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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz CLA Price
Mercedes-Benz GLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 31.72 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs CLA Vs GLA 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 CLA Vs GLA – 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 GLA price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 34.38 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz GLA costs ₹ 32.33 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz GLA comes with a price tag of ₹ 38.64 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 CLAMercedes-Benz GLA
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 31.72 Lakh₹ 32.33 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedanSUV
Mileage16.13 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl
Power255 bhp134 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC2143 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDiesel

3 Series Vs CLA Vs GLA – 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 GLA base Petrol returns 14 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz CLA Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Kmpl of mileage.

3 Series Vs CLA Vs GLA – 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 GLA comes in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 134, 168 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 Engine4-Cylinder Diesel Engine Turbocharged4-cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2143 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDFWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4630 mm4417 mm
Width 1811 mm1777 mm1804 mm
Height 1429 mm1432 mm1494 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2699 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm160 mm183 mm
Boot Space 480 L470 L421 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1570 Kg1585 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2005 Kg2020 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1549 mm1569 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1547 mm1560 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.50 m5.92 m
No. Of Doors 445
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/ADual ClutchDual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18205/55 R 16235/50 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18205/55 R 16235/50 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson StrutAIRMATIC Air Suspension
Rear Suspension Five-ArmFour-link AIRMATIC Air Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A13.70 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/AN/A17.00 Kmpl
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl17.90 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.056.050.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds9.8 seconds9.9 seconds
Max Speed 250220205

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 Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrossticktick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtickcross-
Tyre Pressure Indicatortickcross-
Warning triangle with first-aid kittickcross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic 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 Wheeltickcross-
Heat Protection Glazingtickcross-
ISOFIXtickcross-
Launch Control Functiontickcross-
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Upcross--

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationticktickcross
Apple CarPlaytickcross-

Entertainment

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

Reviews

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