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Compare BMW 3 Series G20 [318d] vs Mercedes C-Class W206 [C 180]

Reviews

Neo score
68%
78%
Pros
  • Decent styling
  • Closed-deck engines
  • Excellent 0.23 drag coefficient
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Excellent ride quality
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • S-Class-inspired infotainment system
  • Lots of standard equipment
Cons
  • MacPherson strut front suspensions
  • Only available with small engines

Price

MSRP
40750 USD
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Variants

318d
318d AT
318i AT
320d
320d AT
320d xDrive AT
320e AT
320i AT
320i xDrive AT
330d AT
330d xDrive AT
330e AT
330e xDrive AT
330i AT
330i xDrive AT
M340d xDrive AT
M340i AT
C 180
C 200
C 200 4MATIC
C 200d
C 220d
C 220d 4MATIC
C 300
C 300 4MATIC
C 300d
C 300e

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
40.0 L / 10.6 gal
40.0 L / 10.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
630 kg / 1389 lbs
700 kg / 1543 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.7 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
8.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.6 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/60 R16 96W XL
Front wheel tires: 195/60 R17, 225/50 R17, 225/45 R18 Rear wheel tires: 195/60 R17, 225/50 R17, 245/40 R18
Turning Circle
11.4 m / 37.4 ft
10.6 m / 34.9 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
12.0 kWh (gross)
25.4 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
354.0 V
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
136 mm / 5.4 in
97 mm / 3.8 in
Size | Height
1435 mm / 56.5 in
1437 mm / 56.6 in
Size | Length
4709 mm / 185.4 in
4751 mm / 187.0 in
Size | Width
1827 mm / 71.9 in | 2068 mm / 81.4 in (mirror unfolded)
1820 mm / 71.7 in | 2033 mm / 80.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1589.0 mm / 62.6 in
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
Track Width | Rear
1604.0 mm / 63.1 in
1594.0 mm / 62.8 in
Weight
1445.0 kg / 3185.7 lbs
1550.0 kg / 3417.2 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 16
Front wheel rims: 6.5J x 17, 7J x 17, 7.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 6.5J x 17, 7J x 17, 8.5J x 18
Wheelbase
2851 mm / 112.2 in
2865 mm / 112.8 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.4 sec
8.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.0 sec
8.2 sec
CO2 Emission
113 ~ 122 g/km
141 ~ 149 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.23
0.24
Electric Range
52.0 km / 32.3 mi
99.0 km / 61.5 mi
Fuel Economy
4.3 L/100km / 54.7 MPG (combined) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (urban) | 3.8 L/100km / 61.9 MPG (highway)
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
226.0 km/h / 140.4 mph
231.0 km/h / 143.5 mph
Towing Capacity
740 kg / 1631 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 1600 kg / 3527 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d-Temp
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Engine
B47D20B
OM 654 M
Engine | Bore
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
80.4 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
16.5:1
15.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.7 cu-in / 1995.0 cc
1.5 L / 91.3 cu-in / 1496.0 cc
Engine | Power
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 3750-4000 rpm
170.0 hp / 126.8 kW @ 5500-6100 rpm + 20.0 hp / 14.9 kW (electric motor)
Engine | Specific Output
75.2 hp/L / 1.2 hp/cu-in
113.6 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
73.7 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Torque
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 1500-3000 rpm
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1800-4000 rpm + 200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft
Engine | Type
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
9-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Automatic, 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
2019
2021
Debut
2021-02-23
Made In
Germany, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand
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