If you aren’t sure about which one to choose among these three power-hungry beasts, read the article to find out!

The Audi A4 is currently one of the best in its price range!


Audi India has launched its latest 2021 A4 sedan with a starting price of Rs. 42.34 lakhs and a maximum of Rs. 46.67 lakhs, which is the front showroom of high-tech models. The facelift is an update to the B9 generation released in 2016. Although the update has brought changes in design and functionality, the most important thing is a new power system with mild-hybrid power and handling improving the overall actual performance. The dive in the electric vehicle price in India will result in Audi, BMW and Mercedes to introduce their upcoming electric car in the D sedan segment, but till then the IC engine is all we have. The Audi A4 will compete against cars like Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the BMW 3 Series. To find out which among the three cars is the best one, read the full article below.

Audi A4

The Audi A4 2021 is equipped with a 2.0-litre turbocharged 40TFSI gasoline engine with a power of 190 horsepower and 320 Nm of torque. All the power is transmitted to the front wheels through the new 7-speed DCT device. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds and has a top speed of 241 km/h.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan is priced from Rs. 41.31 lakhs to Rs. 48.80 lakhs in the showroom. If you want to splurge more, the C-Class 300d AMG is priced at Rs. 51.76 lakh. If you want a more lively version, the Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe is priced at Rs 76.50 lakhs, and the high-end C 63 is priced at Rs. 1.33 crore.

Under the hood, C-Class provides three transmission systems, one gasoline engine, and two diesel engines. The gasoline version is powered by a 1991 cc 4-cylinder engine with an output of 203 horsepower in the range of 5800 to 6100 rpm. The cc diesel engine offers two settings: 194 hp and 245 hp. Mercedes claims that the 245-horsepower version accelerates to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds, while the 194-horsepower version completes the same operation in 6.9 seconds. The gasoline engine accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds. The speed of C-class cars ranges from 239 km/h to 250 km/h.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is one of its kind, even with all the variants they are all unique!

BMW 3 Series

The BMW 3 Series is priced between Rs. 42.30 lakhs and Rs. 49.30 lakhs in the ex-showroom. The output of the 2-liter 330i gasoline engine is 258PS at 5000 rpm and 400 Nm and also generates 400Nm at 1550 to 4400 pm. On the other hand, the power of a 2-liter diesel engine is 190 horsepower at 4000 rpm and 400 Nm at 1750 to 2500 rpm. According to BMW, it takes 6.8 seconds for the car to go from 0-100.

The BMW 3 Series can be considered as a bridge between the other two cars and is going to be the most ideal choice!

Engine and Mileage Comparison

In terms of the power transmission system, the Audi A4 is equipped with a gasoline engine of 188 horsepower, while the BMW 3 Series is equipped with two gasoline engines of 255 horsepower and 382 horsepower. Finally, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is offered in 2 petrol 201 and 245 bhp engines and 2 diesel 192 and 241 bhp engines.

In terms of the specified fuel efficiency, the Audi A4 basic petrol engine delivers 18 kmpl. The BMW 3 Series basic petrol engine 16 kmpl, while its basic diesel counterpart offers 20 kmpl fuel efficiency. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class basic model of the petrol class offers 14 km / l, while its basic diesel version runs on 12 kmpl mileage.


In terms of fuel efficiency, if you want to choose a car among these, you should definitely go with the BMW 3 Series diesel version. According to Shiftup.club, a well-tuned diesel engine can be almost as fun as a petrol mill for heavy right footers and at the same time being way more frugal. However, the drawback of this car is the price range. There will be more advantages and a lot of extra features in this car but it will cost more than the other two. Prioritizing price over features, if you want to choose a basic version among the three, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the ideal choice.

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