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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison

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BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz GLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 32.33 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series 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 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 ₹ 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 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.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz GLA
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 32.33 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSUV
Mileage16.13 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Power255 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDiesel

3 Series Vs GLA – 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 GLA base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency.

3 Series Vs GLA – 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 GLA comes in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 134, 168 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine4-cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 44
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4417 mm
Width 1811 mm1804 mm
Height 1429 mm1494 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm183 mm
Boot Space 480 L421 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1585 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2020 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1569 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1560 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.92 m
No. Of Doors 45
Seating Capacity 55

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/ADual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18235/50 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18235/50 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAIRMATIC Air Suspension
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAIRMATIC Air Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/A13.70 Km/l
Mileage Highway N/A17.00 Km/l
Mileage 16.13 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.050.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds9.9 seconds
Max Speed 250205

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 Lightstickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosstick
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Lateral Parkingtick-
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic 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
Emergency Spare Wheeltick-
Heat Protection Glazingtick-
ISOFIXtick-
Launch Control Functiontick-

Lights

Light TypeLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickcross
Rear Fog Lampsticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

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

Entertainment

Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Speakersticktick
Internal Memorycrosstick
Radioticktick
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick-

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