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BMW X3 Vs BMW X3 M Vs BMW 5 Series comparison

  • BMW X3
BMW X3 Price
BMW 5 Series Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 56.5 Lakh
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₹ 1 Crore
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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BMW X3 Vs BMW X3 M Vs BMW 5 Series Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the X3 Vs X3 M 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.

X3 Vs X3 M Vs 5 Series – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol BMW 5 Series in New Delhi starts at ₹ 55.4 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 60.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the BMW 5 Series costs ₹ 60.9 Lakh, whereas the BMW 5 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 68.4 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 BMW X3 M starts at ₹ 1 Crore.

SummaryBMW X3BMW X3 MBMW 5 Series
Price₹ 56.5 Lakh₹ 1 Crore₹ 55.4 Lakh
Body TypeSUVSUVSedan
Mileage13.32 Km/l9.12 Km/l15.56 Km/l
Power249 bhp473 bhp248 bhp
Engine1998 CC2993 CC1998 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

X3 Vs X3 M Vs 5 Series – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 5 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Km/l, whereas the base diesel returns 19 Km/l. The BMW X3 base Petrol returns 13 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 16 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The BMW X3 M Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 9 Km/l.

X3 Vs X3 M Vs 5 Series – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 5 Series gets 248 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 187, 261 bhp engines, whereas the BMW X3 comes in 249 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine. Lastly, the BMW X3 M is offered in 473 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol EngineTurbo Inline 6-Cylinder Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1998 CC2993 CC1998 CC
No Of Cylinder 464
Power 249 bhp@5200 rpm473 bhp@6250 rpm248 bhp@5200 rpm
Torque 350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm600 Nm@2600-5600 rpm350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm
Drive Train 4WDN/ARWD
Emission Standard N/AN/ABS VI


Length 4700 mm4726 mm4907 mm
Width 1891 mm2138 mm2102 mm
Height 1676 mm1667 mm1464 mm
Wheelbase 2864 mm2864 mm2970 mm
Ground Clearance 211 mmN/A158 mm
Boot Space 485 LN/A520 L
Kerb Weight N/AN/AN/A
Gross Weight N/AN/AN/A
Front Track 1620 mm1623 mm1600 mm
Rear Track 1636 mm1602 mm1627 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.95 mN/A5.60 m
No. Of Doors 554
Seating Capacity 575


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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsN/AAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless, RadialN/ATubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 245/50 R19N/A245/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 245/50 R19N/A245/45 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscN/AVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscN/AVentilated Disc


Front Suspension Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite And Independent DampingN/ADouble Arm Axle
Rear Suspension Dynamic Damper Control With Infinite And Independent DampingN/AAluminium Integral Axle

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 13.32 Km/l9.12 Km/l15.56 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringN/AElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 6.3 seconds4.2 seconds6.2 seconds
Max Speed 240250231

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickcrosstick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickcrosstick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Locktickticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcrosstick
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickcrosstick
Rear Wipertickcrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickcrosstick
Headlight Washerstickcrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickcrosstick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)--tick
Crash Sensor--tick
Driving Experience Control--cross
Luggage-Compartment Package--cross
Remote Control Parking--tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3-Zone Climate ControlAutoAutomatic Climate Control
Steering AdjustmentTilt & Telescopic-Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shifttickticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickcrosstick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickcrosscross
Front Armresttickcrosstick
Rear Armresttickcrosstick
UpholsteryLeather Vernasca-Leather Dakota
Front Cup Holderstickcrosstick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
BMW Gesture Control--cross
Bmw Head-Up Display--cross
Bmw Virtual Assistant--cross


Light TypeAdaptive LEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampstickcrosstick
Rear Fog Lampstickcrosstick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationtickcrosstick
Wireless Charger--cross


Music Systemtick-tick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorytick-tick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System--cross
Rear-Seat-Entertainment Professional--cross


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