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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Honda City comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
  • Honda City
Honda City Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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₹ 10.89 Lakh
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Honda City Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs C-Class Vs City 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 C-Class Vs City – 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, Honda City price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 14.44 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Honda City costs ₹ 12.39 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Honda City comes with a price tag of ₹ 14.64 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at ₹ 40.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 65.55 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 42.95 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel top-end costs ₹ 51.25 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-ClassHonda City
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 10.89 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-BenzHonda
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl
Power255 bhp201 bhp119 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC1497 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs City – 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 City base Petrol returns 18 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 24 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 12 Kmpl of mileage.

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs City – 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 City comes in 119 bhp Petrol engine and 98 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine1.5-litre I-VTEC Petrol
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC1497 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm119 bhp@6600 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm145 Nm@4600 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4686 mm4549 mm
Width 1811 mm1810 mm1748 mm
Height 1429 mm1442 mm1489 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2840 mm2600 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 L480 LN/A
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1655 Kg1153 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2125 Kg1528 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1496 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1484 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A5.30 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic6
Clutch Type N/AN/ASingle Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels15 X 5.5 J Alloy
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial Ply
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225/50 R17185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225/50 R17185/60 R15 84H, 185/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscDisc (Ventilated)
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDrum

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemMcPherson Strut With Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemTorsion Beam With Coil Spring

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl17.80 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.040.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringCollapsible Electric Power Assisted
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.7 secondsN/A
Max Speed 250239N/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagsticktickcross
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampsticktickcross
Cornering Lightsticktickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktickcross
Headlight Washerscrosstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbelts--tick
All 5 Seats Head Restraints--tick
Battery Sensor--tick
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirror--tick
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Reminder--tick
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Reminder--tick
Dual Horn--tick
Emergency Stop Signal--tick
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limiter--tick
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock--cross
ISOFIX--cross
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)--tick
Speed Alarm Indicator & Reminder--tick
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock --cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control With Touch Control Panel
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTelescopic & Tilt
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 Supportticktickcross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaARTICO LeatherPremium Embossed Fabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Launch Control Functiontick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
Battery Saver--cross
Clutch Footrest--cross
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filter--tick
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)--tick
Passenger Vanity Mirror--cross
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrors--tick
Rear AC vents--cross
Rear Air Conditioning Vents--tick
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illumination--tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDProjector
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick-cross

Entertainment

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

Reviews

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