Volkswagen Polo Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 147 mm (5.8 in)
    • Offroad abilities: below average
    • Ride height per person: 29.4 mm (1.2 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 115 — 127 mm (4.5 — 5 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
    • Clearance to tire height: 147 mm / 116 mm
    • Ride height to disc diameter: 147 mm / 391 mm
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 159 mm
    • Difference with world average: -14 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.0 — 0.4 hp/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 0.6 hp/mm
  • GTI 2.0 TSI — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1 hp/mm
  • 1.0 TGI — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.0 — 0.6 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 1.2 Nm/mm
  • GTI 2.0 TSI — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 1.5 TSI — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 TGI — 1.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.0 — 31 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 TSI — 32 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • GTI 2.0 TSI — 23 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.5 TSI — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 TGI — 31 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
    1.0 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    148 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10.1
    1.0 TSI 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    148 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10.1
    GTI 2.0 TSI 143 mm
    (5.6 in)
    72 mm/L 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    -13% 9.9
    1.5 TSI 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    99 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10.1
    1.0 TGI 148 mm
    (5.8 in)
    148 mm/L 115 mm
    (4.5 in)
    -9% 10.1
    Vehicle 1.0
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 148 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 1.0 TSI
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 148 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle GTI 2.0 TSI
    Clearance 143 mm (5.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 72 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Difference from world average -13%
    Ride height to car height 9.9%
    Vehicle 1.5 TSI
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 99 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%
    Vehicle 1.0 TGI
    Clearance 148 mm (5.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 148 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 115 mm (4.5 in)
    Difference from world average -9%
    Ride height to car height 10.1%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 175 mm (6.9 in)
      • Offroad abilities: good
      • Ride height per person: 35 mm (1.4 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 143 — 155 mm (5.6 — 6.1 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 175 mm / 86 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 175 mm / 432 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 187 mm
      • Difference with world average: +14 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 8 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.2 TSI — 0.6 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TDI — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 0.6 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.2 TSI — 1 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TDI — 1.3 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 TSI — 1.1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.2 TSI — 36 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TDI — 45 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 TSI — 38 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
    1.2 TSI 175 mm
    (6.9 in)
    146 mm/L 142 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +8% 11.8
    1.4 TDI 175 mm
    (6.9 in)
    123 mm/L 142 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +8% 11.8
    1.0 TSI 175 mm
    (6.9 in)
    175 mm/L 142 mm
    (5.6 in)
    +8% 11.8
    Vehicle 1.2 TSI
    Clearance 175 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 146 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 142 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +8%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%
    Vehicle 1.4 TDI
    Clearance 175 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 123 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 142 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +8%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%
    Vehicle 1.0 TSI
    Clearance 175 mm (6.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 175 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 142 mm (5.6 in)
    Difference from world average +8%
    Ride height to car height 11.8%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 143 mm (5.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 28.6 mm (1.1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 111 — 123 mm (4.4 — 4.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite high
      • Clearance to tire height: 143 mm / 102 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 143 mm / 398 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 155 mm
      • Difference with world average: -18 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 0.8 hp/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TDI — 0.7 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 1.4 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TDI — 1.7 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.0 TSI — 33 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.0 — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TDI — 40 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
    1.0 TSI 143 mm
    (5.6 in)
    143 mm/L 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    -13% 9.8
    1.0 143 mm
    (5.6 in)
    143 mm/L 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    -13% 9.8
    1.4 TDI 143 mm
    (5.6 in)
    101 mm/L 110 mm
    (4.3 in)
    -13% 9.8
    Vehicle 1.0 TSI
    Clearance 143 mm (5.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 143 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Difference from world average -13%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.0
    Clearance 143 mm (5.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 143 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Difference from world average -13%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%
    Vehicle 1.4 TDI
    Clearance 143 mm (5.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 110 mm (4.3 in)
    Difference from world average -13%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 163 mm (6.4 in)
      • Offroad abilities: above average
      • Ride height per person: 32.6 mm (1.3 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 131 — 143 mm (5.2 — 5.6 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: quite low
      • Clearance to tire height: 163 mm / 111 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 163 mm / 381 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 175 mm
      • Difference with world average: +2 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 6 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.6 MPI — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 1.4 TSI — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.6 MPI — 1 Nm/mm
  • 1.4 TSI — 1 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 1.6 MPI — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 1.4 TSI — 29 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
    1.6 MPI 163 mm
    (6.4 in)
    102 mm/L 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    +1% 11.1
    1.4 TSI 163 mm
    (6.4 in)
    116 mm/L 130 mm
    (5.1 in)
    +1% 11.1
    Vehicle 1.6 MPI
    Clearance 163 mm (6.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 102 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Difference from world average +1%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%
    Vehicle 1.4 TSI
    Clearance 163 mm (6.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 116 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 130 mm (5.1 in)
    Difference from world average +1%
    Ride height to car height 11.1%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 140 mm (5.5 in)
      • Offroad abilities: below average
      • Ride height per person: 28 mm (1.1 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 / 111 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 140 mm / 356 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 152 mm
      • Difference with world average: -21 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 4 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.4 — 0.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.4 — 0.8 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.4 140 mm
    (5.5 in)
    101 mm/L 107 mm
    (4.2 in)
    -15% 9.8
    Vehicle 1.4
    Clearance 140 mm (5.5 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 107 mm (4.2 in)
    Difference from world average -15%
    Ride height to car height 9.8%

    Quick notes on Volkswagen Polo clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 105 mm (4.1 in)
      • Offroad abilities: poor
      • Ride height per person: 26.3 mm (1 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 73 — 85 mm (2.9 — 3.3 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: extremely high
      • Clearance to tire height: 105 mm / 109 mm
      • Ride height to disc diameter: 105 mm / 330 mm
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 117 mm
      • Difference with world average: -56 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 2 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 1.3 — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 1.1 — 0.5 hp/mm
  • 1.3 D — 0.4 hp/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 1.3 — 0.9 Nm/mm
  • 1.1 — 0.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.3 D — 0.7 Nm/mm
  • 1.0 — 0.7 Nm/mm
    Vehicle Clearance Ride height to engine cc Safe road bump height Difference from world average Ride height to car height
    1.3 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    83 mm/L 72 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -53% 7.8
    1.1 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    96 mm/L 72 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -53% 7.8
    1.3 D 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    83 mm/L 72 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -53% 7.8
    1.0 105 mm
    (4.1 in)
    101 mm/L 72 mm
    (2.8 in)
    -53% 7.8
    Vehicle 1.3
    Clearance 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 72 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -53%
    Ride height to car height 7.8%
    Vehicle 1.1
    Clearance 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 96 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 72 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -53%
    Ride height to car height 7.8%
    Vehicle 1.3 D
    Clearance 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 83 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 72 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -53%
    Ride height to car height 7.8%
    Vehicle 1.0
    Clearance 105 mm (4.1 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 101 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 72 mm (2.8 in)
    Difference from world average -53%
    Ride height to car height 7.8%