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    BMW X3 M vs Mercedes-Benz GLS

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW X3 M and Mercedes-Benz GLS. The BMW X3 M price is ₹ 99.90 Lakh and Mercedes-Benz GLS price is ₹ 1.05 Crore. The BMW X3 M is available in 2993 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and Mercedes-Benz GLS is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel. X3 M provides the mileage of 13.17 kmpl and GLS provides the mileage of 12.5 kmpl.

    X3 M vs GLS Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsX3 M GLS
    Price₹ 99.90 Lakh₹ 1.05 Crore
    Engine Capacity2993 cc2925 cc
    Power473 bhp326 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypePetrolDiesel
    BMW X3 M
    BMW X3 M
    Petrol
    ₹ 99.90 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Mercedes-Benz GLS
    ₹ 1.05 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2993 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB48 Turbocharged I4OM656 Turbocharged I6
      Fuel Type PetrolDiesel
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)473 bhp @ 6250 rpm326 bhp @ 3600 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)600 Nm @ 2600 rpm700 Nm @ 1200 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)13.1712.5
      Driving Range (Km)8561125
      DrivetrainAWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)47085207
      Width (mm)18912157
      Height (mm)16761823
      Wheelbase (mm)28643135
      Ground Clearance (mm)204200
      Kerb Weight (kg)17902505
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)57
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
      Bootspace (litres)550493
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6590
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble-joint Tension-rod Spring-strut AxleIndependent, Double Wishbone, Air Suspension with Adaptive Damping
      Rear SuspensionFive-link AxleIndependent, Multi-link, Air Suspension with Adaptive Damping
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)66
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 50 R19275 / 45 R21
      Rear Tyres245 / 50 R1940 R21

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)Not Tested
      Airbags6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)9 Airbags (Driver, Front 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)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-DemandTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Hill Descent Control
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

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

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Five 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 and on Roof, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Third Row ACVents on Roof , Fan Speed Controls
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with Guidance360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • Telematics

      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
      Geo-Fence
      Remote Sunroof Open/Close Via app
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Emergency Call
      Find My Car
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment8 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)6 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherArtificial Leather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsFront only
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursMocha / Black, Canberra Beige / BlackMacchiato Beige / Black, Espresso Brown / Black, Anthracite / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 split
      Split Third Row Seat50:50 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 & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - ManualRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingInternal with Remote
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredDual Tone
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Body Coloured
      Rub - StripsBlack
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on frontLED 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 ClusterDigitalDigital
      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 IndicatorDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (No), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayTouch-screen DisplayLCD Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 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
    • First-ever M-Powered X3
    • Driver’s SUV packed with an explosive performance
    • Can drift like how a proper M Car should
    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options
    Could be Better
    • Expensive being a CBU
    • Stiff and jittery ride
    • Updated model coming out globally soon
    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive

    Colours

    Black Sapphire Metallic
    Obsidian Black
    Phytonic Blue Metallic
    Cavansite Blue
    Donongton Grey Metallic
    Selenite Grey
    Sophisto Grey Metallic
    Mojave Silver
    Toronto Red Metallic
    Hyacinth Red
    Alpine White
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    Polar White
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    X3 M Vs GLS Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW X3 M and Mercedes-Benz GLS?

    BMW X3 M is priced at ₹ 99.90 Lakh, whereas Mercedes-Benz GLS is priced at ₹ 1.05 Crore. Hence BMW X3 M is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of X3 M vs GLS, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of BMW X3 M and Mercedes-Benz GLS?

    Pros of X3 M are:

    • First-ever M-Powered X3
    • Driver’s SUV packed with an explosive performance
    • Can drift like how a proper M Car should

    Pros of GLS are:

    • Powerful engines
    • Loaded with creature comforts
    • Endless personalisation options

    Cons of X3 M are:

    • Expensive being a CBU
    • Stiff and jittery ride
    • Updated model coming out globally soon

    Cons of GLS are:

    • Feels cumbersome to drive in city
    • Last row is a squeeze
    • Expensive

    Q: Which car between X3 M and GLS is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the Petrol version, mileage of X3 M is 13.17 kmpl, whereas for the 400d 4MATIC version, mileage of GLS is 12.5 kmpl. Thus making X3 M the more fuel efficient as compared to GLS.

    Q: How is the performance of X3 M compared to GLS?

    For the Petrol version, 2993 cc Petrol engine of X3 M produces 473 bhp @ 6250 rpm of power and 600 Nm @ 2600 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 400d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of GLS produces 326 bhp @ 3600 rpm of power and 700 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque.
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