carandbike logo

Audi A4 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Lexus LC comparison

  • Audi A4
Audi A4 Price
BMW 3 Series Price
Lexus LC Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 42.34 Lakh
Request Call Back
₹ 41.7 Lakh
Request Call Back
₹ 2.1 Crore
Request Call Back


Audi A4 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Lexus LC Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the A4 Vs 3 Series Vs LC on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

A4 Vs 3 Series Vs LC – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Audi A4 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 42.34 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 46.67 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. On the other hand, BMW 3 Series price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 41.7 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 48.5 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 42.1 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW 3 Series comes with a price tag of ₹ 47.5 Lakh Lastly, the Hybrid Lexus LC starts at ₹ 2.1 Crore and goes up to ₹ 2.16 Crore for the fully-loaded Hybrid model.

SummaryAudi A4BMW 3 SeriesLexus LC
Price₹ 42.34 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 2.1 Crore
Body TypeSedanSedanCoupe
Mileage17.84 Km/l16.13 Km/l12.75 Km/l
Power188 bhp255 bhp268 bhp
Engine1984 CC1998 CC3456 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolHybrid

A4 Vs 3 Series Vs LC – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Audi A4 base Petrol engine returns 18 Km/l. The BMW 3 Series base Petrol returns 16 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 20 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Lexus LC Hybrid basic model, on the other hand, gives 13 Km/l.

A4 Vs 3 Series Vs LC – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Audi A4 gets 188 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW 3 Series comes in 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Lexus LC is offered in 268 bhp Hybrid engine.


Engine Type Inline 4-Cylinder EngineTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine3.5-liter V6 Four Cam 24-valve
Displacement (CC) 1984 CC1998 CC3456 CC
No Of Cylinder 446
Power 188 bhp@4200-6000 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm268 bhp@6600 rpm
Torque 320 Nm@1450-4200 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm350 Nm@5100 rpm
Drive Train FWDRWDN/A
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A
Battery Type N/AN/ALithium ion
Battery Voltage (Nominal) N/AN/A650 V
Motor Max. output N/AN/A177 bhp
Motor Max. torque N/AN/A300 Nm
Motor Type N/AN/APermanent magnet motor
Total system output N/AN/A354 bhp


Length 4726 mm4633 mm4770 mm
Width 1842 mm1811 mm1920 mm
Height 1427 mm1429 mm1345 mm
Wheelbase 2820 mm2810 mm2870 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 460 L480 LN/A
Kerb Weight 1555 Kg1544 Kg1985 Kg
Gross Weight 2145 Kg2055 Kg2445 Kg
Front Track 1572 mm1544 mm1630 mm
Rear Track 1555 mm1583 mm1635 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.80 m5.50 m5.30 m
No. Of Doors 442
Seating Capacity 554


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type Dual ClutchN/AMulti-stage Hybrid

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Aluminium Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy
Tyre Type Tubeless,RadialTubeless RadialN/A
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17 94Y225/45 R18245/40RF21
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17 94Y255/40 R18275/35RF21

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscVentilated Discs


Front Suspension 5-link Front Suspension; Tubular Anti-roll BarDouble Joint Spring-strut AxleMulti-link Type, Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock
Rear Suspension 5-link Rear Suspension; Tubular Anti-roll BarFive-ArmMulti-link Type, Coil Springs, Gas-filled Shock

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A11.05 Km/l
Mileage Highway N/AN/A14.90 Km/l
Mileage 17.84 Km/l16.13 Km/l12.75 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type Electro-Mechanical SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.3 seconds5.8 secondsN/A
Max Speed 241250N/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Lockticktickcross
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightscrossticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktickcross
Rear Wipercrosscrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerstickcrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)-cross-
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rear-cross-
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)-cross-
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Function-cross-
HBA (Hill Brake Assist-cross-
HHC (Hill Hold Control)-cross-
Lateral Parking-tick-
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)-cross-
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)-cross-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick-
Driver and Front Passenger Knee Airbags --tick
Driving Assistant Professional--cross
Front and Rear Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Curtain Shield Airbags--tick
M Specific Head-Up Display--cross
Virtual Assistant--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3 Zone Climate Control2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicVGRS (Variable Gear Ratio Steering)
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftcrossticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickticktick
Front Armrestticktickcross
Rear Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryLeatherLeather DakotaVentilated
Front Cup Holdersticktickcross
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick-
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functions-cross-
Heat Protection Glazing-tick-
Launch Control Function-tick-
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back System-cross-
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrests-cross-
Live Cockpit Professional--cross
Parking Assistant Plus--cross


Light TypeXenon PlusLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
LED Daytime Running Lamp-cross-
LED Daytime Running Lamps --tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationcrosstickcross
Apple CarPlay-tick-
Lexus Navigation System--tick


Music Systemticktick-
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorytickcrosscross
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick-


Expert Reviews
  • Audi A4 Diesel Review

    Audi A4 Diesel Review

    Mar 16, 2017 04:40 PM

    The A4 diesel is part of the 10 products that Audi is bringing in, to India, this year and we've finally managed to get our hands on it. It's finally out of the woods, so to say, and it's taken a... Read More


Also Read Expert Comparison Reviews of A4 and 3 Series and LC

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs BMW 3 Series vs Audi A4

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs BMW 3 Series vs Audi A4

The new C-Class is lighter, lither and more agile. Its also modern, beautiful and yes - it is indeed the Baby S-Class - as its been popularly called all year long. Now it's set for launch in India. Read More

Competitor of Audi A4

Competitor of BMW 3 Series

Competitor of Lexus LC

Disclaimer: carandbike team has taken the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the information provided above, however, we recommend that you contact the manufacturer or your nearest dealership to confirm the details. carandbike cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss.