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BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $35,895

BMW 3-Series 320i   
Difference: $31,200

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,130

BMW 3-Series 320i   
Difference: $28,338

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019201920192019201920192018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesC-Class
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3M3 CSAMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,900 $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $65,500 $98,250 $66,100
Base Invoice $33,135 $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $61,595 $92,055 $61,473
Options (change) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Options (change) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995 995 995
Total Price $35,895 $42,745 $41,245 $46,595 $49,945 $66,495 $99,245 $67,095
Total Invoice $34,130 $41,105 $39,110 $44,085 $47,200 $62,590 $93,050 $62,468

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 3-Series 320i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,670
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,768
Model Year20192019201920192019201920192018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesC-Class
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3M3 CSAMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Enginehp hp hp hp hp hp hp 469hp V8
TransmissionT7
DrivetrainRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/23 MPG17/23 MPG17/23 MPG17/23 MPG17/23 MPG17/23 MPG17/23 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ?590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)x-x-x-x-x-x-x-245/40-18
Total Price$35,895$42,745$41,245$46,595$49,945$66,495$99,245$67,095
Adjustments for Features19,53019,53019,53019,53019,53019,53019,5300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,425$62,275$60,775$66,125$69,475$86,025$118,775$67,095
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,850$5,350$10,700$14,050$30,600$63,350$0
Total Invoice$34,130$41,105$39,110$44,085$47,200$62,590$93,050$62,468
Adjustments for Features18,57018,78118,51918,47818,45718,38318,3110
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,700$59,886$57,629$62,563$65,657$80,973$111,361$62,468
Cost Above Minimum$0$7,186$4,929$9,863$12,957$28,273$58,661$0

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20192019201920192019201920192018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesC-Class
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3M3 CSAMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
-speed $0$0$0$0$0$0$0 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic       $1200
$0$0$0$0$0$0$0 
RWD       $0
Accessories 
Cruise control       $250
Power front side windows       $250
Power locks       $275
Power rear side windows       $200
Proximity key       $250
Remote app       $25
Remote climate control       $25
Remote keyless entry       $225
Remote start via app       $75
Remote window/roof operation       $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power       $350
Universal garage door opener       $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes       $150
Antilock brakes (ABS)       $400
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial       $200
Automatic braking, low-speed       $200
Blind spot warning system       $200
Brake assist       $50
Driver drowsiness monitor       $150
Forward collision warning       $200
Front side airbags       $350
Knee airbag, driver       $100
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system       $100
Rear side airbags       $300
Rearview camera       $200
Side curtain airbags       $350
Stability control       $400
Tire-pressure monitor       $75
Torque vectoring, brake-based       $100
Traction control       $100
Cargo Management 
Console without shifter       $150
Overhead sunglass holder       $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Air conditioning       $900
Audio controls on steering wheel       $125
Automatic air recirculation       $100
Automatic climate control, front       $200
Bluetooth audio streaming       $25
Bluetooth cell phone link       $100
CD player       $125
Dual-zone climate control       $125
HD radio       $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles       $15
In-vehicle Internet       $150
Interior air filter       $0
MP3-compatible player       $50
Rain-sensing wipers       $175
Rear air vents       $100
Rear defrost       $200
Satellite radio       $200
SD Card slot       $25
SMS text-to-speech reader       $25
Surround sound       $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation       $325
USB port       $100
Wi-Fi hotspot       $50
Exterior 
Body kit       $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)       $25
Rear spoiler       $200
Sunroof       $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror       $75
Auto-dimming rearview mirror       $150
Automatic headlights       $125
Boost gauge       $75
Chronometer       $100
Compass       $0
Fog light, rear       $100
Heated mirrors       $25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver       $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger       $50
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only       $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse       $25
Outside temperature display       $50
Power mirrors       $150
Power-folding mirrors       $50
Tachometer       $75
Trip computer       $150
Turn signals on or near mirrors       $25
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop       $150
Dual-mode exhaust       $250
Launch control       $100
Limited-slip rear differential       $300
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls       $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), front row       $75
Center armrest(s), second row       $50
Floor mats       $75
Folding second row seats       $300
Heated front seats       $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates       $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel       $150
Memory system, driver seat       $200
Memory system, passenger seat       $150
Metal pedals       $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat       $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat       $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat       $100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat       $100
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat       $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat       $50
Power height adjuster, driver seat       $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat       $100
Power recliner, driver seat       $100
Power recliner, passenger seat       $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat       $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat       $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat       $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat       $100
Synthetic leather seating surfaces       $0
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces       $450
Upholstered instrument panel       $300
Wood trim       $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical       $500
Alloy wheels       $350
Crosswind stabilization       $50
Electronic systems calibration selector       $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)       $0
Suggestive steering       $0
Total Value of Features$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$19,530
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Value of Feature Adjustments18,57018,78118,51918,47818,45718,38318,3110

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20192018
Model3-SeriesC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in111.8 in
Length182.5 in184.5 in
Width71.3 in71.3 in
Height56.3 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,520 lb.3,782 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft312.6 ft3

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