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

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BMW 3-Series vs. Acura TLX 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
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesTLXTLX
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $36,200 $42,800
Base Invoice $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $34,374 $40,626
Shadow Sport Design 600 600 600      
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750 750    
Wireless charging station 500 500 500 500    
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750 1,750      
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900 2,900 2,900    
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500 500    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550    
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300 300    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200    
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450    
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500 500    
Heated second row seats 350 350 350 350    
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190 190    
M Sport Design       0    
Adaptive dampers - electrical       700    
Advance Package         7,550  
Shadow Sport Design 550 550 550      
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690 690    
Wireless charging station 460 460 460 460    
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610 1,610      
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670 2,670 2,670    
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460 460    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505    
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275 275    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105    
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335    
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460 460    
Heated second row seats 320 320 320 320    
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175 175    
M Sport Design       0    
Adaptive dampers - electrical       645    
Advance Package         7,152  
Options (change) 11,540 11,540 11,540 9,890 7,550 0
Options (change) 10,615 10,615 10,615 9,100 7,152 0
Destination 995 995 995 995 950 950
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,001 0 0 0
Total Price $54,285 $52,785 $54,134 $59,835 $44,700 $43,750
Total Invoice $51,720 $49,725 $50,699 $56,300 $42,476 $41,576

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura TLX V6
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,470
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,246
Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesTLXTLX
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4180hp I4 PiH320hp I6290hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionT8M6T8T8T9T9
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16490, 10490, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/50-18245/40-19
Total Price$54,285$52,785$54,134$59,835$44,700$43,750
Adjustments for Features-1,2500-1,275-1,775-3,385-2,385
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$53,035$52,785$52,859$58,060$41,315$41,365
Cost Above Minimum$250$0$74$5,275$0$50
Total Invoice$51,720$49,725$50,699$56,300$42,476$41,576
Adjustments for Features-1,1910-1,194-1,670-3,217-2,266
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$50,529$49,725$49,505$54,630$39,259$39,310
Cost Above Minimum$1,024$220$0$5,125$0$51

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Acura TLX

Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesTLXTLX
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iV6V6 A-Spec
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300$1300  
6-speed manual $150    
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1400$1400
RWD$0$0$0$0  
FWD    $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$100$100$100$100  
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$5,390$4,140$5,415$5,915$7,525$6,525
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,250$0$1,275$1,775$3,385$2,385
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,1910-1,194-1,670-3,217-2,266

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Acura TLX

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesTLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in109.3 in
Length182.5 in191.7 in
Width71.3 in73.0 in
Height56.3 in57.0 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,506 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.17.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in37.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in34.5 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Total Requested115074%
Total Not Requested40026%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Total Requested115074%
Total Not Requested40026%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Total Requested115074%
Total Not Requested40026%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25No
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested94055%
Total Not Requested77545%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%

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
Fog lights125Yes
Rear spoiler200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Remote start150No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
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
ELS, 490W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested366566%
Total Not Requested185034%

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