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    BMW 3 Series vs BMW 5 Series

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 42.29 Lakh and BMW 5 Series price is ₹ 55.40 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and BMW 5 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl and 5 Series provides the mileage of 15.01 kmpl.

    3 Series vs 5 Series Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series 5 Series
    Price₹ 42.29 Lakh₹ 55.40 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1998 cc
    Power255 bhp248 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 42.29 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW 5 Series
    BMW 5 Series
    530i Sport
    ₹ 55.40 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Take
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I4B48 Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm248 bhp @ 5200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm350 Nm @ 1450 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1315.01
      Driving Range (Km)951.671020.68
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & 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)47094936
      Width (mm)18271868
      Height (mm)14351466
      Wheelbase (mm)28512975
      Ground Clearance (mm)135144
      Kerb Weight (kg)1615
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)480530
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5968
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingDouble track control arm axle
      Rear SuspensionFive-link axleFive-link axle
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)66.03
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Hydraulic)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 55 R17
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 55 R17

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front 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 LockingKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - Internal & Driver
      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 Outlets23
    • 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)8 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height 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)8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      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 ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursCanberra Beige / Black, BlackCanberra Beige, Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith 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
    • 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 ColouredChrome
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredDual Tone
    • Exterior

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

      Fog LightsLEDLED,LED
      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      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 HeadlightsActiveIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      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
      TachometerAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto, Apple Car Play
      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
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)32
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000Unlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines.
    • Balanced ride and handling package.
    • Feature loaded M-Sport trim.
    • Exceptional interior fit and finish
    • Unique features like remote-park and gesture control
    • Powerful engine options
    Could be Better
    • Limited boot space.
    • Explosive flat-six motor not on offer.
    • Confusing instrument cluster.
    • Wide car not ideal for tight traffic 
    • Rear seat space isn't as good as competition
    • Low ground clearance

    Colours

    Mediterranean Blue Metallic
    Mediterranean Blue metallic
    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Alpine White
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    Bluestone Metallic
    Mineral White metallic
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