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BMW X3 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA comparison

  • BMW X3
BMW X3 Price
  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz CLA Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 56.5 Lakh
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 31.72 Lakh
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BMW X3 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz CLA Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the X3 Vs 3 Series Vs CLA 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.

X3 Vs 3 Series Vs CLA – 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 X3 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 56.5 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 61.8 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the BMW X3 costs ₹ 62.5 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-Benz CLA starts at ₹ 35.99 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz CLA costs ₹ 31.72 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz CLA Diesel top-end costs ₹ 36.99 Lakh.

SummaryBMW X3BMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz CLA
Price₹ 56.5 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 31.72 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSUVSedanSedan
Mileage13.32 Km/l16.13 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Power249 bhp255 bhp134 bhp
Engine1998 CC1998 CC2143 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

X3 Vs 3 Series Vs CLA – 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 X3 base Petrol returns 13 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 16 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz CLA Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Km/l of mileage.

X3 Vs 3 Series Vs CLA – 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 X3 comes in 249 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz CLA is offered in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 134 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine4-Cylinder Diesel Engine Turbocharged
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1998 CC2143 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 249 bhp@5200 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm
Torque 350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm
Drive Train 4WDRWDFWD
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4700 mm4633 mm4630 mm
Width 1891 mm1811 mm1777 mm
Height 1676 mm1429 mm1432 mm
Wheelbase 2864 mm2810 mm2699 mm
Ground Clearance 211 mm157 mm160 mm
Boot Space 485 L480 L470 L
Kerb Weight N/A1544 Kg1570 Kg
Gross Weight N/A2055 Kg2005 Kg
Front Track 1620 mm1544 mm1549 mm
Rear Track 1636 mm1583 mm1547 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.95 m5.50 m5.50 m
No. Of Doors 544
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 245/50 R19225/45 R18205/55 R 16
Rear Tyre Size 245/50 R19255/40 R18205/55 R 16

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite And Independent DampingDouble Joint Spring-strut AxleMcPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite And Independent DampingFive-ArmFour-link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 13.32 Km/l16.13 Km/l17.90 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 60.059.056.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 6.3 seconds5.8 seconds9.8 seconds
Max Speed 240250220

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 Wipertickcrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerstickcrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Lateral Parking-tick-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3-Zone Climate Control2-Zone 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 VernascaLeather DakotaARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick-
Heat Protection Glazing-tick-
ISOFIX-tick-
Launch Control Function-tick-

Lights

Light TypeAdaptive LEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

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

Entertainment

Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Speakerstickticktick
Internal Memorytickcrosstick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick-

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