BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class Comparison

BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Should you buy BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine or Mercedes-Benz E-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 Gran Limousine price starts at Rs 54.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 330 Li Luxury Line (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts Rs 67.00 Lakh ex-showroom for Expression E 200 (Petrol). 3 Series Gran Limousine has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while E-Class has 2925 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 3 Series Gran Limousine has a mileage of 19.62 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the E-Class has a mileage of 16.1 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.59,28,314#
Rs.99,55,203#
Offers & Discount
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User Rating
4.7
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Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
2.0L Turbo Diesel
3.0 L in-line 6 cylinder engine
Displacement (cc)
1995
2925
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNoNo
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.40bhp@4000rpm
281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400nm@1750-2500rpm
600nm@1200-3200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
-
Direct Injection
Bore X Stroke (mm)
94.6X82.0
-
Turbo Charger
Twin
Yes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8-Speed Steptronic
9-Speed
Mild HybridNoNo
Drive TypeNo
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
19.62 kmpl
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Fuel Tank Capacity
59.0 (Litres)
No
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
235
250
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
-
Air Suspension
Rear Suspension
-
Air Suspension
Shock Absorbers Type
-
Gas Filled
Steering Type
Electrical
Electric
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
ventilated disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
235
250
0-100kmph (Seconds)
7.6
6.1
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Runflat
-
Alloy Wheel Size
R17
R18
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
-
5075
Width (mm)
-
2065
Height (mm)
-
1495
Wheel Base (mm)
2961
3079
Front Tread (mm)
-
1595
Rear Tread (mm)
-
1597
Rear Headroom (mm)
-
943
verified
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
374
Front Headroom (mm)
-
1050
verified
Front Legroom (mm)
-
282
verified
Seating Capacity
5
5
No. of Doors
4
4
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
3 Zone
Yes
Air Quality ControlYes
-
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
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 BeltsYes
-
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationYes
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYes
-
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
-
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car LocationYes
-
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
-
Foldable Rear SeatNo
-
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
-
USB Charger
Front & Rear
-
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYes
-
Luggage Hook And NetYes
-
Additional Features
Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display, Parking Assistant with Lateral Parking, Reversing Assistant, Surround view cameras panorama view and 3D view
Retractable rear touchscreen tablet,Wireless charging in the rear,
Memory Function Seats
Front
-
One Touch Operating Power Window
All
All
Drive Modes
3
-
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNo
-
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
-
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Automatic 3-zone air conditioning with rear air vents and control, Floor mats in Velour, Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function, Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet, Galvanic embellisher for controls, Storage compartment package, Instrument panel in Sensatec , Comfort enhanced Seats in Front and Rear, Automatic operation of tailgate, Fine-wood Trim Oak Grain Open-Pored with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome
Silver open pore ash wood trim, ARTICO man-made leather with topstitching in Black or Beige and Beige with Tropez Blue ,
Exterior
Photo Comparison
Wheel
Available ColorsCashmere SilverMineral WhiteCarbon Black MetallicMelbourne Red Metallic3 Series Gran Limousine ColorsSelenite GreyHigh Tech SilverDesigno Hyacinth RedPolar WhiteMojave SilverObsidian Black+1 MoreE-Class Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYes
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNoNo
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rain Sensing WiperYes
-
Rear Window DefoggerYes
-
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Sun RoofYes
-
Moon RoofYes
-
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYes
-
Chrome GarnishYes
-
Projector HeadlampsNo
-
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
-
Trunk Opener
Smart
-
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYes
-
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYes
-
Additional Features
BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Chrome, Car key with Chrome detailing, Entry sills with ‘BMW’ designation, Exclusive Chrome trim in the centre console area, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame front and rear in Chrome High-Gloss, Exclusive design features in Chrome at the front and rear, Side window frames and tailpipe trim in Chrome, Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable and heated electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function for passenger side exterior mirror, Heat Protection Glazing, Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen , LED headlights with extended contents, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights
AMG body styling, Sporty side skirts,Diamond grille with AMG bumpers,
Tyre Size
225/50 R17
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Runflat
-
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
R17
R18
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
6
7
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearYesYes
Day Night Rear View Mirror
Auto
Yes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Rear Seat BeltsYesYes
Seat Belt WarningYesYes
Door Ajar WarningYesYes
Side Impact BeamsYesYes
Front Impact BeamsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Adjustable SeatsYesYes
Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYesYes
Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
Crash SensorYesYes
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
-
Yes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
Clutch Lock
-
Yes
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability ControlYes
-
Advance Safety Features
Active Air Stream Kidney Grille, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration, Airbags for driver and front passenger, Head airbags, front and rear, Side airbags for driver and front passenger, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Electronic Vehicle Iobiliser and Crash Sensor, Emergency Spare Wheel, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls , Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and with belt force limiters, Warning triangle with first-aid kit, BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes: Comfort,ECOPRO, Sport), Cruise Control with Braking Function, Launch Control Function, Servotronic Steering Assist
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Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
All
Driver's Window
Speed AlertYesYes
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee Airbags
-
Yes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up Display
-
Yes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Sos Emergency Assistance
-
Yes
Blind Spot Monitor
-
Yes
Geo Fence Alert
-
Yes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View Camera
-
Yes
Entertainment & Communication
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlYesYes
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYes
-
USB And Auxiliary InputYes
-
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25 Inch
-
Connectivity
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
-
Android AutoYesYes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageNo
-
Number Of Speaker
16
-
Additional Features
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W, 16 loudspeakers), Navigation function with 3D maps, Touch functionality, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Rear View Camera with Park Distance Control (front & rear)
Burmester® surround sound system,
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine

    • 43mm more kneeroom than standard 3 Series, making it the most in the class
    • Feels smooth and comfortable over bad roads too
    • Quiet cabin enhances luxury feel
    • Smooth and responsive diesel engine makes both city and highway use enjoyable

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class

    • Quiet and composed in the city
    • Great backseat comfort
    • Class-leading interiors

    BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine

    • Boot space is the same as the standard 3 Series
    • Should have offered sunblinds for the rear windows
    • Limited boot space unchanged from 3 Series

    Mercedes-Benz E-Class

    • Misses out on cooled seats
    • No massage functions either
    • Not as nice to drive as its rivals.

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