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BMW 3 Series Vs BMW 5 Series Vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
BMW 5 Series Price
Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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₹ 3 Lakh
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs BMW 5 Series Vs Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs 5 Series Vs Alto 800 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.

3 Series Vs 5 Series Vs Alto 800 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series in New Delhi starts at ₹ 41.7 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 48.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 42.1 Lakh, whereas the BMW 3 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 47.5 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW 5 Series price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 55.4 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 60.9 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the BMW 5 Series costs ₹ 60.9 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW 5 Series comes with a price tag of ₹ 68.4 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 starts at ₹ 3 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 4.04 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Petrol+CNG version of the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 costs ₹ 4.44 Lakh, whereas the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Petrol+CNG top-end costs ₹ 4.48 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesBMW 5 SeriesMaruti Suzuki Alto 800
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 55.4 Lakh₹ 3 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWBMWMaruti Suzuki
Body TypeSedanSedanHatchback
Mileage16.13 Km/l15.56 Km/l24.70 Km/l
Power255 bhp248 bhp47 bhp
Engine1998 CC1998 CC796 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs 5 Series Vs Alto 800 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Km/l. The BMW 5 Series base Petrol returns 16 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 19 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 25 Km/lwhile its Petrol+CNG base returns 31 Km/l of mileage.

3 Series Vs 5 Series Vs Alto 800 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW 5 Series comes in 248 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 187, 261 bhp engines. Lastly, the Maruti Suzuki Alto 800 is offered in 47 bhp Petrol engine and 40 bhp Petrol+CNG engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder EngineF8D
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1998 CC796 CC
No Of Cylinder 443
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm248 bhp@5200 rpm47 bhp@6000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm69 Nm@3500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Emission N/AN/ABS IV

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4907 mm3445 mm
Width 1811 mm2102 mm1515 mm
Height 1429 mm1464 mm1475 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2970 mm2360 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm158 mm160 mm
Boot Space 480 L520 L177 L
Kerb Weight 1544 KgN/A730 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 KgN/A1185 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1600 mm1295 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1627 mm1290 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.60 m4.60 m
No. Of Doors 445
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic5
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSteel Wheel With Center Cap
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18245/45 R18145/80 R12
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18245/45 R18145/80 R12

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleDouble Arm AxleMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAluminium Integral Axle3-Link Rigid Axie Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l15.56 Km/l24.70 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.070.035.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringManual Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds6.2 seconds20.0 seconds
Max Speed 250231137

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagsticktickcross
Side Airbagsticktickcross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assistticktickcross
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingticktickcross
Child Safety Lockticktickcross
Power Door Lockticktickcross
Automatic Headlampsticktickcross
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktickcross
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktickcross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)cross--
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rearcross--
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)cross--
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Functioncross--
HBA (Hill Brake Assistcross--
HHC (Hill Hold Control)cross--
Lateral Parkingtick--
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)cross--
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)cross--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)-tick-
Crash Sensor-tick-
Remote Control Parking-tick-
2 DIN Music System--cross
Adjustable Head Restraints (Front & Rear)--cross
Assist Grips (Co-Dr + Rear)--tick
Body Coloured Bumpers--cross
Carbon - Finished Front Grille--cross
Driver & Co-Passenger Storage Pocket--tick
Dual Tripmeter--tick
Front Door Map Pocket--cross
Stylish Interiors--tick
Tachometer--cross
Windshield Wiper (2 Speed +Intermittent )--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Controlcross
Heaterticktickcross
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopiccross
Steering Mounted Audioticktickcross
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
Cruise Controlticktickcross
Power Outlets 12Vticktickcross
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameraticktickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorticktickcross
Push Start Stop Buttonticktickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktickcross
Lumbar Supporttickcrosscross
Front Armrestticktickcross
Rear Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryLeather DakotaLeather DakotaVinyl
Front Cup Holdersticktickcross
Keyless Entryticktickcross
Climate Controlticktickcross
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functionscross--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back Systemcross--
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrestscross--
Centre Console Storage Space--cross
Front & Rear Console Bottle Holder--tick
Plush Fabric Upholstery--cross

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDHalogen
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross
LED Daytime Running Lampcross--
Halogen Headlamps--cross
High-Mounted Stop Lamp--tick
Right & Left Hand ORVM--tick
Streaming LED Tail Lamps--cross
Trendy Headlamp & Sporty Bumper Grille--tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktickcross
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick--
Computerised Driver Information System (DIS)--cross

Entertainment

Music Systemticktickcross
CD/DVD Playerticktickcross
Speakersticktickcross
Internal Memorycrosstickcross
Radioticktickcross
USB Supportticktickcross
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

Reviews

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