BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLB

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz GLB? 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 72.90 Lakh ex-showroom for M340i xDrive (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLB price starts Rs 64.70 Lakh ex-showroom for 220d Progressive Line (Diesel). 3 Series has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLB has 1998 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 GLB has a mileage of 9.7 kmpl (Petrol top model).

3 Series Vs GLB

Key HighlightsBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz GLB
On Road PriceRs.84,02,243*Rs.74,44,034*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)29981332
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz GLB Comparison

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        BMW 3 Series
        BMW 3 Series
        Rs72.90 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz GLB
            Mercedes-Benz GLB
            Rs64.80 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.84,02,243*
          Rs.74,44,034*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,59,932/month
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          Rs.1,41,697/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,51,234
          GLB Insurance
          User Rating
          4.2
          Based on 60 Reviews
          4.1
          Based on 45 Reviews
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          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
          EngineType
          M282
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          2998
          1332
          No. of Cylinders
          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.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          368.78bhp@5500-6500rpm
          160.92bhp@5500rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          500Nm@1900-5000rpm
          250Nm@1620-4000rpm
          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.
          4
          4
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          -
          Direct Injection
          Turbo Charger
          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.
          Twin
          yes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed Steptronic
          7-Speed DCT
          Mild HybridNo
          -
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          13.02
          9.7
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          59
          52
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          253
          207
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          M Sport Suspension
          -
          Rear Suspension
          M Sport Suspension
          -
          Front Brake Type
          ventilated Disc
          -
          Rear Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          -
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          253
          207
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          4.4
          9.1s
          Tyre Size
          F225/40R19, R255/35R19
          -
          Tyre Type
          Run flat Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4709
          4634
          Width (mm)
          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
          1827
          2020
          Height (mm)
          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
          1442
          1697
          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.
          2651
          2540
          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
          -
          1604
          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.
          1745
          1550
          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
          -
          982
          verified
          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
          -
          1069
          verified
          Seating Capacity
          5
          7
          Boot Space (Litres)
          480
          570
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYesYes
          Power folding 3rd Row Seat
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          3 Zone
          2 Zone
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          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.
          YesYes
          Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYesYes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYesYes
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Rear
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          40:20:40 Split
          40:20:40 Split
          Smart Access Card Entry
          -
          Yes
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box CoolingYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Steering Mounted TripmeterYes
          -
          Central Console ArmrestYes
          With Storage
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Gear Shift IndicatorNoNo
          Rear CurtainNoNo
          Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
          Battery Saver
          -
          Yes
          Memory Function Seats
          -
          Front
          Drive Modes
          4
          4
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          -
          Front
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          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.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Glove Compartment
          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.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesYes
          Outside Temperature DisplayYes
          -
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          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
          "Ambient Lighting in 64 colors, Touchpad, Third row seating, Overhead control panel, “4 light stones”, Interior lamp/ reading lamp in rear in support plate (rear/left/right), Touchpad illumination, Reading lamps (front/ left/ right), console downlighter, Vanity lights (front/ left/ right), Signal and ambient lamp, Footwell lighting (front/ left/ right), Oddments tray lighting, Velour Floor Mats, Comfort Seats, Macchiato Beige, Brown open-pore walnut wood trim, sports steering wheel, All-digital instrument display 10.25 inch, Cup holder/ stowage compartment lighting, A fine-dust activated charcoal filter improves the air quality in the vehicle. It filters dust, soot and pollen from the air and also reduces pollutants and odours, Dew point sensor prevents windows from misting up and ensures energy-efficient climate control
          Exterior
          Available ColorsTanzanite Blue MetallicDravit Grey Metallic3 Series ColorsPatagonia Red MetallicMountain GreyPolar WhiteDenim BlueCosmos BlackGLB Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          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.
          Yes
          -
          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.
          YesYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          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.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          -
          Yes
          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.
          YesYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Spoiler
          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.
          YesYes
          Sun Roof
          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.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYesYes
          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.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          YesYes
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          YesYes
          Roof Rail
          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.
          YesYes
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps
          -
          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.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          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.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          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.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          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
          "Large glass module of tinted safety glass, Electric roller sunblind with one-touch control, Comprehensive safety concept(Obstruction sensor, Automatic rain closing function), Net wind deflector in the front tion, Radiator grille with two single louvres painted in a silver color and chrome inserts, Simulated underguard at front and rear in high-gloss chrome, Door trim (cladding) in grained black with chrome-plated trim element in a running board look, Chrome-plated waistline and window line trim strips, Roof rails in aluminium, Panoramic Sliding Sunroof, 5-spoke light-alloy wheels
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Tyre Size
          F225/40R19, R255/35R19
          -
          Tyre Type
          Run flat Radial
          Tubeless, Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          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
          Vehicle Monitoring, Vehicle Set-Up, Remote Retrieval of Vehicle Status, Send2Car function, Mercedes-Benz emergency call system, Active Brake Assist, Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC
          Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Heads Up DisplayYes
          -
          Sos Emergency AssistanceYes
          -
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill Assist
          -
          Yes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          Global NCAP Safety Rating
          -
          5 Star
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYes
          -
          Audio System Remote ControlYes
          -
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          CompassYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          14.9
          10.25
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          16
          -
          Additional Features
          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
          Touch inputs, Personalisation,Alexa Home Integration with Mercedes me
          SubwooferNoNo
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          Which car is cheaper between BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz GLB?

          BMW 3 Series price starts at Rs 72.90 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz GLB price starts at Rs 64.70 Lakh in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz GLB is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz GLB?

          The mileage of 3 Series is 13.02 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of GLB is 9.7 kmpl in New Delhi. BMW 3 Series gives better mileage than Mercedes-Benz GLB.
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