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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Vs BMW i8 comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Price
BMW i8 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 77.69 Lakh
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₹ 2.62 Crore
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Vs BMW i8 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs CLA 45 Vs i8 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 CLA 45 Vs i8 – 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 i8 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.62 Crore Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 starts at ₹ 77.69 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 77.85 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-AMG CLA 45BMW i8
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 77.69 Lakh₹ 2.62 Crore
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-AMGBMW
Body TypeSedanSedanCoupe
Mileage16.13 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl47.50 Kmpl
Power255 bhp375 bhp228 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC1499 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs CLA 45 Vs i8 – 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 i8 base Petrol returns 48 Kmpl. The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs CLA 45 Vs i8 – 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 i8 comes in 228 bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is offered in 375 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine4-Cylinder Petrol Engine TurbochargedTwinPower Turbo Inline 3-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC1499 CC
No Of Cylinder 443
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm375 bhp@6000 rpm228 bhp@5800 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm475 Nm@2250-5000 rpm250 Nm@3700 rpm
Drive Train RWDAWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Battery Type N/AN/ALithium-ion high-performance battery

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4691 mm4689 mm
Width 1811 mm1777 mm1942 mm
Height 1429 mm1416 mm1291 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2699 mm2800 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mmN/A117 mm
Boot Space 480 L470 L154 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1650 Kg1560 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 KgN/A1930 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1644 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1721 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.52 m6.15 m
No. Of Doors 442
Seating Capacity 554

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18235/45 R19215/45 R20
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18235/45 R19245/40 R20

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscVentilated Disc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAMG Ride Control Sports SuspensionDynamic Damper Control
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAMG Ride Control Sports SuspensionDynamic Damper Control

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A37.00 Kmpl
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl15.04 Kmpl47.45 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.056.042.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds4.2 seconds4.4 seconds
Max Speed 250250120 km/h

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 Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control2-Zone Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
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 Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryLeather DakotaARTICO LeatherFull Leather 'Spheric'
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Upcross--

Lights

Light TypeLEDProjectorLED
Front Fog Lampstickcrosstick
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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