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BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus ES Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus ES Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,415

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $3,195

Lowest Total Invoice: $45,280

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $3,370

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesESES
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $38,900 $41,820
Base Invoice $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $36,438 $39,171
Luxury Design 0 0 0 0    
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750 1,750      
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500 500    
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900 2,900 2,900    
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750 750    
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550    
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190 190    
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450    
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500 500    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200    
Ultra Luxury Package         8,520 7,980
Luxury Design 0 0 0 0    
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610 1,610      
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460 460    
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670 2,670 2,670    
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690 690    
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 530    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505    
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175 175    
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335    
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460 460    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105    
Ultra Luxury Package         7,847 7,350
Options (change) 10,365 10,365 10,365 8,615 8,520 7,980
Options (change) 9,540 9,540 9,540 7,930 7,847 7,350
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,001 0 0 0
Total Price $53,110 $51,610 $52,959 $58,560 $48,415 $50,795
Total Invoice $50,645 $48,650 $49,624 $55,130 $45,280 $47,516

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus ES

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus ES 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,680
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,538
Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesESES
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4180hp I4 PiH320hp I6268hp V6156hp I4 H
TransmissionT8M6T8T8T6CVT-6
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16835, 15835, 15
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/50-17225/50-17225/45-18215/55-17215/55-17
Total Price$53,110$51,610$52,959$58,560$48,415$50,795
Adjustments for Features-1,2500-1,275-1,400-1,485-1,510
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,860$51,610$51,684$57,160$46,930$49,285
Cost Above Minimum$250$0$74$5,550$0$2,355
Total Invoice$50,645$48,650$49,624$55,130$45,280$47,516
Adjustments for Features-1,1920-1,195-1,318-1,389-1,413
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,453$48,650$48,429$53,812$43,891$46,103
Cost Above Minimum$1,024$221$0$5,383$0$2,212

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus ES

Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesESES
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300$1300  
6-speed manual $150    
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT     $1100
RWD$0$0$0$0  
FWD    $0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control    $600$600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850$850$850$850  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100  
Power trunk closer    $350$350
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
Cross-traffic warning, rear    $100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based    $200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system    $100$100
Rear side airbags    $300$300
Temporary spare tire    $150$150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150  
Vehicle health reports    $0$0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50  
Overhead sunglass holder    $25$25
Rear seat pass-through    $100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50  
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150  
Media drive$15$15$15$15  
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  
SMS text-to-speech reader    $25$25
Surround sound   $250$250$250
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0  
Water-repellent front-door glass    $15$15
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25$25$25 
Panoramic sunroof    $1200 
Rear spoiler     $200
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock    $25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75$75  
Auto-dimming headlights    $200$200
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350$350  
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50  
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger  $0   
8 kWh battery pack  $0   
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 $150
Regenerative braking$0$0 $0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats    $300$300
Folding second row seats$300$300$300$300  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50  
Memory system, passenger seat    $150$150
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 lumbar adjuster, passenger 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
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel    $150$150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350 $350
Machined alloy wheels    $350 
Total Value of Features$6,630$5,380$6,655$6,780$6,865$6,890
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,250$0$1,275$1,400$1,485$1,510
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,1920-1,195-1,318-1,389-1,413

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus ES

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesES
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in111.0 in
Length182.5 in192.7 in
Width71.3 in71.7 in
Height56.3 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,550 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.17.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in37.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.8 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in40.0 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft315.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
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%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
Lexus ES 350

Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
Panoramic sunroof300No
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Power trunk closer350No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Wood trim300Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested372569%
Total Not Requested167531%

Option Package Details
Lexus ES 300h

Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Power trunk closer350No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Wood trim300Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested372573%
Total Not Requested137527%

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