141 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +7%
    Ride height to car height 11.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 BiTDI
    Clearance 174 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 88 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 141 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +7%
    Ride height to car height 11.6%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Passat clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 145 mm (5.7 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 29 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 113 — 125 mm (4.4 — 4.9 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 145 mm / 120 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 145 mm / 428 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 157 mm
      • Difference with world average: -16 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TSI — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.8 TSI — 1.2 hp/mm
  • 1.6 TDI — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 1.9 hp/mm
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 2.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.8 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.6 TDI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 TSI — 2.4 Nm/mm
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 TDI — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TSI — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.8 TSI — 25 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.6 TDI — 39 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 TSI — 20 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • GTE 1.4 TSI — 85 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 TSI — 26 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
    2.0 TDI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    74 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    1.4 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    104 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    1.8 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    81 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    1.6 TDI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    91 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.8
    2.0 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    73 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.6
    GTE 1.4 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    104 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.6
    1.5 TSI 145 mm
    (5.7 in)
    97 mm/L 112 mm
    (4.4 in)
    -11% 9.6
    Vehicle 2.0 TDI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 74 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 104 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.8 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 81 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.6 TDI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 91 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 2.0 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 73 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%
    Vehicle GTE 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 104 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%
    Vehicle 1.5 TSI
    Clearance 145 mm (5.7 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 97 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 112 mm (4.4 in)
    Difference from world average -11%
    Ride height to car height 9.6%