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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz V-Class

Should you buy BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz V-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 price starts at Rs 43.60 Lakh ex-showroom for 330i Sport (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz V-Class price starts Rs 71.10 Lakh ex-showroom for LWB (Diesel). 3 Series has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while V-Class has 2143 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 V-Class has a mileage of 16.0 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.57,20,586*
Rs.17,235,141*
Rs.40,37,815#
Offers & DiscountNo
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.6
Based on 41 Reviews
4.6
Based on 7 Reviews
4.9
Based on 14 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.108,886
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Rs.3,28,041
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Rs.77,329
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Insurance
Rs.5,91,1,41
V-Class Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinder Engine
2.2L V 220d
2.0L Turbocharged Petrol
Displacement (cc)
1995
2143
1984
Fast Charging
-
-
No
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.74bhp@4000rpm
161bhp@3800rpm
187.74bhp@4200-6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
380Nm@1400-2400rpm
320nm@1450-4200rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
-
TSI
Turbo ChargerYes
-
Yes
Super ChargerNo
-
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
7 Speed
7-Speed DSG
Mild Hybrid
-
-
No
Drive Type
RWD
Clutch TypeNoNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Petrol
Mileage (City)NoNo
11.28 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
20.37 kmpl
16.0 kmpl
15.1 kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
40.0 (Litres)
57.0 (Litres)
66.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
243
195
No
Drag CoefficientNoNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
Agility control
McPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Agility control
Multi-element axle, with one longitudinal and transverse links, with torsion stabiliser
Steering Type
Power
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Tilt & Telescopic
Tiltable & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
-
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.5
-
5.55
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
243
195
-
0-100kmph (Seconds)
6.8
10.9
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
-
-
39.41m
verified
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
205/55 R17
215/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17
17
R17
0-100Kmph (Tested)
-
-
8.33s (Wet)
verified
Quarter Mile (Tested)
-
-
16.07s @144.35kmph
verified
City driveability (20-80kmph)
-
-
5.01s
verified
Braking (80-0 kmph)
-
-
24.52m
verified
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4709
5340
4869
Width (mm)
1827
1928
1864
Height (mm)
1435
1901
1469
Ground Clearance Laden (mm)
-
-
156
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
157
-
-
Wheel Base (mm)
2810
3430
2841
Front Tread (mm)
1589
-
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1583
-
-
Kerb Weight (kg)
-
-
1579
Grossweight (kg)
-
3100
2098
Rear Headroom (mm)
957
verified
-
-
Seating Capacity
5
7
5
Boot Space (Litres)
480
-
625
No. of Doors
4
5
4
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYesYes
Power Boot
-
-
Yes
Power folding 3rd Row Seat
-
-
No
Automatic Climate Control
3 Zone
2 Zone
3 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYesNo
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
-
No
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYesNo
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
-
No
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYesYes
Trunk LightYesYesYes
Remote Horn & Light Control
-
-
No
Vanity MirrorYesYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
-
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYesYes
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYesYes
Heated Seats FrontNoNoYes
Heated Seats RearNoNoNo
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYesYes
Active Noise Cancellation
-
-
No
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYesYes
Find My Car Location
-
-
No
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
-
-
No
Foldable Rear Seat
-
Bench Folding
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesNoYes
Smart Key Band
-
-
No
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesNoYes
Glove Box CoolingNoYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front
Front
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoNoNo
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
With Storage
Tailgate AjarYesYesYes
Hands-Free Tailgate
-
-
Yes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYesYes
Rear CurtainYesNoNo
Luggage Hook And NetNoYesYes
Battery SaverNoNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYesNo
