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    BMW 3 Series vs Lexus ES

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and Lexus ES. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh and Lexus ES price is ₹ 59.50 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Lexus ES is available in 2487 cc engine with 2 fuel type options: Petrol and Hybrid (Electric + Petrol). 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.1 kmpl and ES provides the mileage of 22.5 kmpl.

    3 Series vs ES Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series ES
    Price₹ 46.85 Lakh₹ 59.50 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc2487 cc
    Power255 bhp176 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (CVT)
    Fuel TypePetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 46.85 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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    Lexus ES
    Lexus ES
    300h Exquisite
    ₹ 59.50 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
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            Specifications and Finance

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            • Engine & Transmission

              Top Speed (Kmph)250
              Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.8
              Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2487 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
              Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I42.5L A25A-FXS I4
              Fuel Type PetrolHybrid (Electric + Petrol)
              Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm176 bhp @ 5700 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm221 Nm @ 3600 rpm
              Max Engine Performance215 bhp
              Max Motor Performance118 bhp @ 88 rpm, 202 Nm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1View Mileage Details22.5View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)951.671129
              DrivetrainRWDFWD
              TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (CVT) - 6 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
              Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
              Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbocharged
              Battery1.6 kWh, Nickel Metal Hydride, 244.8 Volt, 46.5 kg Battery Placed Under Rear Seats
              Electric Motor1 Permanent magnet synchronous Placed At Integrated with Transmission
              OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop, Pure Electric Driving Mode
            • Dimensions & Weight

              Length (mm)47094975
              Width (mm)18271865
              Height (mm)14351445
              Wheelbase (mm)28512870
              Ground Clearance (mm)135150
              Kerb Weight (kg)1680
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)44
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)480454
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5950
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)33
              Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingMacPherson Strut
              Rear SuspensionFive-link axleTrailing-arm Double-wishbone
              Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
              Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.9
              Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
              WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
              Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
              Front Tyres225 / 50 R17235 / 45 R18
              Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17235 / 45 R18

            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)
              Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)10 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Passenger Knee, 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 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 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)14 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, extended thigh support forward / back) + 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 electrically adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
              Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
              Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
              Driver Armrest
              Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
              Ventilated SeatsAll
              Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
              InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursSensatec Canberra Beige/Black, Sensatec Black | BlackTopas Brown / Dark Brown, Rich Cream / Dark Brown
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Audio controls & 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

              Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
              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 ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
              Rear Windshield BlindElectric
            • Exterior

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

              Cornering HeadlightsActiveIntelligent
              Ambient Interior Lighting
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLED,LEDLED,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 MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
              Rear Reading Lamp
            • Instrumentation

              Instantaneous Consumption
              Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalAnalogue - Digital
              Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
              Average Fuel Consumption
              Average Speed
              Distance to Empty
              ClockDigitalAnalogue
              Low Fuel Level Warning
              Door Ajar Warning
              Adjustable Cluster Brightness
              Gear Indicator
              Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
              Heads Up Display (HUD)
              TachometerAnalogueDigital
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

              Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
              DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD 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
              CD Player
              DVD Playback
              iPod Compatibility
              Voice Command
            • Manufacturer Warranty

              Battery Warranty (Years)8
              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)160000
              Warranty (Years)33
              Warranty (Kilometres)40000100000
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment2 Way4 Way

            Brochure

            3 Series Brochure

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            ES Brochure

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            CarWale's Take

            Good Things
            • Performance
            • Ride and handling
            • Comfort, luxury
            • Sharp looks
            • Smooth hybrid drivetrain
            • Loaded with safety kit
            Could be Better
            • Limited ground clearance with a full load
            • Shallow boot
            • Weight hampers driving pleasure
            • Too big for city usage

            Colours

            Mediterranean Blue Metallic
            Graphite Black Glass Flake
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Deep Blue Mica
            Alpine White
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            Sonic Chrome
            Sonic Titanium
            Sonic Iridium
            Sonic Quartz
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            3 Series vs ES Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW 3 Series and Lexus ES?

            BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh and Lexus ES price is ₹ 59.50 Lakh. Hence BMW 3 Series is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of 3 Series vs ES, click here.

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

            For the 330i Sport version, mileage of 3 Series is 16.1kmpl and for the 300h Exquisite version, mileage of ES is 22.5kmpl. Thus making ES the most fuel efficient as compared to 3 Series

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

            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. For the 300h Exquisite version, 2487 cc Hybrid (Electric + Petrol) engine of ES produces 176 bhp @ 5700 rpm of power and 221 Nm @ 3600 rpm of torque.
            Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare 3 Series and ES, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare 3 Series and ES comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.