Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Audi A3 comparison

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
BMW 3 Series Price
  • Audi A3
Audi A3 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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Overview

Compare Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series and Audi A3

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series Vs Audi A3 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Petrol BMW 3 Series 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, the price of the base Petrol version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 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 Audi A3 starts at ₹ 33.1 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 35.1 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Audi A3 costs ₹ 34.91 Lakh, whereas the Audi A3 Diesel top-end costs ₹ 36.69 Lakh.

Compare 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol returns 14 kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Audi A3 Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 19 kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 20 kmpl of mileage.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine 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 Audi A3 is offered in 148 bhp Petrol engine and 141 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type
2.0-litre Petrol Engine
TwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine
1.4 Litre TFSI Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC)
1991 CC
1998 CC
1395 CC
No Of Cylinder
4
4
4
Power
201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm
255 bhp@5000 rpm
148 bhp@5000-6000 rpm
Torque
280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm
400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm
250 Nm@1500-3500 rpm
Drive Train
RWD
RWD
FWD
Emission Standard
BS VI
BS VI
N/A

Dimensions

Length
4686 mm
4633 mm
4458 mm
Width
1810 mm
1811 mm
1796 mm
Height
1442 mm
1429 mm
1416 mm
Wheelbase
2840 mm
2810 mm
2637 mm
Ground Clearance
157 mm
157 mm
165 mm
Boot Space
480 L
480 L
425 L
Kerb Weight
1655 Kg
1544 Kg
1415 Kg
Gross Weight
2125 Kg
2055 Kg
1800 Kg
Front Track
N/A
1544 mm
1555 mm
Rear Track
N/A
1583 mm
1526 mm
Minimum Turning Radius
N/A
5.50 m
5.35 m
No. Of Doors
4
4
4
Seating Capacity
5
5
5

Transmission

No. of gears
Automatic
Automatic
Automatic
Clutch Type
N/A
N/A
N/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Tyre Type
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless Radial
Tubeless,Radial
Front Tyre Size
225/50 R17
225/45 R18
205/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size
225/50 R17
255/40 R18
205/55 R16

Braking System

Front Brake Type
Disc
Ventilated Disc
Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Disc

Suspension

Front Suspension
Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System
Double Joint Spring-strut Axle
McPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping System
Five-Arm
Multi-Link

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City
N/A
N/A
N/A
Mileage Highway
N/A
N/A
N/A
Mileage
14.49 Kmpl
16.13 Kmpl
19.20 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity
66.0
59.0
50.0

Steering

Power Steering
Steering Type
Electric Power Steering
Electric Power Steering
Electro-Mechanical Steering
Adjustable Power Steering

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph
7.7 seconds
5.8 seconds
8.2 seconds
Max Speed
239
250
224

Safety & Security

Airbags
tick
tick
tick
Passenger Airbags
tick
tick
tick
Side Airbags
tick
tick
tick
ABS
tick
tick
tick
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
tick
tick
tick
Brake Assist
tick
tick
tick
Hill Assist
tick
tick
cross
Electronic Stability Program
tick
tick
tick
Tractional Control
tick
tick
tick
Engine Immobilizer
tick
tick
tick
Central Locking
tick
tick
tick
Child Safety Lock
tick
tick
tick
Power Door Lock
tick
tick
tick
Automatic Headlamps
tick
tick
tick
Cornering Lights
tick
tick
cross
Turn Indicators On ORVM
tick
tick
tick
Rear Wiper
cross
cross
cross
Rain Sensing Wipers
tick
tick
tick
Headlight Washers
tick
cross
cross
Headlamp Beam Adjuster
tick
tick
tick
Lateral Parking
-
tick
-
Tyre Pressure Indicator
-
tick
-
Warning triangle with first-aid kit
-
tick
-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner
Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
2-Zone Climate Control
2 Zone Climate Control
Heater
tick
tick
tick
Steering Adjustment
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio
tick
tick
tick
Paddle Shift
tick
tick
cross
Cruise Control
tick
tick
tick
Power Outlets 12V
tick
tick
tick
Rear Parking Sensor
tick
tick
tick
Rear Parking Camera
tick
tick
cross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror
tick
tick
tick
Push Start Stop Button
tick
tick
tick
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
tick
tick
tick
Lumbar Support
tick
tick
tick
Front Armrest
tick
tick
tick
Rear Armrest
tick
tick
tick
Upholstery
ARTICO Leather
Leather Dakota
Leather
Front Cup Holders
tick
tick
tick
Keyless Entry
tick
tick
tick
Climate Control
tick
tick
tick
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up
tick
-
-
Emergency Spare Wheel
-
tick
-
Heat Protection Glazing
-
tick
-
ISOFIX
-
tick
-
Launch Control Function
-
tick
-

Lights

Light Type
LED
LED
Xenon Plus
Front Fog Lamps
tick
tick
tick
Rear Fog Lamps
tick
tick
tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Empty
tick
tick
tick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator
tick
tick
tick
Seat Belt Warning
tick
tick
tick
Low Fuel Warning
tick
tick
tick
Door Ajar Warning
tick
tick
tick
GPS Navigation
tick
tick
cross
Apple CarPlay
-
tick
-

Entertainment

Music System
tick
tick
tick
CD/DVD Player
tick
tick
tick
Speakers
tick
tick
tick
Internal Memory
tick
cross
tick
Radio
tick
tick
tick
USB Support
tick
tick
tick
Bluetooth Support
tick
tick
tick
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system
-
tick
-

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