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BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz GLC comparison

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

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series 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 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 ₹ 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 GLC price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 57.4 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz GLC costs ₹ 63.15 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz GLC
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 57.4 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSUV
Mileage16.13 Km/l11.30 Km/l
Power255 bhp194 bhp
Engine1998 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs GLC – 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 GLC base Petrol returns 11 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Km/l of fuel efficiency.

3 Series Vs GLC – 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 GLC comes in 194 bhp Petrol engine and 192 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine4-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 RWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4658 mm
Width 1811 mm1890 mm
Height 1429 mm1644 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2873 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 L580 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1835 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2360 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1621 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1617 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 mN/A
No. Of Doors 45
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 R18235/60 R19
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18235/60 R19

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS
Rear Suspension Five-ArmAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l11.30 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.066.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.8 seconds
Max Speed 250217

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 Washerscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Lateral Parkingtick-
Tyre Pressure Indicatorticktick
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick-
Active Parking Assist with parktronic-tick
Kneebag-tick
Parking Package with 360-degree camera-tick
PRE-SAFE System-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate Control2-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Heaterticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audioticktick
Paddle Shifttickcross
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-
12.3-inch All-digital instrument cluster-tick
2 USB ports in the rear-tick
Massage Seats, front-tick
MBUX Touch Control Concept-tick
MBUX Voice Control-tick
Mercedes Me Connect-tick
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system -tick
THERMATIC automatic climate 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-
Hard-Disc Navigation-tick

Entertainment

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

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