BMW 3 Series vs BMW 5 Series
Should you buy BMW 3 Series or BMW 5 Series? 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 price starts at Rs 71.50 Lakh ex-showroom for M340i xDrive (Petrol) and BMW 5 Series price starts Rs 68.90 Lakh ex-showroom for 520d M Sport (Diesel). 3 Series has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while 5 Series has 1995 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 3 Series has a mileage of 13.02 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the 5 Series has a mileage of 17.42 kmpl (Diesel top model).
3 Series Vs 5 Series
|Key Highlights||BMW 3 Series||BMW 5 Series|
|On Road Price||Rs.82,41,444*||Rs.81,15,068*|
|On Road Price in New Delhi|
|Finance Available (EMI)|
3 Series Insurance
5 Series Insurance
|Engine and Transmission|
Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
|No Of Cylinder|
ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)|
Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
|Max Torque (nm@rpm)|
The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
|Valves Per Cylinder|
Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
|Fuel & Performance|
|Emission Norm Compliance|
BS VI 2.0
BS VI 2.0
|Top Speed (Kmph)|
|Suspension, Steering & Brakes|
M Sport Suspension
M Sport Suspension
|Steering Gear Type|
|Front Brake Type|
|Rear Brake Type|
|Top Speed (Kmph)|
Run flat Radial
|Dimensions & Capacity|
The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
|Wheel Base (mm)|
Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
|Front Tread (mm)|
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
|Rear Tread (mm)|
The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
|Kerb Weight (kg)|
It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
|Rear Headroom (mm)|
Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
|Front Headroom (mm)|
Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
|Boot Space (Litres)|
|No. of Doors|
|Comfort & Convenience|
|Power Windows Front||Yes||Yes|
|Power Windows Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Power folding 3rd Row Seat|
|Automatic Climate Control|
|Air Quality Control|
|Remote Trunk Opener|
Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
|Remote Engine Start/Stop|
|Low Fuel Warning Light||Yes||Yes|
|Accessory Power Outlet||Yes||Yes|
|Remote Horn & Light Control|
|Rear Reading Lamp||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Headrest||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest||Yes||Yes|
|Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts||Yes||Yes|
|Cup Holders Front||Yes||Yes|
|Cup Holders Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Rear AC Vents||Yes||Yes|
|Heated Seats Front|
|Seat Lumbar Support||Yes||Yes|
|Active Noise Cancellation|
|Multifunction Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
|Find My Car Location|
|Real-Time Vehicle Tracking|
|Foldable Rear Seat|
|Smart Access Card Entry|
|Smart Key Band|
|Engine Start Stop Button||Yes||Yes|
|Glove Box Cooling||Yes||Yes|
|Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles||Yes|
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
|Steering Mounted Tripmeter||Yes|
|Central Console Armrest||Yes|
|Gear Shift Indicator||No||No|
|Luggage Hook And Net||No||No|
|Height Adjustable Driver Seat||Yes||Yes|
|Electric Adjustable Seats|
|Follow Me Home Headlamps||Yes||Yes|
A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
|Electronic Multi Tripmeter||Yes||Yes|
|Leather Steering Wheel||Yes||Yes|
|Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector|
It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
|Outside Temperature Display||Yes||Yes|
|Driving Experience Control Eco||Yes||Yes|
|Folding Table In The Rear|
Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
|Dual Tone Dashboard|
BMW Individual Headliner Anthracite, Electrical seat adjustment for driver and passenger with memory function for drive, Floor mats in Velour, Front armrest with storage compartment, Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function, Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet, Through loading system, Sport seats for driver and front passenger, Storage compartment package, Individual trim finisher in Carbon Fibre, Alcantara Sensatec combination Black, contrast stitching Blue
Black, Leather 'Dakota' Black Exclusive Stitching/Piping In Contrast
|Available Colors||Tanzanite Blue metallicDravit Grey Metallic3 Series Colors||Carbon BlackAlpine WhiteBluestone MetallicPhytonic Blue5 Series Colors|
SedanAll Sedan Cars
SedanAll Sedan Cars
|Fog Lights Front|
Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
|Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror|
Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
|Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror|
Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
|Electric Folding Rear View Mirror|
It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
Refers to water jets that clean the headlights. This is beneficial when driving in the rain, or in muddy conditions.
