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BMW 3-Series vs. Cadillac CTS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Cadillac CTS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $80,195

BMW 3-Series M3   
Difference: $13,540

Lowest Total Invoice: $75,185

BMW 3-Series M3   
Difference: $13,637

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesCTS
TrimM3CTS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $65,500 $86,295
Base Invoice $61,595 $81,980
Competition Package 4,750  
Executive Package 4,100  
Driving Assistance Package 500  
Sunshade, rear, power 350  
Full Merino Leather 2,650  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550  
Blind spot warning system 500  
Apple CarPlay support 300  
Sunroof 0  
Wood trim 0  
Luxury Package   2,500
Painted brake calipers (optional)   595
Polished alloy wheels   900
Panoramic sunroof   1,450
Competition Package 4,370  
Executive Package 3,770  
Driving Assistance Package 460  
Sunshade, rear, power 320  
Full Merino Leather 2,435  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505  
Blind spot warning system 460  
Apple CarPlay support 275  
Sunroof 0  
Wood trim 0  
Luxury Package   2,225
Painted brake calipers (optional)   530
Polished alloy wheels   801
Panoramic sunroof   1,291
Options (change) 13,700 5,445
Options (change) 12,595 4,847
Destination 995 995
Gas Tax 0 1,000
Total Price $80,195 $93,735
Total Invoice $75,185 $88,822

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 3-Series M3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,400
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,609
Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesCTS
TrimM3CTS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine444hp I6640hp V8
TransmissionM6T8
DrivetrainRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/25 MPG14/21 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16?, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/30-20265/35-19
Total Price$80,195$93,735
Adjustments for Features0-2,140
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$80,195$91,595
Total Invoice$75,185$88,822
Adjustments for Features0-2,028
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$75,185$86,794

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesCTS
TrimM3CTS-V
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
RWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction $0
Electronic engine sound enhancement $0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Remote start $150
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Dedicated short-range radio communications (DSRC) $0
Following distance indicator $25
High performance brake pads (optional) $0
Lane keeping assist $400
Pedestrian detection$50 
Performance traction management $250
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $0
Rear side airbags $300
Rearview camera $200
Safety key $5
Vehicle health reports $0
Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication $0
Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo net $40
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Residual heat$50 
Drivetrain 
Differential cooler $0
Engine / Motor 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Carbon fiber hood $0
Laminated front side windows $200
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Painted brake calipers, alternate color$0 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear spoiler$200 
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0 
Sunroof$900 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $225
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wireless charging station $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Boost gauge $75
Headlight washers$50 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Rear camera mirror $200
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Xenon HID headlights $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Carbon fiber trim $200
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Coordinated climate control, front seats $0
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather door panel trim$250 
Metal pedals $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Synthetic suede headliner $650
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces $0
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Wood trim$300 
Transmission 
Downshift rev matching$50 
Launch control $100
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Total Value of Features$6,870$9,010
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,140
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,028

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Cadillac CTS

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesCTS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in114.6 in
Length182.5 in195.5 in
Width71.3 in72.2 in
Height56.3 in57.2 in
Curb Weight3,575 lb.4,145 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in39.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in54.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.3 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft313.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M3

Competition Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Polished alloy wheels350Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Sport exhaust0No
285/30YR20 tires200No
Painted brake calipers, alternate color0No
265/30YR20 tires200No
turbocharged
3.0L I6
DOHC-4v
444 hp@7000
406 lb-ft@1850
1000Yes
Total Requested160080%
Total Not Requested40020%
Executive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested190079%
Total Not Requested50021%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Full Merino Leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery-450No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage450Yes
Leather door panel trim250No
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000No
Total Requested45036%
Total Not Requested80064%

Option Package Details
Cadillac CTS CTS-V

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear air vents with automatic controls150No
Folding second row seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
AC power outlet100No
Rear camera mirror200No
Total Requested85061%
Total Not Requested55039%

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