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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Lexus ES comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
Lexus ES Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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₹ 56.55 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Lexus ES Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs C-Class Vs ES 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 ES – 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 C-Class price in New Delhi of base variant 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 Petrol Lexus ES starts at ₹ 56.55 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 61.75 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-ClassLexus ES
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 56.55 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-BenzLexus
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl22.37 Kmpl
Power255 bhp201 bhp176 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC2487 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs ES – 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 Lexus ES Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs ES – 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 Lexus ES is offered in 176 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine2.5-litre 4-cylinder Motor
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC2487 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm176 bhp@5700 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm221 Nm@3600-5200 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4686 mm4915 mm
Width 1811 mm1810 mm1820 mm
Height 1429 mm1442 mm1450 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2840 mm2870 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 L480 LN/A
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1655 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2125 KgN/A
Front Track 1544 mmN/AN/A
Rear Track 1583 mmN/AN/A
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A5.70 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225/50 R17235/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225/50 R17235/45 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscVentilated Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscSolid Discs

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemMacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Wishbone

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl22.37 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.065.0

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 seconds8.5 seconds
Max Speed 250239N/A

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 Washerscrosstickcross
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 ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate ControlAuto 3 Zone Air Conditioner With Humidity Sensor
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 Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaARTICO LeatherLeather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Launch Control Functiontick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
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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