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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 2-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 2-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $51,950

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI   
Difference: $4,745

Lowest Total Invoice: $48,388

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI   
Difference: $5,022

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelA3 / S3 / RS32-Series
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIM240i
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Base Price $38,350 $49,050
Base Invoice $35,666 $46,295
Prestige Package 8,450  
Sport Package 650  
AWD 2,700  
Sport suspension (upgrade) 250  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 700
Navigation system   1,950
Driver Assistance Plus Package   700
Driver Assistance Package   950
Apple CarPlay support   300
Heated front seats   500
Leather seating surfaces   1,550
Wood trim   0
Prestige Package 7,860  
Sport Package 606  
AWD 2,512  
Sport suspension (upgrade) 233  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 645
Navigation system   1,795
Driver Assistance Plus Package   645
Driver Assistance Package   875
Apple CarPlay support   275
Heated front seats   460
Leather seating surfaces   1,425
Wood trim   0
Options (change) 12,625 6,650
Options (change) 11,747 6,120
Destination 975 995
Total Price $51,950 $56,695
Total Invoice $48,388 $53,410

The configured Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 400hp 2.5L I5 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 2-Series 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 365hp 3.0L I6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 and BMW 2-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI trim is $38,350. The features would cost an additional $12,625. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $51,950.

The base sticker price of the BMW 2-Series M240i trim is $49,050. The features would cost an additional $6,650. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $56,695.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 2-Series trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 2-Series M240i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 400hp 2.5L I5 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

The configured BMW 2-Series 2dr Convertible has a turbocharged 365hp 3.0L I6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed automated manual transmission.

Even when the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 and BMW 2-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI trim is $35,666. The features would cost an additional $11,747. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $48,388.

The invoice of the BMW 2-Series M240i trim is $46,295. The features would cost an additional $6,120. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $53,410.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 2-Series trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 2-Series M240i appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 2-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,855
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,987
Model Year20182017
ModelA3 / S3 / RS32-Series
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIM240i
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Engine220hp I4335hp I6
TransmissionS6T8
DrivetrainAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG20/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)625, 13?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$51,950$56,695
Adjustments for Features-2,1100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$49,840$56,695
Total Invoice$48,388$53,410
Adjustments for Features-1,9650
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$46,423$53,410

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 2-Series

Model Year20182017
ModelA3 / S3 / RS32-Series
TrimA3 2.0 TFSIM240i
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automated manual$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Cruise control $250
Remote window/roof operation $15
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot warning system$200 
High performance brake pads (optional) $0
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100 
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through $100
Second-row low console$100 
Ski sack $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support $100
CD player $125
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Residual heat $50
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
SD Card slot$25 
Surround sound$250 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0
Body kit$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Compass$0 
Fog light, rear$100 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Launch control $100
Raised top speed limiter $0
Regenerative braking $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100 
Folding second row seats$300 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Total Value of Features$7,050$4,940
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,110$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,9650

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 2-Series

Model Year20182017
ModelA3 / S3 / RS32-Series
Body2dr Convertible2dr Convertible
Wheelbase102.2 in105.9 in
Length175.4 in174.9 in
Width70.2 in69.4 in
Height55.5 in55.6 in
Curb Weight3,824 lb.3,757 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.13.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.4 in40.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.5 in
Row 2 Headroom36.3 in37.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room45.7 in42.2 in
Row 2 Legroom31.9 in31.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
7.1 ft311.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
9.9 ft311.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 2.0 TFSI

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cornering lights75Yes
LED headlights500No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Surround sound250No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 625W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
225/40HR18 tires400No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support0Yes
Android Auto support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0No
Aluminum trim100No
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Proximity key250Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested311550%
Total Not Requested315050%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 2-Series M240i

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested116592%
Total Not Requested1008%
Driver Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested80094%
Total Not Requested506%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%

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