BMW X1 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison

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    sDrive20d xLine
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BMW X1 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Should you buy BMW X1 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 X1 price starts at Rs 41.50 Lakh ex-showroom for sDrive20i SportX (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz C-Class price starts Rs 55.00 Lakh ex-showroom for C 200 (Petrol). X1 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while C-Class has 1993 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X1 has a mileage of 19.62 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the C-Class has a mileage of 23.0 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.47,30,438#
Rs.72,18,110*
Offers & Discount
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.5
Based on 39 Reviews
4.6
Based on 8 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.90,039
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Rs.1,37,384
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Insurance
Rs.1,04,264
X1 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-Cylinder engine
OM654M
Displacement (cc)
1995
1993
No Of Cylinder
Fast ChargingNoNo
Battery Capacity
-
48 V
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.74bhp@5000-6000rpm
261.49bhp@4200rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400nm@1750-2500rpm
550nm@1800-2200rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Fuel Supply System
-
ISG
Turbo Charger
Twin
yes
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8-Speed
9G TRONIC
Mild HybridNoYes
Drive TypeNoNo
Clutch Type
Dual Clutch
No
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)No
20.37 kmpl
verified
Mileage (ARAI)
19.62 kmpl
-
Fuel Tank Capacity
51.0 (Litres)
No
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
No
Top Speed (Kmph)
222
250
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Steering Type
Power
-
Steering Column
Tilt & Telescopic
-
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
-
Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
-
Rear Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
-
Top Speed (Kmph)
222
250
0-100kmph (Seconds)
7.9
5.7s
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
-
Tyre Size
225/55 R17
-
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
17
R17
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4447
4793
Width (mm)
2060
2033
Height (mm)
1598
1446
Wheel Base (mm)
2670
2865
Front Tread (mm)
1561
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1562
-
Rear Headroom (mm)
1002
verified
955
verified
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
357
Front Headroom (mm)
1065
verified
1041
verified
Front Legroom (mm)
-
295
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1440
verified
-
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1453
verified
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
-
540
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Power BootYesYes
Automatic Climate ControlYes
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Trunk OpenerNo
-
Remote Engine Start/StopNo
-
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYes
-
Remote Horn & Light ControlNo
-
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYes
-
Rear Seat HeadrestYes
-
Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
-
Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
Cup Holders FrontYesYes
Cup Holders RearYesYes
Rear AC VentsYesYes
Heated Seats FrontYes
-
Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
Active Noise CancellationNo
-
Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
Cruise ControlYesYes
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Find My Car LocationYesYes
Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
-
Foldable Rear Seat
-
40:20:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYes
-
Smart Key BandNo
-
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
USB Charger
Front
Front & Rear
Steering Mounted TripmeterNoYes
Central Console Armrest
With Storage
Yes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorYesYes
Rear CurtainNo
-
Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
Lane Change IndicatorNo
-
Additional Features
Launch Control,Park Distance Control (PDC)
-
Massage SeatsNo
-
Memory Function Seats
Front
Front
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Drive Modes
3
4
Air ConditionerYes
-
HeaterYes
-
Adjustable SteeringYes
-
KeyLess EntryYes
-
Interior
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Steering Wheel
TachometerYes
-
Electronic Multi TripmeterYes
-
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNo
-
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYesYes
Glove CompartmentYes
-
Digital ClockYes
-
Outside Temperature DisplayYes
-
Cigarette LighterYes
-
Digital OdometerYes
-
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
-
Driving Experience Control EcoYes
-
Folding Table In The RearNo
-
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
-
Ventilated SeatsNo
-
Dual Tone DashboardYes
-
Additional Features
Micro-activated Carbon Particulate Filter for fresh and recirculated air,Ambient Lighting: Mood lighting in front and rear with 6 selectable light designs for instrument panel and door trims,Floor Mats in velour,Interior mirror with Automatic Anti-dazzle Function,Sport Leather Steering Wheel in Black with Black stitching and decorative finisher in Chrome,Panorama Glass Roof with automatic sliding/tilting function,Rear seat backrest adjustable in 2 tilt positions,Stainless Steel insert - in the loading edge cover of the luggage compartment,Storage Compartment Package,Instrument Cluster in Black Panel Technology with 5.7” (14.4 cm) TFT display including display of navigation arrows,Fine-wood trim ‘Fineline’ Stream with highlight trim finishers Pearl Chrome,Sensatec Oyster
AMG Line interior( The AMG Line interior lends your vehicle a more visible and tangible sense of sportiness. Seats with sporty seat upholstery layout and redesigned headrest, Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, with horizontal twin-spokes, flat bottom, deep embossing in the grip area, steering-wheel bezel and steering-wheel paddle shifters in silver chrome, AMG brushed stainless steel sports pedals with black rubber studs, Ambient lighting, Instrument panel and beltlines in ARTICO man-made leather in black nappa look, Centre console in high-gloss black with insert in silver chrome, Air vents with elements in silver chrome, Doors with high-gloss black trim elements and surround in silver chrome as well as switches in silver chrome, Floor mats in black with AMG lettering, Overhead control panel in high-gloss black)
Exterior
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Rear Right Side
Available ColorsStorm Bay MetallicAlpine WhiteSunset OrangeMediterranean BlueSparking Brown MetallicBlack Sapphire+1 MoreX1 ColorsSelenite GreyHigh Tech SilverManufaktur Opalite White BrightMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+1 MoreC-Class Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
