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

BMW 3 Series Price
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
Mercedes-Benz GLC Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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₹ 57.4 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Mercedes-Benz GLC Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs C-Class Vs GLC 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 GLC – 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 Mercedes-Benz GLC starts at ₹ 57.4 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLC costs ₹ 63.15 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-ClassMercedes-Benz GLC
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 57.4 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedanSUV
Mileage16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Power255 bhp201 bhp194 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs GLC – 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 Mercedes-Benz GLC Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 11 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Kmpl of mileage.

3 Series Vs C-Class Vs GLC – 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 Mercedes-Benz GLC is offered in 194 bhp Petrol engine and 192 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine4-Cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC1991 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm194 bhp@5500-6100 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm320 Nm@1650-4000 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4686 mm4658 mm
Width 1811 mm1810 mm1890 mm
Height 1429 mm1442 mm1644 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2840 mm2873 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 L480 L580 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1655 Kg1835 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2125 Kg2360 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1621 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1617 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 445
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 Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225/50 R17235/60 R19
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225/50 R17235/60 R19

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 SystemAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl14.49 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.066.0

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 seconds7.8 seconds
Max Speed 250239217

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 Wipercrosscrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick-tick
360 Degree Around View camera--cross
Active Parking Assist with parktronic--tick
Front Parking Sensors--cross
Heated ORVM--cross
Intelligent Start/Stop--cross
ISOFIX--cross
Kneebag--tick
Parking Package with 360-degree camera--tick
PM-2.5 Filter--cross
PRE-SAFE System--tick
Rear Defogger--cross
Rear Parking Sensors--cross
Roll Movement Intervention (RMI)--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate Control2-Zone Automatic Climate Control
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 LeatherARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Launch Control Functiontick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
12.3-inch All-digital instrument cluster--tick
2 USB ports in the rear--tick
Co-Driver Seat Heating--cross
Driver Fatigue Reminder System--cross
Electronic Gear Shift with Auto-Park--cross
Manual 6 Way Adjustment--cross
Massage Seats, front--tick
MBUX Touch Control Concept--tick
MBUX Voice Control--tick
Mercedes Me Connect--tick
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system --tick
Outside Mirror Power Adjust--cross
THERMATIC automatic climate control--tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
Ambient Lighting--cross
LED Daytime Running Lights--cross
Luggage Lamp--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlaytick--
Hard-Disc Navigation--tick

Entertainment

Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--

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