BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class comparison

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BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 46.99 Lakh
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₹ 31.72 Lakh
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Overview

Compare BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz A-Class 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.

Compare Price

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 Mercedes-Benz A-Class starts at ₹ 27.87 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class costs ₹ 29.26 Lakh.

Compare 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 A-Class base Petrol returns 16 kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 20 kmpl of fuel efficiency.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz A-Class comes in 122 bhp Petrol engine and 136 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine
4-cylinder In-line Engine. With Direct Petrol Injection, Variable Valve Timing And A Turbocharger
Displacement (CC)
1998 CC
1595 CC
No Of Cylinder
4
4
Power
255 bhp@5000 rpm
122 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque
400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm
200 Nm@1250-4000 rpm
Drive Train
RWD
FWD
Emission Standard
BS VI
N/A

Dimensions

Length
4633 mm
4299 mm
Width
1811 mm
1780 mm
Height
1429 mm
1433 mm
Wheelbase
2810 mm
2699 mm
Ground Clearance
157 mm
160 mm
Boot Space
480 L
341 L
Kerb Weight
1544 Kg
1395 Kg
Gross Weight
2055 Kg
1920 Kg
Front Track
1544 mm
1553 mm
Rear Track
1583 mm
1522 mm
Minimum Turning Radius
5.50 m
5.50 m
No. Of Doors
4
5
Seating Capacity
5
5

Transmission

No. of gears
Automatic
Automatic
Clutch Type
N/A
Dual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Mercedes-Benz Light-Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size
225/45 R18
205/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size
255/40 R18
205/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type
Ventilated Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Joint Spring-strut Axle
McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Five-Arm
Four-link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City
N/A
12.03 Kmpl
Mileage Highway
N/A
15.00 Kmpl
Mileage
16.13 Kmpl
15.50 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
59.0
50.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph
5.8 seconds
8.6 seconds
Max Speed
250
202

Safety & Security

Airbags
tick
tick
Passenger Airbags
tick
tick
Side Airbags
tick
tick
ABS
tick
tick
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
tick
tick
Brake Assist
tick
tick
Hill Assist
tick
tick
Electronic Stability Program
tick
tick
Tractional Control
tick
tick
Engine Immobilizer
tick
tick
Central Locking
tick
tick
Child Safety Lock
tick
tick
Power Door Lock
tick
tick
Automatic Headlamps
tick
tick
Cornering Lights
tick
cross
Turn Indicators On ORVM
tick
tick
Rear Wiper
cross
tick
Rain Sensing Wipers
tick
tick
Headlight Washers
cross
cross
Headlamp Beam Adjuster
tick
tick
Lateral Parking
tick
-
Tyre Pressure Indicator
tick
-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit
tick
-
Agile Handling Assist (AHA)
-
cross
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)
-
cross
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rear
-
cross
Driver and Front Passenger Seatbelt Reminder
-
cross
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)
-
cross
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Function
-
cross
HBA (Hill Brake Assist
-
cross
HHC (Hill Hold Control)
-
cross
High Speed Alert
-
cross
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)
-
cross
Multi-view Reverse Camera
-
cross
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)
-
cross
Push Start Button
-
cross
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA)
-
cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner
2-Zone Climate Control
Automatic Climate Control
Heater
tick
tick
Steering Adjustment
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio
tick
tick
Paddle Shift
tick
cross
Cruise Control
tick
tick
Power Outlets 12V
tick
tick
Rear Parking Sensor
tick
tick
Rear Parking Camera
tick
tick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror
tick
tick
Push Start Stop Button
tick
tick
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
tick
tick
Lumbar Support
tick
tick
Front Armrest
tick
tick
Rear Armrest
tick
tick
Upholstery
Leather Dakota
ARTICO/Messancy Fabric
Front Cup Holders
tick
tick
Keyless Entry
tick
tick
Climate Control
tick
tick
Emergency Spare Wheel
tick
-
Heat Protection Glazing
tick
-
ISOFIX
tick
-
Launch Control Function
tick
-
8-Way power Driver Seat
-
cross
Door Mirrors Power Adjustable and Folding
-
cross
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functions
-
cross
Multi-Function Streeing Wheel
-
cross
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back System
-
cross
Rear Windshield Defogger
-
cross
Remote Engine Starter Petrol Only
-
cross
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrests
-
cross

Lights

Light Type
LED
LED
Front Fog Lamps
tick
tick
Rear Fog Lamps
tick
tick
High Mount Stop Lamp
-
cross
LED Daytime Running Lamp
-
cross
LED Fog Lights
-
cross
LED Tail & Brake Lights
-
cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Empty
tick
tick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator
tick
tick
Seat Belt Warning
tick
tick
Low Fuel Warning
tick
tick
Door Ajar Warning
tick
tick
GPS Navigation
tick
tick
Apple CarPlay
tick
-
3D Emboss Accent Panel
-
cross
Eco AssistTM Ambient Meter
-
cross
ECON Button & Mode Indicator
-
cross
Engine Temperature Indicator
-
cross
Fuel Level Indicator
-
cross
Outside Temperature Indicator
-
cross
Trip Computer
-
cross

Entertainment

Music System
tick
tick
CD/DVD Player
tick
tick
Speakers
tick
tick
Internal Memory
cross
tick
Radio
tick
tick
USB Support
tick
tick
Bluetooth Support
tick
tick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system
tick
-

Reviews

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