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 68.50 Lakh ex-showroom for xDrive20d xLine (Diesel) and Mercedes-Benz GLC price starts Rs 73.50 Lakh ex-showroom for 300 (Petrol). X3 has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while GLC has 1999 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 - (Diesel top model).

X3 Vs GLC

Key HighlightsBMW X3Mercedes-Benz GLC
On Road PriceRs.85,37,550*Rs.87,72,263*
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19951993
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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BMW X3 vs Mercedes-Benz GLC Comparison

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        BMW X3
        BMW X3
        Rs72.50 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz GLC
            Mercedes-Benz GLC
            Rs74.50 Lakh*
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          • xDrive20d M Sport
            rs72.50 Lakh*
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          • 220d
            rs74.50 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.85,37,550*
          Rs.87,72,263*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,62,498/month
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          Rs.1,66,975/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.3,08,800
          X3 Insurance
          Rs.3,16,513
          GLC Insurance
          User Rating
          4.2
          Based on 66 Reviews
          4.3
          Based on 14 Reviews
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          2.0l 4Cylinder twin turbo
          OM654M
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1995
          1993
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          187.74bhp@5200rpm
          194.44bhp@3600rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          400Nm@1750-2500rpm
          440Nm@2000-3200rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          -
          CRDI
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Twin
          Yes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed
          9-Speed Tronic
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          16.55
          -
          Mileage WLTP (kmpl)
          -
          19.4
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          65
          66
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          -
          Top Speed (kmph)
          231
          219
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          independent damping
          Selective Damping System
          Rear Suspension
          independent damping
          Selective Damping System
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          -
          Tilt and Telescopic
          Steering Gear Type
          -
          219
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          231
          219
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          7.9
          8
          Tyre Size
          245/50 R19
          235/55 R19
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          R19
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          -
          19inch
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          19inch
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4708
          4716
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          2138
          1890
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1676
          1640
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2845
          2580
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1699
          -
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          -
          1640
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1865
          2000
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          -
          2550
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          -
          1007
          verified
          Rear Legroom (mm)
          Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
          -
          488
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          -
          1048
          verified
          Front Legroom (mm)
          The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
          -
          525
          verified
          Front Shoulder Room (mm)
          The front shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable for large passengers
          1522
          verified
          -
          Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
          The rear shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable and can seat three passengers (If applicable) better.
          1477
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          550
          620
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          3 Zone
          Yes
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          Remote Climate Control (A/C)
          -
          Yes
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          -
          Yes
          Remote Fuel Lid Opener
          -
          Yes
          Remote Engine Start/Stop
          -
          Yes
          Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk Light
          -
          Yes
          Remote Horn & Light Control
          -
          Yes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC Vents
          -
          Yes
          Heated Seats Front
          -
          No
          Heated Seats Rear
          -
          No
          Seat Lumbar Support
          -
          No
          Active Noise CancellationYesYes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Front & Rear
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Real-Time Vehicle Tracking
          -
          Yes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          40:20:40 Split
          60:40 Split
          Smart Access Card Entry
          -
          Yes
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box Cooling
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesNo
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front
          Central Console ArmrestYesYes
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          -
          No
          Rear Curtain
          -
          No
          Luggage Hook And NetYesYes
          Battery Saver
          -
          No
          Lane Change Indicator
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          including Automatic Hold Function, Servotronic assistance at all speed ranges, Cruise Control with braking function, BMW Driving Experience Control (Modes: ECOPRO, COMFORT, SPORT), Dynamic Damper Control Infinite and independent damping, as suspensions automatically adapt to all kind of road conditions, Automatic operation of tail gate, Automatic air-conditioning 3-zone with digital display, Seat adjustment electrical driver and passenger with memory function for driver, Automatic Start/Stop function, Brake Energy Regeneration,Performance Control Variable torque split at the rear wheels with Automatic differential locks (ADB-X)
          DIRECT SELECT lever, DYNAMIC SELECT, Technical Underguard, driver assistance systems
          Massage Seats
          -
          Front
          Memory Function Seats
          Front
          Driver's Seat Only
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Driver's Window
          Driver's Window
          Autonomous Parking
          -
          Full
          Drive Modes
          3
          4
          Rear Window Sunblind
          -
          Yes
          Rear Windscreen Sunblind
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYes
          -
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated Seats
          -
          No
          Height Adjustable Driver Seat
          -
          Yes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          Front & Rear
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric Upholstery
          -
          No
