Mercedes C-Class vs BMW 3 series

The numbers

BMW 3 series
328i – 4cyl, 1997cc, turbo-petrol, 245bhp, 350Nm, 8A, RWD, 0-100kph: 6.1sec
320d – 4cyl, 1995cc, diesel, 184bhp, 380Nm, 8A, RWD, 0-100kph: 7.6sec
LxWxH: 4624x2013x1429mm
Price: Rs 38-47 lakh (on-road, Mumbai)

Mercedes C-Class
C220CDI: 4 cyl, 2143cc, diesel, 170bhp, 400Nm, 7A, RWD, 0-100kph: 7.7sec, top speed: 234kph
C250CDI: 4cyl, 2143cc, diesel, 204bhp, 500Nm, 7A, RWD, 0-100kph: 6.6sec, top speed: 247kph
C250: 4cyl, 1991cc, petrol, 211bhp, 350Nm, 7A, RWD, 0-100kph: 6.6sec, top speed: 250kph
LxWxH: 4686x1810x1442mm
Price: 38-45lakh (estimated, on-road, Mumbai)