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BMW 3 Series Vs Honda City Vs Honda Civic comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Honda City
Honda City Price
  • Honda Civic
Honda Civic Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 10.89 Lakh
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₹ 17.94 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Honda City Vs Honda Civic Comparison: Which car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs City Vs Civic 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 City Vs Civic – 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 Honda Civic starts at ₹ 17.94 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 21.25 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Honda Civic costs ₹ 20.55 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Honda Civic comes with a price tag of ₹ 22.35 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Honda City starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 14.44 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Honda City costs ₹ 12.39 Lakh, whereas the Honda City Diesel top-end costs ₹ 14.64 Lakh.

Key FeaturesBMW 3 SeriesHonda CityHonda Civic
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 17.94 Lakh
Mileage16.13 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl16.50 Kmpl
Power255 bhp119 bhp139 bhp
Engine1998 CC1497 CC1799 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs City Vs Civic – 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 Honda Civic base Petrol returns 17 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 27 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Honda City Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 24 Kmpl of mileage.

3 Series Vs City Vs Civic – 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 Honda Civic comes in 139 bhp Petrol engine and 118 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Honda City is offered in 119 bhp Petrol engine and 98 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine1.5-litre I-VTEC Petrol4 Cylinder, SOHC I-VTEC
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1497 CC1799 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm119 bhp@6600 rpm139 bhp@6500 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm145 Nm@4600 rpm174 Nm@4300 rpm
Drive Train RWDFWDN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4549 mm4656 mm
Width 1811 mm1748 mm1799 mm
Height 1429 mm1489 mm1433 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2600 mm2700 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mmN/A1353 mm
Boot Space 480 LN/A430 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1153 Kg1268 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg1528 KgN/A
Front Track 1544 mm1496 mmN/A
Rear Track 1583 mm1484 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.30 m5.85 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears Automatic6Automatic
Clutch Type N/ASingle ClutchN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy Wheels15 X 5.5 J AlloyAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial PlyTubeless Radial Ply
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16215/55 R16 93H
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16215/55 R16 93H

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc (Ventilated)Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson Strut With Coil SpringMacPherson Strut, Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Five-ArmTorsion Beam With Coil SpringMultilink, Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl16.50 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.040.047.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringCollapsible Electric Power AssistedDual Pinion Variable Ratio Power Assisted Rack & Pinion
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 secondsN/AN/A
Max Speed 250N/AN/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickcrosstick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingticktick-
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcrosscross
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickcrosscross
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktickcross
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbeltscrosstick-
All 5 Seats Head Restraintscrosstick-
Battery Sensorcrosstick-
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirrorcrosstick-
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Remindercrosstick-
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Remindercrosstick-
Dual Horncrosstick-
Emergency Stop Signalcrosstick-
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limitercrosstick-
Lateral Parkingtick--
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)crosstick-
Speed Alarm Indicator & Remindercrosstick-
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Idle Alert-cross-
SOS emergency call function-cross-
Speed Alert-cross-
Agile Handling Assist (AHA) --tick
Driver and Front Passenger Seatbelt Reminder --tick
High Speed Alert --tick
Multi-view Reverse Camera--tick
Push Start Button --tick
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) --tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control With Touch Control Paneltick
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTelescopic & TiltTilt And Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickcross-
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickcrosscross
Front Armrestticktickcross
Rear Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryLeather DakotaPremium Embossed FabricLeather
Front Cup Holdersticktickcross
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filtercrosstick-
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)crosstick-
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrorscrosstick-
Rear Air Conditioning Ventscrosstick-
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illuminationcrosstick-
Al Voice Command-cross-
Auto/manual Vehicle diagnostics Alert-cross-
Emergency Stop Signal (ESS) Standard-cross-
Rear AC-cross-
Remote Door Look / Unlock-cross-
Remote Engine Start/Stop-cross-
Remote Horn / Light-cross-
Remote Smart Pyre Air ON-cross-
8-Way power Driver Seat --tick
Door Mirrors Power Adjustable and Folding --tick
Multi-Function Streeing Wheel--tick
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up--cross
Rear Windshield Defogger --tick
Remote Engine Starter Petrol Only --tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDProjectorHalogen
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickcrosscross
Follw me home headlamps-cross-
High Mount Stop Lamp --tick
LED Fog Lights --tick
LED Tail & Brake Lights --tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationticktickcross
Apple CarPlaytick--
Find My Car-cross-
Fuel Level Information-cross-
Live Car Tracking-cross-
Shark Fin Antenna-cross-
Stolen Vehicle Notification-cross-
3D Emboss Accent Panel--tick
Eco AssistTM Ambient Meter --tick
ECON Button & Mode Indicator --tick
Engine Temperature Indicator --tick
Fuel Level Indicator --tick
Outside Temperature Indicator --tick
Trip Computer --tick

Entertainment

Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrosstickcross
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audiocrosstick-
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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