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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison

  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series Price
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
Mercedes-Benz CLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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Overview

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

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs C-Class Vs CLA 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 CLA – 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 ₹ 62.9 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 Mercedes-Benz CLA starts at ₹ 35.99 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz CLA costs ₹ 31.72 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz CLA Diesel top-end costs ₹ 36.99 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-ClassMercedes-Benz CLA
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 31.72 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage16.13 Km/l14.49 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Power255 bhp201 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs CLA – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 20 Km/l. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz CLA Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Km/l of mileage.

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs CLA – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 2 Petrol 255, 382 bhp engines 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 Mercedes-Benz CLA is offered in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 134 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine4-Cylinder Diesel Engine Turbocharged
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDFWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4686 mm4630 mm
Width 1811 mm1810 mm1777 mm
Height 1429 mm1442 mm1432 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2840 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mm160 mm
Boot Space 480 L480 L470 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1655 Kg1570 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2125 Kg2005 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1549 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1547 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A5.50 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 WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225/50 R17205/55 R 16
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225/50 R17205/55 R 16

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 SystemMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemFour-link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l14.49 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.056.0

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 seconds9.8 seconds
Max Speed 250239220

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 Washerscrossticktick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Steering Wheel with Controls-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 LeatherARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
Voice Recognition & Alerts-cross-

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
Outer Mirrors with Logo Projection-cross-

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--
Acoustics Tuned by JBL-cross-

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