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    BMW 8 Series vs Mercedes-Benz V-Class

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW 8 Series and Mercedes-Benz V-Class. The BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore and Mercedes-Benz V-Class price is ₹ 71.10 Lakh. The BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz V-Class is available in 1950 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl and V-Class provides the mileage of 16.67 kmpl.

    8 Series vs V-Class Comparison Overview

    Key Highlights8 Series V-Class
    Price₹ 1.31 Crore₹ 71.10 Lakh
    Engine Capacity2998 cc1950 cc
    Power335 bhp161 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Expression ELWB
    ₹ 71.10 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1950 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6OM651 Turbocharged I4
      Fuel Type PetrolDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)335 bhp @ 5000 rpm161 bhp @ 4200 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm380 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.316.67
      Driving Range (Km)768950.19
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)50825370
      Width (mm)19321928
      Height (mm)14071880
      Wheelbase (mm)30233430
      Ground Clearance (mm)128160
      Kerb Weight (kg)18752177
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)45
      Seating Capacity (Person)57
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
      Bootspace (litres)440
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6857
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorberMcPherson front axle with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbers
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorberSemi-trailing arm rear suspension with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbers
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.156.25
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18205 / 65 R16
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18205 / 65 R16

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      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 Dual Zone)Yes (Automatic Three Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed ControlSeparate Zone, Vents on Roof , Common Fan Speed Control
      Third Row ACBlower, Vents on Roof
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - Internal & DriverElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchCaptain Seats
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / BlackBlack Santos, Beige / Black, Black
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront, Second & Third
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
      Third Row Cup Holders
    • 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
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Tailgate Release
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior Lighting
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLEDLED on front, LED on rear
      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 HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      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
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    • Niche product from Mercedes with no direct rivals
    • Truly versatile and well thought out MPV
    • Acres of space on the inside for pretty much everything
    Could be Better
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 
    • Available with a single powertrain 
    • Humongous dimension causes hassle for city manoeuvres
    • Only few buyers may find it fitting to their need

    Colours

    Sonic Speed Blue metallic
    Obsidian Black Metallic
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Sunset Orange metallic
    Brilliant Silver Metallic
    Mineral White metallic
    Rock Crystal White
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    Alpine White
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