BMW 3-Series BMW 3-Series 2021 Lexus IS Lexus IS 2020

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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: $43,480

Lexus IS 300   
Difference: $9,680

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,250 $38,560
Convenience Tier 1,750  
Luxury Design 0  
Driving Assistance Package 500  
Premium Tier 2,900  
Obstacle detection, rear 750 500
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550  
Heated steering wheel 190 150
Sunshade, rear, power 575 210
Blind spot warning system 500 600
AWD 2,000 0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200  
Navigation system   1,735
Premium Package   700
Convenience Tier 1,610  
Luxury Design 0  
Driving Assistance Package 460  
Premium Tier 2,670  
Obstacle detection, rear 690 460
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505  
Heated steering wheel 175 140
Sunshade, rear, power 530 192
Blind spot warning system 460 552
AWD 1,860 0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105  
Navigation system   1,604
Premium Package   644
Options (change) 10,915 3,895
Options (change) 10,065 3,592
Destination 995 1,025
Total Price $53,160 $43,480

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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: $7,715
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,034
Model Year20212020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine255hp I4255hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/34 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9293, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-17
Total Price$53,160$43,480
Adjustments for Features-1,9650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,195$43,480

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20212020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
Adaptive cruise control $600
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Hill descent control$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Rear side airbags $300
Temporary spare tire $150
Tires, run-flat$150 
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Residual heat$50 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Upholstered instrument cluster hood $50
Wood trim$300 
Total Value of Features$8,255$6,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,965$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4090

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20212020
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in110.2 in
Length185.7 in184.3 in
Width71.9 in71.3 in
Height56.8 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,772 lb.3,737 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in44.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume16.9 ft310.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

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

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 300

Obstacle detection, rear
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Blind spot warning system
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested27561%
Total Not Requested17539%
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
3.5L V6
255 hp@6400
236 lb-ft@2000
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation system
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested72597%
Total Not Requested253%
Premium Package
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested20040%
Total Not Requested30060%

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