|Rain Sensing Wiper|
It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
|Rear Window Wiper|
It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
|Rear Window Defogger|
Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
|Removable Or Convertible Top|
A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
|Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators|
It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
|Heated Wing Mirror|
Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
|LED Fog Lamps|
Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
Front ornamental grille frame and nuggets in High Gloss Black, Exterior air inlets in front bumper with embellishers in High Gloss Black, M Exterior mirror caps in High Gloss Black, Model designations and M badges, Tailpipe finishers in Black Chrome, M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line with extended, Heat Protection Glazing contents, Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen, Adaptive LED Headlight ( Bi-level LED lights with low-beam and high-beam, ‘Inverted L'arranged daytime running lights and LED cornering lights, BMW Selective Beam, the dazzle-free high-beam assistant, Accent lighting with turn indicators, M Sport Exhaust, M Sport Brakes, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line with extended contents, BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-On
Active Air Stream Kidney Grill,M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 662 M with mixed tyres., Glass sunroof, electric, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Heat protection glazing, Comfort access system - ‘keyless’ opening and locking of the vehicle including contactless opening of tailgate, Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Display Key, BMW Laserlight including (LED low-beam headlights and high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range)(Blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature)(No dazzle high-beam assistance (BMW Selective Beam)(Cornering light function - LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators), Air Breather in Black High-Gloss, BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Car key with exclusive M designation, Front bumper with specific design elements in Black High-Gloss, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, M designation on the front side panels, M door sill finishers, illuminated, M Sport brake with dark blue brake calipers with M designation, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in metallic Dark Shadow, Tailpipe finisher trapezoidal in Chrome High-Gloss, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in Black High-Gloss,
|Automatic Driving Lights|
Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
Run flat Radial
|Anti Lock Braking System||Yes||Yes|
|Power Door Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Child Safety Locks||Yes||Yes|
|Anti Theft Alarm||Yes||Yes|
|No Of Airbags|
|Side Airbag Front||Yes||Yes|
|Side Airbag Rear||Yes||Yes|
|Day Night Rear View Mirror||Yes||Yes|
|Passenger Side Rear View Mirror||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Seat Belts||Yes||Yes|
|Seat Belt Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Door Ajar Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Side Impact Beams||Yes||Yes|
|Front Impact Beams||Yes||Yes|
|Tyre Pressure Monitor||Yes||Yes|
|Vehicle Stability Control System||Yes||Yes|
|Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank|
|Engine Check Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Electronic Stability Control||Yes||Yes|
|Advance Safety Features|
Cruise Control with Braking Function, Parking Assistant( Lateral Parking, Reversing Assistant, Active Air Stream Kidney Grille, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Emergency Spare Wheel, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Warning triangle with first-aid kit, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front with belt force limiters
Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Anti-lock Braking System with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electric parking brake with auto hold function, Electronic vehicle iobiliser, Fully integrated emergency spare wheel, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat indicator, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and belt force limiters in the front and outer rear seats, Warning triangle with first-aid kit,
|Anti Theft Device||Yes||Yes|
|Anti Pinch Power Windows|
|Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock||Yes||Yes|
|Isofix Child Seat Mounts||Yes||Yes|
|Heads Up Display||Yes||Yes|
|Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts||Yes||Yes|
|Sos Emergency Assistance||Yes||Yes|
|Blind Spot Monitor|
|Lane Watch Camera|
|Geo Fence Alert|
|Hill Descent Control|
|Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock||Yes||Yes|
|360 View Camera|
|Entertainment & Communication|
|Audio System Remote Control||Yes||No|
|Wireless Phone Charging||Yes||Yes|
|USB And Auxiliary Input||Yes||Yes|
|Touch Screen Size|
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
|Apple Car Play||Yes||Yes|
|Number Of Speaker|
|Rear Entertainment System|
Wireless Smartphone Integration, Harman Kardon Surround Sound, Widescreen Curved Display, Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display, BMW Operating System 8.0 with variable configurable widgets,Navigation function with RTTI and 3D maps, Touch functionality, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Teleservices, Intelligent E-call, Remote software upgrade, MyBMW App with Remote Services, Intelligent Personal Assistant
iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition with direct access buttons, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W),Wireless Smartphone Integration, Fully Digital Instrument Display with 31.2cm (12.3”) display adapted to individual character design for Drive modes, BMW Gesture Control
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