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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series comparison

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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series Comparison: Which Car is Better?

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

C-Class Vs 3 Series – 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.

SummaryMercedes-Benz C-ClassBMW 3 Series
Price₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzBMW
Body TypeSedanSedan
Mileage14.49 Km/l16.13 Km/l
Power201 bhp255 bhp
Engine1991 CC1998 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

C-Class Vs 3 Series – 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.

C-Class Vs 3 Series – 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.

Engine

Engine Type 2.0-litre Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 1991 CC1998 CC
No Of Cylinder 44
Power 201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque 280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWD
Emission Standard BS VIBS VI

Dimensions

Length 4686 mm4633 mm
Width 1810 mm1811 mm
Height 1442 mm1429 mm
Wheelbase 2840 mm2810 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mm
Boot Space 480 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1655 Kg1544 Kg
Gross Weight 2125 Kg2055 Kg
Front Track N/A1544 mm
Rear Track N/A1583 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.50 m
No. Of Doors 44
Seating Capacity 55

Transmission

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

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17225/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17255/40 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Joint Spring-strut Axle
Rear Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemFive-Arm

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 14.49 Km/l16.13 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity 66.059.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.7 seconds5.8 seconds
Max Speed 239250

Safety & Security

Airbagsticktick
Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagsticktick
ABSticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktick
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assistticktick
Electronic Stability Programticktick
Tractional Controlticktick
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampsticktick
Cornering Lightsticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Steering Wheel with Controlscross-
Lateral Parking-tick
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerDual Zone Automatic Climate Control2-Zone Climate Control
Heaterticktick
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
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 Supportticktick
Front Armrestticktick
Rear Armrestticktick
UpholsteryARTICO LeatherLeather Dakota
Front Cup Holdersticktick
Keyless Entryticktick
Climate Controlticktick
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Uptick-
Voice Recognition & Alertscross-
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick
Heat Protection Glazing-tick
ISOFIX-tick
Launch Control Function-tick

Lights

Light TypeLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktick
Outer Mirrors with Logo Projectioncross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationticktick
Apple CarPlay-tick

Entertainment

Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Speakersticktick
Internal Memorytickcross
Radioticktick
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick
Acoustics Tuned by JBLcross-
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick

Reviews

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