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

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

Lowest Total Price: $54,760

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $16,785

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model3-Series3-SeriesE-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim330iM340iE350E450AMG E53AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,750 $54,000 $54,050 $61,550 $73,800 $107,350
Convenience Tier 1,750          
Executive Tier 3,100 3,100        
Obstacle detection, rear 600 600        
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900        
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575        
Driving Assistance Package 500 500        
Wireless charging station 500 500        
Luxury Design 0 0        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200        
Heated second row seats 350 350 580 580 580 580
Heated steering wheel 190 190        
Blind spot warning system 500 500        
Apple CarPlay support 300 300        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 720 720 720 720
Active multicontour front seats     1,320 1,320 1,320  
Warmth & Comfort Package     1,050 1,050    
Premium 3 Package     9,500 9,500 6,500 3,600
Rear air vents with automatic controls     760 760 760 760
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display     700 700    
Leather seating surfaces     1,620 1,620 1,620  
Special order charge     250 250    
Sunshades, second row       380 380 380
Wood trim         0 0
Upgraded leather upholstery         1,370  
Front sport buckets           2,500
AMG Premium Package           3,600
Convenience Tier 1,610          
Executive Tier 2,850 2,850        
Obstacle detection, rear 550 550        
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670        
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530        
Driving Assistance Package 460 460        
Wireless charging station 460 460        
Luxury Design 0 0        
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105        
Heated second row seats 320 320 539 539 539 539
Heated steering wheel 175 175        
Blind spot warning system 460 460        
Apple CarPlay support 275 275        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 670 670 670 670
Active multicontour front seats     1,228 1,228 1,228  
Warmth & Comfort Package     977 977    
Premium 3 Package     8,835 8,835 6,045 3,348
Rear air vents with automatic controls     707 707 707 707
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display     651 651    
Leather seating surfaces     1,507 1,507 1,507  
Special order charge     233 233    
Sunshades, second row       291 353 353
Wood trim         0 0
Upgraded leather upholstery         1,274  
Front sport buckets           2,325
AMG Premium Package           3,348
Options (change) 13,015 11,265 16,500 16,880 13,250 12,140
Options (change) 11,970 10,360 15,347 15,638 12,323 11,290
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Total Price $54,760 $66,260 $71,545 $79,425 $88,045 $120,485

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,985
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6
Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model3-Series3-SeriesE-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim330iM340iE350E450AMG E53AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine255hp I4382hp I6255hp I4362hp V6429hp I6 H603hp V8
TransmissionT8T8T9T9T9T9
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9600, 16590, 13590, 13590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18x-245/45-18245/40-19265/35-20
Total Price$54,760$66,260$71,545$79,425$88,045$120,485
Adjustments for Features0-250-3,800-5,625-7,650-7,850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$54,760$66,010$67,745$73,800$80,395$112,635
Cost Above Minimum$0$11,250$0$6,055$12,650$44,890

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

Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model3-Series3-SeriesE-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim330iM340iE350E450AMG E53AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300    
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400$1400$1400$1400
RWD$0$0$0   
AWD   $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000    
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware  $1150$1150$1150$1150
Automated lane change  $300$300$300$300
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100  
Power trunk closer  $350$350$350$350
Remote climate control  $25$25$25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75$75$75
Sunshades, second row$125$125 $125$125$125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0$0 
Active safety seat bolsters  $0$0$0 
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver  $0$0$0$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
Drift mode     $0
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150$150
Evasive maneuver assist  $200$200$200$200
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100    
Lane keeping assist  $400$400$400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100$100$100
Rollover sensor  $50$50$50$50
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100$100$100
Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communication  $0$0$0$0
Wide-view front camera$150$150    
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50    
Console with shifter$150$150    
Console without shifter  $150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25$25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100$100$100$100
Aux input$50$50    
CD player$125$125    
DVD-compatible player$0$0    
Fragrance atomizer  $200$200$200$200
Handwriting recognition$200$200    
Ionizing air filtration  $50$50$50$50
MP3-compatible player$50$50    
Near-field communications (NFC)  $25$25$25$25
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250$250$250$250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150    
Residual heat$50$50    
S Voice support$0$0    
Satellite radio  $200$200$200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250    
SD Card slot  $25$25$25$25
Surround sound $250$250$250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300    
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325$325$325
Text dictation$50$50    
Voice control for external devices$0$0    
Voice recorder$0$0    
Exterior 
Body kit    $0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)     $0
Rear spoiler    $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights  $200$200$200$200
Analog clock  $25$25  
Boost gauge    $75$75
Chronometer    $100$100
Compass$0$0    
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125$125    
Interior ambient lighting$150$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150$150$150
Steering-linked headlights$150$150    
Powertrain 
Launch control     $100
Limited-slip rear differential     $300
Raised top speed limiter     $0
Regenerative braking$0$0    
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver  $300$300$300 
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger  $300$300$300 
Cooled or ventilated front seats     $300
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100  
Heated front row armrests  $100$100  
Illuminated door sill trim plates    $200$200
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50    
Massage, driver seat  $100$100$100 
Massage, passenger seat  $100$100$100 
Memory system, passenger seat  $150$150$150$150
Metal pedals    $75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100   $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100   $100
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat     $100
Power thigh 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
Rapid-heating front seats  $0$0  
Upholstered instrument panel    $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical    $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100$100  
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable    $1000$1000
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade)    $0 
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)     $0
Total Value of Features$5,275$5,525$9,075$10,900$12,925$13,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$250$3,800$5,625$7,650$7,850
Value of Feature Adjustments0-44-868-1,178-1,157-800

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

Model Year20202020
Model3-SeriesE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in115.7 in
Length185.7 in193.8 in
Width71.9 in73.7 in
Height56.8 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,590 lb.4,135 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in37.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in36.2 in
Cargo Volume16.9 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested155086%
Total Not Requested25014%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested230094%
Total Not Requested1506%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested151588%
Total Not Requested20012%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested15075%
Total Not Requested5025%
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

Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested230094%
Total Not Requested1506%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested151588%
Total Not Requested20012%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50No
Total Requested15075%
Total Not Requested5025%
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 E-Class E350

Active multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested800100%
Warmth & Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Heated front row armrests100No
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Power trunk closer350No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Near-field communications (NFC)25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested470066%
Total Not Requested242534%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E450

Active multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested800100%
Warmth & Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Heated front row armrests100No
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Total Requested10050%
Total Not Requested10050%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Power trunk closer350No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Near-field communications (NFC)25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested470066%
Total Not Requested242534%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E53

Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested242560%
Total Not Requested160040%
Active multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested800100%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S

Front sport buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Front sport buckets100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested242560%
Total Not Requested160040%
AMG Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist400No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested197563%
Total Not Requested115037%

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