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
          -
          No
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesYes
          Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYesYes
          Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
          Interior Lighting
          -
          Ambient light,Boot Lamp
          Additional Features
          gearshift paddles on the steering wheel, Instrument cluster with M-specific display, M radio remote control with clasp in blue, Ambient light with 6 pre-defined selectable light designs in various colours with contour and mood lighting- additionally with Welcome Light Carpet, automatic anti-dazzle function, Floor mats in velour, Multifunction Sport leather steering wheel, M leather steering wheel, Roller sunblind for rear-side windows, mechanical, Galvanic embellish in chrome for controls, Instrument panel in Sensatec, Storage Compartment package and storage nets behind the front seat backrests, Brushed Aluminium Fine Cutting with Highlight Trim Finisher in Pearl Chrome, Sensatec Perforated Cognac, Sensatec Perforated Canberra Beige
          -
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Yes
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          12.3
          Upholstery
          -
          Leather
          Ambient Light Colour
          -
          64
          Exterior
          Available ColorsMineral WhitePhytonic BlueSophisto Grey Brilliant EffectBlack SapphireX3 ColorsPolar WhiteNautic BlueMojave SilverObsidian BlackGLC Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          NoNo
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          -
          Yes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel Covers
          -
          No
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Power Antenna
          -
          No
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          -
          No
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          -
          Yes
          Removable Or Convertible Top
          A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          -
          No
          Roof Carrier
          -
          No
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          -
          Yes
          Moon Roof
          -
          Yes
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          YesYes
          Smoke Headlamps
          -
          No
          Halogen Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          -
          Yes
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          Yes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          YesYes
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
          Trunk Opener
          Smart
          Remote
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          -
          Yes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Entry sills with M model inscription, M-specific pedals, M exterior designation on front side panel (left and right), Tailpipe finishers in gloss chrome, Adaptive LED Headlights(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, LED Fog Lights (intgerated), Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Exterior mirrors, electrically foldable, Panorama glass roof, Roof rails and exterior lines black high gloss, Active Air Stream Kidney Grille, 48.26 cm (19 inches) light alloy wheels Y-spoke style 887 M (Front/Rear:245/50 R19),
          "Aluminium-look running boards with, Rear trim strip Plastic Chrome Plated rubber studs, Door sill panels, Illuminated door sill panels with “Mercedes-Benz” The manual pull-out roller sunblinds protect against direct, lettering, Door Handle Recesses, large, 2-piece, AMG Filler Cap, LCD projector, With animated Mercedes-Benz pattern"
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          -
          Yes
          Sunroof
          -
          Panoramic
          Boot Opening
          -
          Automatic
          Tyre Size
          245/50 R19
          235/55 R19
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          -
          R19
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Xenon Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYes
          -
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          xDrive - intelligent 4WD with variable torque distribution, Automatic parking function for passenger side exterior mirror , Interior rear-view mirror with automatic anti-dazzle function, Intelligent Light Weight Construction with 50:50 load distribution, Airbags (Airbags for driver and front passenger, Head front and rear with Side airbags for driver and front passenger), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Brake Assist, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control, Dynamic Stability Control including Dynamic Traction Control, Electronic vehicle iobilizer, Electric parking brake with auto hold function, ISOFIX child seat mounting, rear outward seats, Tyre Pressure Indicator, Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners and belt force limiters in the front, Crash sensor and Dynamic braking lights,
          Transparent Bonnet
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft DeviceYes
          -
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          -
          All Windows
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYes
          -
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Heads Up DisplayYes
          -
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot Monitor
          -
          Yes
          Lane Watch Camera
          -
          Yes
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill Descent ControlYesYes
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYes
          -
          360 View CameraYesYes
          ADAS
          Speed Assist System
          -
          Yes
          Traffic Sign Recognition
          -
          Yes
          Blind Spot Collision Avoidance Assist
          -
          Yes
          Lane Departure Warning
          -
          Yes
          Lane Keep Assist
          -
          Yes
          Adaptive High Beam Assist
          -
          Yes
          Advance Internet
          Live Location
          -
          Yes
          Digital Car Key
          -
          Yes
          Navigation With Live Traffic
          -
          Yes
          Send POI to Vehicle From App
          -
          Yes
          Live Weather
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-Call
          -
          Yes
          Google / Alexa Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Save Route/Place
          -
          Yes
          Remote AC On/Off
          -
          Yes
          Remote Door Lock/Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlYes
          -
          Mirror Link
          -
          No
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Wifi Connectivity
          -
          Yes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          12.3
          11.9
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          -
          15
          Rear Entertainment SystemYes
          -
          Additional Features
          BMW Live Cockpit Professional 12.3” Instrument Display, High-resolution 12.3” Control Display, BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets, Navigation function with 3D maps, Touch functionality, iDrive Touch Controller with turn and press function, BMW Virtual Assistant,, Wireless Smartphone Integration, Bluetooth with audio streaming, handsfree and USB connectivity, Gesture Control
          connect with Alexa, Google Home integration and Parking location on navigation system
          Usb Ports
          -
          six USB-C ports
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          BMW X3 price starts at Rs 68.50 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz GLC price starts at Rs 73.50 Lakh in New Delhi. BMW X3 is cheaper between these two cars.
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