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    Audi A4 vs BMW 3 Series

    CarWale brings you comparison of Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series. The Audi A4 price is ₹ 42.35 Lakh and BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 42.59 Lakh. The Audi A4 is available in 1984 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl.

    A4 vs 3 Series Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsA4 3 Series
    Price₹ 42.35 Lakh₹ 42.59 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1984 cc1998 cc
    Power188 bhp255 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Audi A4
    Audi A4
    40 TFSI Premium Plus
    ₹ 42.35 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 42.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    ₹ 34.99 Lakh
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    • FEATURES
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    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1984 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1984 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine Type2.0L I4 TFSIB48 Turbocharged I4Turbocharged petrol engine with direct injection system
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)188 bhp @ 4200 rpm255 bhp @ 5000 rpm188 bhp @ 4200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)320 Nm @ 1450 rpm400 Nm @ 1550 rpm320 Nm @ 1450 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1315.1
      Driving Range (Km)951.67996.6
      DrivetrainFWDRWDFWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)476247094869
      Width (mm)184718271864
      Height (mm)143314351469
      Wheelbase (mm)281928512841
      Ground Clearance (mm)135156
      Kerb Weight (kg)15501579
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)444
      Seating Capacity (Person)555
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)222
      Bootspace (litres)460480625
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)545966
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front Suspension5-link Suspension with Tubular Anti-roll BarDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
      Rear Suspension5-link Suspension with Tubular Anti-roll BarFive-link axleMulti-element axle, with one longitudinal and transverse links, with torsion stabiliser
      Front Brake TypeDiscVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeDiscVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.865.55
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelAlloySpace SaverSteel
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 50 R17215 / 55 R17
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 50 R17215 / 55 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemoteKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal OnlyElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance360 Camera
      Parking SensorsRearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets223
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, backrest bolsters in / out) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)12 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, backrest bolsters in / out) + 4 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)12 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack / Atlas Beige with Sliver Aluminum Ellipse Trim, Black / Okapi Brown with Sliver Aluminum Ellipse TrimCanberra Beige / Black, BlackBeige and Black, Coffee Brown and Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Cooled Glove Box
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesPaintedChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - ManualRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricManual
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofElectrically AdjustableElectrically AdjustablePanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingOptionalMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on frontLEDLED,Halogen
      HeadlightsLEDLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsCo-Driver OnlyDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsActiveActive
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogueAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterMulti-Function DisplayElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogueAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit Size2 DinNot AvailableNot Available
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)234
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000Unlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Striking performance from a refined engine
    • Loaded with modern features
    • Silent ride
    • Powerful engines.
    • Balanced ride and handling package.
    • Feature loaded M-Sport trim.
    • Incredible cabin space
    • Powerful engine
    • Comfortable low-speed ride
    Could be Better
    • Second row middle-passenger leg space
    • Simple unadorned style
    • Limited boot space.
    • Explosive flat-six motor not on offer.
    • Confusing instrument cluster.
    • Poor resale value
    • You get bigger SUVs or luxury cars at this price
    • Not as much fun to drive

    Colours

    Mythos Black
    Mediterranean Blue Metallic
    Magic Black
    Navarra Blue
    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Magnetic Brown
    Terra Grey
    Alpine White
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    Lava Blue
    Floret silver
    Business Grey
    Ibis White
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    Moon White
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