BMW 3 Series vs Kia Sonet Comparison

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BMW 3 Series vs Kia Sonet

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Kia Sonet? 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 46.90 Lakh ex-showroom for 330i Sport (Petrol) and Kia Sonet price starts Rs 7.15 Lakh ex-showroom for 1.2 HTE (Petrol). 3 Series has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Sonet has 1493 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 3 Series has a mileage of 20.37 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the Sonet has a mileage of 18.4 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.54,03,495#
Rs.16,10,731#
Rs.10,10,650#
Offers & DiscountNoNo
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User Rating
4.6
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4
Based on 499 Reviews
4.2
Based on 195 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,02,856
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Rs.31,424
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Rs.19,716
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Insurance
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
-
Rs.3,980
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Twin Turbo 4 Cylinder Diesel Engine
1.5 L CRDi VGT
1.0L TURBO
Displacement (cc)
1995
1493
999
No Of Cylinder
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.74bhp@4000rpm
113.43bhp@4000rpm
98.63bhp@5000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
250nm@1500-2750rpm
160nm@2800-3600rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
Multi Point Fuel Injection
Turbo Charger
Twin
YesYes
Super ChargerNo
-
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Manual
Gear Box
8 Speed
6-Speed
5-Speed
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
20.37 kmpl
-
20.5 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
57.0 (Litres)
45.0 (Litres)
40.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
243
NoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
Mac Pherson strut with Lower Transverse link
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Coupled Torsion Beam Axle with Coil Spring
Twist beam suspension with coil spring
Steering Type
Power
Electric
Electric
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt
Tilt
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
-
-
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.5
-
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Drum
Drum
Top Speed (Kmph)
243
-
-
0-100kmph (Seconds)
7.2
-
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
215/ 60 R16
195/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17
R16
R16
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4709
3995
3991
Width (mm)
1827
1790
1750
Height (mm)
1435
1642
1605
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
-
205
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
157
-
-
Wheel Base (mm)
2810
2500
2500
Front Tread (mm)
1589
-
1536
Rear Tread (mm)
1583
-
1535
Rear Headroom (mm)
957
verified
-
-
Rear Knee Room (Min/Max) (mm)
-
-
222
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
480
392
405
No. of Doors
4
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
3 Zone
YesNo
Air Quality ControlYesYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYes
-
-
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
-
Vanity MirrorYes
-
Yes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
-
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
YesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
-
-
Cup Holders FrontYes
-
-
Cup Holders RearYesYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNo
-
-
Heated Seats RearNo
-
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYes
-
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYesNo
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
-
Foldable Rear Seat
-
Bench Folding
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYesYes
Glove Box CoolingNo
-
No
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
-
-
Voice ControlYesYes
-
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
-
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
-
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYes
-
-
Gear Shift IndicatorYesNo
-
Rear CurtainYesYes
-
Luggage Hook And NetNo
-
-
Battery SaverNoYes
-
Lane Change IndicatorYes
-
-
Additional Features
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Sunglass Holder, Assist Grips, Rear parcel shelf, Lower Full Size Seatback Pocket (Driver), Lower Full Size Seatback Pocket (Passenger), Passenger Seatback Upper Pocket, Rear Door Sun-Shade Curtain, Air Conditioner – Eco Coating, Rear View Camera with Guidelines, Driving Rear View Monitor, Ventilated Driver Seats, Ventilated Passenger Seats, Smart Pure Air Purifier with Virus Protection, Multi Drive Modes - Normal/ Eco/ Sports
PM2.5 Clean Air Filter (Advanced Atmospheric Particulate Filter), Dual tone Horn, Driver & Passenger Front Adjustable Headrests, 12V Charging Socket - Front & Rear, Intermittent Position on Front Wipers, Rear Parcel Shelf, 8.9 cm LED Instrument Cluster, Front Seat Back Pocket Passenger, Rear Room Lighting, Upper Glove Box, Wireless Smartphone Replication
Massage SeatsNo
-
-
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
-
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous ParkingNo
-
-
Drive Modes
4
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYesYes
HeaterYesYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYesYes
Interior
TachometerYes
-
Yes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
-
Fabric UpholsteryNoNoYes
Leather Steering WheelYesYesNo
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
Yes
-
Glove CompartmentYesYesYes
Digital ClockYesYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYes
-
-
Cigarette LighterYes
-
-
Digital OdometerYesYesYes
Electric Adjustable SeatsNo
-
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
-
Folding Table In The RearNo
-
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYes
-
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
-
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
Leather wrapped D-cut steering wheel with GT line logo, High gloss black finish AC vents garnish, Connected Infotainment and cluster design - High gloss black, Sporty Alloy Pedals, Premium Head Lining, Leatherette wrapped Door Armrest, Rear Door Sunshade Curtain, Inside Door Handle Hyper Silver Metallic Paint, LED sound mood lights, Leatherette Sports seats with Red stitching - Black, Advance 10.67 cm (4.2") Color Instrument Cluster
