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BMW 3 Series vs Audi A3 Comparison

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BMW 3 Series vs Audi A3

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Audi A3? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW 3 Series and Audi A3 ex-showroom price starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh for 320d (Diesel) and Rs 33.1 Lakh for 35 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol). 3 Series has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while A3 has 1968 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 3 Series has a mileage of 22.69 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the A3 has a mileage of 20.38 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.52,91,662#
Rs.42,50,474#
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1995
1968
Available ColorsAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BluePlatinum SilverEstoril Blue+1 MoreGlacier white MetallicCosmos BlueTango red metallicBrilliant BlackVegas Yellow
Body Type
Sedan
Sedan
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
User Reviews
4.2
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4.2
Based on 23 Reviews
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
20.38 kmpl
Cargo Volume
480-litres
425-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity
57Litres
50Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,05,340
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Rs.83,308
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Insurance SaveBig
Rs.1,43,782
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Rs.1,45,974
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Service CostNoNo
Photo Comparison
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Standout Features
Air ConditionerAvailableAvailable
Cd PlayerYesYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Leather SeatsAvailableAvailable
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockAvailableAvailable
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock--
Air Conditioner
Available
Available
Heater
Available
Available
Adjustable Steering
Available
Available
Tachometer
Available
Available
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Available
Leather Seats
Available
Available
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Available
Glove Compartment
Available
Available
Digital Clock
Available
Available
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Available
Cigarette Lighter
Available
Available
Digital Odometer
Available
Available
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Available
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Available
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone Dashboard
Available
No
Additional Features
Fine Wood Trim Burled Walnut With Highlight Trim Finisher In Pearl Chrome
Entry Sills BMW
Exclusive Chrome Trim In The Centre Console Area
Floor Mats In Velour
Multifunction Instrument Display With 26 cm Display Adapted To Individual Character Design For Drive Modes
Lights Package
Roller Sunblind For Rear and Rear Side Windows
Smokers Package
Storage Compartment Package
Leather Dakota Veneto Beige/Oyster dark highlight Veneto Beige/Black Or Leather Dakota Cognac/Brown Highlight Black/Cognac
Fine Wood Trim Burled Walnut With Highlight Trim Finisher In Pearl Chrome
Interior Mirrors With Automatic Anti-Dazzle Function
Air Vents in Aluminium Look
Aluminium Interior Elements Glove Compartment, Mirror Adjustment Switches,Window Control Switches, Frame Around The Inside Door Handle, Coin Box, Control Buttons For The Parking Brake
Headlining in Cloth Coat Hook
Front and Rear Floor Mats
Inlays in Optic Titanium Grey
Interior lighting Front and Rear with Delayed Switch Off and Contact Switches On All Doors.Ash Tray
Interior Mirror With Dipping
Interior LightingNoNo
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesNo
Fog Lights RearNoYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYesYes
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,Headlight Washer
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Additional Features
BMW Kidney Grille With 11 Slats In Chrome
Exclusive Design Features In Chrome At The Front And Rear
Side Window Frames And Tailpipe Trim In Chrome
Mirrors With Memory Function
Heat Protection Glazing
Aluminium Window Trims
Chrome Exhaust Tailpipe Trims
Chrome Front Fog Light Surrounds
Heated Rear Window
LED Number Plate Light
Exhaust Tailpipe
High Mounted Third Brake Light
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
Available
Engine
Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinde
TDI Diesel Engine
Displacement
1995
1968
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
143bhp@3500-4000rpm
Year
2016
2014
Max Torque
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
320Nm@1750-3000rpm
Description
2.0-litre 190bhp 16V Diesel Engine
2.0-litre 143bhp 16V TDI Diesel Engine
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
Bore XStrokeNoNo
Compression RatioNoNo
Turbo Charger
Yes
Yes
Super Charger
No
No
Transmission
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
6 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
OverdriveNoNo
SynchronizersNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Steering
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.35 metres
Brake System
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Fuel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
20.38 kmpl
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
57
50
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Performance
Top Speed
230 Kmph
215 kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
7.2 Seconds
8.6 Seconds
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Braking TimeNoNo
Tyres
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
16 inch
Payload & Towing
Cargo Volume
480-litres
425-litres
General Car Details
Country of AssemblyNoNo
Country of ManufactureNoNo
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Exterior Dimensions
Length
4824mm
4458mm
Width
1811 mm
1796mm
Height
1429 mm
1416mm
Ground Clearance (Laden)NoNo
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
165mm
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2637mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1555mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1526mm
Kerb WeightNo
1490Kg
Gross WeightNo
1890kg
Interior Dimensions
Front Headroom
1023 mm
1006mm
Front LegroomNoNo
Rear Headroom
957 mm
924mm
Rear LegroomNoNo
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear ACVentsYesYes
Heated Seat FrontNoNo
Heated Seats RearNoNo
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesNo
