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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 5 Series Vs DC Avanti comparison

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price
BMW 5 Series Price
DC Avanti Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 40.9 Lakh
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₹ 55.4 Lakh
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 5 Series Vs DC Avanti Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the C-Class Vs 5 Series Vs Avanti 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 5 Series Vs Avanti – 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, 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 DC Avanti starts at ₹ 36.8 Lakh.

SummaryMercedes-Benz C-ClassBMW 5 SeriesDC Avanti
Price₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 55.4 Lakh₹ 36.8 Lakh
Body TypeSedanSedanCoupe
Mileage14.49 Kmpl15.56 Kmpl10.00 Kmpl
Power201 bhp248 bhp250 bhp
Engine1991 CC1998 CC2000 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

C-Class Vs 5 Series Vs Avanti – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 5 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 19 Kmpl. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol returns 14 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The DC Avanti Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 10 Kmpl.

C-Class Vs 5 Series Vs Avanti – 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines. Lastly, the DC Avanti is offered in 250 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type 2.0-litre Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Engine2 Liter Petrol Turbo Euro-4 Compliant
Displacement (CC) 1991 CC1998 CC2000 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm248 bhp@5200 rpm250 bhp@5500 rpm
Torque 280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm350 Nm@1450-4800 rpm340 Nm@2750-5000 rpm
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A


Length 4686 mm4907 mm4565 mm
Width 1810 mm2102 mm2120 mm
Height 1442 mm1464 mm1200 mm
Wheelbase 2840 mm2970 mm2700 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm158 mm170 mm
Boot Space 480 L520 LN/A
Kerb Weight 1655 KgN/AN/A
Gross Weight 2125 KgN/A1580 Kg
Front Track N/A1600 mm1670 mm
Rear Track N/A1627 mm1650 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/A5.60 m6.00 m
No. Of Doors 442
Seating Capacity 552


No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic6
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, RadialTubeless,Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17245/45 R18255/35 R20
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17245/45 R18295/30 R20

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscDisc


Front Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Arm AxleDouble Wishbone
Rear Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemAluminium Integral AxleDouble Wishbone

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 14.49 Kmpl15.56 Kmpl10.00 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity


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


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.7 seconds6.2 seconds6.0 seconds
Max Speed 239231200

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktickcross
Side Airbagsticktickcross
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assistticktickcross
Hill Assistticktickcross
Electronic Stability Programticktickcross
Tractional Controlticktickcross
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Lockticktickcross
Automatic Headlampstickticktick
Cornering Lightstickcrosscross
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipercrosscrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktickcross
Headlight Washerstickcrosscross
Headlamp Beam Adjustertickticktick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)-tick-
Crash Sensor-tick-
Remote Control Parking-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerDual Zone Automatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate ControlAutomatic Climate Control
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audioticktickcross
Paddle Shiftticktickcross
Cruise Controlticktickcross
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameraticktickcross
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrortickticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktickcross
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supporttickcrosscross
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armrestticktickcross
UpholsteryARTICO LeatherLeather DakotaFabric
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrytickticktick
Climate Controltickticktick
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Uptick--


Light TypeLEDLEDBi-Halogen-Projector
Front Fog Lampsticktickcross
Rear Fog Lampsticktickcross

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktickcross
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationticktickcross


Music Systemtickticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memoryticktickcross
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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