Fog Lights RearYes
-
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYesYes
Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View MirrorNo
-
Electric Folding Rear View MirrorYesYes
Headlamp WashersYes
-
Rain Sensing WiperYesYes
Rear Window WiperYes
-
Rear Window WasherYes
-
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNo
-
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNo
-
Tinted GlassNo
-
Rear SpoilerYes
-
Removable Or Convertible TopNo
-
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishYesYes
Dual Tone Body ColourNo
-
Projector HeadlampsYes
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Cornering FoglampsNoYes
Roof RailYes
-
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
Trunk Opener
Smart
Smart
Heated Wing MirrorYes
-
LED DRLsYesYes
LED HeadlightsYesYes
LED TaillightsYesYes
LED Fog LampsYes
-
Additional Features
BMW Kidney Grille with exclusively designed vertical slats with front sides in Aluminium Matt, grille frame in Chrome High-Gloss,Front Bumper with sump guard and other design elements in Silver Matt,Side Sill Trim in Matt Silver,Door Sill insert in Aluminium with embossed designation,Sump guard in the back with main part in body colour and inset trim painted Silver,Aerodynamically optimised vehicle underbody - Front air guide and engine compartment shielding,Comfort Suspension,Sun Protection Glazing,Rain Sensor and automatic driving lights,LED Tail Lights with aerodynamicaly optimized 3D two-part L-Shaped design,Roof Rails in Aluminium Satinated finish,Twin exhaust tailpipe in Chrome finish,Wind deflectors on wheel arch, air curtain -specifically located air inlets in front bumper and air line through wheel arch for enhanced aerodynamics
Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, DIGITAL LIGHT (DIGITAL LIGHT With more than 1.3 million pixels per headlamp),can experience brilliant lighting conditions – constantly adjusted to other road users and to the surroundings. This HD system responds with constantly adapted light to changing traffic, road or weather conditions)AMG Line exterior( The expressive bodystyling of the AMG Line lends the exterior of the C-Class a sporty, exclusive touch. AMG bodystyling consisting of AMG front apron with sporty, air intakes and chrome trim element, diffuser-look AMG rear apron with insert in black plus AMG side sill panels, Radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern and integral Mercedes star as well as louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome insert, Exhaust system with two visible tailpipe trim elements integrated into the bumper, Night package ( The Night Package adds attractive features: many exterior elements are finished in black. AMG Line Exterior: radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern with pins in high-gloss black, AMG front apron with trim (wing) in high-gloss black, Rear bumper with trim (wing) in high-gloss black, Beltline trim strip and window weatherstrip in high-gloss black, Exterior mirror housings painted high-gloss black)AMG bodystyling consisting of AMG front apron with sporty air intakes and chrome trim element, diffuser-look AMG rear apron with insert in black plus AMG side sill panels, Radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern and integral Mercedes star as well as louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome insert, 18-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels with a high-sheen finish, Exhaust system with two visible tailpipe trim elements integrated into the bumper, 18 inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels aerodynamically optimised
Tyre Size
225/55 R17
-
Tyre Type
Runflat Tyres
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
17
R17
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYes
-
Brake AssistYes
-
Central LockingYes
-
Power Door LocksYes
-
Child Safety LocksYes
-
Anti Theft AlarmYes
-
No Of Airbags
6
-
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYes
-
Side Airbag FrontYes
-
Side Airbag RearNo
-
Day Night Rear View MirrorYes
-
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYes
-
Halogen HeadlampsNo
-
Rear Seat BeltsYes
-
Seat Belt WarningYes
-
Door Ajar WarningYes
-
Side Impact BeamsYes
-
Front Impact BeamsYes
-
Traction ControlYes
-
Adjustable SeatsYes
-
Tyre Pressure MonitorYes
-
Vehicle Stability Control SystemYes
-
Engine ImmobilizerYes
-
Crash SensorYes
-
Centrally Mounted Fuel TankYes
-
Engine Check WarningYes
-
Automatic HeadlampsYes
-
EBDYes
-
Electronic Stability ControlYes
-
Advance Safety Features
Expert function for race track operation,Sporty, rapid gearshift timing in specific combinations of Driving Experience Control and gear selector switch,Engine control and brake interventions during cornering, agility enhancement and curve neutrality,Servotronic Steering Assist,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags for the whole side window area,Electric Parking Brake,Analyses the driving behaviour of the driver,Suggests when to take a break in the control display,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Integrated 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,Road Side Assistance 24x7
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Follow Me Home HeadlampsYes
-
Rear CameraYes
-
Anti Theft DeviceYes
-
Anti Pinch Power Windows
Driver's Window
-
Speed AlertYes
-
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
-
Knee AirbagsYes
-
Isofix Child Seat MountsYes
-
Heads Up DisplayNo
-
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYes
-
Sos Emergency AssistanceNo
-
Blind Spot MonitorYes
-
Geo Fence AlertNo
-
Hill Descent ControlYes
-
Hill AssistYes
-
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
-
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNo
-
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerNo
-
RadioYes
-
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYes
-
Wireless Phone ChargingYes
-
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYes
-
CompassNo
-
Touch ScreenYes
-
Touch Screen Size
8.8 Inch
-
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
-
Android AutoNo
-
Apple Car PlayYes
-
Internal StorageNo
-
Number Of Speaker
6
13
Rear Entertainment SystemNo
-
Additional Features
BMW Apps,Configurable user interface,iDrive Touch Controller
Burmester 3D surround sound system (15 high-quality speakers with 710 watt)
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW X1

    • Engaging drive experience
    • Diesel engine is super-refined
    • Ride quality is excellent over not so good roads.

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    • Elegant exterior
    • Spectacular cabin design
    • Refined petrol engine
    • Comfortable ride quality

    BMW X1

    • Lack of features for its price
    • Steering wheel buttons feel tacky
    • Cost cutting is apparent in places

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    • Petrol motor lacks outright power
    • Some features missing

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