Linear Interlock Seat Upholstery, Liquid Chrome Upper Panel Strip & Piano Black Door Panels, 3-spoke Steering Wheel with Mystery Black Accent, Mystery Black Interior Door Handles, High Centre Console with Armrest & Closed Storage, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls (Audio & PhoneControl), Liquid Chrome Gear Box Bottom Insert, Chrome Knob on Centre & Side Air Vents,
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Rear Right Side
Available ColorsAlpine WhitePotamaic BlueTanzanite BlueMineral GreySunset OrangeMediterranean BlueDravit Grey MetallicBlack Sapphire+3 More3 Series ColorsIntense Red Glacier White PearlBeige Gold With Aurora Black PearlSteel SilverAurora Black PearlBeige GoldIntelligence BlueGlacier White Pearl With Aurora Black PearlGravity GrayIntense Red With Aurora Black Pearl+5 MoreSonet ColorsIce Cool White With Mystery Black RoofMoonlight Silver With Mystery BlackMahogany BrownMoonlight SilverICE Cool WhiteCaspian Blue With Mystery BlackMahogany Brown With Mystery BlackCaspian BlueMetal Mustard With Mystery Black RoofRadiant Red With Mystery Black+5 MoreKiger Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
-
Fog Lights RearNo
-
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNo
-
No
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYesNo
Rain Sensing WiperYes
-
-
Rear Window WiperNoYesYes
Rear Window WasherNoYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYesNo
Wheel CoversNoNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
-
Tinted GlassNoYes
-
Rear SpoilerNoYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
-
Roof CarrierNo
-
-
Sun RoofYesYes
-
Moon RoofYesYes
-
Side StepperNo
-
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYesYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
-
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
-
Yes
Smoke HeadlampsNo
-
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoNoNo
Roof RailNoYesYes
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
Projector Fog Lamps
-
Trunk Opener
Remote
-
-
LED DRLs
-
YesYes
LED Headlights
-
YesYes
LED Taillights
-
YesYes
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
Red Brake Caliper - Front, R 16 - 40.64 cm (16”) Crystal Cut Alloys, Sporty Red Center Wheel Caps, Kia Signature Tiger nose grill - Black high glossy with GT line logo and Red accents, Radiator grille chrome with Diamond knurling pattern, Front Bumper with Sporty Red Accent, Rear Bumper with Dual Muffler Design and Red Accent, Turbo shaped musculine skid plates, Diffuser fin rear skid plates, Side molding - Black, Red door garnish, Belt Line - Chrome, Rear Center garnish - Reflector connected type, Piano black Delta garnish, Outside Door Handle - Chrome, Crown Jewel LED Type Headlamps, Heartbeat LED tail lamps
LED DRLs Day & Night, C-Shaped Signature LED Tail Lamps, Mystery Black ORVMs, Satin Silver Roof Rails, Mystery Black Front Fender Accentuator, Mystery Black Door Handles, Front Grille Chrome Accent, Silver Rear SUV Skid Plate, Satin Silver Roof Bars (50 Load Carrying Capacity), Tri-octa LED Pure Vision Headlamps, Mystery Black & Chrome Trim Fender Accentuator, 40.64 cm Diamond Cut Alloys
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
215/ 60 R16
195/60 R16
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
17
R16
R16
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
-
Central LockingYesYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYes
-
-
No Of Airbags
-
6
4
Driver AirbagYesYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYesYes
Side Airbag RearNo
-
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
Auto
Yes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNo
-
-
Halogen HeadlampsNoNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
-
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
-
Side Impact BeamsYes
-
-
Front Impact BeamsYes
-
-
Traction ControlYesYes
-
Adjustable SeatsYesYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
-
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
-
Engine ImmobilizerYes
-
-
Crash SensorYesYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
-
-
Engine Check WarningYesYes
-
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
-
Clutch LockNo
-
-
EBDYesYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
-
Advance Safety Features
BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent Maintenance System), Launch Control 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 ure Advance Includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole In One, Road Side Assistance 24x7, Emergency Spare Wheel
Emergency Stop Signal, Curtain Airbags, Passenger Seat Belt Reminder
-
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
-
Rear CameraYesYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYes
-
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYesYes
Knee AirbagsNo
-
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNo
-
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYesYes
Blind Spot MonitorNo
-
-
Hill Descent ControlNo
-
-
Hill AssistNoYes
-
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
-
360 View CameraNo
-
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYes
-
-
Cd ChangerYes
-
-
Dvd PlayerNo
-
-
RadioYesYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYes
-
-
Speakers FrontYesYesYes
Speakers RearYesYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYesYes
Wireless Phone Charging
-
YesNo
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYesYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3 inch
10.25 Inch
8 Inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
-
Android Auto
-
Yes
-
Apple Car PlayYesYes
-
Internal StorageYes
-
-
Number Of Speaker
9
7
4
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
-
-
Additional Features
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26.03 cm (10.25") HD Touchscreen Navigation, Kia connected car with OTA, Smartwatch connectivity App, Kia Connect lite, BOSE Premium 7 Speaker System with Dynamic Speed Compensation, 2 Tweeter, Sub Woofer, Voice Recognition with "Hello Kia"
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Warranty
Introduction DateNoNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNoNo
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