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    BMW 3 Series vs Skoda Octavia

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 3 Series and Skoda Octavia. The BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 42.59 Lakh and Skoda Octavia price is ₹ 36.00 Lakh. The BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Skoda Octavia is available in 1984 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.13 kmpl and Octavia provides the mileage of 12.6 kmpl.

    3 Series vs Octavia Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights3 Series Octavia
    Price₹ 42.59 Lakh₹ 36.00 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1984 cc
    Power255 bhp241 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Dual Clutch)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 42.59 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Skoda Octavia
    ₹ 36.00 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • FEATURES
    • CarWale's Opinion
    • COLOURS

    Specifications and Finance

    Finance
    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine1998 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1984 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I42.0 TSI
      Fuel Type PetrolPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)255 bhp @ 5000 rpm241 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)400 Nm @ 1550 rpm370 Nm @ 1600 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.1312.6
      Driving Range (Km)951.67630
      DrivetrainRWDFWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Dual Clutch) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)47094689
      Width (mm)18271814
      Height (mm)14351469
      Wheelbase (mm)28512677
      Ground Clearance (mm)135
      Kerb Weight (kg)1403
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)480590
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5950
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearingMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
      Rear SuspensionFive-link axleMulti-element axle, with one longitudinal and three transverse links, with torsion stabiliser
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)65.25
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 40 R18
      Rear Tyres225 / 50 R17225 / 40 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)9 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver 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)
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlVents Behind Front Armrest
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceAutomatic Parking
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets21
    • 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)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)
      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 (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle 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
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursCanberra Beige / Black, BlackBlack
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Cooled Glove Box
      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 HandlesChromeBlack
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Tailgate Release
      Rear Windshield BlindManual
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBlack
    • Exterior

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

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLEDLED,Halogen
      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-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsActiveActive
    • Instrumentation

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

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)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
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Warranty (Years)34
      Warranty (Kilometres)40000100000

    CarWale's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Powerful engines.
    • Balanced ride and handling package.
    • Feature loaded M-Sport trim.
    • Excellent handling
    • Stonking performance from 2.0L petrol engine
    • Loaded with features and safety
    Could be Better
    • Limited boot space.
    • Explosive flat-six motor not on offer.
    • Confusing instrument cluster.
    • Expensive CBU pricing
    • New-gen model around the corner
    • High maintenance costs

    Colours

    Mediterranean Blue Metallic
    Magic Black
    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Race Blue
    Alpine White
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    Rallye Green
    Corrida Red
    Candy White
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