Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series Vs BMW 5 Series comparison

Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series
BMW 5 Series
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Compare Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series Vs BMW 5 Series on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2019. 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 ₹ 55.31 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 46.55 Lakh, whereas the BMW 3 Series Diesel top-end costs ₹ 52.97 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW 5 Series starts at ₹ 70.1 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the BMW 5 Series costs ₹ 69.51 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of BMW 5 Series comes with a price tag of ₹ 78.36 Lakh Lastly, the Petrol Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at ₹ 51.53 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 47.44 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel top-end costs ₹ 57.47 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 23 kmpl. The BMW 5 Series base Petrol returns 16 kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 19 kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 12 kmplwhile its Diesel base returns 12 kmpl of mileage.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 248 bhp Petrol engine and 188 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW 5 Series comes in 248 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 187, 261 bhp engines. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered in 181 bhp Petrol engine and 192 bhp Diesel engine.

Engine Type CDITwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Diesel EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1950 CC1995 CC1995 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 192 bhp@3800 rpm188 bhp@4000 rpm187 bhp@4000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1600 rpm400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDRWD
Length 4686 mm4633 mm4907 mm
Width 1810 mm1811 mm2102 mm
Height 1442 mm1429 mm1464 mm
Wheelbase 2840 mm2810 mm2970 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm157 mm158 mm
Boot Space 480 L480 L520 L
Kerb Weight 1655 Kg1525 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2135 Kg2055 KgN/A
Front Track 1588 mm1544 mm1600 mm
Rear Track 1570 mm1583 mm1627 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.61 m5.50 m5.60 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555
No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless Radial Tubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17225/55 R16245/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17225/55 R16245/45 R18
Front Brake Type DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscVentilated Disc
Front Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Joint Spring-strut AxleDouble Arm Axle
Rear Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemFive-ArmAluminium Integral Axle
Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 12.06 Kmpl22.69 Kmpl22.48 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 66.060.070.0
Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering
Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A7.2 seconds7.5 seconds
Max Speed N/A235231
Airbags
Passenger Airbags
Side Airbags
ABS
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
Brake Assist
Hill Assist
Electronic Stability Program
Tractional Control
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Power Door Lock
Automatic Headlamps
Cornering Lights
Turn Indicators On ORVM
Rear Wiper
Rain Sensing Wipers
Headlight Washers
Headlamp Beam Adjuster
Air ConditionerDual Zone Automatic Climate Control2-Zone Climate Control4 Zone Climate Control
Heater
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio
Paddle Shift
Cruise Control
Power Outlets 12V
Rear Parking Sensor
Rear Parking Camera
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror
Push Start Stop Button
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Lumbar Support
Front Armrest
Rear Armrest
UpholsteryARTICO LeatherVeneto BeigeLeather Dakota
Front Cup Holders
Keyless Entry
Climate Control
Light TypeLEDLEDLED
Front Fog Lamps
Rear Fog Lamps
Distance To Empty
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicator
Seat Belt Warning
Low Fuel Warning
Door Ajar Warning
GPS Navigation
Music System
CD/DVD Player
Speakers
Internal Memory
Radio
USB Support
Bluetooth Support
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