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    BMW 3 Series vs Audi A5

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and Audi A5. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 42.59 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Audi A5 is available in 1968 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl and A5 provides the mileage of 19.2 kmpl.

    3 Series vs A5 Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series A5
    Price₹ 42.59 Lakh₹ N/A
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1968 cc
    Power255 bhp188 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 42.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi A5
    Audi A5
    Sportback 35 TDI
    ₹ N/A
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1968 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I44-cylinder in-line diesel engine with common rail injection system and turbocharging
      Fuel Type PetrolDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm188 bhp @ 3800 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm400 Nm @ 1750 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1319.2
      Driving Range (Km)951.67
      DrivetrainRWDFWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic - 7 Gears, Manual Override, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)47094733
      Width (mm)18271843
      Height (mm)14351386
      Wheelbase (mm)28512824
      Ground Clearance (mm)135
      Kerb Weight (kg)1670
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)480
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5954
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
      Rear SuspensionFive-link axle
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace Saver
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17245 / 40 R18
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 40 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 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 LockingKeylessRemote
      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
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate Zone
      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 & RearRear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • 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)
      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)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursCanberra Beige / Black, BlackCustomisable
      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
      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
      Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseInternal with Remote
      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 LightsLED
      Fog LightsLED
      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-DriverCo-Driver Only
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsActive
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalAnalogue
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsMulti-Function Display
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      Head Unit SizeNot Available2 Din
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)32
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines.
    • Balanced ride and handling package.
    • Feature loaded M-Sport trim.
    • Stylish exterior
    • Big boot
    • Refined diesel engine
    Could be Better
    • Limited boot space.
    • Explosive flat-six motor not on offer.
    • Confusing instrument cluster.
    • Bumpy ride on the S5 variant
    • Tight rear seat headroom
    • Expensive as compared to the A4

    Colours

    Mediterranean Blue Metallic
    Moonlight Blue Metallic
    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Alpine White
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    Gotland Green Metallic
    Argus Brown Metallic
    Daytona Grey pearl effect
    Matador Red Metallic
    Floret Silver Metallic
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