Download Final Drive Ratio Gif. Fo fwd its trickier to figure out as there is no drivehaft per se. I have heard of some now that are approaching a 1:1 ratio, but numbers with a low 2.x:1 ratio are the final drive ratio is not goal gear ratio, relating the engine rpms to wheel rpms.
But if you want better acceleration (or more top speed), there is an easier solution to your problem: Choosing your right gearing is all about 'compromise'. A pivot or pinion gear is attached at the end of the crankshaft which is responsible for turning the bigger gear that controls tires.
As you can see, the upgraded 4.23:1 final drive ratio is 9.75% taller, per gear, than the standard oem final drive!
As you can see, the upgraded 4.23:1 final drive ratio is 9.75% taller, per gear, than the standard oem final drive! Anyone know what the final drive or differential ratio is on our s3 2016s are? But, i've seen it mentioned a couple times (there are far more final drive posts for ats, which makes sense. A lower (taller) gear ratio provides a higher top speed, and a higher (shorter) gear ratio provides faster acceleration.