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BMW X3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC Comparison

BMW X3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC

Should you buy BMW X3 or Mercedes-Benz GLC? 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 X3 price starts at Rs 57.50 Lakh ex-showroom for xDrive30i SportX (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz GLC price starts Rs 57.36 Lakh ex-showroom for 200 (Petrol). X3 has 1998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLC has 1991 cc (Petrol top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X3 has a mileage of 16.55 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the GLC has a mileage of 12.74 kmpl (Diesel top model).

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Basic Information
Brand Name
On Road Price
Rs.75,05,909#
Rs.72,92,793#
Offers & DiscountNo
1 Offer
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User Rating
4.8
Based on 40 Reviews
4.7
Based on 34 Reviews
Finance Available (EMI)
Rs.1,44,422
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Rs.1,39,767
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Insurance
Rs.1,74,629
X3 Insurance
Rs.1,16,938
GLC Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder engine
OM 654 Diesel engine
Displacement (cc)
1995
1950
Fast Charging
-
No
Max Power (bhp@rpm)
187.7bhp@4000rpm
194bhp@3800rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)
400Nm@1750-2500rpm
400nm@2800rpm
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
-
Fuel Supply System
CRDi
CRDI
Turbo ChargerYesYes
Super ChargerNo
-
Transmission Type
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
9 speed Tronic
Mild Hybrid
-
No
Drive Type
AWD
Clutch TypeNoNo
Fuel & Performance
Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
Mileage (City)NoNo
Mileage (ARAI)
16.55 kmpl
-
Fuel Tank Capacity
60.0 (Litres)
66.0 (Litres)
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Top Speed (Kmph)
213
215
Drag CoefficientNoNo

