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

  • BMW X3
BMW X3 Price
BMW 3 Series Price
Mercedes-Benz GLC Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 56.5 Lakh
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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₹ 57.4 Lakh
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BMW X3 Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz GLC Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the X3 Vs 3 Series Vs GLC 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 GLC – 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 ₹ 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, 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 GLC starts at ₹ 57.4 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLC costs ₹ 63.15 Lakh.

SummaryBMW X3BMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz GLC
Price₹ 56.5 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 57.4 Lakh
ManufacturerBMWBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSUVSedanSUV
Mileage13.32 Kmpl16.13 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Power249 bhp255 bhp194 bhp
Engine1998 CC1998 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

X3 Vs 3 Series Vs GLC – 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 X3 base Petrol returns 13 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 16 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz GLC Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 11 Kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 18 Kmpl of mileage.

X3 Vs 3 Series Vs GLC – 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 X3 comes in 249 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz GLC is offered in 194 bhp Petrol engine and 192 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine4-Cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC1998 CC1991 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 249 bhp@5200 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm194 bhp@5500-6100 rpm
Torque 350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm320 Nm@1650-4000 rpm
Drive Train 4WDRWDAWD
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Dimensions

Length 4700 mm4633 mm4658 mm
Width 1891 mm1811 mm1890 mm
Height 1676 mm1429 mm1644 mm
Wheelbase 2864 mm2810 mm2873 mm
Ground Clearance 211 mm157 mmN/A
Boot Space 485 L480 L580 L
Kerb Weight N/A1544 Kg1835 Kg
Gross Weight N/A2055 Kg2360 Kg
Front Track 1620 mm1544 mm1621 mm
Rear Track 1636 mm1583 mm1617 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.95 m5.50 mN/A
No. Of Doors 545
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless, RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 245/50 R19225/45 R18235/60 R19
Rear Tyre Size 245/50 R19255/40 R18235/60 R19

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 AxleAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS
Rear Suspension Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite And Independent DampingFive-ArmAIRMATIC WITH ADS PLUS

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 13.32 Kmpl16.13 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 60.059.066.0

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 seconds7.8 seconds
Max Speed 240250217

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 Wipertickcrosstick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerstickcrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Auto Door Lock While Driving-cross-
Cushion Suspension Technology And Anti-Roll Technology-cross-
Lateral Parking-tick-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-ticktick
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick-
360 Degree Around View camera--cross
Active Parking Assist with parktronic--tick
Front Parking Sensors--cross
Heated ORVM--cross
Intelligent Start/Stop--cross
ISOFIX--cross
Kneebag--tick
Parking Package with 360-degree camera--tick
PM-2.5 Filter--cross
PRE-SAFE System--tick
Rear Defogger--cross
Rear Parking Sensors--cross
Roll Movement Intervention (RMI)--cross

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3-Zone Climate Control2-Zone Climate Control2-Zone Automatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
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
Dual Tone Dashboard-cross-
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick-
Heat Protection Glazing-tick-
ISOFIX-tick-
Launch Control Function-tick-
Luxurious New Blue-Grey Interiors-cross-
12.3-inch All-digital instrument cluster--tick
2 USB ports in the rear--tick
Co-Driver Seat Heating--cross
Driver Fatigue Reminder System--cross
Electronic Gear Shift with Auto-Park--cross
Manual 6 Way Adjustment--cross
Massage Seats, front--tick
MBUX Touch Control Concept--tick
MBUX Voice Control--tick
Mercedes Me Connect--tick
Mercedes-Benz emergency call system --tick
Outside Mirror Power Adjust--cross
THERMATIC automatic climate control--tick

Lights

Light TypeAdaptive LEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickticktick
Ambient Lighting--cross
LED Daytime Running Lights--cross
Luggage Lamp--cross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickticktick
Apple CarPlay-tick-
Futuristic Instrument Cluster-cross-
Hard-Disc Navigation--tick

Entertainment

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

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