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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
  • BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 Series
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₹ 61.75 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. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 46.78 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end costs ₹ 56.71 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. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Diesel engine returns 12 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 1 Diesel engine options - 192 bhp Diesel engines. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is offered in 1 Petrol and 2 Diesel engine options - 181 bhp Petrol and 255 bhp Diesel ,191 bhp Diesel engines.

Engine Type 4-cylinder Diesel Engine With Common-Rail Direct Injection (CDI)CDITwinPower Turbo Inline 4-cylinder Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1950 CC1950 CC1995 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 191 bhp@3800 rpm192 bhp@3800 rpm188 bhp@4000 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1600-2800 rpm400 Nm@1600 rpm400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWDRWD
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 AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialTubeless RadialTubeless Radial
Front Tyre Size 245/45 R17225/50 R17225/55 R16
Rear Tyre Size 245/45 R17225/50 R17225/55 R16
Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDiscVentilated 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 Kmpl12.06 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 secondsN/A7.2 seconds
Max Speed 240N/A235

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