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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 3-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 3-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $53,444

BMW 3-Series 330e   
Difference: $8,926

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS33-Series
TrimRS 3330e
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $56,200 $46,550
Technology Package 3,200  
Driver Assistance Package 1,400  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 550
Driving Assistance Package   500
Convenience Tier   1,750
Premium Tier   2,900
Luxury Design   0
Obstacle detection, rear   750
Apple CarPlay support   300
Blind spot warning system   500
Aluminum trim   0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,200
Leather seating surfaces   1,450
AWD   0
Technology Package 2,976  
Driver Assistance Package 1,302  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 505
Driving Assistance Package   460
Convenience Tier   1,610
Premium Tier   2,670
Luxury Design   0
Obstacle detection, rear   690
Apple CarPlay support   275
Blind spot warning system   460
Aluminum trim   0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   1,105
Leather seating surfaces   1,335
AWD   0
Options (change) 5,175 9,900
Options (change) 4,814 9,110
Destination 995 995
Gas Tax 0 -4,001
Total Price $62,370 $53,444

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 3-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330e
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,791
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $401
Model Year20202021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS33-Series
TrimRS 3330e
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine394hp I5180hp I4 PiH
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG22/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14205, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19225/45-18
Total Price$62,370$53,444
Adjustments for Features-1,1350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$61,235$53,444

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20202021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS33-Series
TrimRS 3330e
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Remote window/roof operation $15
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100 
Hill descent control $250
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Tires, run-flat $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100 
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 
Body kit$0 
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof $900
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Boost gauge$75 
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear$100 
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Headlight washers$50 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Performance meter$150 
3.5 kW onboard charger $0
8 kWh battery pack $0
Automatic start / stop $150
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, driver seat $200
Metal pedals$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$8,550$7,415
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,135$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1060

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20202021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS33-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.8 in112.2 in
Length175.4 in185.7 in
Width70.7 in71.9 in
Height55.7 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,593 lb.3,968 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.15.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.5 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in56.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom36.1 in37.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in54.6 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume12.3 ft316.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3

Technology Package
Performance meter150No
Surround sound250No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested146558%
Total Not Requested105042%
Driver Assistance Package
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Total Requested95070%
Total Not Requested40030%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e

Obstacle detection, rear
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested250100%
Driving Assistance Package
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Convenience Tier
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%
Premium Tier
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
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 map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested136580%
Total Not Requested35020%
Luxury Design
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

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