Volvo XC90 Ground Clearance in Quick-to-Read Graphs

Ride height changes trhough history

Quick notes on Volvo XC90 clearance

    • Estimated clearance for generation: 223 mm (8.8 in)
    • Offroad abilities: perfect
    • Ride height per person: 44.6 mm (1.8 in)
    • Clearance when loaded: 191 — 203 mm (7.5 — 8 in)
    • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
    • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 235 mm
    • Difference with world average: +62 mm
    • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 T5 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 T6 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 2.0 B5 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 T8 TwEn — 1.4 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 T5 — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 T6 — 1.8 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 B5 — 2.2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 T8 TwEn — 1.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 T5 — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 T6 — 28 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 B5 — 38 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 T8 TwEn — 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
    2.0 T5 223 mm
    (8.8 in)
    113 mm/L 190 mm
    (7.5 in)
    +28% 12.6
    2.0 T6 223 mm
    (8.8 in)
    113 mm/L 190 mm
    (7.5 in)
    +28% 12.6
    2.0 B5 223 mm
    (8.8 in)
    113 mm/L 190 mm
    (7.5 in)
    +28% 12.6
    2.0 T8 TwEn 223 mm
    (8.8 in)
    113 mm/L 190 mm
    (7.5 in)
    +28% 12.6
    Vehicle 2.0 T5
    Clearance 223 mm (8.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 190 mm (7.5 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 12.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 T6
    Clearance 223 mm (8.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 190 mm (7.5 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 12.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 B5
    Clearance 223 mm (8.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 190 mm (7.5 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 12.6%
    Vehicle 2.0 T8 TwEn
    Clearance 223 mm (8.8 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 113 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 190 mm (7.5 in)
    Difference from world average +28%
    Ride height to car height 12.6%

    Quick notes on Volvo XC90 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 236 mm (9.3 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 47.2 mm (1.9 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 204 — 216 mm (8 — 8.5 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 248 mm
      • Difference with world average: +75 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 2.0 T6 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 2.0 D5 — 1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 T8 — 1.3 hp/mm
  • 2.0 T5 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.0 D4 — 0.8 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 2.0 T6 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 D5 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 T8 — 1.7 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 T5 — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.0 D4 — 1.8 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 2.0 T6 — 29 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 D5 — 39 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 T8 — 95 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 T5 — 30 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.0 D4 — 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
    2.0 T6 238 mm
    (9.4 in)
    121 mm/L 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    +32% 13.4
    2.0 D5 238 mm
    (9.4 in)
    121 mm/L 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    +32% 13.4
    2.0 T8 238 mm
    (9.4 in)
    121 mm/L 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    +32% 13.4
    2.0 T5 238 mm
    (9.4 in)
    121 mm/L 205 mm
    (8.1 in)
    +32% 13.4
    2.0 D4 227 mm
    (8.9 in)
    115 mm/L 194 mm
    (7.6 in)
    +29% 12.8
    Vehicle 2.0 T6
    Clearance 238 mm (9.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 121 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Difference from world average +32%
    Ride height to car height 13.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 D5
    Clearance 238 mm (9.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 121 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Difference from world average +32%
    Ride height to car height 13.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 T8
    Clearance 238 mm (9.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 121 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Difference from world average +32%
    Ride height to car height 13.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 T5
    Clearance 238 mm (9.4 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 121 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 205 mm (8.1 in)
    Difference from world average +32%
    Ride height to car height 13.4%
    Vehicle 2.0 D4
    Clearance 227 mm (8.9 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 115 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 194 mm (7.6 in)
    Difference from world average +29%
    Ride height to car height 12.8%

    Quick notes on Volvo XC90 clearance

      • Estimated clearance for generation: 218 mm (8.6 in)
      • Offroad abilities: perfect
      • Ride height per person: 31.1 mm (1.2 in)
      • Clearance when loaded: 186 — 198 mm (7.3 — 7.8 in)
      • Risk of damage on bad road: very low
      • Clearance on larger wheels (+1 in): 230 mm
      • Difference with world average: +57 mm
      • Clearancell rating: 10 / 10

    Clearance to power ratio

  • 4.4 V8 — 1.4 hp/mm
  • 3.2i — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.4 D3 — 0.7 hp/mm
  • 3.2 — 1.1 hp/mm
  • 2.4 D5 — 0.9 hp/mm

    Clearance to torque ratio

  • 4.4 V8 — 2 Nm/mm
  • 3.2i — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.4 D3 — 1.6 Nm/mm
  • 3.2 — 1.5 Nm/mm
  • 2.4 D5 — 1.9 Nm/mm

    Clearance to fuel consumption ratio

  • 4.4 V8 — 16 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.2i — 18 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.4 D3 — 27 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 3.2 — 19 mm to 1 L/100 km
  • 2.4 D5 — 27 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
    4.4 V8 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    49 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 12.5
    3.2i 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    68 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 12.5
    2.4 D3 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    91 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 12.5
    3.2 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    68 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 12.5
    2.4 D5 218 mm
    (8.6 in)
    91 mm/L 185 mm
    (7.3 in)
    +26% 12.2
    Vehicle 4.4 V8
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 49 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 12.5%
    Vehicle 3.2i
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 12.5%
    Vehicle 2.4 D3
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 91 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 12.5%
    Vehicle 3.2
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 68 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 12.5%
    Vehicle 2.4 D5
    Clearance 218 mm (8.6 in)
    Ride height to engine cc 91 mm/L
    Safe road bump height 185 mm (7.3 in)
    Difference from world average +26%
    Ride height to car height 12.2%