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BMW 3 Series vs Volkswagen Passat Comparison

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    Rs45.3 Lakh*
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BMW 3 Series vs Volkswagen Passat

Which is better BMW 3 Series or Volkswagen Passat? Compare 3 Series vs Passat 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 Volkswagen Passat price ranges from Rs 29.99 - 32.99 Lakh. The 3 Series Diesel starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh and the 3 Series Automatic starts at Rs 39.8 Lakh. The Passat Diesel starts at Rs 29.99 Lakh and the Passat Automatic starts at Rs 29.99 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 Passat has a mileage of 17.42 kmpl to 17.42 kmpl.

SpecsBMW 3 SeriesVolkswagen Passat
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19951968
Max Power190bhp@4000rpm175bhp@3600-4000rpm
Max Torque400Nm@1750-2500rpm350Nm@1500-3500rpm
Mileage22.69 kmpl17.42 kmpl
Cargo Volume480-litres586-litres

Overview

User Reviews
4.5
based on 26 Reviews
3.5
based on 8 Reviews
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
17.42 kmpl
Available Colors
10 More
Fuel Tank Capacity
57Litres
66Litres
Seating Capacity
5
5
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Engine Displacement (cc)
1995
1968
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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Finance Available (EMI)
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Rs.1,43,782
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Rs.1,57,313
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Service Cost
No
Rs.8,962
 
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Standout Features
Air Conditioner
Available
Yes
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
Yes
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Available
No
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 Upholstery
No
No
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
No
Outside Temperature Display
Available
No
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
No
Folding Table In The Rear
No
No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
No
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
"Nappa Leather Upholstery
Chrome Detailing On Front AC Vents,Rotary Light Switch
Analog Clock In Dashboard
Decorative Inserts Piano Black For Centre Console
Decorative Inserts In Ornamental Wood Brillant Pine For Dashboard And Doors Trims
Decorative Inserts in Ornamental Wood Olive Ash Silk Matte For Dashboard And Doors Trims
Chrome Detailing On Mirror Adjustment Knob And Power Window Switches And Illuminated
Stainless Steel Scuff Plates On Front And Rear Door Steps
Colour Multifunction Display Premium
Interior Lighting
No
Ambient light,Footwell Lamp
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
Yes
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
No
Rear Spoiler
Yes
Yes
Removable Or Convertible Top
No
No
Roof Carrier
No
No
Sun Roof
Yes
Yes
Moon Roof
No
No
Side Stepper
No
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Yes
Yes
Integrated Antenna
Yes
Yes
Chrome Grille
Yes
No
Chrome Garnish
Yes
No
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),Cornering Headlights,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
Cornering Lights
Front Fog Lamps With Chrome Surround
Chrome Moulding On Side Windows
LED Technology
Body Coloured Bumpers With Chrome Mouldings
Auto Dimming On Driver's Side With Memory
Heated Wing Mirror
Available
No

Engine

Type
TwinPower Turbo 4 Cylinde
TDI Engine
Displacement
1995
1968
Max Power
190bhp@4000rpm
175bhp@3600-4000rpm
Year
2016
2017
Max Torque
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
350Nm@1500-3500rpm
Description
2.0-litre 190bhp 16V Diesel Engine
2.0L 175bhp 16V TDI 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
6 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Overdrive
No
No
Synchronizers
No
No
Clutch Type
No
No

Steering

Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.85 metres

Brake System

Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc

Fuel

Mileage (City)
No
No
Mileage (ARAI)
22.69 kmpl
17.42 kmpl
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
57
66
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
No

Performance

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

Tyres

Tyre Size
225/50 R17
215/55 R17
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
No
No
Alloy Wheel Size
17 Inch
17 Inch

Payload & Towing

Cargo Volume
480-litres
586-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
4767mm
Width
1811 mm
1832mm
Height
1429 mm
1456mm
Ground Clearance (Laden)
No
No
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
No
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2786mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1586mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1570mm
Kerb Weight
No
1550kg
Gross Weight
No
2210kg

Interior Dimensions

Front Headroom
1023 mm
No
Front Legroom
No
No
Rear Headroom
957 mm
No
Rear Legroom
No
No

Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Front
Yes
Yes
Power Windows Rear
Yes
Yes
Automatic Climate Control
2 Zone
3 Zone
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
No
Vanity Mirror
Yes
Yes
Rear Reading Lamp
Yes
Yes
Rear Seat Headrest
Yes
Yes
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Yes
Yes
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
Yes
Heated Seats Rear
No
No
Seat Lumbar Support
Yes
Yes
Multifunction Steering Wheel
Yes
Yes
Cruise Control
Yes
Yes
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation System
Yes
Yes
Foldable Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
Yes
Yes
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
Rear AC Vents With Chrome Louvers
Easy Open Sensor Controlled boot Lid Opener
Manually Operated Roll up Sunshields For Rear Side Windows
Electrically Operated Roll Up Sunshade For Rear Windshield
Folding Floor Cover In Lugguage Compartment
Front Head Restriants With Longitudinal And Height Adjustment
Three Height Adjustable Head Restraints At Rear
LED Front Reading Lamp
Spoke Leather Wrapped Multi-Function Steering Wheel With Control For Gear Shift, MFD, Radio and Telephone
12V Socket In Rear Centre Console, Lugguage Compartment
Intermittent Wiper Control
Usb Charger
Front
Front
Steering Mounted Tripmeter
No
Available
Central Console Armrest
Available
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Available
Available
Gear Shift Indicator
Available
Available
Rear Curtain
No
Available
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
No
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
Yes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Yes
Yes
Xenon Headlamps
Yes
Yes
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
Yes
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
Front Passenger Airbag Deactivation, Curtain Airbag System For Front Passengers, ASR and EDL, Electromechanical Parking Brake, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Auto Hold Function, Lockable Wheel Bolts With Extended Anti Theft Protection, Front Underbody Guard, Coming Home And Leaving Home Function, Auto He
Follow Me Home Headlamps
No
Yes
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
Available
Isofix Child Seat Mounts
Available
Available
Heads Up Display
No
No
Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
Available
No
Blind Spot Monitor
No
No
Hill Descent Control
No
No
Hill Assist
No
Available
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
No
No
View360Camera
No
No

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 Upholstery
No
No
Leather Steering Wheel
Available
Yes
Glove Compartment
Available
Yes
Digital Clock
Available
No
Outside Temperature Display
Available
No
Cigarette Lighter
Available
No
Digital Odometer
Available
Yes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front & Rear
Front
Driving Experience Control Eco
Available
No
Folding Table In The Rear
No
No
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Available
No
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
"Nappa Leather Upholstery
Chrome Detailing On Front AC Vents,Rotary Light Switch
Analog Clock In Dashboard
Decorative Inserts Piano Black For Centre Console
Decorative Inserts In Ornamental Wood Brillant Pine For Dashboard And Doors Trims
Decorative Inserts in Ornamental Wood Olive Ash Silk Matte For Dashboard And Doors Trims
Chrome Detailing On Mirror Adjustment Knob And Power Window Switches And Illuminated
Stainless Steel Scuff Plates On Front And Rear Door Steps
Colour Multifunction Display Premium
Interior Lighting
No
Ambient light,Footwell Lamp

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
Yes
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
No
Rear Spoiler
Yes
Yes
Removable Or Convertible Top
No
No
Roof Carrier
No
No
Sun Roof
Yes
Yes
Moon Roof
No
No
Side Stepper
No
No
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Yes
Yes
Integrated Antenna
Yes
Yes
Chrome Grille
Yes
No
Chrome Garnish
Yes
No
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),Cornering Headlights,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
Cornering Lights
Front Fog Lamps With Chrome Surround
Chrome Moulding On Side Windows
LED Technology
Body Coloured Bumpers With Chrome Mouldings
Auto Dimming On Driver's Side With Memory
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
Touchscreen Infotainment System Composition Media
App Connect Smartphone Interface For Certified Functions/Applications Oninfotainment Screen
Mobile Phone Based Navigation Compatibility
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay,
No
Internal Storage
No
No
Number Of Speaker
9
8
Rear Entertainment System
No
No

Suspension & Brakes

Gear Box
8 Speed
6 Speed
Drive Type
RWD
FWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Synchronizers
No
No
Over Drive
No
No
Clutch Type
No
No
Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring Strut
MacPherson Strut with anti-roll bar
Rear Suspension
Five Arm
Multi-Link
Shock Absorbers Type
No
No
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Adjustable
Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius
5.5 metres
5.85 metres
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed
230 Kmph
No
Acceleration
7.2 Seconds
No
Braking Time
No
No
Drag Coefficient
No
No
Emission Norm Compliance
Euro VI
No
Emission Control System
No
No
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
215/55 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
586-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
4767mm
Width
1811 mm
1832mm
Height
1429 mm
1456mm
Ground Clearance Laden
No
No
Wheel Base
2810 mm
2786mm
Front Tread
1544 mm
1586mm
Rear Tread
1583 mm
1570mm
Kerb Weight
No
1550kg
Grossweight
No
2210kg
Rear Headroom
957 mm
No
Rear Legroom
No
No
Front Headroom
1023 mm
No
Front Legroom
No
No
Ground Clearance Unladen
157mm
No
Front Shoulderroom
No
No
Rear Shoulderroom
No
No

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