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BMW 3-Series vs. BMW 5-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. BMW 5-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $54,860

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $8,960

Lowest Total Invoice: $51,630

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $8,355

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820172017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series5-Series5-Series
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i530i540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $51,200 $56,450
Base Invoice $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $48,295 $53,180
Shadow Sport Design 600 600 600      
Obstacle detection, rear 600 600 750 600    
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575 575 575
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750 1,750      
Wireless charging station 500 500 500 500    
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900 2,900 2,900    
Executive Tier 3,100 3,100 2,800 3,100    
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500 500 1,800 1,800
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200    
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190 190    
Heated second row seats 350 350 350 350    
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500 500    
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300 300 300 300
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550 700 700
Adaptive dampers - electrical       700 1,000  
M Sport Design       0    
Driver Assistance Plus II         1,700 1,700
Driving Assistance Plus Package         1,400 1,400
Premium Package         2,300 1,950
Lighting Package         1,050  
Cold Weather Package         800 800
Shadow Sport Design 550 550 550      
Obstacle detection, rear 550 550 690 550    
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 530 530 530
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610 1,610      
Wireless charging station 460 460 460 460    
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670 2,670 2,670    
Executive Tier 2,850 2,850 2,575 2,850    
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460 460 1,655 1,655
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105    
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175 175    
Heated second row seats 320 320 320 320    
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460 460    
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275 275 275 275
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505 645 645
Adaptive dampers - electrical       645 920  
M Sport Design       0    
Driver Assistance Plus II         1,565 1,565
Driving Assistance Plus Package         1,290 1,290
Premium Package         2,115 1,795
Lighting Package         965  
Cold Weather Package         735 735
Options (change) 13,615 13,615 13,465 11,965 11,625 9,225
Options (change) 12,520 12,520 12,385 11,005 10,695 8,490
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,001 0 0 0
Total Price $56,360 $54,860 $56,059 $61,910 $63,820 $66,670
Total Invoice $53,625 $51,630 $52,469 $58,205 $59,985 $62,665

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. BMW 5-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,060
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,809
Model Year201820182018201820172017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series5-Series5-Series
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i530i540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4181hp I4 PiH320hp I6248hp I4335hp I6
TransmissionT8M6T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16205, 12205, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18245/45-18245/45-18
Total Price$56,360$54,860$56,059$61,910$63,820$66,670
Adjustments for Features-1,2500-1,025-1,775-3,900-3,400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,110$54,860$55,034$60,135$59,920$63,270
Cost Above Minimum$250$0$174$5,275$0$3,350
Total Invoice$53,625$51,630$52,469$58,205$59,985$62,665
Adjustments for Features-1,1890-959-1,669-3,666-3,196
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,436$51,630$51,510$56,536$56,319$59,469
Cost Above Minimum$926$120$0$5,026$0$3,150

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year201820182018201820172017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series5-Series5-Series
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i530i540i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300$1300$1300$1300
6-speed manual $150    
RWD$0$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000$1000$1000  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware    $1200$1200
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving    $100$100
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250$250$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power    $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial    $200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor    $150$150
Evasive maneuver assist    $200$200
Lane departure collision mitigation    $50$50
Lane keeping assist    $400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system    $100$100
Rear cross-traffic detection    $100$100
Rollover sensor    $50$50
Side collision intervention    $200$200
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through    $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Rear air vents    $100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150$150  
Surround sound   $250  
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0$0  
Sport rocker panels (optional)   $0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0$0$0  
Cornering lights    $50$50
Fog lights$125$125$125 $125$125
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable    $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 $250  
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger  $0   
8 kWh battery pack  $0   
Launch control    $100$100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100 $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim    $250$250
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat    $50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat    $50$50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500$500 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0$0$0  
Total Value of Features$3,325$2,075$3,100$3,850$5,975$5,475
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,250$0$1,025$1,775$3,900$3,400
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,1890-959-1,669-3,666-3,196

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. BMW 5-Series

Model Year20182017
Model3-Series5-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in117.1 in
Length182.5 in194.6 in
Width71.3 in73.5 in
Height56.3 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,747 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in58.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft318.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
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 support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested220090%
Total Not Requested25010%
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)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
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 support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested220090%
Total Not Requested25010%
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)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
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 support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested2200100%
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%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
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 support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested220090%
Total Not Requested25010%
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)250No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1950100%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested180084%
Total Not Requested35016%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Leather door panel trim250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested162587%
Total Not Requested25013%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested450100%
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 5-Series 540i

Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist system400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1950100%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested180084%
Total Not Requested35016%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested1175100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

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