Glove Box CoolingYesNo
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
Additional Features
BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes: Comfort, Ecosport, Sport & Sport+)
Car Key With Pearl Gloss Chrome Trim
Lashing Points 4 in Luggage Compartment
Sun Visor
Usb Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
Available
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Available
Available
Gear Shift Indicator
Available
Available
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change Indicator
Available
Available
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesNo
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoNo
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsYesYes
Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Keyless EntryYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesNo
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch LockNoNo
EbdYesYes
Advance Safety Features
BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent Maintenance System), Launch Control Function, Cruise Control With Braking Function, Servotronic Steering Assist, Park Distance Control (PDC), Front and Rear, Brake Energy Regeneration, Head Airbags, Front And Rear, Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Runflat Tyres With Reinforced Side Walls, Warning Triangle With First Aid Kit, BMW Secure Advance Includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine Secure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole In One, Road Side Assistance 24x7, Emergency Spare Wheel
Anti Theft Wheel Bolts, Space Saving Spare Wheel, Airbag Deactivation, Adaptive Brake Light, Hazard Warning Lights Automatically Activated, Head Level Airbag System For Front and Rear, Anti Slip Regulation, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC)
First Aid kit, Tool Kit and Car Jack, Warning Triangle
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
Available
Knee AirbagsNo
Available
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
Available
Available
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
Available
No
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNoNo
Hill AssistNoNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNoNo
View360CameraNoNo
Interior
Air Conditioner
Available
Available
Heater
Available
Available
Adjustable Steering
Available
Available
Tachometer
Available
Available
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Available
Leather Seats
Available
Available
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Available
Glove Compartment
Available
Available
Digital Clock
Available
Available
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Available
Cigarette Lighter
Available
Available
Digital Odometer
Available
Available
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Available
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Available
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone Dashboard
Available
No
Additional Features
Fine Wood Trim Burled Walnut With Highlight Trim Finisher In Pearl Chrome
Entry Sills BMW
Exclusive Chrome Trim In The Centre Console Area
Floor Mats In Velour
Multifunction Instrument Display With 26 cm Display Adapted To Individual Character Design For Drive Modes
Lights Package
Roller Sunblind For Rear and Rear Side Windows
Smokers Package
Storage Compartment Package
Leather Dakota Veneto Beige/Oyster dark highlight Veneto Beige/Black Or Leather Dakota Cognac/Brown Highlight Black/Cognac
Fine Wood Trim Burled Walnut With Highlight Trim Finisher In Pearl Chrome
Interior Mirrors With Automatic Anti-Dazzle Function
Air Vents in Aluminium Look
Aluminium Interior Elements Glove Compartment, Mirror Adjustment Switches,Window Control Switches, Frame Around The Inside Door Handle, Coin Box, Control Buttons For The Parking Brake
Headlining in Cloth Coat Hook
Front and Rear Floor Mats
Inlays in Optic Titanium Grey
Interior lighting Front and Rear with Delayed Switch Off and Contact Switches On All Doors.Ash Tray
Interior Mirror With Dipping
Interior LightingNoNo
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesNo
Fog Lights RearNoYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYesYes
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,Headlight Washer
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Additional Features
BMW Kidney Grille With 11 Slats In Chrome
Exclusive Design Features In Chrome At The Front And Rear
Side Window Frames And Tailpipe Trim In Chrome
Mirrors With Memory Function
Heat Protection Glazing
Aluminium Window Trims
Chrome Exhaust Tailpipe Trims
Chrome Front Fog Light Surrounds
Heated Rear Window
LED Number Plate Light
Exhaust Tailpipe
High Mounted Third Brake Light
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
Available
Entertainment & Communication
Cassette PlayerNoNo
Cd PlayerYesYes
Cd ChangerYesNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Usb And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Additional FeaturesNo
17.78 cm Display with High Resolution Graphics
Audi Phone Box With Wireless Charging
Audi Music Interface
3D Map Display
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,
SD Card Reader
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
9
10
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Suspension & Brakes
Gear Box
8 Speed
6 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
SynchronizersNoNo
Over DriveNoNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Multi Link
Shock Absorbers TypeNoNo
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.35 metres
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed
230 Kmph
215 kmph
Acceleration
7.2 Seconds
8.6 Seconds
Braking TimeNoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Emission Control SystemNoNo
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
205/55 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
16 inch
No Of Doors
4
4
Cargo Volumn
480-litres
425-litres
No Of Floors
0
0
Acceleration0to60KmphNoNo
Acc Quarter MileNoNo
Acc Kickdown20to80NoNo
Acc30to70Kmph3rd GearNoNo
Acc40to80Kmph4th GearNoNo
Braking Time80to0KmphNoNo
Braking Time60to0KmphNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length
4824mm
4458mm
Width
1811 mm
1796mm
Height
1429 mm
1416mm
Ground Clearance LadenNoNo
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2637mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1555mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1526mm
Kerb WeightNo
1490Kg
GrossweightNo
1890kg
Rear Headroom
957 mm
924mm
Rear LegroomNoNo
Front Headroom
1023 mm
1006mm
Front LegroomNoNo
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
165mm
Front ShoulderroomNoNo
Rear ShoulderroomNoNo

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