Additional Features
-
Touchpad With Handwriting Recognition, Grab Handles For Ease Of Entry, Air Cushion Curtain In Front Of The Side Windows, 38 Litres fresh water tank, 40 Litres wastewater tank, Compressor refrigerator, 40 Litres capacity
Light Assistant – coming home and leaving home lights, Remote control closing of door mirrors and electric sunroof, Electrically controlled opening and closing of 5th door, Virtual boot lid release pedal, Panoramic electric sunroof with bounce-back system, 12-way electrically adjustable front seats with driver seat prograable memory functions, Boss Button (electrical adjustment of front passenger seat from rear), Ventilated front seats (passenger and driver) with cooling and heating Function, Electrically adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seat, Adjustable rear air conditioning vents with temperature control on rear centre console,Textile floor mats with Lounge Step, Roll-up sun visors for rear windows and rear windscreen, Virtual Cockpit, Hands-free Parking, 12V power sockets in centre console (front and rear), 12V power socket in luggage compartment, Two foldable roof handles (front and rear), Lights-on acoustic signal, Rear mud flaps,1 760 litres of total luggage space with rear seatbacks folded, Storage compartment with cover in luggage compartment side panel, Two foldable hooks in luggage compartment, 6+6 load anchoring points in luggage compartment, Rear seat centre armrest with through-loading,Front glovebox with cooling and illumination, Jumbo box – storage compartment under front centre armrest with cooling and tablet holder, Felt lined storage compartments in the front and rear doors, Storage compartments in the centre console (front and rear), Storage pockets on backrests of front seats, Power Nap Package for rear seat outer headrests, Wet case in both front doors with ŠKODA umbrella (2 units), Cargo elements
Massage SeatsNoNoNo
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
No
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
All
All
Autonomous ParkingNoNoNo
Drive Modes
4
0
4
Air ConditionerYesYesYes
HeaterYesYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
YesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYesYes
Digital ClockYesYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYesNo
Cigarette LighterYesYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
Front
Front
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYesNo
Folding Table In The RearNoNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoYesYes
Dual Tone DashboardYesYesYes
Additional Features
Floor mats in Velour,Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function,Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet,Through loading system,Storage compartment package,Fine wood Ash Grey-Brown High-Gloss with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome,Sensatec Canberra Beige Black Upholstery
5 Person Sleeping capacity
Chrome front and rear door sill trims with 'SUPERB' inscription, Chrome interior door handles with chrome surround . Alu pedals, Piano Black décor with LED ambient lighting and 'Laurin & Klement inscription and chrome highlights, Stylish armrest stitching, Leather wrapped steering wheel with 'Laurin & Klement' inscription, Rear parcel shelf, Easy opening bottle holder in front centre console , Storage compartment under steering wheel with card holder, Ticket holder on A-pillar
Exterior
Available ColorsAlpine WhitePotamaic BlueTanzanite BlueMineral GreySunset OrangeMediterranean BlueDravit Grey MetallicBlack Sapphire+3 More3 Series ColorsBrilliant SilverSteel BlueRock Crystal WhiteGraphite GreySelenite Grey MetallicObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+2 MoreV-Class ColorsLava BlueMoon WhiteMagic BlackMagnetic BrownBusiness Grey MetallicRace BlueSteel Grey Metallic+2 MoreSuperb Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesNoYes
Fog Lights RearNoNoYes
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Headlamp Washers
-
-
Yes
Rain Sensing WiperYesYesYes
Rear Window WiperNoYesNo
Rear Window WasherNoNoNo
Rear Window DefoggerYesYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYesYes
Power AntennaNoNoNo
Tinted GlassNoNoNo
Rear SpoilerNoYesYes
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNoNo
Sun RoofYesNoYes
Moon RoofYesNoYes
Side StepperNoNoNo
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYesYes
Chrome GarnishNoNoYes
Dual Tone Body Colour
-
-
Yes
Smoke HeadlampsNoNoNo
Projector Headlamps
-
-
No
Halogen HeadlampsNoNoNo
Cornering Headlamps
-
-
No
Cornering Foglamps
-
-
Yes
Roof RailNoYesNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,Headlight Washer,LED Fog Lights,Cornering Fog lights
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing Mirror
-
-
Yes
LED DRLs
-
-
Yes
LED Headlights
-
-
Yes
LED Taillights
-
-
Yes
LED Fog Lamps
-
-
Yes
Additional Features
BMW Individual Exterior Line Aluminium satinated,Heat Protection Glazing,Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen,LED headlights with extended contents,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
