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Audi A4 vs BMW 3 Series

BMW 3 Series Price starts at Rs. 46.90 Lakh which is Rs. 6.41 Lakh costlier than base model of Audi A4 priced at Rs. 40.49 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Audi A4 (Petrol Model) is 17.4 kmpl where as claimed mileage of BMW 3 Series (Diesel Model) is 20.4 kmpl. In technical specifications, Audi A4 (Top Model) is powered by 1997 cc engine , while BMW 3 Series (Top Model) is powered by 1995 cc engine. The Comparison Audi A4 Premium vs BMW 3 Series 330i Sport can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Audi A4 vs BMW 3 Series Summary

Basic Info A4 Technology3 Series M340i xDrive 50 Jahre M Edition
Brand Name Audi BMW
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 48.99 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 68.90 Lakh View On Road Price
Rating
4.6
(22 Ratings)
4.4
(99 Ratings)
Engine Displacement 1998 cc 2998 cc
Body Type Convertible,Sedan SedanAll Sedan Cars
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Max Power 187.74bhp@4200-6000 382.19bhp@5800rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 6
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 7-speed Stronic 8-Speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmissio
Drive Type FWD AWD
Colors
A4 Colors
3 Series Colors
Mileage (ARAI) 17.42 Kmpl 11.86 Kmpl
Tyre Size 225/50 F 225/45 R18, R 255/40 R18
Boot Space 460 Liters 480 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 1.84 Lakh A4 Insurance Rs. 2.93 Lakh 3 Series Insurance

Engine Type
2.0 L TFSI petrol engine
Twin Turbo 6 Cylinder Petrol Engine
Engine Displacement
1998 cc
2998 cc
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Motor Type
12V Mild-Hybrid
...
Max Power
187.74bhp@4200-6000
382.19bhp@5800rpm
Max Torque
320nm@1450–4200
500Nm@1850-5000rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
6
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
7-speed Stronic
8-Speed Steptronic Sport Automatic Transmissio
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
FWD
AWD
Valve Configuration
...
DOHC
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
...
Direct Injection
Kerb Weight
1555 Kg
...
Turbo Charger
Twin
Mild Hybrid
...
Fast Charging
...

20-80 kmph (kickdown)
...
3.62s
Braking (100-0 kmph)
...
36.72 Meters
Braking (80-0 kmph)
...
23.39 Meters
Mileage (ARAI)
17.42 Kmpl
11.86 Kmpl
0-100 kmph
7.3 Sec
4.4 Sec
Top Speed
241 Km/h
250 Km/h

Suspension Front
...
M Sport Suspensio
Suspension Rear
...
M Sport Suspensio
Brakes Front
...
Disc
Brakes Rear
...
Disc
Steering Type
Electric
Power
Minimum Turning Radius
...
5.5 metres
Tyre Size
225/50
F 225/45 R18, R 255/40 R18
Wheel Size
R17
...
Alloy Wheel Size
...
18
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Tubeless,Runflat

Dual Tone Dashboard
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features
Contour Ambient Lighting with 30 colors, Frameless auto dimming interior rear view mirror, Manual sunshade for the rear passenger windows
BMW Individual Headliner Anthracite,Floor mats in Velour,Interior mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle function,Ambient lighting with Welcome Light Carpet,Through loading system,Sport seats for driver and front passenger,Storage compartment package,M Seat belts,Aluminium Tetragon with highlight trim finisher in Pearl Chrome,Alcantara Sensatec combination Black/contrast stitching Blue/Black
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Shoulder Room
...
1395 mm
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
4
4
Boot Space
460 Liters
480 Liters
Fuel Capacity
54 Liters
59 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
Trunk Opener
Smart
Remote
Additional Exterior Features
Exterior mirrors, power-adjustable, heated and folding, auto-dimming on both sides, with memory feature
Front ornamental grille frame and nuggets in Cerium Grey, Exterior air inlets in front bumper with embellishers in Cerium Grey, Mirror caps in Cerium Grey, Model designations and M badges in Cerium Grey, M Aerodynamics Package, BMW Individual High-Gloss Shadow Line elements, Exterior Mirrors electrically adjustable and heated electrically foldable, with automatic anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function, for passenger side exterior mirror, Heat Protection Glazing, Acoustic Glazing on front windscreen, 3 levels LED lights with low-beam, high-beam and high-beam headlights with laser module, '3/4 circle'-shaped daytime running lights and LED cornering lights, Adaptive Headlights including BMW Selective Beam, Highbeam assistant, Blue illuminated 'X' signature, Accent lighting with turn indicators, M Rear Spoiler,
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
Length*Width*Height
4762*1847*1433 mm3
4824*1811*1429 mm3
Wheelbase
2819 mm
2810 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
...
165 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
...
BMW Apps, BMW Head-Up display with full colour, Bluetooth with audio streaming, handsfree and USB connectivity, Hi-Fi loudspeaker system (205 W, 9 loudspeakers), iDrive touch with handwriting recognition including 22.3 cm colour display, DVD drive and integrated hard drive (20 GB) for maps and audio files
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
,Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Addtional Comfort Features
Comfort heavy duty suspension, Start/stop system, Park assist, Comfort key incl. sensor-controlled luggage compartment release, Cruise control system with speed limiter
M Sport Differential, Servotronic Steering Assist, Launch Control Function, Variable Sport steering, Cruise Control with Braking Functio
USB Charger
Front & Rear
Front
Central Control Armrest
With Storage
With Storage
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain
...
Available
Luggage Hook and Net
Battery Saver
Lane Change Indicator
Additional Entertainment Features
Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus, Audi Phone Box with wireless charging, 25.65 cm Central MMI Touch Screen, MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch response, Audi Sound System, Audi Smartphone Interface,
Harman Kardon Surround Sound, High-resolution (1920x720 pixels) 10.25” (26 cm) Control Display,BMW Operating System 7.0 with variable configurable widgets,iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition and direct access buttons,BMW Head-up Display,BMW Gesture Control
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Front
Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat
Front
Front
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Drive Modes
5
4
Internal Storage
No of Speakers
10
16
Rear Entertainment System
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Tilt & Collapsible
Adjustable
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
Bench Folding
...
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
Knee Airbags
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
Airbags
Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Both
Front
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

