Compare 2021 BMW 3-Series vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2021 BMW 3-Series
2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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330e Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $41,930 $44,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330e xDrive Plug-In Hybrid North America N/A N/A $43,790 $46,550
3 Series 330i Sedan 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i Sedan North America 26 36 $38,865 $41,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series 330i xDrive Sedan North America 25 34 $40,725 $43,250
3 Series M340i Sedan 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i Sedan North America 23 32 $51,370 $54,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
3 Series M340i xDrive Sedan North America 22 31 $53,230 $56,700
M3 Competition Sedan 16 23 $68,205 $72,800
M3 Sedan 16 23 $65,505 $69,900
2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,930
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$44,550
N/A
Monthly Payment Estimate
$743 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The flexible 2021 BMW 3-Series lineup offers something for everyone, so long as they’re not smitten with SUVs. The 2022 Mercedes C-Class pares down its lineup and plumps up with lots of screens and mild-hybrid performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg -
Highway
0 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56 -
Passenger Capacity
5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.2 -
Length, Overall (in)
185.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.9 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P225/45HR18 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4039 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 -
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
288 @ 3800 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 -
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
75 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 -
Battery Range (mi)
23 -
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 -
Trans Type
8 -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Trans Order Code
2TB -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 3 Series -
Body Style
Sedan -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut -
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2021 BMW 3-Series
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  • Lease: From $419 for 36 months
  • Rebate: $1,000 college graduate
  • Financing: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
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