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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 ₹ 40.48 Lakh and BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 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. A4 provides the mileage of 17.42 kmpl and 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl.

    A4 vs 3 Series Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsA4 3 Series
    Price₹ 40.48 Lakh₹ 46.85 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1984 cc1998 cc
    Power188 bhp255 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (DCT)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    Audi A4
    Audi A4
    Premium 40 TFSI
    ₹ 40.48 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 46.85 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)241250
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)7.35.8
              Engine1984 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine Type2.0L I4 TFSIB48 Turbocharged I4
              Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)188 bhp @ 4200 rpm255 bhp @ 5000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)320 Nm @ 1450 rpm400 Nm @ 1550 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)17.42View Mileage Details16.13View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)941951.67
              DrivetrainFWDRWD
              TransmissionAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)47624709
              Width (mm)18471827
              Height (mm)14331435
              Wheelbase (mm)28192851
              Ground Clearance (mm)135
              Kerb Weight (kg)1550
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)44
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)460480
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5459
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)41.633
              Front Suspension5-link Suspension with Tubular Anti-roll BarDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
              Rear Suspension5-link Suspension with Tubular Anti-roll BarFive-link axle
              Front Brake TypeDiscVentilated Disc
              Rear Brake TypeDiscVentilated Disc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.86
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelAlloySpace Saver
              Front Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 50 R17
              Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 50 R17

            Features

            • Safety

              Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
              Emergency Brake Light Flashing
              NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
              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)
              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 LockingRemoteKeyless
              Speed Sensing Door Lock
              Child Safety Lock
            • Comfort & Convenience

              Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
              Front ACTwo 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 Control
              Heater
              Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Cabin-Boot Access
              Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal OnlyElectronic - Internal & Driver
              Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
              Parking SensorsRearFront & Rear
              Cruise Control
              Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
              Keyless Start/ Button Start
              Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets22
            • 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)
              Front Passenger 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)
              Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursBlack / Atlas Beige with Sliver Aluminum Ellipse Trim, Black / Okapi Brown with Sliver Aluminum Ellipse TrimSensatec Canberra Beige/Black, Sensatec Black | Black
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
              Folding Rear SeatFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
              Front Seatback Pockets
              Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
            • Storage

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

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
              Scuff PlatesPlastic
              Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
              One Touch -DownAllAll
              One Touch - UpAllAll
              Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
              Turn Indicators on ORVM
              Rear Defogger
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Rain-sensing Wipers
              Interior Door HandlesPaintedChrome
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
              Boot-lid OpenerInternal with RemoteElectric Tailgate Release
              Rear Windshield BlindElectric
            • Exterior

              Sunroof / MoonroofElectrically AdjustableElectrically Adjustable
              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
            • Lighting

              Cornering HeadlightsActive
              Ambient Interior Lighting
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLED on frontLED,LED
              HeadlightsLEDLED
              Automatic Head Lamps
              Follow me home headlamps
              Tail LightsLEDLED
              Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
              Headlight Height Adjuster
              Glove Box Lamp
              Lights on Vanity MirrorsCo-Driver OnlyDriver & Co-Driver
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

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

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

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)23
              Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited40000
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment2 Way2 Way

            Brochure

            A4 Brochure

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            3 Series Brochure

            Checkout BMW 3 Series brochure for complete details about the car

            Expert's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Refined engine, striking performance
            • Superb gearbox
            • Fantastic ride quality
            • Outright performance
            • Ride and handling balance
            • Comfort, luxury
            Could be Better
            • Second-row middle-passenger leg space
            • Simple unadorned style
            • Limited ground clearance with a full load
            • Shallow boot

            Colours

            Mythos Black Metallic
            Mediterranean Blue Metallic
            Navarra Blue Metallic
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Terra Grey Metallic
            Alpine White
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            Floret Silver Metallic
            Ibis White
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            User Reviews

            Overall Rating

            5.0/5

            4 Ratings

            2 Reviews

            4.8/5

            29 Ratings

            10 Reviews
            Rating Parameters

            4.5Exterior

            4.8Exterior

            4.5Comfort

            4.8Comfort

            5.0Performance

            4.8Performance

            5.0Fuel Economy

            4.7Fuel Economy

            4.5Value for Money

            4.7Value for Money

            Most helpful review

            Audi A4 review

            Awesome in my experience and to the best of my knowledge, its fun

            All Reviews

            Worth the price

            When I bought the car,I was just surprised with it's interior and the exterior.condition and value for the money is awesome.driving smoothness was more than the expected.overall the car is good

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            A4 vs 3 Series Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series?

            Audi A4 price is ₹ 40.48 Lakh and BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh. Hence Audi A4 is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of A4 vs 3 Series, click here.

            Q: Which car between A4 and 3 Series is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the Premium 40 TFSI version, mileage of A4 is 17.42kmpl and for the 330i Sport version, mileage of 3 Series is 16.13kmpl. Thus making A4 the most fuel efficient as compared to 3 Series

            Q: How is the performance of A4 compared to 3 Series?

            For the Premium 40 TFSI version, 1984 cc Petrol engine of A4 produces 188 bhp @ 4200 rpm of power and 320 Nm @ 1450 rpm of torque. For the 330i Sport version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of 3 Series produces 255 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1550 rpm of torque.
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