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

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BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus IS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,615

Lexus IS 300   
Difference: $3,494

Lowest Total Invoice: $45,214

Lexus IS 300   
Difference: $3,625

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesISIS
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i300350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $40,200 $41,370
Base Invoice $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $37,386 $38,474
Shadow Sport Design 600   600      
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750 750 500 500
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    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550    
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190 190 150 150
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575 210 210
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500 500 600 600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200    
Track Handling Package   2,300        
M Sport Design       0    
Adaptive dampers - electrical       700    
F Sport Package         3,145 3,155
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,835 2,835
Shadow Sport Design 550   550      
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690 690 460 460
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    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505    
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175 175 140 140
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 530 192 192
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460 460 552 552
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105    
Track Handling Package   2,115        
M Sport Design       0    
Adaptive dampers - electrical       645    
F Sport Package         2,893 2,904
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,616 2,616
Options (change) 9,515 11,215 9,515 7,865 7,440 7,450
Options (change) 8,755 10,320 8,755 7,240 6,853 6,864
Destination 995 995 995 995 975 975
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,001 0 0 0
Total Price $52,260 $52,460 $52,109 $57,810 $48,615 $49,795
Total Invoice $49,860 $49,430 $48,839 $54,440 $45,214 $46,313

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus IS 300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,729
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,907
Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesISIS
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i300350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4180hp I4 PiH320hp I6241hp I4306hp V6
TransmissionT8M6T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
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)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/40-18225/40-18
Total Price$52,260$52,460$52,109$57,810$48,615$49,795
Adjustments for Features-9000-925-1,425-160-660
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,360$52,460$51,184$56,385$48,455$49,135
Cost Above Minimum$176$1,276$0$5,201$0$680
Total Invoice$49,860$49,430$48,839$54,440$45,214$46,313
Adjustments for Features-8590-867-1,342-149-614
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,001$49,430$47,972$53,098$45,065$45,699
Cost Above Minimum$1,029$1,458$0$5,126$0$634

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year201820182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesISIS
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340i300350
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    $750$750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000$1000$1000  
Electronic engine sound enhancement    $0$0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100  
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125$125  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0  
Cross-traffic warning, rear    $100$100
High performance brake pads (optional) $0  $0$0
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  
Vehicle health reports    $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  
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  
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175  
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
Variable intermittent wipers    $75$75
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0  
Water-repellent front-door glass    $15$15
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 $0$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25$25
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0    
Sport rocker panels (optional)   $0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock    $25$25
Auto-dimming headlights    $200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror    $75$75
Compass$0$0$0$0  
Fog lights$125$125$125   
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350$350  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25  
Performance meter    $150$150
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  
Raised top speed limiter $0    
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
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50  
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200$200  
Metal pedals    $75$75
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  
Upholstered instrument cluster hood    $50$50
Wood trim$300$300$300$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500 $500 $500
Total Value of Features$5,680$4,780$5,705$6,205$4,940$5,440
Value of Feature Adjustments$900$0$925$1,425$160$660
Value of Feature Adjustments-8590-867-1,342-149-614

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesIS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in110.2 in
Length182.5 in184.3 in
Width71.3 in71.3 in
Height56.3 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,584 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in44.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft310.8 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)250Yes
Total Requested115074%
Total Not Requested40026%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
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
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
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
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%
Track Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Performance braking system (optional)250No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
High performance brake pads (optional)0Yes
Variable steering ratio (optional)0No
Raised top speed limiter0No
255/40YR18 tires200No
225/45YR18 tires200No
Total Requested75054%
Total Not Requested65046%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Total Requested115074%
Total Not Requested40026%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
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
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

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
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested95055%
Total Not Requested76545%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 300

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested27561%
Total Not Requested17539%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested105047%
Total Not Requested117553%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested97572%
Total Not Requested37528%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested27561%
Total Not Requested17539%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
255/35YR18 tires200No
225/40YR18 tires200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested175060%
Total Not Requested117540%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested97572%
Total Not Requested37528%

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