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BMW 3 Series Vs Porsche 911 Vs BMW M3 comparison

BMW 3 Series Price
Porsche 911 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 1.82 Crore
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₹ 1.3 Crore
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs Porsche 911 Vs BMW M3 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs 911 Vs M3 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

3 Series Vs 911 Vs M3 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series 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, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW M3 starts at ₹ 1.3 Crore Lastly, the Petrol Porsche 911 starts at ₹ 1.82 Crore and goes up to ₹ 1.99 Crore for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

Key FeaturesBMW 3 SeriesPorsche 911BMW M3
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 1.82 Crore₹ 1.3 Crore
Mileage16.13 Kmpl8.70 Kmpl10.80 Kmpl
Power255 bhp444 bhp431 bhp
Engine1998 CC2981 CC2979 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs 911 Vs M3 – 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 BMW M3 base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl. The Porsche 911 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 9 Kmpl.

3 Series Vs 911 Vs M3 – 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 BMW M3 comes in 431 bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Porsche 911 is offered in 444 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineFlat 6 Petrol EngineM TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2981 CC2979 CC
No Of Cylinder 466
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm444 bhp@6500 rpm431 bhp@5500-7300 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm530 Nm@2300-5000 rpm550 Nm@1850-5500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4519 mm4671 mm
Width 1811 mm1852 mm2037 mm
Height 1429 mm1300 mm1430 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2450 mm2812 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm109 mm121 mm
Boot Space 480 L132 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1535 Kg1635 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg1985 Kg2100 Kg
Front Track 1544 mmN/A1579 mm
Rear Track 1583 mmN/A1603 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.30 m5.90 m
No. Of Doors 424
Seating Capacity 545
Width (including exterior mirrors) N/A2,024mmN/A

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/ADual ClutchN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, RadialTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18245/35 ZR 20255/35 R19
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18305/30 ZR 21275/35 R19
Wheels Front N/A8.5 J × 20 ET 53N/A
Wheels Rear N/A11.5 J × 21 ET 67N/A

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson Spring-strut SuspensionAdaptive M Suspension
Rear Suspension Five-ArmMulti-link Rear AxleAdaptive M Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A7.32 Kmpl
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Kmpl8.70 Kmpl10.75 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.064.057.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringRack-and-pinion SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds3.7 seconds4.1 seconds
Max Speed 250307250
Acceleration 0–200km/h N/A12.4secsN/A

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)cross--
ISOFIX child seat mountingcross--
Lateral Parkingtick--
Runflat tyres with reinforced side wallscross--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control2-Zone 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 Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaLeatherLeather Merino
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--

Lights

Light TypeLEDProjectorAdaptive LED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross

Instrumentation & Communication

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

Entertainment

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

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