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

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BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $50,895

Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA250   
Difference: $549

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesCLACLA
Trim330i330eM340iCLA250AMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,250 $44,550 $54,700 $37,850 $47,850
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750      
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500    
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900 2,900    
Luxury Design 0 0 0    
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 720 720
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200    
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450    
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300    
Multimedia Package       2,300 2,300
Premium Package       1,800 1,800
Interior Package       1,650 1,650
Driver Assistance Package       1,500 1,500
Parktronic Package       970 970
Convenience Package       400 400
Sunroof, large       1,480 1,480
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only       850  
Wood trim       325 325
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610      
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460    
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670 2,670    
Luxury Design 0 0 0    
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 669 669
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105    
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335    
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275    
Multimedia Package       2,139 2,139
Premium Package       1,674 1,674
Interior Package       1,535 1,535
Driver Assistance Package       1,395 1,395
Parktronic Package       902 902
Convenience Package       372 372
Sunroof, large       1,376 1,376
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only       791  
Wood trim       302 302
Options (change) 9,900 9,900 8,150 11,995 11,145
Options (change) 9,110 9,110 7,500 11,155 10,364
Destination 995 995 995 1,050 1,050
Gas Tax 0 -4,001 0 0 0
Total Price $52,145 $51,444 $63,845 $50,895 $60,045

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA250
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 3-Series 330e
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $819
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,627
Model Year20212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesCLACLA
Trim330i330eM340iCLA250AMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine255hp I4180hp I4 PiH382hp I6 H221hp I4302hp I4
TransmissionT8T8T8S7S7
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9600, 16?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18235/40-18
Total Price$52,145$51,444$63,845$50,895$60,045
Adjustments for Features0-125-250-395-3,670
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,145$51,319$63,595$50,500$56,375
Cost Above Minimum$826$0$12,276$0$5,875

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year20212021202120212021
Model3-Series3-Series3-SeriesCLACLA
Trim330i330eM340iCLA250AMG CLA35
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300  
7-speed automated manual   $1200$1200
RWD$0$0$0  
FWD   $0 
AWD    $1700
Accessories 
Remote climate control   $25$25
Remote start via app   $75$75
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15  
Semi-automated parking system   $500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor   $150$150
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100$100
Rollover sensor   $50$50
Torque vectoring, brake-based    $100
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50  
Console with shifter$150$150$150 $150
Console without shifter   $150 
Overhead sunglass holder   $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50  
Android Auto support   $100$100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100  
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15  
Rear air vents   $100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150  
Residual heat$50$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0$0  
Satellite radio   $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250  
SD Card slot   $25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader   $25$25
Surround sound  $250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation   $325$325
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot   $50$50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)    $0
Body kit    $0
Front splitter spoiler    $200
Rear spoiler    $200
Sunroof$900$900$900  
Sunroof, large   $1100$1100
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Chronometer    $100
Compass$0$0$0  
Fog light, rear   $100$100
Fog lights$125$125$125  
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   $150$150
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25   
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only   $750$750
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50  
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger $0   
8 kWh battery pack $0   
Dual-mode exhaust    $250
Launch control    $100
Regenerative braking$0 $0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
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
Metal pedals    $75
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100  
Synthetic suede inserts in seating surfaces    $450
Upholstered instrument panel   $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional)    $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)    $0
Total Value of Features$5,555$5,680$5,805$5,950$9,225
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$125$250$395$3,670
Value of Feature Adjustments0-15-33-95-698

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz CLA

Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesCLA
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in107.4 in
Length185.7 in184.6 in
Width71.9 in72.0 in
Height56.8 in56.7 in
Curb Weight3,590 lb.3,363 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.13.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in38.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in35.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in33.9 in
Cargo Volume16.9 ft311.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested155086%
Total Not Requested25014%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested111565%
Total Not Requested60035%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested155086%
Total Not Requested25014%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested111565%
Total Not Requested60035%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M340i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested111565%
Total Not Requested60035%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested25100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA CLA250

LED headlights, single projector or low beam only
FeatureValueRequested?
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
LED tail lights0No
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested109088%
Total Not Requested15012%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Interior Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parktronic Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG CLA35

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested109088%
Total Not Requested15012%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Interior Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Total Requested100077%
Total Not Requested30023%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parktronic Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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