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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Comparison

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    Rs45.3 Lakh*
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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz CLA

Which is better BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz CLA? Compare 3 Series vs CLA on the basis of price, specifications, mileage, features and other factors. The BMW 3 Series price ranges from Rs 39.8 - 47.3 Lakh While the Mercedes-Benz CLA price ranges from Rs 31.4 - 75.2 Lakh. The 3 Series Diesel starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh and the 3 Series Automatic starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh. The CLA Diesel starts at Rs 31.4 Lakh and the CLA Automatic starts at Rs 31.4 Lakh. As far as mileage is concerned, depending upon the fuel type and variant, the 3 Series has a mileage of 15.34 kmpl to 22.69 kmpl and the CLA has a mileage of 15.04 kmpl to 17.9 kmpl.

SpecsBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz CLA
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19952143
Max Power190bhp@4000rpm136bhp@3200-4000rpm
Max Torque400Nm@1750-2500rpm300Nm@1400-3000rpm
Mileage22.69 kmpl17.9 kmpl
Cargo Volume480-litres470-litres

Overview

User Reviews
4.5
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5
based on 1 Review
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
17.9 kmpl
Available Colors
10 More
Fuel Tank Capacity
57Litres
56Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Engine Displacement (cc)
1995
2143
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Rs.1,43,782
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Rs.1,71,522
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Service Cost
No
No
 
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Standout Features
Air Conditioner
Available
Available
Cd Player
Yes
Yes
Anti Lock Braking System
Yes
Yes
Power Steering
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Front
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Rear
Yes
Yes
Leather Seats
Available
Available
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
No
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 Upholstery
No
No
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Available
Glove Compartment
Available
Available
Digital Clock
Available
Available
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Available
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Available
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Available
Folding Table In The Rear
No
No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Available
Ventilated Seats
No
No
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
Sport labeling on floor mats, illuminated door sills
Interior Lighting
No
No
Adjustable Headlights
Yes
Yes
Fog Lights Front
Yes
Yes
Fog Lights Rear
No
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
No
No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Rain Sensing Wiper
Yes
No
Rear Window Wiper
No
No
Rear Window Washer
No
No
Rear Window Defogger
Yes
Yes
Wheel Covers
No
No
Alloy Wheels
Yes
Yes
Power Antenna
No
No
Tinted Glass
Yes
Yes
Rear Spoiler
Yes
No
Removable Or Convertible Top
No
No
Roof Carrier
No
No
Sun Roof
Yes
Yes
Moon Roof
No
Yes
Side Stepper
No
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Yes
Yes
Integrated Antenna
Yes
Yes
Chrome Grille
Yes
Yes
Chrome Garnish
Yes
Yes
Smoke Headlamps
Yes
No
Roof Rail
No
No
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
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
New Cosmos Black paint
Sport badge
Carbon finished rear spoiler
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
No

Engine

Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinde
In Line Diesel Engine
Displacement
1995
2143
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
136bhp@3200-4000rpm
Year
2016
2018
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 XStroke
No
No
Compression Ratio
No
No
Turbo Charger
Yes
Yes
Super Charger
No
No

Transmission

Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
7 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Overdrive
No
No
Synchronizers
No
No
Clutch Type
No
Dual Clutch

Steering

Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.5 metres

Brake System

Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc

Fuel

Mileage (City)
No
No
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
17.9 kmpl
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
57
56
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI

Performance

Top Speed
230 Kmph
220 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)
7.2 Seconds
9.8 Seconds
Drag Coefficient
No
No
Braking Time
No
No

Tyres

Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
No
No
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
17 Inch

Payload & Towing

Cargo Volume
480-litres
470-litres

General Car Details

Country of Assembly
Germany
No
Country of Manufacture
Germany
No
Introduction Date
2016-01-27
No
Warranty Time
2 Years
No
Warranty Distance
Unlimited kms
No

Exterior Dimensions

Length
4824mm
4630mm
Width
1811 mm
1777 mm
Height
1429 mm
1432mm
Ground Clearance (Laden)
No
No
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
160mm
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2699mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1549mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1547mm
Kerb Weight
No
1570kg
Gross Weight
No
2005kg

Interior Dimensions

Front Headroom
1023 mm
1006mm
Front Legroom
No
276mm
Rear Headroom
957 mm
905mm
Rear Legroom
No
338mm

Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Front
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Rear
Yes
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
Yes
Air Quality Control
Yes
Yes
Remote Trunk Opener
Yes
Yes
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Yes
Yes
Low Fuel Warning Light
Yes
Yes
Accessory Power Outlet
Yes
Yes
Trunk Light
Yes
Yes
Vanity Mirror
Yes
Yes
Rear Reading Lamp
Yes
Yes
Rear Seat Headrest
Yes
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Yes
No
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Yes
Yes
Cup Holders Front
Yes
Yes
Cup Holders Rear
Yes
Yes
Rear ACVents
Yes
Yes
Heated Seat Front
No
No
Heated Seats Rear
No
No
Seat Lumbar Support
Yes
Yes
Multifunction Steering Wheel
Yes
Yes
Cruise Control
Yes
Yes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Navigation System
Yes
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
Yes
No
Engine Start Stop Button
Yes
Yes
Glove Box Cooling
Yes
No
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice Control
Yes
Yes
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
Yes
Yes
Additional Features
BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes: Comfort, Ecosport, Sport & Sport+)
Car Key With Pearl Gloss Chrome Trim
Drive Modes Economy, Sport Manual
Integral Look Sports Seat
Usb Charger
Front
No
Steering Mounted Tripmeter
No
No
Central Console Armrest
Available
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Available
No
Gear Shift Indicator
Available
No
Rear Curtain
No
No
Luggage Hook And Net
No
No
Battery Saver
No
No
Lane Change Indicator
Available
No

