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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz A-Class? 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 Mercedes-Benz A-Class ex-showroom price starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh for 320d (Diesel) and Rs 29.9 Lakh for A180 Sport (Petrol). 3 Series has 1998 CC (Petrol top model) engine, while A-Class has 2143 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 A-Class has a mileage of 20.0 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.52,91,662#
Rs.36,42,042#
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1995
2143
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
136bhp@3600-4400rpm
Max Torque
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
300Nm@1400-3000rpm
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
20.0 kmpl
User Reviews
4.5
Based on 29 Reviews
5
Based on 6 Reviews
Available Colors1 More1 More
Fuel Tank Capacity
57Litres
50Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & Discount
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Rs.1,43,782
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Rs.1,21,857
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Service CostNoNo
Photo Comparison
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Standout Features
Air ConditionerAvailableYes
Cd PlayerYesYes
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Leather SeatsAvailableYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockAvailableNo
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock--
Air Conditioner
Available
Yes
Heater
Available
Yes
Adjustable Steering
Available
Yes
Tachometer
Available
Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Yes
Leather Seats
Available
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
Yes
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Yes
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Yes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Yes
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
High Resolution Media Display with a Diagonal of 20.3 cm
ARTICO man-made leather/fabric upholstery in Black
Chequerboard look trim
Air outlets with surround and cruciform nozzle in silver chrome
Honeycomb look trim
High-gloss black light switch with ring in silver chrome
Multifunction holder in the center console
3-spoke multifunction steering wheel with 12 control buttons
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 WiperYesNo
Rear Window WiperNoYes
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 RoofNoYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYesNo
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights
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
Diamond Radiator Grille
5 spoke light alloy wheels painted black with high sheen finish
Beltline trim strip in black
Chrome-plated trim strip in the front bumper
Night Edition Badge
Black mirror housing
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
No
Engine
Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinde
In-Line Diesel Engine
Displacement
1995
2143
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
136bhp@3600-4400rpm
Year
2016
2015
Max Torque
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
300Nm@1400-3000rpm
Description
2.0-litre 190bhp 16V Diesel Engine
2.2-litre 136bhp 16V In-Line 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
7 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
OverdriveNoNo
SynchronizersNoNo
Clutch TypeNo
Dual Clutch
Steering
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.5 metres
Brake System
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Fuel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
20.0 kmpl
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
57
50
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
BS IV
Performance
Top Speed
230 Kmph
210 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
7.2 Seconds
8.8 Seconds
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Braking TimeNoNo
Tyres
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
17 Inch
Payload & Towing
Cargo Volume
480-litres
341-litres
General Car Details
Country of AssemblyNoNo
Country of ManufactureNoNo
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Exterior Dimensions
Length
4824mm
4299 mm
Width
1811 mm
1780 mm
Height
1429 mm
1433 mm
Ground Clearance (Laden)NoNo
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
160 mm
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2699 mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1553 mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1522 mm
Kerb WeightNo
1515 kg
Gross WeightNo
2000 kg
Interior Dimensions
Front Headroom
1023 mm
1017 mm
Front LegroomNo
276 mm
Rear Headroom
957 mm
952 mm
Rear LegroomNo
316 mm
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
Yes
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesNo
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear ACVentsYesYes
Heated Seat FrontNoYes
Heated Seats RearNoNo
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
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
Dynamic Select Comfort, Sport, Eco or Individual
Door Armrest Front and Rear
Seat Comfort Package
Usb Charger
Front
No
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console Armrest
Available
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Available
No
Gear Shift Indicator
Available
No
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change Indicator
Available
No
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 RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesNo
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsYesNo
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 MonitorYesYes
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
Mercedes Benz Intelligent Drive, Adaptive Brake Control System, Blue Efficiency, Attention Assist, Acceleration Skid Control (ASR), If the Worst comes to the Worst, The Engine can be Stopped Automatically, The Hazard Warning Lights and Emergency Interior Lighting can be Activated, The Central Locking can be Un
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoNo
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
No
Knee AirbagsNoNo
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
Available
Available
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
Available
No
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNo
Available
Hill AssistNo
Available
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockNoNo
View360CameraNoNo
Interior
Air Conditioner
Available
Yes
Heater
Available
Yes
Adjustable Steering
Available
Yes
Tachometer
Available
Yes
Electronic Multi Tripmeter
Available
Yes
Leather Seats
Available
Yes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
Yes
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Yes
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Yes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Yes
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
High Resolution Media Display with a Diagonal of 20.3 cm
ARTICO man-made leather/fabric upholstery in Black
Chequerboard look trim
Air outlets with surround and cruciform nozzle in silver chrome
Honeycomb look trim
High-gloss black light switch with ring in silver chrome
Multifunction holder in the center console
3-spoke multifunction steering wheel with 12 control buttons
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 WiperYesNo
Rear Window WiperNoYes
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 RoofNoYes
Side StepperNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Smoke HeadlampsYesNo
Roof RailNoNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights
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
Diamond Radiator Grille
5 spoke light alloy wheels painted black with high sheen finish
Beltline trim strip in black
Chrome-plated trim strip in the front bumper
Night Edition Badge
Black mirror housing
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
No
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
Audio 20 CD Including Preinstallation for Garmin Map Pilot
Numerous Smartphone Functions Including Music and Messages
High-resolution Media Display with a diagonal of 20.3 cm
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
9
No
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Suspension & Brakes
Gear Box
8 Speed
7 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
SynchronizersNoNo
Over DriveNoNo
Clutch TypeNo
Dual Clutch
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Four Link
Shock Absorbers TypeNoNo
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.5 metres
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed
230 Kmph
210 Kmph
Acceleration
7.2 Seconds
8.8 Seconds
Braking TimeNoNo
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
BS IV
Emission Control SystemNoNo
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel SizeNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
17 Inch
No Of Doors
4
5
Cargo Volumn
480-litres
341-litres
No Of Floors
0
0
Acceleration0to60KmphNoNo
Acc Quarter MileNoNo
Acc Kickdown20to80NoNo
Acc30to70Kmph3rd GearNoNo
Acc40to80Kmph4th GearNoNo
Braking Time80to0KmphNoNo
Braking Time60to0KmphNoNo
Dimensions & Capacity
Length
4824mm
4299 mm
Width
1811 mm
1780 mm
Height
1429 mm
1433 mm
Ground Clearance LadenNoNo
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2699 mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1553 mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1522 mm
Kerb WeightNo
1515 kg
GrossweightNo
2000 kg
Rear Headroom
957 mm
952 mm
Rear LegroomNo
316 mm
Front Headroom
1023 mm
1017 mm
Front LegroomNo
276 mm
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
160 mm
Front ShoulderroomNoNo
Rear ShoulderroomNoNo

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