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Mercedes-Benz CLA Price
BMW 3 Series Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 31.72 Lakh
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₹ 41.7 Lakh
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Mercedes-Benz CLA Vs BMW 3 Series Comparison: Which car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the CLA Vs 3 Series 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.

CLA Vs 3 Series – Which model is Cheapest?

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 CLA starts at ₹ 35.99 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz CLA costs ₹ 31.72 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz CLA comes with a price tag of ₹ 36.99 Lakh.

Key FeaturesMercedes-Benz CLABMW 3 Series
Price₹ 31.72 Lakh₹ 41.7 Lakh
Mileage17.90 Kmpl16.13 Kmpl
Power134 bhp255 bhp
Engine2143 CC1998 CC
Fuel TypeDieselPetrol

CLA Vs 3 Series – Which gives Better 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 CLA base Petrol returns 15 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 18 Kmpl of fuel efficiency.

CLA Vs 3 Series – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 255 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz CLA comes in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 134 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine

Engine Type 4-Cylinder Diesel Engine TurbochargedTwinPower Turbo 4-cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 2143 CC1998 CC
No Of Cylinder 44
Power 134 bhp@3600-4400 rpm255 bhp@5000 rpm
Torque 300 Nm@1600-3000 rpm400 Nm@1550-4400 rpm
Drive Train FWDRWD
Emission Standard N/ABS VI

Dimensions

Length 4630 mm4633 mm
Width 1777 mm1811 mm
Height 1432 mm1429 mm
Wheelbase 2699 mm2810 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm157 mm
Boot Space 470 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1570 Kg1544 Kg
Gross Weight 2005 Kg2055 Kg
Front Track 1549 mm1544 mm
Rear Track 1547 mm1583 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.50 m5.50 m
No. Of Doors 44
Seating Capacity 55

Transmission

No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type Dual ClutchN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 205/55 R 16225/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 205/55 R 16255/40 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc

Suspension

Front Suspension McPherson StrutDouble Joint Spring-strut Axle
Rear Suspension Four-link Five-Arm

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 17.90 Kmpl16.13 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 56.059.0

Steering

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

Performance

Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 9.8 seconds5.8 seconds
Max Speed 220250

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 Lightscrosstick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosscross
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbelts-cross
All 5 Seats Head Restraints-cross
Battery Sensor-cross
Day/Night Inside Rear View Mirror-cross
Door Ajar & Trunk Open Indicator & Reminder-cross
Driver & Front Assistant Seatbelt Indicator & Reminder-cross
Dual Horn-cross
Emergency Stop Signal-cross
Energy Absorbing Front Pretensioner Seatbelts with Load Limiter-cross
Lateral Parking-tick
Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes)-cross
Speed Alarm Indicator & Reminder-cross
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick
Warning triangle with first-aid kit-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic 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
Dust & Pollen Cabin Filter-cross
Emergency Spare Wheel-tick
Follow-Me-Home/Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights(Auto Off Timer)-cross
Heat Protection Glazing-tick
ISOFIX-tick
Launch Control Function-tick
Power Adjustable & Folding Door Mirrors-cross
Rear Air Conditioning Vents-cross
Trunk Light for Cargo Area Illumination-cross

Lights

Light TypeLEDLED
Front Fog Lampsticktick
Rear Fog Lampsticktick

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
20.3 cm Advanced Touchscreen Display Audio-cross
Hi-Fi loudspeaker system-tick

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