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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Audi A5 comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
Audi A5 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Audi A5 Comparison: Which car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs C-Class Vs A5 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 C-Class Vs A5 – 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at ₹ 40.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 65.55 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 42.95 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with a price tag of ₹ 51.25 Lakh Lastly, the Diesel Audi A5 starts at ₹ 55.4 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 69.24 Lakh for the fully-loaded Diesel model.

Key FeaturesBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-ClassAudi A5
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 55.4 Lakh
Mileage16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl19.20 Kmpl
Power255 bhp201 bhp188 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC1968 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs A5 – 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 C-Class base Petrol returns 14 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Audi A5 Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs A5 – 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 C-Class comes in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines. Lastly, the Audi A5 is offered in 188 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine4-cylinder In-line Diesel Engine With Common Rail Injection System And Turbocharging
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC1968 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm188 bhp@3800-4200 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm400 Nm@1750-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4686 mm4733 mm
Width 1811 mm1810 mm1843 mm
Height 1429 mm1442 mm1386 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2840 mm2824 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 L480 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1655 Kg1670 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2125 Kg2115 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1587 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1568 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A5.85 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 WheelsCast Aluminum Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225/50 R17245/40 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225/50 R17245/40 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemFive-Link Front Suspension, Tubular Anti-Roll Bar
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemTrapezoidal-Link Suspension With Resiliently Mounted Subframe, Anti-Roll Bar

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl19.20 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.054.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.7 seconds7.9 seconds
Max Speed 250239235

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 Lightstickticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrossticktick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbeltscross--
All 5 Seats Head Restraintscross--
Battery Sensorcross--
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirrorcross--
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Remindercross--
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Remindercross--
Dual Horncross--
Emergency Stop Signalcross--
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limitercross--
Lateral Parkingtick--
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)cross--
Speed Alarm Indicator & Remindercross--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Agile Handling Assist (AHA) -cross-
Driver and Front Passenger Seatbelt Reminder -cross-
High Speed Alert -cross-
Multi-view Reverse Camera-cross-
Push Start Button -cross-
Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) -cross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
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 Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaARTICO LeatherLeather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filtercross--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)cross--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrorscross--
Rear Air Conditioning Ventscross--
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illuminationcross--
8-Way power Driver Seat -cross-
Door Mirrors Power Adjustable and Folding -cross-
Multi-Function Streeing Wheel-cross-
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
Rear Windshield Defogger -cross-
Remote Engine Starter Petrol Only -cross-

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
High Mount Stop Lamp -cross-
LED Fog Lights -cross-
LED Tail & Brake Lights -cross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick--
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 Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audiocross--
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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