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Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Front Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control
DYNAMIC BODY CONTROL suspension
Rear Suspension
Dynamic Damper Control
DYNAMIC BODY CONTROL suspension
Steering Type
Power
Power
Steering Column
Electrically Adjustable
Electrically Adjustable
Steering Gear Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)
5.95
-
Front Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Top Speed (Kmph)
213
215
0-100kmph (Seconds)
8
-
Braking (100-0kmph)
36.28 m
verified
-
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
Tyre Size
245/50 R19
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Alloy Wheel Size
R19
19
Quarter Mile
16.06s@134.83kmph
-
City driveability (20-80kmph)
5.46 s
verified
-
Braking (60-0 kmph)
23.10 m
verified
-
Dimensions & Capacity
Length (mm)
4708
4658
Width (mm)
1891
1890
Height (mm)
1676
1644
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
211
-
Wheel Base (mm)
2864
2873
Front Tread (mm)
1620
-
Rear Tread (mm)
1636
-
Grossweight (kg)
-
2500
Rear Headroom (mm)
994
verified
-
Rear Legroom (mm)
-
374
Front Headroom (mm)
1045
verified
-
Front Legroom (mm)
-
347
verified
Front Shoulder Room (mm)
1522
verified
-
Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
1477
verified
-
Seating Capacity
5
5
Boot Space (Litres)
485
550
No. of Doors
5
5
Comfort & Convenience
Power SteeringYesYes
Power Windows FrontYesYes
Power Windows RearYesYes
Automatic Climate Control
3 Zone
2 Zone
Air Quality ControlYesYes
Remote Climate Control (A/C)
-
Yes
Remote Trunk OpenerYesYes
Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
-
Remote Engine Start/Stop
-
Yes
Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
Accessory Power OutletYesYes
Trunk LightYesYes
Vanity MirrorYesYes
Rear Reading LampYesYes
Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
Adjustable Headrest
-
Yes
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
Front & Rear
Navigation SystemYesYes
Foldable Rear Seat
-
60:40 Split
Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
Glove Box CoolingYesYes
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Voice ControlYesYes
Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
USB Charger
Front
-
Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
-
Central Console ArmrestYesYes
Tailgate AjarYesYes
Gear Shift IndicatorNoNo
Rear CurtainYesNo
Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
Battery SaverNoNo
Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
Additional Features
Performance Control,Park Distance Control (PDC), front and rear
Mercedes me connect app
Massage SeatsNo
Front
Memory Function Seats
Driver's Seat Only
No
One Touch Operating Power Window
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Semi
-
Drive Modes
3
4
Air ConditionerYesYes
HeaterYesYes
Adjustable SteeringYesYes
KeyLess EntryYesYes
Interior
TachometerYesYes
Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
Leather SeatsYesYes
Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
Leather Steering WheelYesYes
Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
-
No
Glove CompartmentYesYes
Digital ClockYesYes
Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
Cigarette LighterYesYes
Digital OdometerYesYes
Electric Adjustable Seats
Front
No
Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
Folding Table In The RearNoNo
Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
Ventilated SeatsNoNo
Dual Tone DashboardNoNo
Additional Features
Floor mats in velour,Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function,Rear backrest, foldable and 40:20:40 dividable with thorough loading function,Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical,Rear backrest unlocking, with electric release button,Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls,Instrument panel in Sensatec,Storage Compartment package, folding compartment below the driver's side,power socket in the rear centre console (12V) including USB adapter and storage nets behind the front seat backrests,Loading sill of luggage compartment in stainsless steel,Fully Digital 12.3” (31.2 cm) Instrument Display,Fine-wood trim poplar grain grey with highlight trim finisher Pearl Chrome,Leather ‘Vernasca’ Canberra Beige with decor stitching
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Exterior
Available ColorsMineral WhitePhytonic BlueSophisto Grey Brilliant EffectBlack SapphireX3 ColorsGraphite GreyPolar WhiteMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite BlueHyacinth Red metallic+1 MoreGLC Colors
Body Type
Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
Fog Lights FrontYesYes
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 WiperYes
-
Rear Window WasherYesYes
Rear Window DefoggerYesYes
Wheel CoversNoNo
Alloy WheelsYesYes
Power AntennaNoNo
Tinted GlassNoNo
Rear SpoilerYes
-
Removable Or Convertible TopNoNo
Roof CarrierNoNo
Sun RoofYesYes
Moon RoofYesYes
Side StepperNoYes
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn IndicatorsYesYes
Integrated AntennaYesYes
Chrome GrilleYesYes
Chrome GarnishNoYes
Smoke HeadlampsNoYes
Roof RailYesNo
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
Trunk Opener
Remote
Remote
Heated Wing MirrorNo
-
LED DRLsYes
-
Additional Features
BMW kidney grille with seven exclusively designed vertical slats and Grille frame in Chrome,Front bumper with specific design elements in Chrome,Trim element Air Breather with design elements in Chrome,Side window surrounds and window recess finisher in Chrome,Mirror base and mirror foot in Black high-gloss, Side skirt trim in Frozen Grey with accent in Chrome,Underbody protection front and rear in Frozen Grey Matt with accent in Chrome,Front door sill finishers in aluminium with “Luxury Line” lettering,Accent lighting with turn indicators, low and high-beam in LED Technology,Hexagonally shaped daytime running lights and two-part LED tail lights,High-beam assist,Rain sensor and automatic driving lights,Acoustic comfort glazing,Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet,Automatic parking function for passenger side exterior mirror,Panorama glass roof,Roof rails aluminium satinated,Active Air Stream Kidney Grille
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Tyre Size
245/50 R19
-
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Wheel Size
-
-
Alloy Wheel Size
R19
19
Safety
Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
Brake AssistYesYes
Central LockingYesYes
Power Door LocksYesYes
Child Safety LocksYesYes
Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
No Of Airbags
-
7
Driver AirbagYesYes
Passenger AirbagYesYes
Side Airbag FrontYesYes
Side Airbag RearNoYes
Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
Passenger Side Rear View MirrorYesYes
Xenon HeadlampsNoNo
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 TankYesYes
Engine Check WarningYesYes
Automatic HeadlampsYes
-
Clutch LockNo
-
EBDYesYes
Electronic Stability Control
-
Yes
Advance Safety Features
Servotronic assistance at all speed ranges,,Brake Energy Regeneration,Head airbags front and rear,BMW Condition Based Service,Cornering Brake Control,Electric parking brake with auto hold function,Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls,Warning triangle with first-aid kit, Dynamic braking lights,Emergency Spare Wheel,BMW ure Advance includes Tyres, Alloys, Engine ure, Key Lost Assistance and Golf Hole-in-One,Roadside Assistance 24x7
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Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
Rear CameraYesYes
Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
Anti Pinch Power Windows
-
Driver's Window
Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
Knee AirbagsNoYes
Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
Heads Up DisplayNoYes
Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsYesYes
Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
Hill AssistYesYes
Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
360 View CameraNoYes
Entertainment & Communication
Cd PlayerNoNo
Cd ChangerNo
-
Dvd PlayerNoNo
RadioYesYes
Audio System Remote ControlNo
-
Mirror Link
-
No
Speakers FrontYesYes
Speakers RearYesYes
Integrated2DINAudioYesYes
Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Touch ScreenYesYes
Touch Screen Size
10.25
12.3 inch
Connectivity
Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto
-
Yes
Apple Car PlayYesYes
Internal StorageYes
-
Number Of Speaker
16
9
Rear Entertainment SystemNoYes
Additional Features
Harman Kardon Surround Sound system,ultrasound-based parking assistance system,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons, Integrated 20GB hard drive for maps and audio files
connect with Alexa, Google Home integration and Parking location on navigation system
Warranty
Introduction DateNoNo
Warranty TimeNoNo
Warranty DistanceNoNo
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Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    BMW X3

    • The BMW X3 has solid build quality
    • Despite being a compact crossover, it offers adequate space at the rear
    • The sporty handling makes the X3 a fun to drive car

    Mercedes-Benz GLC

    • Smart and convenient infotainment system
    • Refined and easy to drive diesel engine
    • Comfortable ride quality ideal for the Indian roads

    BMW X3

    • Though handling is good, the ride quality of the X3 isn't plush
    • There's a noticeable lag in power delivery from the engine of the X3
    • The larger 3.0-litre diesel engine is not available in the BMW X3

    Mercedes-Benz GLC

    • Missing features like 360 degree camera and digital instrument cluster
    • Suspension takes a while to settle after a bump
    • Drive is not exciting

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