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BMW M3 Vs BMW 8 Series comparison

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BMW 8 Series Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.3 Crore
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₹ 1.29 Crore
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BMW M3 Vs BMW 8 Series Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the M3 Vs 8 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.

M3 Vs 8 Series – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW M3 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.3 Crore. On the other hand, BMW 8 Series price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.29 Crore and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.55 Crore for range topping Petrol model.

SummaryBMW M3BMW 8 Series
Price₹ 1.3 Crore₹ 1.29 Crore
Body TypeSedanSedan
Mileage10.80 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Power431 bhp335 bhp
Engine2979 CC2998 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

M3 Vs 8 Series – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW M3 base Petrol engine returns 11 Kmpl. The BMW 8 Series base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl.

M3 Vs 8 Series – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW M3 gets 431 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW 8 Series comes in 335 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type M TwinPower Turbo Inline 6-cylinder Engine3.0-litre In-line Six-cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 2979 CC2998 CC
No Of Cylinder 66
Power 431 bhp@5500-7300 rpm335 bhp@5000-6500 rpm
Torque 550 Nm@1850-5500 rpm500 Nm@1600-4500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWD
Bore N/A82 mm
Compression Ratio N/A11.0
Emission Standard N/ABS VI
Stroke N/A94.6 mm


Length 4671 mm5082 mm
Width 2037 mm1932 mm
Height 1430 mm1407 mm
Wheelbase 2812 mm3023 mm
Ground Clearance 121 mmN/A
Boot Space 480 LN/A
Kerb Weight 1635 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2100 KgN/A
Front Track 1579 mm1627 mm
Rear Track 1603 mm1671 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.90 mN/A
No. Of Doors 44
Seating Capacity 54


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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsLight-alloy
Tyre Type Tubeless, RadialRunflat Tyres
Front Tyre Size 255/35 R19245/45 R 18
Rear Tyre Size 275/35 R19245/40 R 19

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc


Front Suspension Adaptive M SuspensionDouble Wishbone With Adaptive Variable Shock Absorber
Rear Suspension Adaptive M SuspensionMulti-link With Adaptive Variable Shock Absorber

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City 7.32 KmplN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 10.75 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 57.068.0


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 4.1 seconds5.2 seconds
Max Speed 250250

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagsticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickcross
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assistcrosscross
Electronic Stability Programtickcross
Tractional Controlticktick
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcross
Cornering Lightscrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosstick
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Park Distance Control (PDC) System-tick
Surround View Cameras with 360 degree view including top view, panorama view and 3D view-cross
Attentiveness Assistant-tick
Active Protection-tick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)-tick
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick
Crash Sensor and Dynamic braking lights-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-Zone Climate ControlAutomatic Air Conditioning With 2-zone Control
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt
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 Supporttickcross
Front Armrestticktick
Rear Armrestticktick
UpholsteryLeather MerinoLeather
Front Cup Holderstickcross
Keyless Entryticktick
Climate Controlticktick
Sun Protection Glazing-tick
Electric Folding Outside Mirrors-tick
Panoramic Glass Sunroof-tick
Soft-Close Function for doors -cross
Memory Function for Driver and Front Passenger-tick
Head-Up Display-tick


Light TypeAdaptive LEDLED
Front Fog Lampscrosstick
Rear Fog Lampscrosscross
LED Daytime Running Lamp-tick
Ambient Lighting-tick
Laser Light-cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationtickcross
Wireless Apple CarPlay-cross
Display Key, with LCD Colour Display and Touch Control Panel-cross
Wireless Charger-tick


Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Internal Memorytickcross
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick


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