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BMW 3 Series Vs BMW Z4 Vs BMW M3 comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
BMW Z4 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 64.9 Lakh
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₹ 1.3 Crore
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs BMW Z4 Vs BMW M3 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs Z4 Vs M3 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

3 Series Vs Z4 Vs M3 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series 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, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW M3 starts at ₹ 1.3 Crore Lastly, the Petrol BMW Z4 starts at ₹ 64.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 78.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

Key FeaturesBMW 3 SeriesBMW Z4BMW M3
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 64.9 Lakh₹ 1.3 Crore
Mileage16.13 Kmpl14.37 Kmpl10.80 Kmpl
Power255 bhp194 bhp431 bhp
Engine1998 CC1998 CC2979 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs Z4 Vs M3 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Kmpl. The BMW M3 base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl. The BMW Z4 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 13 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs Z4 Vs M3 – 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 M3 comes in 431 bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW Z4 is offered in 2 Petrol 194, 370 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Four-cylinder PetrolM TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1998 CC2979 CC
No Of Cylinder 446
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm194 bhp@4500-6500 rpm431 bhp@5500-7300 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm320 Nm@1450-4200 rpm550 Nm@1850-5500 rpm
Drive Train RWDN/ARWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4324 mm4671 mm
Width 1811 mm1459 mm2037 mm
Height 1429 mm1304 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm1864 mm2812 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mmN/A121 mm
Boot Space 480 LN/A480 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1495 Kg1635 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg1740 Kg2100 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1579 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1603 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A5.90 m
No. Of Doors 424
Seating Capacity 525

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloyAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialN/ATubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18 225/50 R17255/35 R19
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18 255/45 R17275/35 R19

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleN/AAdaptive M Suspension
Rear Suspension Five-ArmN/AAdaptive M Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A7.32 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl14.37 Kmpl10.75 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.052.057.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds6.6 seconds4.1 seconds
Max Speed 250240250

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcrosstick
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosstickcross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickcrosstick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)crosstick-
ISOFIX child seat mountingcross--
Lateral Parkingtick--
Runflat tyres with reinforced side wallscross--
Tyre Pressure Indicatorticktick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
3rd brake light-tick-
Child seat ISOFIX attachment-tick-
Dynamic braking lights-tick-
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with extended contents (DSC on, MDM and DSC off)-tick-
Dynamic Traction Control (DTC)-tick-
Electronic vehicle immobiliser-tick-
Park Distance Control (PDC)-tick-
Seat Occupancy Detection-tick-
Two-stage brake force display-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Air Conditioning 2- Zone With Extended Contents With Active Carbon Microfilter ?2-Zone Climate Control
Heatertickcrosstick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
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 Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaLeatherLeather Merino
Front Cup Holderstickcrosstick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDAdaptive LED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross
Ambient Lights-tick-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick--
Wireless Charging-tick-

Entertainment

Music Systemtick-tick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstick-tick
Internal Memorycross-tick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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