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    BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine price is ₹ 51.50 Lakh and Mercedes-Benz E-Class price is ₹ 63.60 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available in 1991 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 3 Series Gran Limousine provides the mileage of 15.3 kmpl.

    3 Series Gran Limousine vs E-Class Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series Gran Limousine E-Class
    Price₹ 51.50 Lakh₹ 63.60 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1991 cc
    Power255 bhp194 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine
    ₹ 51.50 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    E 200 Expression
    ₹ 63.60 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1991 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I4M274 Turbo I4
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm194 bhp @ 5500 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm320 Nm @ 1650 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)15.3
      Driving Range (Km)903
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)48195075
      Width (mm)18271860
      Height (mm)14411495
      Wheelbase (mm)29613079
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)480540
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5980
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring-strut axle in lightweight aluminium-steel construction, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingsconstructionFour-Link, Air Springs, Twin-Tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers with Adaptive Damping
      Rear SuspensionFive-link axle in lightweight aluminium-steel constructionMulti-Link, Air Springs, Twin-Tube Gas-filled Shock Absorbers with Adaptive Damping
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.3
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 55 R17
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 55 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain)
      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)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessKeyless
      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, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate 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 & DriverElectronic - Internal Only
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Alexa Compatibility
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver 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)16 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
      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)16 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat base angle up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursFine-Wood Trim Oak GrainBlack , Beige with brown / Open-pore light brown ash wood trim
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

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

      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 HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

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

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED,HalogenLED
      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 MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsActiveActive
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 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
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)33
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000Unlimited

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Proportionate looks
    • Chauffeur-driven experience
    • Fun-to-drive
    • Rear seat space 
    • Feature list
    Could be Better
    • Narrow middle rear seat
    • Equipment not standard across models
    • Lucrative options not on all trims
    • Low-speed ride 
    • Not the most dynamic to drive

    Colours

    Carbon Black Metallic
    Obsidian Black
    Melbourne Red Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Cashmere Silver
    Selenite Grey
    Mineral White Metallic
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    Designo Hyacinth Red
    High Tech Silver
    Polar White
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    3 Series Gran Limousine Vs E-Class Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine and Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

    BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine is priced at ₹ 51.50 Lakh, whereas Mercedes-Benz E-Class is priced at ₹ 63.60 Lakh. Hence BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of 3 Series Gran Limousine vs E-Class, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of BMW 3 Series Gran Limousine and Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

    Pros of 3 Series Gran Limousine are:

    • Proportionate looks
    • Chauffeur-driven experience
    • Fun-to-drive

    Pros of E-Class are:

    • Rear seat space 
    • Feature list

    Cons of 3 Series Gran Limousine are:

    • Narrow middle rear seat
    • Equipment not standard across models
    • Lucrative options not on all trims

    Cons of E-Class are:

    • Low-speed ride 
    • Not the most dynamic to drive

    Q: How is the performance of 3 Series Gran Limousine compared to E-Class?

    For the 330Li Luxury Line version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of 3 Series Gran Limousine produces 255 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1550 rpm of torque. Whereas for the E 200 Expression version, 1991 cc Petrol engine of E-Class produces 194 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 320 Nm @ 1650 rpm of torque.
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