BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes C Class

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BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes C Class:

BMW 3 Series:

BMW 3 Series – Overview:

This is the 6th generation 3-Series. Individual look at the new car and it is apparently clear that design prompts have been copied from its bigger sibling, the 5-Series. BMW tries to all its hard work to maintain the ‘F’ chassis cars parallel across the model range. The styling has absolutely superior and the primary oddness of the outgoing model has been washed. The lines are currently clean and it will keep both type of genre happy either young enthusiast or the middle aged person. It also seems distinctly wider. The dimensions are considerable for this segment, which offers the 3-Series strong road occurrence. The tail lamps dress in a usually “BMW L” shape. They do seem similar to scaled down editions of the 5-Series’ lamps. LED brake lights have been misplaced and, just same as the 5-Series, the new 3series doesn’t get adaptive head lights either. While the A4 and C-Class both is having these features.

BMW 3 Series – Color Options:

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire
  • Imperial Blue Brilliant Effect
  • Melbourne Red
  • Platinum Silver
  • Mediterranean Blue
  • Jatoba
  • Estoril Blue

BMW 3 Series – Pros:

  • Great styling & occurrence.
  • Excellent ride quality in all driving situation.
  • Perfect suspension set-up for Indian roads.
  • Fast, capable diesel & petrol engines.
  • Unique 8 speed smooth gearbox.
  • Rear seat space has clearly enhanced.
  • Loaded with extra-ordinary features & cutting-edge technology.

 BMW 3 SeriesCons:

  • Fuzzy electric steering – That’s couldn’t be a choice to true enthusiast.
  • No standby wheel or even space for one! Long-distance touring is a precarious suggestion.
  • There could be some problem occurs for tall passengers because Back seat be short of under-thigh support.
  • Back suspension suffers soft under hard driving.
  • Some features are missing like folding back seat, changeable lumbar support, front parking sensors, height adaptable seatbelt.
  • Start-stop function is too irritating.

BMW 3 Series – Ex-Showroom New Price Range After GST:


  • 320d Prestige (Diesel) – Rs. 37.8 Lakhs
  • 320d Edition Sport (Diesel) – Rs. 40.20 Lakhs
  • 320d Sport Line (Diesel) – Rs. 14.30 Lakhs
  • 330i Sport Line (Petrol) – Rs. 42.70 Lakhs
  • 330d Luxury Line (Diesel) – Rs. 43.50 Lakhs
  • 330i M Sport Edition (Petrol) – Rs. 45.20 Lakhs
  • 330d M Sport (Diesel) – Rs. 46.20 Lakhs

Mercedes C Class:

Mercedes C Class – Overview:

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which is available in petrol and diesel variants, established a fresh lease of life with updated and invigorated high-quality interiors and a uniquely styled exterior. It is presented in four variants – C 250 CDI Blue EFFICIENCY, C 220 CDI Blue EFFICIENCY, powerful C63 AMG, and C 200 Blue EFFICIENCY. The C-Class from Mercedes-Benz that comes out with a smooth price range has been a standard in the entry-level luxury sedan division.

The C-Class comes with advanced styling and distinguishes the whole thing that’s traditional Benz. It symbolizes it all – a unique sensation of class, luxury and mystery. The new C-Class sedan proved to the purchaser ample of standard features. And if we talk about its engine then it gets what it be worthy of. The C-Class comes with either 16” or 17” wheels. In India, Mercedes-Benz is measured to one of the biggest luxury cars and also is having a better resale value.

Mercedes C Class – Color Options:

  • Cavansite Blue
  • Citrine Brown
  • Polar White
  • Iridium Silver
  • Obsidian Black
  • Palladium Silver
  • Tenorite Grey

Mercedes C Class – Pros:

  • Exterior styling.
  • Styling is classic and timeless.
  • Handling very lightly.
  • Steering is speedy and responsive.
  • Safety & braking – Brakes are superb.
  • Brake dust on the rims is the price you pay for this excellence.
  • Power train performance, Audio & nav systems.
  • Revitalized fashionable interiors.
  • Powerful engine.

Mercedes C Class – Cons:

  • Plastic trim pieces are low-priced and can break easily.
  • Not much leg room when compared to other luxury entries.
  • Cargo capacity is less, Trunk is small.
  • Suspension can be there softer for low speed.

Mercedes C Class – Ex-Showroom Price Range After GST:

  • C 220 CDI Style (Diesel) – Rs. 38.47 Lakhs
  • C 220 CDI Style Avantgrade (Diesel) – Rs. 41.40 Lakhs
  • C 220 CDI Avantgrade (Petrol) – Rs. 14.94 Lakhs
  • C 250 D (Diesel) – Rs. 38.47 Lakhs
  • C 43 AMG (Petrol) – Rs. 75.09 Lakhs
  • C 63 S AMG (Petrol) – Rs. 1.36 Crores

Here is the Full List of Comparison:


Mercedes C Class C 200

BMW 3 Series 320d


2.0L I-4

2.0L CRDi I-4


1796 cc

1995 cc

No of Valves



No of Cylinders



Max. Power

188.5 PS (186 Bhp) @ 5600 rpm

184 Bhp @ 4000 rpm

Max. Torque

285 Nm @ 2400-4000 rpm

380 Nm @ 1750-2750 rpm


5-speed Automatic

8-speed Automatic

Overall Length (mm)



Overall Width (mm)



Overall Height (mm)



Ground Clearance (mm)



Wheelbase (mm)



Kerb Weight (kgs)



Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)



Seating Capacity



Front Brakes



Rear Brakes




225/45 R 17 (Tubeless)

225/50 R17 (Tubeless)


14.1 kmpl

13.2 kmpl




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