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BMW 3 Series Vs Volkswagen Polo Vs BMW 5 Series comparison

  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series Price
  • Volkswagen Polo
Volkswagen Polo Price
BMW 5 Series Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 6.12 Lakh
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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Overview

BMW 3 Series Vs Volkswagen Polo Vs BMW 5 Series Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs Polo Vs 5 Series 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 Polo Vs 5 Series – 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, BMW 5 Series price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 55.4 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 60.9 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the BMW 5 Series costs ₹ 60.9 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW 5 Series comes with a price tag of ₹ 68.4 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Volkswagen Polo starts at ₹ 6.12 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 9.93 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesVolkswagen PoloBMW 5 Series
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 6.12 Lakh₹ 55.4 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWVolkswagenBMW
Body TypeSedanHatchbackSedan
Mileage16.13 Km/l17.75 Km/l15.56 Km/l
Power255 bhp75 bhp248 bhp
Engine1998 CC999 CC1998 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

3 Series Vs Polo Vs 5 Series – 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 BMW 5 Series base Petrol returns 16 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 19 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Volkswagen Polo Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

3 Series Vs Polo Vs 5 Series – 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 BMW 5 Series comes in 248 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 187, 261 bhp engines. Lastly, the Volkswagen Polo is offered in 2 Petrol 75, 109 bhp engines.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine1.0L MPI Engine, 3-Cylinder In-lineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC999 CC1998 CC
No Of Cylinder 434
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm75 bhp@6200 rpm248 bhp@5200 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm95 Nm@2950-3800 rpm350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm
Drive Train RWDFWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm3971 mm4907 mm
Width 1811 mm1682 mm2102 mm
Height 1429 mm1469 mm1464 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2469 mm2970 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm165 mm158 mm
Boot Space 480 L295 L520 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1015 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2055 Kg1500 KgN/A
Front Track 1544 mm1460 mm1600 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1456 mm1627 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m4.97 m5.60 m
No. Of Doors 454
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears Automatic5Automatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSteel WheelAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubelessTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/45 R18175/70 R14245/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 255/40 R18175/70 R14245/45 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumVentilated Disc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson Strut With Stabiliser BarDouble Arm Axle
Rear Suspension Five-ArmSemi-independent Trailing ArmAluminium Integral Axle

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 16.13 Km/l17.75 Km/l15.56 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.045.070.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds10.5 seconds6.2 seconds
Max Speed 250N/A231

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickcrosstick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickcrosstick
Brake Assisttickcrosstick
Hill Assisttickcrosstick
Electronic Stability Programtickcrosstick
Tractional Controltickcrosstick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickcrosstick
Automatic Headlampstickcrosstick
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickcrosstick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--
ABS with EBD-cross-
Height-adjustable head restraints, front and rear-tick-
L-shaped rear head restraints-tick-
Overspeed Alert-cross-
Speed Dependent Auto Door Locks-cross-
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)--tick
Crash Sensor--tick
Driving Experience Control--cross
Luggage-Compartment Package--cross
Remote Control Parking--tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControltickAutomatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickcrosstick
Paddle Shifttickcrosstick
Cruise Controltickcrosstick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickcrosstick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcrosstick
Push Start Stop Buttontickcrosstick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickcrosscross
Front Armresttickcrosstick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaFabricLeather Dakota
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickcrosstick
Climate Controltickcrosstick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--
Digital clock and fuel gauge-tick-
Driver Footrest-cross-
Dust and pollen filter-tick-
Electrically Adjustable Outside Door Mirrors-cross-
Front intermittent wipers - 4-step variable speed setting-tick-
Integrated Rear Neck Rest-cross-
Outside rear-view mirrors, manually adjustable-tick-
Power Windows - Front & Rear-cross-
R14 Wheel Covers-cross-
Rear AC vents-cross-
Rear Parcel Tray-cross-
Rear Seat Bench Folding-cross-
Rear Washer & Wiper-cross-
Remote Fuel Lid Open-cross-
Remote Tailgate Open-cross-
Tinted Glass (Windows & Tailgate Glass-cross-
BMW Gesture Control--cross
Bmw Head-Up Display--cross
Bmw Virtual Assistant--cross
Temperature-Control-Cupholder--cross

Lights

Light TypeLEDHalogenLED
Front Fog Lampstickcrosstick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
High-Mounted Stop Lamp-tick-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickcrosstick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickcrosstick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickcrosstick
Apple CarPlaytick--
Hyundai iblue (Audio Remote Application)-cross-
Micro Antenna-cross-
Segmented DIS Display 6.35 cm-cross-
Wireless Charger--cross

Entertainment

Music Systemtickcrosstick
CD/DVD Playertickcrosstick
Speakerstickcrosstick
Internal Memorycrosscrosstick
Radiotickcrosstick
USB Supporttickcrosstick
Bluetooth Supporttickcrosstick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker systemtick--
ConnectNext 17.78cm Touchscreen System By HarmanTM-cross-
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System--cross
Rear-Seat-Entertainment Professional--cross

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