BMW 3 Series

  • Shifts focus to the enthusiast driver
  • powerful petrol packs a punch
  • improved handling and plush
  • tech laden interiors. New M340i is the pick of the bunch.

BMW 3 Series

  • Ride is on the stiffer side
  • some silly feature omissions like 360 degree camera and passive keyless entry.

Is BMW 3 Series Better Than Audi A4?

65% users have chosen BMW 3 Series over Audi A4 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 139 users have also rated BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these cars.
Audi A4 is better on the grounds of mileage, comfort, maintenance, safety and features. On the basis of performance user have rated both the cars equally.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these cars on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor A4 3 Series
Mileage 4.2 4.3
Performance 4.8 4.8
Comfort 4.6 4.9
Maintenance 3.7 3.8
Safety 4.8 4.9
Features 4.6 4.8
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A4 and 3 Series Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Whats the diffrence between 330i & 330 M sport - 3 Series?
  • The BMW 3 Series 330i M Sport gets all the traits from the 330i Sport, however, it gets an even aggressive body kit, bigger alloy wheels, black exterior trim, etc.
  • There is no difference exercise because both are same
  • The BMW 3 series their front tyeres was R17 and R18
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Q. Which is best to buy between BMW 3 Series and Skoda Octavia?
  • Both the cars of the best choices, comparing the two cars would be fascinating. Comparing the performance of the cars, the BMW 3 Series has an upper hand in terms of power as well as torque. The mileage offered in BMW 3 Series is higher by 2.5 kmpl. The boot space offered in Skoda Octavia is more than that of 3 Series. In terms of comfort features, the Octavia has follow me home headlamps as add on. Talking about the price, the Octavia is 6.31 Lakh RS (Ex-Showroom) cheaper than the BMW 3 Series. For a detailed comparison, follow the given link - Compare.. Moreover, to get a better idea of the comfort and performance, we would suggest you take a test drive of both the cars, follow the given link to get the dealer details in your respective city - Dealers.
Q. Is 330d powerful than c300d - 3 Series?
  • Benz C300D IS MORE POWERFUL
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A4 Vs 3 Series Comparison FAQs

Which car is best between A4 vs 3 Series?

As per the users experiences Audi A4 is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for mileage, comfort, maintenance, safety and features in your car. On the basis of performance user have rated both the cars equally.

Which car is cheaper A4 vs 3 Series?

The Audi A4 is cheaper than BMW 3 Series by Rs. 19.91 Lakh.

Which car has better mileage A4 vs 3 Series?

The Audi A4 delivers better mileage 17.42 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance A4 vs 3 Series?

For the Technology version, 1998 cc Petrol engine of A4 produces 187.74bhp@4200-6000 of power and 320nm@1450–4200 of torque. Whereas for the M340i xDrive 50 Jahre M Edition version, 2998 cc Petrol engine of 3 Series produces 382.19bhp@5800rpm of power and 500Nm@1850-5000rpm of torque
As per the users experiences in terms of performance both are same.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Audi A4
  • BMW 3 Series
  • Awesome experience with the car till now and now wanna upgrade for latest version and want new experience

    Trips The few weeks ago
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    Viku Matre few weeks ago
A4 User Reviews
  • Awesome features with luxury feeling. Have great mileage and in good condition. It also have large space in back

    Avinash Gupta few weeks ago
  • Great for family as I have the tourer version

    Ian Clements few weeks ago
  • great car great features value for money

    Vishal Kumar few weeks ago
  • good app sjjeyeueuyeuwieurysjjdhrhe

    Deeksha Dubey few weeks ago
  • Excellent experience of ride with safety feature, happy to have it, thanks for overall features from BMW.

    Eshu Patil few weeks ago
3 Series User Reviews

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