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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class comparison

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BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 63.6 Lakh
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Overview

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

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs E-Class 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 E-Class – 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 E-Class price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 63.6 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 67.2 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class costs ₹ 64.8 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with a price tag of ₹ 80.9 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz E-Class
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 63.6 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedan
Mileage16.13 Km/l12.06 Km/l
Power255 bhp194 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs E-Class – 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 E-Class base Petrol returns 12 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Km/l of fuel efficiency.

3 Series Vs E-Class – 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 E-Class comes in 194 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 192, 282 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre, Four-cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1991 CC
No Of Cylinder 44
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm194 bhp@5500-6100 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm320 Nm@1650-4000 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm5075 mm
Width 1811 mm1860 mm
Height 1429 mm1494 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm3079 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm123 mm
Boot Space 480 L540 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1720 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 KgN/A
Front Track 1544 mm1588 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1591 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.30 m
No. Of Doors 44
Seating Capacity 55

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18225 / 55 R17
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18225 / 55 R17

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleFour-Link, Air Springs, Twin-Tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers With Adaptive Damping
Rear Suspension Five-ArmMulti-Link, Air Springs, Twin-Tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers With Adaptive Damping

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l12.06 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.080.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.6 seconds
Max Speed 250240

Safety & Security

Airbagsticktick
Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagsticktick
ABSticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktick
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assistticktick
Electronic Stability Programticktick
Tractional Controlticktick
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampsticktick
Cornering Lightsticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbeltscross-
All 5 Seats Head Restraintscross-
Battery Sensorcross-
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)cross-
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirrorcross-
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Remindercross-
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Remindercross-
Dual Horncross-
Emergency Stop Signalcross-
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limitercross-
ISOFIX child seat mountingcross-
Lateral Parkingtick-
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)cross-
Runflat tyres with reinforced side wallscross-
Speed Alarm Indicator & Remindercross-
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick-
Active Parking Assist-tick
Emergency Assistance-tick
Kneebag-tick
Power Closing-tick
Seat Belt-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate Control3-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Heaterticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audioticktick
Paddle Shiftticktick
Cruise Controlticktick
Power Outlets 12Vticktick
Rear Parking Sensorticktick
Rear Parking Cameraticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktick
Lumbar Supportticktick
Front Armrestticktick
Rear Armrestticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holdersticktick
Keyless Entryticktick
Climate Controlticktick
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filtercross-
Emergency Spare Wheeltick-
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)cross-
Heat Protection Glazingtick-
ISOFIXtick-
Launch Control Functiontick-
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrorscross-
Rear Air Conditioning Ventscross-
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illuminationcross-
Dynamic Select-tick
Touch Control-tick
Touchpad-tick
Voice Control-tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationticktick
Apple CarPlaytick-

Entertainment

Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Speakersticktick
Internal Memorycrosstick
Radioticktick
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audiocross-
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick-
Smartphone Integration Package-tick

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