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Audi A4 / S4 vs. BMW 3-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A4 / S4 vs. BMW 3-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $50,025

Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T   
Difference: $2,169

Lowest Total Invoice: $46,594

Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T   
Difference: $2,310

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S43-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA4 2.0T328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $37,300 $40,250 $38,750 $44,100 $47,900 $64,000
Base Invoice $34,690 $38,115 $36,720 $41,695 $45,225 $60,200
Premium Plus Package 3,800          
Prestige Package 4,800          
Sport Package 750          
Cold Weather Package 500 800 800 800 800  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000       700  
Wood trim 350         0
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 700 700 700 700 700
Premium Package   2,450 2,450 2,450    
Technology Package   2,750 2,750 2,750 2,750  
Driver Assistance Plus   1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700
Driver Assistance Package   950 950 950 950  
Leather seating surfaces   1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450 0
Apple CarPlay support   300 300 300 300 300
Track Handling Package     2,300      
M Sport Package         0  
Executive Package           3,900
LED headlights           1,900
Sunroof           0
Premium Plus Package 3,534          
Prestige Package 4,464          
Sport Package 698          
Cold Weather Package 466 735 735 735 735  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 930       645  
Wood trim 326         0
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 645 645 645 645 645
Premium Package   2,255 2,255 2,255    
Technology Package   2,530 2,530 2,530 2,530  
Driver Assistance Plus   1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565
Driver Assistance Package   875 875 875 875  
Leather seating surfaces   1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335 0
Apple CarPlay support   275 275 275 275 275
Track Handling Package     2,115      
M Sport Package         0  
Executive Package           3,590
LED headlights           1,750
Sunroof           0
Options (change) 11,775 11,100 13,400 11,100 9,350 8,500
Options (change) 10,954 10,215 12,330 10,215 8,605 7,825
Destination 950 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 0 -4,001 0 0
Total Price $50,025 $52,345 $53,145 $52,194 $58,245 $73,495
Total Invoice $46,594 $49,325 $50,045 $48,904 $54,825 $69,020

The configured Audi A4 / S4 4dr Sedan

The configured BMW 3-Series 4dr Sedan

Even when the Audi A4 / S4 and BMW 3-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T trim is $37,300. The features would cost an additional $11,775. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $50,025.

The base sticker price of the BMW 3-Series 328d trim is $40,250. The features would cost an additional $11,100. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $52,345.

The base sticker price of the BMW 3-Series 330i trim is $38,750. The features would cost an additional $13,400. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $53,145.

The base sticker price of the BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance trim is $44,100. The features would cost an additional $11,100. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $52,194.

The base sticker price of the BMW 3-Series 340i trim is $47,900. The features would cost an additional $9,350. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $58,245.

The base sticker price of the BMW 3-Series M3 trim is $64,000. The features would cost an additional $8,500. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $73,495.

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 A4 / S4 trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 3-Series trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance 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 A4 / S4 4dr Sedan

The configured BMW 3-Series 4dr Sedan

Even when the Audi A4 / S4 and BMW 3-Series are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T trim is $34,690. The features would cost an additional $10,954. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $46,594.

The invoice of the BMW 3-Series 328d trim is $38,115. The features would cost an additional $10,215. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $49,325.

The invoice of the BMW 3-Series 330i trim is $36,720. The features would cost an additional $12,330. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $50,045.

The invoice of the BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance trim is $41,695. The features would cost an additional $10,215. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $48,904.

The invoice of the BMW 3-Series 340i trim is $45,225. The features would cost an additional $8,605. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $54,825.

The invoice of the BMW 3-Series M3 trim is $60,200. The features would cost an additional $7,825. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $69,020.

