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BMW 3-Series vs. Audi A5 / S5 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Audi A5 / S5 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $53,334

BMW 3-Series 330e   
Difference: $1,586

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesA5 / S5A5 / S5A5 / S5
Trim330i330eM340iA5 Sportback 40A5 Sportback 45S5 Sportback
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $41,250 $44,550 $54,700 $41,800 $44,000 $52,500
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750        
Executive Tier 3,100 2,800 3,100      
Obstacle detection, rear 600 750 600      
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900 2,900      
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500      
Luxury Design 0 0 0      
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200      
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500      
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190      
Heated second row seats 350 350 350      
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 575 575 575
Driver Assistance Package       1,800 1,800 1,800
Prestige Package       4,600 4,600 4,400
Premium Plus Package       3,000 3,000  
S Line Sport Package       1,250 1,250  
Cold Weather Package       500 500 500
Wood trim       350 350  
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610        
Executive Tier 2,850 2,575 2,850      
Obstacle detection, rear 550 690 550      
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670 2,670      
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460      
Luxury Design 0 0 0      
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105      
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460      
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175      
Heated second row seats 320 320 320      
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 536 536 536
Driver Assistance Package       1,674 1,674 1,674
Prestige Package       4,278 4,278 4,092
Premium Plus Package       2,790 2,790  
S Line Sport Package       1,164 1,164  
Cold Weather Package       466 466 466
Wood trim       326 326  
Options (change) 11,940 11,790 10,190 12,075 12,075 7,275
Options (change) 10,980 10,845 9,370 11,234 11,234 6,768
Destination 995 995 995 1,045 1,045 1,045
Gas Tax 0 -4,001 0 0 0 0
Total Price $54,185 $53,334 $65,885 $54,920 $57,120 $60,820

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Audi A5 / S5

Lowest Adjusted Price: Audi A5 / S5 A5 Sportback 40
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Audi A5 / S5 S5 Sportback
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,324
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $657
Model Year202120212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesA5 / S5A5 / S5A5 / S5
Trim330i330eM340iA5 Sportback 40A5 Sportback 45S5 Sportback
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine255hp I4180hp I4 PiH382hp I6 H201hp I4 H261hp I4 H349hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8S7S7T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9600, 16755, 19755, 19755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18245/40-18245/40-18245/40-18
Total Price$54,185$53,334$65,885$54,920$57,120$60,820
Adjustments for Features-1250-375-3,910-3,910-4,910
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$54,060$53,334$65,510$51,010$53,210$55,910
Cost Above Minimum$726$0$12,176$0$2,200$4,900

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Audi A5 / S5

Model Year202120212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesA5 / S5A5 / S5A5 / S5
Trim330i330eM340iA5 Sportback 40A5 Sportback 45S5 Sportback
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300  $1300
7-speed automated manual   $1200$1200 
RWD$0$0$0   
AWD   $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000$1000   
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware   $1300$1300$1300
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100   
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving   $200$200$200
Power liftgate   $350$350$350
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15   
Semi-automated parking system$500$500$500   
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0   
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200$200$200
Collision preparation system, rear   $100$100$100
Cross-traffic warning, rear   $100$100$100
Driver drowsiness monitor   $150$150$150
Evasive maneuver assist   $200$200$200
Following distance indicator   $25$25$25
Lane keeping assist   $400$400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100$100$100
Rollover sensor   $50$50$50
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
Turn assist   $25$25$25
Vehicle exit assist   $25$25$25
Wide-view rear camera   $0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover   $75$75$75
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support   $100$100$100
App support$100$100$100   
CD player$125$125$125   
CD player, remote   $100$100$100
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0   
Rear air vents with automatic controls   $250$250$250
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 (gray/black)   $0$0$0
Rear spoiler     $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror   $75$75$75
Boost gauge     $75
Fog light, rear   $100$100$100
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150   
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   $150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 $250$250$250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25    
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25   
Predictive efficiency assist   $0$0$0
Road sign information   $75$75$75
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150   
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger $0    
8 kWh battery pack $0    
Launch control     $100
Regenerative braking$0 $0$0$0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 $100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim     $100
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100   
Illuminated door sill trim plates   $200$200$200
Massage, driver seat     $100
Massage, passenger seat     $100
Metal pedals     $75
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100  $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100  $100
Synthetic suede door panel trim     $250
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces     $0
Upholstered door armrests (optional)   $0$0$0
Wood trim$300$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0$0
Total Value of Features$4,915$4,790$5,165$8,700$8,700$9,700
Value of Feature Adjustments$125$0$375$3,910$3,910$4,910
Value of Feature Adjustments-280-59-874-841-631

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Audi A5 / S5

Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesA5 / S5
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase112.2 in111.1 in
Length185.7 in187.3 in
Width71.9 in72.5 in
Height56.8 in54.5 in
Curb Weight3,590 lb.3,726 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in37.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in37.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in54.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.9 ft321.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
16.935.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
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%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested180073%
Total Not Requested65027%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
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 Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
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

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
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%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested155070%
Total Not Requested65030%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
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 Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
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

Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested180073%
Total Not Requested65027%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
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 Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
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
Audi A5 / S5 A5 Sportback 40

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400No
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested40017%
Total Not Requested197583%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
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
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested279087%
Total Not Requested40013%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Alarm100No
Proximity key250Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested242586%
Total Not Requested40014%
S Line 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
Body kit (gray/black)0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Total Requested35050%
Total Not Requested35050%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 A5 Sportback 45

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400No
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested40017%
Total Not Requested197583%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
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
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested279087%
Total Not Requested40013%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Alarm100No
Proximity key250Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested242586%
Total Not Requested40014%
S Line 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
Body kit (gray/black)0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
Total Requested35050%
Total Not Requested35050%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 S5 Sportback

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400No
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested40017%
Total Not Requested197583%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Bang & Olufsen, 755W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested244086%
Total Not Requested40014%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

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