Safety

Anti Lock Braking System
Yes
Yes
Brake Assist
Yes
Yes
Central Locking
Yes
Yes
Power Door Locks
Yes
Yes
Child Safety Locks
Yes
Yes
Anti Theft Alarm
Yes
No
Driver Airbag
Yes
Yes
Passenger Airbag
Yes
Yes
Side Airbag Front
Yes
Yes
Side Airbag Rear
No
No
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Yes
No
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Xenon Headlamps
Yes
No
Halogen Headlamps
No
No
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
Traction Control
Yes
No
Adjustable Seats
Yes
Yes
Keyless Entry
Yes
Yes
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Yes
Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System
Yes
Yes
Engine Immobilizer
Yes
Yes
Crash Sensor
Yes
Yes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Yes
Yes
Engine Check Warning
Yes
Yes
Automatic Headlamps
Yes
Yes
Clutch Lock
No
No
Ebd
Yes
Yes
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
ESP Dynamic Cornering Assist, Attention Assist (visual and audible warning) with Acceleration Skid Control (ASR), Keyless GO Starting Function, Adaptive brake lights flashing ,Lamp failure indicator ,QR code stickers for post-accident rescue
Follow Me Home Headlamps
No
No
Rear Camera
Yes
Yes
Anti Theft Device
Yes
Yes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
No
No
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
No
Knee Airbags
No
No
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
Available
No
Heads Up Display
No
No
Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
Available
No
Blind Spot Monitor
No
No
Hill Descent Control
No
Available
Hill Assist
No
Available
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
No
No
View360Camera
No
No

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 Upholstery
No
No
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Available
Glove Compartment
Available
Available
Digital Clock
Available
Available
Outside Temperature Display
Available
Available
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Available
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
Available
Folding Table In The Rear
No
No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
Available
Ventilated Seats
No
No
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
Sport labeling on floor mats, illuminated door sills
Interior Lighting
No
No

Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Yes
Yes
Fog Lights Front
Yes
Yes
Fog Lights Rear
No
Yes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
No
No
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Rain Sensing Wiper
Yes
No
Rear Window Wiper
No
No
Rear Window Washer
No
No
Rear Window Defogger
Yes
Yes
Wheel Covers
No
No
Alloy Wheels
Yes
Yes
Power Antenna
No
No
Tinted Glass
Yes
Yes
Rear Spoiler
Yes
No
Removable Or Convertible Top
No
No
Roof Carrier
No
No
Sun Roof
Yes
Yes
Moon Roof
No
Yes
Side Stepper
No
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Yes
Yes
Integrated Antenna
Yes
Yes
Chrome Grille
Yes
Yes
Chrome Garnish
Yes
Yes
Smoke Headlamps
Yes
No
Roof Rail
No
No
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
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
New Cosmos Black paint
Sport badge
Carbon finished rear spoiler
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
No

Entertainment & Communication

Cassette Player
No
No
Cd Player
Yes
Yes
Cd Changer
Yes
No
Dvd Player
Yes
No
Radio
Yes
Yes
Audio System Remote Control
Yes
No
Speakers Front
Yes
Yes
Speakers Rear
Yes
Yes
Integrated2DINAudio
Yes
Yes
Usb And Auxiliary Input
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth Connectivity
Yes
Yes
Touch Screen
Yes
Yes
Additional Features
No
Audio 20 CD Including Pre-Installation for Garmin Map Pilot
Garmin Map Pilot (Optional)
Integrated Media Interface Port for iPod or iPhone
2 USB ports in the centre console
Bluetooth interface with hands-free function and audio streaming for playing music files
Transfer of addresses from mobile phone to head unit
Cover Flow and Cover Art Display of album covers in audio menu
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Internal Storage
No
No
Number Of Speaker
9
4
Rear Entertainment System
No
No

Suspension & Brakes

Gear Box
8 Speed
7 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Synchronizers
No
No
Over Drive
No
No
Clutch Type
No
Dual Clutch
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Four Link
Shock Absorbers Type
No
No
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.5 metres
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed
230 Kmph
220 Kmph
Acceleration
7.2 Seconds
9.8 Seconds
Braking Time
No
No
Drag Coefficient
No
No
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro VI
Emission Control System
No
No
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
No
No
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
17 Inch
No Of Doors
4
4
Cargo Volumn
480-litres
470-litres
No Of Floors
0
0
Acceleration0to60Kmph
No
No
Acc Quarter Mile
No
No
Acc Kickdown20to80
No
No
Acc30to70Kmph3rd Gear
No
No
Acc40to80Kmph4th Gear
No
No
Braking Time80to0Kmph
No
No
Braking Time60to0Kmph
No
No

Dimensions & Capacity

Length
4824mm
4630mm
Width
1811 mm
1777 mm
Height
1429 mm
1432mm
Ground Clearance Laden
No
No
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2699mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1549mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1547mm
Kerb Weight
No
1570kg
Grossweight
No
2005kg
Rear Headroom
957 mm
905mm
Rear Legroom
No
338mm
Front Headroom
1023 mm
1006mm
Front Legroom
No
276mm
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
160mm
Front Shoulderroom
No
No
Rear Shoulderroom
No
No

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