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 A4 / S4 trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 3-Series trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance 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 A4 / S4 vs. BMW 3-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,304
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,367
Model Year201720172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S43-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA4 2.0T328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine252hp I4180hp I4 D248hp I4181hp I4 PiH320hp I6425hp I6
TransmissionS7T8T8T8T8M6
DrivetrainFWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)755, 19205, 9205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18225/50-17225/45-18225/50-17225/45-18255/40-18
Total Price$50,025$52,345$53,145$52,194$58,245$73,495
Adjustments for Features-1,1600-250-25-275-725
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$48,865$52,345$52,895$52,169$57,970$72,770
Cost Above Minimum$0$176$726$0$5,801$20,601
Total Invoice$46,594$49,325$50,045$48,904$54,825$69,020
Adjustments for Features-1,0800-235-23-259-681
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,514$49,325$49,810$48,881$54,566$68,339
Cost Above Minimum$0$444$929$0$5,685$19,458

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Features Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year201720172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S43-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series
TrimA4 2.0T328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200     
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300$1300$1300 
6-speed manual     $150
FWD$0     
RWD $0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100$100$100
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15$15$15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0$0$0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200     
Collision preparation system, rear$100     
High performance brake pads (optional)  $0   
Lane departure warning system $200$200$200$200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100     
Rear cross-traffic detection$100     
Rollover sensor$50     
Secondary collision brake assist$25     
Temporary spare tire$150     
Tires, run-flat $150 $150$150 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100     
Vehicle exit assist$25     
Wide-view rear camera$0     
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0     
App support $100$100$100$100$100
CD player $125$125$125$125$125
CD player, remote$100     
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0$0
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250     
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150$150$150$150
Residual heat $50$50$50$50$50
S Voice support $0$0$0$0$0
Satellite radio$200     
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250$250$250$250$250
SD Card slot$25     
SMS text-to-speech reader     $50
Surround sound$250    $250
Text dictation     $50
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0$0$0
Voice recorder     $0
Wi-Fi hotspot$50    $50
Wireless charging station     $75
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0$0$0$0$0
Body kit$0     
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50    $50
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0  $0
Rear spoiler     $200
Sport rocker panels (optional)    $0$0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights     $200
Cornering lights     $75
Fog light, rear$100     
Fog lights$125$125$125$125  
Headlight washers     $50
Interior ambient lighting $150$150$150$150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150     
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250     
Large energy flow and fuel economy display   $25  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25$25$25$25
Steering-linked headlights     $150
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger   $0  
8 kWh battery pack   $0  
Active rear differential     $500
Downshift rev matching     $50
Raised top speed limiter  $0   
Regenerative braking$0$0$0 $0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 $100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100$100$100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100$100$100$100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 $500 $500$500
Performance steering system (optional)     $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0 $0$0
Total Value of Features$4,200$3,040$3,290$3,065$3,315$3,765
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,160$0$250$25$275$725
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,0800-235-23-259-681

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20172017
ModelA4 / S43-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in110.6 in
Length186.1 in182.5 in
Width72.5 in71.3 in
Height56.2 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,484 lb.3,502 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.15.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in40.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in37.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.5 in55.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft313.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A4 / S4 A4 2.0T

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Body kit0No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
245/40HR18 tires400No
LED headlights500Yes
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested240076%
Total Not Requested75024%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
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 audio75Yes
HD radio50Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested254084%
Total Not Requested47516%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Total Requested35058%
Total Not Requested25042%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
LED headlights1000Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested245088%
Total Not Requested35012%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
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
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Total Requested151594%
Total Not Requested1006%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested125086%
Total Not Requested20014%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
LED headlights1000Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested245088%
Total Not Requested35012%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
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
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Total Requested151594%
Total Not Requested1006%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested125086%
Total Not Requested20014%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Track Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Performance braking system (optional)250No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Variable steering ratio (optional)0No
Raised top speed limiter0No
255/40YR18 tires200No
225/45YR18 tires200No
Total Requested50036%
Total Not Requested90064%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
LED headlights1000Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested245088%
Total Not Requested35012%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
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
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Total Requested151594%
Total Not Requested1006%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested125086%
Total Not Requested20014%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Leather seating surfaces
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
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
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Total Requested151594%
Total Not Requested1006%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested125086%
Total Not Requested20014%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
225/45VR18 tires400No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M3

LED headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Total Requested50071%
Total Not Requested20029%
Executive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Headlight washers50No
SMS text-to-speech reader50No
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Text dictation50No
Total Requested140086%
Total Not Requested22514%
Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested125086%
Total Not Requested20014%

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