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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: $55,259

BMW 3-Series 330e   
Difference: $686

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212020202020202020
Model3-SeriesC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim330eC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $46,550 $41,400 $55,950 $68,100 $75,700
Convenience Tier 1,750        
Driving Assistance Package 500        
Premium Tier 2,900        
Luxury Design 0        
Sunshade, rear, power 575 440 440 440 440
Obstacle detection, rear 750        
Executive Tier 2,800        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 720 720 720 720
Heated steering wheel 190 250      
Blind spot warning system 500        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200        
Advanced Lighting Package   1,900 1,900 1,050 1,050
Leather Seating Package   1,950      
Premium Driver Assistance Package   3,050      
Multimedia Package   2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200
Parking Assist Package   1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090
Sunshades, second row   380 380 380 380
Head-up display (HUD)   990 990 990 990
Heated front seats   580      
Driver Assistance Package     2,250 2,250 2,250
Leather seating surfaces     1,620    
AMG Leather Package       2,590  
Convenience Tier 1,610        
Driving Assistance Package 460        
Premium Tier 2,670        
Luxury Design 0        
Sunshade, rear, power 530 409 409 409 409
Obstacle detection, rear 690        
Executive Tier 2,575        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 670 670 670 670
Heated steering wheel 175 233      
Blind spot warning system 460        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105        
Advanced Lighting Package   1,767 1,767 977 977
Leather Seating Package   1,814      
Premium Driver Assistance Package   2,837      
Multimedia Package   2,046 2,046 2,046 2,046
Parking Assist Package   1,014 1,014 1,014 1,014
Sunshades, second row   354 354 353 353
Head-up display (HUD)   921 921 921 921
Heated front seats   539      
Driver Assistance Package     2,093 2,093 2,093
Leather seating surfaces     1,507    
AMG Leather Package       2,409  
Options (change) 11,715 13,550 11,590 11,710 9,120
Options (change) 10,780 12,604 10,781 10,892 8,483
Destination 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax -4,001 0 0 0 0
Total Price $55,259 $55,945 $68,535 $80,805 $85,815

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 3-Series 330e
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,139
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,229
Model Year20212020202020202020
Model3-SeriesC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim330eC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 PiH255hp I4385hp V6469hp V8503hp V8
TransmissionT8T9T9T9T9
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/50-17225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19
Total Price$55,259$55,945$68,535$80,805$85,815
Adjustments for Features0-1,825-4,350-3,600-4,300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,259$54,120$64,185$77,205$81,515
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$10,065$23,085$27,395

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

Model Year20212020202020202020
Model3-SeriesC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
Trim330eC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300    
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400$1400$1400
RWD$0$0 $0$0
AWD  $1700  
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100    
Heated steering wheel$100$100   
Remote climate control $25$25$25$25
Remote start via app $75$75$75$75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0    
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200$200$200
Blind spot collision prevention $150$150$150$150
Collision preparation system, rear $100$100$100$100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0$0$0$0
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100$100$100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150
Knee airbag, passenger$100    
Lane keeping assist $400$400$400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100$100$100
Rear side airbags $300$300$300$300
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100
Wide-view front camera$150    
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50    
Console with shifter$150    
Console without shifter $150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50    
Aux input$50    
Rear air vents $100$100$100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150    
Residual heat$50    
S Voice support$0    
Satellite radio $200$200$200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250    
SD Card slot $25$25$25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0    
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25$25
Surround sound   $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300    
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325$325$325
Voice control for external devices$0    
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Body kit  $0$0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)    $0
Rear spoiler   $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25   
Boost gauge  $75$75$75
Chronometer  $100$100$100
Cornering lights $50$50$50$50
Fog light, rear $100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125    
Interior ambient lighting$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25    
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger$0    
8 kWh battery pack$0    
Active rear differential    $500
Dual-mode exhaust   $250$250
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)    $500
Launch control   $100$100
Limited-slip rear differential   $300 
Raised top speed limiter    $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100    
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200$200$200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50    
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150$150$150
Metal pedals  $75$75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100    
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100    
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Synthetic suede steering wheel    $150
Upholstered instrument panel  $300$300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500$500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100   
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0$0$0
Suggestive steering $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$4,050$5,875$8,400$7,650$8,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,825$4,350$3,600$4,300
Value of Feature Adjustments0-444-747-530-475

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

Model Year20212020
Model3-SeriesC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in111.8 in
Length185.7 in184.5 in
Width71.9 in71.3 in
Height56.8 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,590 lb.3,418 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume16.9 ft312.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%
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)350Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested166597%
Total Not Requested503%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Total Requested205093%
Total Not Requested1507%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Premium Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested165069%
Total Not Requested75031%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C43

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Total Requested60075%
Total Not Requested20025%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
AMG Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Total Requested60075%
Total Not Requested20025%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

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