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    BMW X3 vs BMW 3 Series

    CarWale brings you comparison of BMW X3 and BMW 3 Series. The BMW X3 price is ₹ 61.89 Lakh and BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh. The BMW X3 is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol and BMW 3 Series is available in 1998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. X3 provides the mileage of 13.1 kmpl and 3 Series provides the mileage of 16.1 kmpl.

    X3 vs 3 Series Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsX3 3 Series
    Price₹ 61.89 Lakh₹ 46.85 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1998 cc1998 cc
    Power248 bhp255 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (TC)Automatic (TC)
    Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
    BMW X3
    BMW X3
    xDrive30i SportX Plus
    ₹ 61.89 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW 3 Series
    BMW 3 Series
    330i Sport
    ₹ 46.85 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)6.65.8
              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)248 bhp @ 5200 rpm255 bhp @ 5000 rpm
              Max Torque (Nm@rpm)350 Nm @ 1450 rpm400 Nm @ 1550 rpm
              Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)13.1View Mileage Details16.1View Mileage Details
              Driving Range (Km)856951.67
              DrivetrainAWDRWD
              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)47084709
              Width (mm)18911827
              Height (mm)16761435
              Wheelbase (mm)28642851
              Ground Clearance (mm)204135
              Kerb Weight (kg)1790
            • Capacity

              Doors (Doors)54
              Seating Capacity (Person)55
              No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
              Bootspace (litres)550480
              Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)6059
            • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

              Braking Performance (metres)33
              Front SuspensionDouble-joint Tension-rod Spring-strut AxleDouble-joint spring strut axle, hydraulically damped torque strut bearing
              Rear SuspensionFive-link AxleFive-link axle
              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 R19225 / 50 R17
              Rear Tyres245 / 50 R19225 / 50 R17

            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)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)
              Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-Demand
              Hill Hold Control
              Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
              Hill Descent Control
              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 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 - AllElectronic - 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 & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
              12V Power Outlets22
            • 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)10 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)
              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)10 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)
              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 ToneDual Tone
              Interior ColoursBlack, Canberra Beige / BlackSensatec Canberra Beige/Black, Sensatec Black | Black
              Rear ArmrestWith Cup HolderWith Cup Holder
              Folding Rear SeatFullFull
              Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split40:20:40 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
              Rear Wiper
              Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
              Rain-sensing Wipers
              Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
              Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
              Side Window BlindsRear - Manual
              Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Tailgate Release
            • Exterior

              Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofElectrically Adjustable
              Roof Mounted Antenna
              Body-Coloured Bumpers
              Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
              Body KitCladding - Black/Grey
            • Lighting

              Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentActive
              Ambient Interior Lighting
              Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
              Fog LightsLED on frontLED,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 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
              TachometerDigitalAnalogue
            • Entertainment, Information & Communication

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

              Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
              Warranty (Years)33
              Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited40000
            • Rear row

              Seat Adjustment2 Way2 Way

            Brochure

            X3 Brochure

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            3 Series Brochure

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            CarWale's Opinion

            Good Things
            • Improved exterior design
            • Comfortable ride quality
            • Premium cabin
            • Performance
            • Ride and handling
            • Comfort, luxury
            Could be Better
            • Heavy steering at low speeds
            • The rear seat lacks thigh support
            • Limited ground clearance with a full load
            • Shallow boot

            Colours

            Black Sapphire
            Mediterranean Blue Metallic
            Phytonic Blue
            Black Sapphire Metallic
            Sophisto Grey Brilliant Effect
            Alpine White
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            Mineral White
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            X3 vs 3 Series Comparison FAQs

            Q: Which car is cheaper between BMW X3 and BMW 3 Series?

            BMW X3 price is ₹ 61.89 Lakh and BMW 3 Series price is ₹ 46.85 Lakh. Hence BMW 3 Series is the cheapest amongst these cars. For detailed comparison of X3 vs 3 Series, click here.

            Q: Which car between X3 and 3 Series is better in terms of fuel economy?

            For the xDrive30i SportX Plus version, mileage of X3 is 13.1kmpl and for the 330i Sport version, mileage of 3 Series is 16.1kmpl. Thus making 3 Series the most fuel efficient as compared to X3

            Q: How is the performance of X3 compared to 3 Series?

            For the xDrive30i SportX Plus version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of X3 produces 248 bhp @ 5200 rpm of power and 350 Nm @ 1450 rpm of torque. 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.
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