BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison

    BMW 3 Series

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    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    2024 BMW
    3 Series
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    C-Class

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the medium category, between scores of NaN and NaN.
    0.0
    8.1
    NA
    0.0
    Based on the BMW 3 Series 30i M SPORT
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    Transporting thingsTransporting things
    Fuel Efficiency
    40L - 59L
    100 to 472 km
    NA
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

    -
    MSRP
    $80,200 - $106,200
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A fairly complete offering
    • Sumptuous interior appointments
    • Now with five-year warranty
    Misses
    • Considerably more expensive now
    • Ride is too firm, even on adaptive dampers
    • M340i xDrive is just a few grand extra
    NA

    Optional Features

    • Carbon Fibre Trim Finishers (+$1,200)
    • Executive Pack (+$1,000)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW 3 Series range is available in the following exterior paint colours

    • Alpine White
    • Black Sapphire metallic
    • Melbourne Red metallic
    • Mineral White metallic
    • M Portimao Blue metallic
    • M Brooklyn Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Skyscraper Grey metallic (NEW)
    • Dravit Grey BMW Individual metallic
    • Tanzanite Blue BMW Individual metallic

    Metallic paint costs an additional $2000, while BMW Individual metallic paints cost an additional $3850 unless they’re bought in combination with the Visibility package, making them an additional $1850.

    The C-Class is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Spectral Blue metallic
    • High-Tech Silver metallic
    • Opalite White metallic
    • Hyacinth Red metallic
    • Obsidian Black metallic
    • Graphite grey metallic
    • Mojave Silver metallic
    • Cavansite Blue metallic
    • Selenite Grey metallic
    • Polar White

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    1998 - 2998-
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L-
    Induction
    TURBO 6, TURBO 4-
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16 - 24-
    Power
    135kW - 285kW-
    Power RPM
    4500 - 5500-
    Torque
    300Nm - 500Nm-
    Torque RPM
    1350 - 1800-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    11-

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