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Acura TLX vs. BMW 3-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura TLX vs. BMW 3-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $43,750

Acura TLX V6 A-Spec   
Difference: $9,035

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,576

Acura TLX V6 A-Spec   
Difference: $8,149

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelTLXTLX3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimV6V6 A-Spec328d330i330e iPerformance340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $36,200 $42,800 $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950
Base Invoice $34,374 $40,626 $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205
Advance Package 7,550          
Shadow Sport Design     600 600 600  
Obstacle detection, rear     750 750 750 750
Convenience Tier     1,750 1,750 1,750  
Driving Assistance Package     500 500 500 500
Premium Tier     2,900 2,900 2,900 2,900
Wireless charging station     500 500 500 500
Metallic paint (extra cost)     550 550 550 550
Apple CarPlay support     300 300 300 300
Blind spot warning system     500 500 500 500
Heated steering wheel     190 190 190 190
Heated second row seats     350 350 350 350
Leather seating surfaces     1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed     1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
Adaptive dampers - electrical           700
M Sport Design           0
Advance Package 7,152          
Shadow Sport Design     550 550 550  
Obstacle detection, rear     690 690 690 690
Convenience Tier     1,610 1,610 1,610  
Driving Assistance Package     460 460 460 460
Premium Tier     2,670 2,670 2,670 2,670
Wireless charging station     460 460 460 460
Metallic paint (extra cost)     505 505 505 505
Apple CarPlay support     275 275 275 275
Blind spot warning system     460 460 460 460
Heated steering wheel     175 175 175 175
Heated second row seats     320 320 320 320
Leather seating surfaces     1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed     1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105
Adaptive dampers - electrical           645
M Sport Design           0
Options (change) 7,550 0 11,540 11,540 11,540 9,890
Options (change) 7,152 0 10,615 10,615 10,615 9,100
Destination 950 950 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 -4,001 0
Total Price $44,700 $43,750 $54,285 $52,785 $54,134 $59,835
Total Invoice $42,476 $41,576 $51,720 $49,725 $50,699 $56,300

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura TLX vs. BMW 3-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura TLX V6
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,495
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,269
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelTLXTLX3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimV6V6 A-Spec328d330i330e iPerformance340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine290hp V6290hp V6180hp I4 D248hp I4180hp I4 PiH320hp I6
TransmissionT9T9T8M6T8T8
DrivetrainFWDFWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)490, 10490, 10205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-18245/40-19225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18
Total Price$44,700$43,750$54,285$52,785$54,134$59,835
Adjustments for Features-3,410-2,410-1,2500-1,275-1,775
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,290$41,340$53,035$52,785$52,859$58,060
Cost Above Minimum$0$50$250$0$74$5,275
Total Invoice$42,476$41,576$51,720$49,725$50,699$56,300
Adjustments for Features-3,240-2,290-1,1910-1,194-1,670
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$39,236$39,286$50,529$49,725$49,505$54,630
Cost Above Minimum$0$50$1,024$220$0$5,125

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Features Comparison: Acura TLX vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelTLXTLX3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimV6V6 A-Spec328d330i330e iPerformance340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400    
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300 $1300$1300
6-speed manual   $150  
FWD$0$0    
RWD  $0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0$0    
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100$100$100$100
Heated steering wheel$100 $100$100$100$100
Remote app  $25$25$25$25
Remote start$150$150    
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0$0
Around view cameras$500     
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200    
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100    
Knee airbag, passenger  $75$75$75$75
Lane keeping assist$400$400    
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100    
Rearview camera $200$200$200$200$200
Rollover sensor$50$50    
Tires, run-flat  $150$150$150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100    
Wide-view rear camera$0$0    
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50$50$50$50
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25    
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50$50$50$50
Android Auto support$100$100    
Automatic air recirculation  $100$100$100$100
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0$0    
DVD-compatible player  $0$0$0$0
Electrically heated windshield$250     
Handwriting recognition  $200$200$200$200
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet  $150$150$150$150
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0$0$0
Rear air vents$100$100    
Rear air vents with manual controls  $150$150$150$150
Residual heat  $50$50$50$50
S Voice support  $0$0$0$0
Satellite radio$200$200    
Satellite radio - one year subscription  $250$250$250$250
Surround sound$250$250   $250
Text dictation  $50$50$50$50
Voice control for external devices  $0$0$0$0
Voice recorder  $0$0$0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0$0$0$0$0
Body kit $0    
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25    
Rear spoiler$200$200    
Sport rocker panels (optional)     $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 $75$75$75$75
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200    
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75     
Fog lights$125$125$125$125$125 
Head-up display (HUD)  $350$350$350$350
Large energy flow and fuel economy display    $25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 $50$50$50$50
Spotter mirror(s) $50    
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger    $0 
8 kWh battery pack    $0 
Automatic start / stop  $150$150$150$150
Regenerative braking  $0$0 $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100 $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300    
Heated second row seats$200 $200$200$200$200
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50$50
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150$150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150$150$150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100    
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat  $100$100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat  $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100    
Upgraded floor mats$0$0    
Wood trim  $300$300$300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical     $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100$100    
Alloy wheels  $350$350$350$350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350    
Performance steering system (optional) $0    
Rear wheel steering$1500$1500    
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0$0$0$0
Wheels, dark finish $0    
Total Value of Features$7,525$6,525$5,365$4,115$5,390$5,890
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,410$2,410$1,250$0$1,275$1,775
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,240-2,290-1,1910-1,194-1,670

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Specifications Comparison: Acura TLX vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20182018
ModelTLX3-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan

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Option Package Details
Acura TLX V6

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Electrically heated windshield250No
Around view cameras300No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Remote start150No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Fog lights125Yes
Rear spoiler200No
Telematics service, such as OnStar200Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
ELS, 490W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested346565%
Total Not Requested185035%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

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