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

Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series
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₹ 65.09 Lakh
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Compare Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs BMW 3 Series on CarAndBike to make an informed buying decision as to which Car to buy in 2018. 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 BMW 3 Series Petrol starts at ₹ 55.31 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the BMW 3 Series costs ₹ 46.55 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end costs ₹ 52.97 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Petrol starts at ₹ 48.42 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.55 Crore for the fully-loaded Petrol model. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 46.35 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end costs ₹ 54.81 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Petrol starts at ₹ 66.29 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class costs ₹ 65.09 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end costs ₹ 82 Lakh.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, BMW 3 Series base Petrol engine returns 16 kmpl whereas the base Diesel returns 23 kmpl. Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol engine returns 15 kmpl whereas the base Diesel returns 20 kmpl. Mercedes-Benz E-Class base Petrol engine returns 12 kmpl whereas the base Diesel returns 14 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the BMW 3 Series gets 1 Petrol and 1 Diesel engine options - 248 bhp Petrol and 188 bhp Diesel engines. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes in 4 Petrol and 2 Diesel engine options - 245 bhp Petrol ,184 bhp Petrol ,357 bhp Petrol ,510 bhp Petrol and 170 bhp Diesel ,204 bhp Diesel engines. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is offered in 1 Petrol and 2 Diesel engine options - 181 bhp Petrol and 191 bhp Diesel ,255 bhp Diesel engines.

Engine Type 4-cylinder Diesel Engine With Common-Rail Direct Injection (CDI)4-Cylinder In-Line Diesel EngineTwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1950 CC2143 CC1995 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 191 bhp@3800 rpm170 bhp@3000-4200 rpm188 bhp@4000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1600-2800 rpm400 Nm@1400-2800 rpm400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDRWD
Battery Type N/AN/A
Length 5063 mm4686 mm4633 mm
Width 1860 mm1810 mm1811 mm
Height 1494 mm1442 mm1429 mm
Wheelbase 3079 mm2840 mm2810 mm
Ground Clearance 123 mm157 mm157 mm
Boot Space 540 L480 L480 L
Kerb Weight 1915 Kg1655 Kg1525 Kg
Gross Weight N/A2135 Kg2055 Kg
Front Track 1595 mm1588 mm1544 mm
Rear Track 1597 mm1570 mm1583 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.30 m5.61 m5.50 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555
No. of gears Automatic9Automatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 245/45 R17225/55 R16225/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 245/45 R17225/55 R16225/55 R16
Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Suspension AGILITY CONTROLAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Joint Spring-strut Axle
Rear Suspension AGILITY CONTROLAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemFive-Arm
Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 14.20 Kmpl19.27 Kmpl22.69 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 80.066.060.0
Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering
Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.8 seconds7.4 seconds7.2 seconds
Max Speed 240233235
Max Speed N/A
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 Conditioner3-Zone Automatic Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate Control2-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 LeatherARTICO LeatherVeneto Beige
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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