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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: $45,270

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 40   
Difference: $6,174

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020202120212021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS33-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA3 40A3 45S3330i330eM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $33,300 $36,500 $43,000 $41,250 $44,550 $54,700
Sport Package 650 650        
Prestige Package 9,750 9,750 5,300      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 575 575 550 550 550
Driving Assistance Package       500 500 500
Convenience Tier       1,750 1,750  
Premium Tier       2,900 2,900 2,900
Luxury Design       0 0 0
Obstacle detection, rear       750 750 750
Apple CarPlay support       300 300 300
Blind spot warning system       500 500 500
Aluminum trim       0 0 0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed       1,200 1,200 1,200
Leather seating surfaces       1,450 1,450 1,450
Sport Package 606 606        
Prestige Package 8,138 8,138 4,930      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 536 536 505 505 505
Driving Assistance Package       460 460 460
Convenience Tier       1,610 1,610  
Premium Tier       2,670 2,670 2,670
Luxury Design       0 0 0
Obstacle detection, rear       690 690 690
Apple CarPlay support       275 275 275
Blind spot warning system       460 460 460
Aluminum trim       0 0 0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed       1,105 1,105 1,105
Leather seating surfaces       1,335 1,335 1,335
Options (change) 10,975 10,975 5,875 9,900 9,900 8,150
Options (change) 9,280 9,280 5,466 9,110 9,110 7,500
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 -4,001 0
Total Price $45,270 $48,470 $49,870 $52,145 $51,444 $63,845

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 40
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 3-Series 330e
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,209
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8
Model Year202020202020202120212021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS33-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA3 40A3 45S3330i330eM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine184hp I4228hp I4288hp I4255hp I4180hp I4 PiH382hp I6 H
TransmissionS7S7S7T8T8T8
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14705, 14705, 14205, 9205, 9600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18225/40-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18
Total Price$45,270$48,470$49,870$52,145$51,444$63,845
Adjustments for Features-160-1,860-2,8100-125-250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,110$46,610$47,060$52,145$51,319$63,595
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,500$1,950$826$0$12,276

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

Model Year202020202020202120212021
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS3A3 / S3 / RS33-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA3 40A3 45S3330i330eM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200$1200$1200   
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1300$1300$1300
FWD$0     
AWD $1700$1700   
RWD   $0$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate   $100$100$100
Remote window/roof operation   $15$15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100   
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200   
Pedestrian detection   $50$50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100   
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25$25   
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150   
Tires, run-flat   $150$150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100   
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment   $50$50$50
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100$100   
App support   $100$100$100
CD player   $125$125$125
Navigation map updates, three years   $0$0$0
Rear air vents$100$100$100   
Rear air vents with manual controls   $150$150$150
Residual heat   $50$50$50
S Voice support   $0$0$0
Satellite radio$200$200$200   
Satellite radio - one year subscription   $250$250$250
SD Card slot$25$25$25   
Surround sound$250$250$250  $250
Voice control for external devices   $0$0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50   
Exterior 
Body kit$0$0$0   
Rear spoiler  $200   
Sunroof   $900$900$900
Sunroof, large$1100$1100$1100   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200   
Boost gauge  $75   
Cornering lights$50$50$50   
Fog light, rear$100$100$100   
Fog lights   $125$125$125
Head-up display (HUD)   $350$350$350
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250   
Large energy flow and fuel economy display    $25 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse   $25$25$25
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger    $0 
8 kWh battery pack    $0 
Automatic start / stop   $150$150$150
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable  $500   
Launch control  $100   
Regenerative braking   $0 $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100 $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Memory system, driver seat   $200$200$200
Metal pedals  $75   
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat   $100$100$100
Power headrest fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50   
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat   $100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat   $100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0   
Total Value of Features$4,550$6,250$7,200$4,390$4,515$4,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$160$1,860$2,810$0$125$250
Value of Feature Adjustments-36-394-3640-15-33

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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 Weight3,198 lb.3,590 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 A3 40

Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Total Requested40080%
Total Not Requested10020%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Cornering lights50No
LED headlights500Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
225/40HR18 tires400No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Aluminum trim100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Proximity key250Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Total Requested529076%
Total Not Requested170024%

Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 A3 45

Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Electronic systems calibration selector200Yes
Total Requested40080%
Total Not Requested10020%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Cornering lights50No
LED headlights500Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
225/40HR18 tires400No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Aluminum trim100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Compass0Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Proximity key250Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Total Requested529076%
Total Not Requested170024%

Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 S3

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
225/40HR18 tires400No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Total Requested289067%
Total Not Requested145033%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested136580%
Total Not Requested35020%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested136580%
Total Not Requested35020%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M340i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested136580%
Total Not Requested35020%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

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