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    Rs45.3 Lakh*
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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz C-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 C-Class ex-showroom price starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh for 320d (Diesel) and Rs 40.2 Lakh for Prime C 220d (Diesel). 3 Series has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while C-Class has 2996 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 3 Series has a mileage of 22.69 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the C-Class has a mileage of 11.9 kmpl (Diesel top model).

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.53,86,662#
Rs.57,53,116*
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Engine Displacement (cc)
1995
1950
Available ColorsAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BluePlatinum SilverEstoril BlueBlack Sapphire+1 MoreSelenite Grey MetallicPolar WhiteDesigno Hyacinth Red MetallicMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+1 More
Body Type
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
190bhp@4000rpm
245bhp@4200rpm
User Rating
4.2
Based on 35 Reviews
4.4
Based on 17 Reviews
Boot Space (Litres)
480
480
Fuel Tank Capacity
57Litres
66Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Offers & DiscountNoNo
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,05,340
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Rs.1,11,297
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Insurance
Rs.1,43,782
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Rs.2,16,842
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Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)NoNo
Photo Comparison
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Engine
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinde
In-Line Engine
Displacement (cc)
1995
1950
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
190bhp@4000rpm
245bhp@4200rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
500Nm@1600-2400rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
DOHC
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDi
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Super ChargerNoNo
Transmission
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
9 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
RWD
Clutch TypeNoNo
Steering
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer System
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.5
5.61
Brake System
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Fuel
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
No
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
57
66
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro V
Performance
Top Speed (Kmph)
230
250
Drag CoefficientNoNo
Braking TimeNoNo
Tyres
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size (Inch)NoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
17
18
General Car Details
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoNo
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 EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNo
Central Console ArmrestYesYes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesNo
Rear CurtainNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoNo
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes: Comfort, Ecosport, Sport & Sport+)
Car Key With Pearl Gloss Chrome Trim
Drive Modes - Comfort ,ECO
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorNoNo
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 ControlYesNo
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, 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
 Adaptive braking, Attention assist and Active parking assist ,Pedestrian Protection with Active Bonnet
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power WindowsNoNo
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesNo
Heads Up DisplayNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Blind Spot MonitorNoNo
Hill Descent ControlNoNo
Hill AssistNoYes
360 View CameraNoNo
Interior
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
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
"Analogue Clock
12.3-inch digital display
Interior with new generation flat bottom steering wheel
Anthracite open-pore oak wood trim elements
64 color Ambient lighting
Exterior
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesNo
Fog Lights RearNoNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoNo
Rear Window WasherNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)YesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassYesYes
Rear SpoilerYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesNo
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),LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights
Trunk Opener
Smart
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYesNo
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
"AMG bodystyling consists of AMG front apron with sporty air intakes and chrome trim element
AMG diffuser-look rear apron with insert in black and AMG side sill panels
Low-beam headlamp light and activated cornering lights
Roller sunblinds in left and right rear doors
"
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesYes
Cd ChangerYesNo
Dvd PlayerYesNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Connectivity
,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Internal StorageNoNo
Number Of Speaker
9
4
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNo
Additional Features
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 10.25-inch screen for the central infotainment
Smartphone integration package
Suspension & Brakes
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
Agility Control Suspension
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Agility Control Suspension
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Direct Steer System
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.5
5.61
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
230
250
Acceleration (Seconds)
7.2
5.9
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
Euro V
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
18 Inch
No Of Doors
4
4
Boot Space (Litres)
480
480
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4824
4686
Width (mm)
1811
1810
Height (mm)
1429
1442
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
157
157
Wheel Base (mm)
2810
2840
Front Tread (mm)
1544
1588
Rear Tread (mm)
1583
1588
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
1650
Grossweight (kg)
-
2215
Rear Headroom (mm)
957
942
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
343
Front Headroom (mm)
1023
1039
Front Legroom (mm)
-
286

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