Compare the BMW 3 Series Compact Luxury Car to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in Harriman, NY

The BMW 3 Series is possibly the most well-known compact luxury sedan in America. Its impeccable balance of power and performance with class-leading comfort and connectivity makes it a stellar option for Harriman and Warwick drivers. Affordable deals at Orange County BMW mean that it's easy to find one of your own. But, if you haven't quite settled on which new premium sports sedan is right for you, you're likely comparing the BMW 3 Series to the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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It's a hard choice--but one that will pay off if you make the right one.


Pictured: BMW 3 Series


Pictured: Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Compare Interior Quality and Options

  • Both BMW and Mercedes-Benz small sedans offer an easy-care, leather-like upholstery as standard
  • The BMW 3 Series' cabin is built and designed more like a real driver's car
  • Both models offer leather upholstery, moonroof options, and climate control for seats

Compare Engine Options & Performance

  • The BMW 3 Series boasts more available horsepower
  • Both offer a hybrid option--but only BMW offers a diesel engine option
  • Both models offer all-wheel drive (xDrive AWD or 4MATIC® AWD)

Compare Technology Features

  •  The BMW 3 Series offers standard iDrive infotainment system with connectivity for smartphones
  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers a more modest touchscreen system with similar features
  • A Wi-Fi hotspot is optional on both BMW 3 Series and C-Class models

Compare Safety Features

  • BMW offers Driver Assistance and Driver Assistance Plus packages
  • Mercedes-Benz offers Intelligent Drive safety features
  • Both cars were given a 5 Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA

As you can see, the rivalry between these two popular luxury cars is neck-and-neck, but the sporty BMW 3 Series will always pull ahead. Still wondering whether the BMW 3 Series vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be the better fit for you and your lifestyle? Contact Orange County BMW to learn more.

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