Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW i8 comparison

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
BMW i8
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New Delhi
₹ 44.93 Lakh
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₹ 2.97 Crore
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Compare Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW i8

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW i8 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at ₹ 47.33 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 53.23 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 47.68 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel top-end costs ₹ 57.76 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW i8 starts at ₹ 3.06 Crore.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol engine returns 12 kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 12 kmpl. The BMW i8 base Petrol returns 48 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets 181 bhp Petrol engine and 192 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW i8 comes in 228 bhp Petrol engine.

Engine Type 1.5-litre Petrol EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 3-cylinder Engine
Displacement (CC) 1950 CC1499 CC
No Of Cylinder 43
Power 181 bhp@5800-6100 rpm228 bhp@5800 rpm
Torque 280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm250 Nm@3700 rpm
Drive Train RWDAWD
Battery Type N/ALithium-ion high-performance battery
Length 4686 mm4689 mm
Width 1810 mm1942 mm
Height 1442 mm1291 mm
Wheelbase 2840 mm2800 mm
Ground Clearance 157 mm117 mm
Boot Space 480 L154 L
Kerb Weight 1655 Kg1560 Kg
Gross Weight 2135 Kg1930 Kg
Front Track N/A1644 mm
Rear Track N/A1721 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/A6.15 m
No. Of Doors 42
Seating Capacity 54
No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AAutomatic
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless, Radial
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17215/45 R20
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17245/40 R20
Front Brake Type DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscVentilated Disc
Front Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDynamic Damper Control
Rear Suspension Agility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDynamic Damper Control
Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/A37.00 Kmpl
Mileage 12.06 Kmpl47.45 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 66.042.0
Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering
Performance 0 To 100 Kmph N/A4.4 seconds
Max Speed N/A120 km/h
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
Dual Front Airbags-
Grille-
Interior-
Air Conditioner-2-Zone Climate Control
Heater
Steering Adjustment-Tilt & 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
Upholstery-Full Leather 'Spheric'
Front Cup Holders
Keyless Entry
Climate Control
Light Type-LED
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
Expert Reviews

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