Electric Sliding Doors
Velour Floor Mats, Luggage Compartment, With Twin Rail, PoP up Roof, Awing
Chrome surround and vertical elements for radiator grille, Chrome trim on lower air dam in front bumper, Chrome side window frames, Chrome inserts on side doors, Chrome highlights on 5th door, 'Laurin & Klement' inscription on front fenders, Rear diffuser with chrome highlights, Body Colour - Bumpers, external mirrors housing, door handles , Adaptive front LED headlamps, Retractable headlight washers, LED tail lights with crystalline elements and dynamic turn indicators, Warning indicator lights on front and rear doors, High level third brake LED light, Automatically diing interior and driver side external rear view mirror, Driver side external mirror and rear windscreen defogger with timer, ŠKODA welcome logo projection - front doors, Boarding spot lamps (OSRVM)
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
205/55 R17
215/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless, Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
17
17
R17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYesYes
Brake AssistYesYesYes
Central LockingYesYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYesYes
No Of Airbags
-
-
8
Driver AirbagYesYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYesYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Auto
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoNoNo
Halogen HeadlampsNoNoNo
Rear Seat BeltsYesYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYesYes
Traction ControlYesYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesNoNo
Engine ImmobilizerYesYesYes
Crash SensorYesYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYesYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYesNo
Clutch LockNoNoYes
EBDYesYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
Launch Control Function,Servotronic Steering Assist,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags, front and rear,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Emergency Spare Wheel,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,Roadside Assistance 24x7
Active Park Assist, Attention Assist, Active Retainer For Sliding Door
MBA (Mechanical Brake Assist), MKB (Multi Collision Brake), Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness), Electromechanical parking brake with auto hold function, ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), EDS (Electronic Differential Lock), Rear view camera with washer and dynamic guidelines, Curtain airbags at front and rear, Front seatbelt reminder warning light with acoustic signal. Height adjustable three-point front seatbelts, Underbody protective cover and Rough Road Package, Fuel supply cut-off in a crash, Dual-tone warning horn, Emergency triangle in the luggage compartment , iBuzz Fatigue Alert, Engine iobiliser with floating code system and central locking controls on front centre console, Anti theft alarm with interior monitoring
Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYesYes
Rear CameraYesYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
All
Speed Alert
-
-
Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoNoNo
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoNoNo
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYesYes
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
-
No
Blind Spot MonitorNoNoNo
Lane Watch Camera
-
-
No
Geo Fence Alert
-
-
No
Hill Descent ControlNoYesYes
Hill AssistNoYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesNoYes
360 View CameraNoYesYes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerYesYesNo
Cd ChangerYesNoNo
Dvd PlayerNoNoNo
RadioYesYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesNoNo
Mirror Link
-
-
Yes
Speakers FrontYesYesYes
Speakers RearYesYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYes
-
Yes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYesYes
Wifi Connectivity
-
-
Yes
Compass
-
-
No
Touch ScreenYesNoYes
Touch Screen Size
12.3 inch
-
8 Inch.
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
-
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader,Mirror Link
Android Auto
-
-
Yes
Apple Car PlayYes
-
Yes
Internal StorageYesYesNo
Number Of Speaker
10
15
11
Rear Entertainment SystemNoNoNo
Additional Features
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system,High-resolution (1920x720 pixels) 10.25” (26 cm) Control Display,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets,iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons
Audio 20 CD with touchpad and Pre-installation for Garmin
The Audio 20 CD Can Play the WMA, AAC, MP3 and WAV Audio Formats
Central infotainment system with proximity sensor, Canton sound system - 11 speakers, 1 subwoofer (610 W), SmartLink, GSM telephone preparation with Bluetooth®, Bluetooth® audio streaming
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNoNo
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