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BMW 3 Series Vs Volvo S60 Cross Country Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA comparison

  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz GLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 44.27 Lakh
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₹ 32.33 Lakh
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BMW 3 Series Vs Volvo S60 Cross Country Vs Mercedes-Benz GLA Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the 3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country 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 S60 Cross Country 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 Lastly, the Diesel Volvo S60 Cross Country starts at ₹ 44.27 Lakh.

SummaryBMW 3 SeriesVolvo S60 Cross CountryMercedes-Benz GLA
Price₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 44.27 Lakh₹ 32.33 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWVolvoMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanCrossoverSUV
Mileage16.13 Km/l20.00 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Power255 bhp190 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC2400 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDiesel

3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country 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. The Volvo S60 Cross Country Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

3 Series Vs S60 Cross Country 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. Lastly, the Volvo S60 Cross Country is offered in 190 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineFive-Cylinder Turbo Charged Diesel 4-cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2400 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 454
Power 255 bhp@5000 rpm190 bhp@4000 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm420 Nm@1500-3000 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train RWDAWDAWD
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Dimensions

Length 4633 mm4637 mm4417 mm
Width 1811 mm1866 mm1804 mm
Height 1429 mm1539 mm1494 mm
Wheelbase 2810 mm2774 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm201 mm183 mm
Boot Space 480 L380 L421 L
Kerb Weight 1544 Kg1776 Kg1585 Kg
Gross Weight 2055 Kg2230 Kg2020 Kg
Front Track 1544 mm1619 mm1569 mm
Rear Track 1583 mm1577 mm1560 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.65 m5.92 m
No. Of Doors 445
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/ADual Clutch

Wheels & Tyres

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

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Double Joint Spring-strut AxleMacPherson StrutAIRMATIC Air Suspension
Rear Suspension Five-ArmMulti-LinkAIRMATIC Air Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A13.70 Km/l
Mileage Highway N/AN/A17.00 Km/l
Mileage 16.13 Km/l20.00 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 59.067.550.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 5.8 seconds7.6 seconds9.9 seconds
Max Speed 250210205

Safety & Security

Airbagstickticktick
Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
ABStickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightsticktickcross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parkingtick--
Tyre Pressure Indicatortick--
Warning triangle with first-aid kittick--

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Climate ControlAutomatic 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 Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryLeather DakotaSport LeatherARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheeltick--
Heat Protection Glazingtick--
ISOFIXtick--
Launch Control Functiontick--

Lights

Light TypeLEDXenonLED
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

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

Entertainment

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

Reviews

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