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Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison

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Overview

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the A-Class Limousine Vs 3 Series Vs C-Class 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.

A-Class Limousine Vs 3 Series Vs C-Class – 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 C-Class price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 40.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 65.55 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 42.95 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with a price tag of ₹ 51.25 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine starts at ₹ 39.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 56.24 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine costs ₹ 40.9 Lakh.

SummaryMercedes-Benz A-Class LimousineBMW 3 SeriesMercedes-Benz C-Class
Price₹ 39.9 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzBMWMercedes-Benz
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage17.50 Km/l16.13 Km/l14.49 Km/l
Power161 bhp255 bhp201 bhp
Engine1332 CC1998 CC1991 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

A-Class Limousine Vs 3 Series Vs C-Class – 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 C-Class base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 13 Km/lwhile its Diesel base returns 21 Km/l of mileage.

A-Class Limousine Vs 3 Series Vs C-Class – 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 C-Class comes in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Limousine is offered in 2 Petrol 161, 301 bhp engines and 148 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 1.3-litre, Four-cylinder Petrol EnigineTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine2.0-litre Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1332 CC1998 CC1991 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 161 bhp@5500 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm
Torque 250 Nm@1620-4000 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm
Drive Train FWDRWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4549 mm4633 mm4686 mm
Width 1796 mm1811 mm1810 mm
Height 1446 mm1429 mm1442 mm
Wheelbase 2729 mm2810 mm2840 mm
Ground Clearance N/A157 mm157 mm
Boot Space 405 L480 L480 L
Kerb Weight N/A1544 Kg1655 Kg
Gross Weight N/A2055 Kg2125 Kg
Front Track N/A1544 mmN/A
Rear Track N/A1583 mmN/A
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.50 mN/A
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Mercedes-Benz Light-Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 205 / 55 R17225/45 R18225/50 R17
Rear Tyre Size 205 / 55 R17255/40 R18225/50 R17

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension McPherson StrutsDouble Joint Spring-strut AxleAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System
Rear Suspension Torsion-Beam AxleFive-ArmAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 17.50 Km/l16.13 Km/l14.49 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 66.059.066.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 8.3 seconds5.8 seconds7.7 seconds
Max Speed N/A250239

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 Lightscrossticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Pre Safe Systemtick--
Lateral Parking-tick-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner2-zone Automatic Climate Control2-Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate Control
Heatertickticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shift-ticktick
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
UpholsteryLeatherLeather DakotaARTICO Leather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
2-zone automatic climate controltick--
Leather multifunction sports steering wheeltick--
Memory function with electrically adjustable seatstick--
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Upcross-tick
Rear Armrest with Cup Holderstick--
Touchpad without Controllertick--
Wireless charging systemtick--
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick-
Heat Protection Glazing-tick-
ISOFIX-tick-
Launch Control Function-tick-

Lights

Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lampscrossticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrossticktick

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 Playercrossticktick
Speakers-ticktick
Internal Memory-crosstick
Radiotickticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick-

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