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BMW 3 Series Vs Lexus ES Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
Lexus ES Price
Mercedes-Benz CLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 56.55 Lakh
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₹ 31.72 Lakh
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs Lexus ES Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs ES Vs CLA 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 ES Vs CLA – 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, Mercedes-Benz CLA price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 35.99 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz CLA costs ₹ 31.72 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz CLA comes with a price tag of ₹ 36.99 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Lexus ES starts at ₹ 56.55 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 61.75 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesLexus ESMercedes-Benz CLA
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 56.55 Lakh₹ 31.72 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWLexusMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage16.13 Kmpl22.37 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl
Power255 bhp176 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC2487 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

3 Series Vs ES Vs CLA – 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 Mercedes-Benz CLA base Petrol returns 15 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Lexus ES Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs ES Vs CLA – 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 Mercedes-Benz CLA comes in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 134 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Lexus ES is offered in 176 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.5-litre 4-cylinder Motor4-Cylinder Diesel Engine Turbocharged
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2487 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm176 bhp@5700 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm221 Nm@3600-5200 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDFWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4915 mm4630 mm
Width 1811 mm1820 mm1777 mm
Height 1429 mm1450 mm1432 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2870 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mmN/A160 mm
Boot Space 480 LN/A470 L
Kerb Weight 1544 KgN/A1570 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 KgN/A2005 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1549 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1547 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.70 m5.50 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubelessTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18235/45 R18205/55 R 16
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18235/45 R18205/55 R 16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscsVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSolid DiscsDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMacPherson StrutMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Five-ArmDouble WishboneFour-link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl22.37 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.065.056.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds8.5 seconds9.8 seconds
Max Speed 250N/A220

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 Lightsticktickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Anti Theft System with Siren, Intrusion (Break-in) Sensor and Tilt Sensor-tick-
Emergency Brake Signal-tick-
Impact Sensing Fuel Cut-tick-
Power Doorlock with Speed Lock Function-tick-
Power Windows with Jam Protection and Speed Control-tick-
Tyre Inflation Pressure Warning with Auto Location-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAuto 3 Zone Air Conditioner With Humidity SensorAutomatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickcrosstick
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 Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaLeatherARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Launch Control Functiontick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
2 X 12 V DC Connector + 2 X USB Port for Charging-tick-
Ambient Illumination-tick-
Electro Multi Vision Display-tick-
Hands Free Power Rear Hatch-tick-
Shimamoku ornamentation-tick-
Wireless Charging-tick-

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
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--

Entertainment

Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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