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BMW 3 Series Vs BMW X5 Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison

  • BMW 3 Series
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  • BMW X5
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  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 74.9 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs BMW X5 Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs X5 Vs C-Class 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 X5 Vs C-Class – 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 ₹ 62.9 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 X5 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 84.4 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the BMW X5 costs ₹ 74.9 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW X5 comes with a price tag of ₹ 82.9 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at ₹ 40.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 65.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 42.95 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel top-end costs ₹ 51.25 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesBMW X5Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 74.9 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSUVSedan
Mileage16.13 Km/l13.38 Km/l14.49 Km/l
Power255 bhp265 bhp201 bhp
Engine1998 CC2993 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselPetrol

3 Series Vs X5 Vs C-Class – 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 X5 base Petrol returns 11 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 13 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 12 Km/l of mileage.

3 Series Vs X5 Vs C-Class – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 2 Petrol 255, 382 bhp engines and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW X5 comes in 340 bhp Petrol engine and 265 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder Diesel Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2993 CC1991 CC
No Of Cylinder 464
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm265 bhp@4000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm620 Nm@1500-2500 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm
Drive Train RWDAWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4922 mm4686 mm
Width 1811 mm2004 mm1810 mm
Height 1429 mm1745 mm1442 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2975 mm2840 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm209 mm157 mm
Boot Space 480 L650 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1544 KgN/A1655 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 KgN/A2125 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1666 mmN/A
Rear Track 1583 mm1686 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m6.40 mN/A
No. Of Doors 454
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension N/AN/A
Adaptive Suspension N/AN/A
Cruise Control with braking function N/AN/A
Integrated Brake System N/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18265/50 R19225/50 R17
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18265/50 R19225/50 R17

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAdaptive SuspensionAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAdaptive SuspensionAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l13.38 Km/l14.49 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.085.066.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds6.9 seconds7.7 seconds
Max Speed 250230239

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightstickticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosstickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortickcross-
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Active Braking Assist-cross-
Blind Spot Assist-cross-
SOS emergency call function-cross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate Control4-Zone Automatic Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickcrosstick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickticktick
Front Armresttickcrosstick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaLeather 'Dakota'ARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
EASY-PACK Tailgate-cross-
Electric Sunblinds in Rear Doors-cross-
Multifunction Sports Steering-cross-
Surround view cameras with 360 degree view including top view, panorama view and 3D view-tick-
Telephony with wireless charging and extended functionality-tick-
Widescreen cockpit-cross-
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up--tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDAdaptive LEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick--
Additional USB ports-cross-
Hard-Disc Navigation-cross-
Head-up Display-cross-
Wireless Charger-cross-

Entertainment

Music Systemtick12.3 Inch Infotainment Systemtick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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