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

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

Lowest Total Price: $54,835

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $1,900

Lowest Total Invoice: $51,068

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $2,342

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesGLCGLC
Trim328d330iGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,950 $44,450 $40,050 $56,250
Base Invoice $43,415 $42,020 $37,247 $52,313
Convenience Tier 850 850    
Driving Assistance Package 500 500    
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900    
Luxury Design 0 0    
Obstacle detection, rear 600 600    
Executive Tier 3,100 3,100    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 720 720
Heated steering wheel 190 190 250 250
Sunshades, second row 250 250 380 380
Heated second row seats 350 350 580 580
Blind spot warning system 500 500    
Track Handling Package   2,300    
Advanced Lighting Package     1,900 1,900
Premium 1 Package     1,350  
Leather Seating Package     2,050  
Multimedia Package     2,200 2,200
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,290 1,290
Heated front seats     580  
Panoramic sunroof     1,500 1,500
Head-up display (HUD)     990 990
Leather seating surfaces       1,620
Wood trim       0
Convenience Tier 780 780    
Driving Assistance Package 460 460    
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670    
Luxury Design 0 0    
Obstacle detection, rear 550 550    
Executive Tier 2,850 2,850    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 670 670
Heated steering wheel 175 175 233 233
Sunshades, second row 230 230 353 353
Heated second row seats 320 320 539 539
Blind spot warning system 460 460    
Track Handling Package   2,115    
Advanced Lighting Package     1,767 1,767
Premium 1 Package     1,256  
Leather Seating Package     1,907  
Multimedia Package     2,046 2,046
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,200 1,200
Heated front seats     539  
Panoramic sunroof     1,395 1,395
Head-up display (HUD)     921 921
Leather seating surfaces       1,507
Wood trim       0
Options (change) 9,790 12,090 13,790 11,430
Options (change) 9,000 11,115 12,826 10,631
Destination 995 995 995 995
Total Price $56,735 $57,535 $54,835 $68,675
Total Invoice $53,410 $54,130 $51,068 $63,939

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,275
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,754
Model Year2018201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesGLCGLC
Trim328d330iGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4241hp I4362hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T9T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/45-18235/60-18255/45-20
Total Price$56,735$57,535$54,835$68,675
Adjustments for Features-625-9750-4,185
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,110$56,560$54,835$64,490
Cost Above Minimum$0$450$0$9,655
Total Invoice$53,410$54,130$51,068$63,939
Adjustments for Features-588-9170-3,896
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$52,822$53,213$51,068$60,043
Cost Above Minimum$0$391$0$8,975

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

Model Year2018201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesGLCGLC
Trim328d330iGLC300AMG GLC43
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400$1400
AWD$1700$1700 $1700
RWD  $0 
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100
Power liftgate  $350$350
Remote climate control  $25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150
High performance brake pads (optional) $0  
Hill descent control$250$250  
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100  
Lane departure warning$200$200  
Pedestrian detection$50$50  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100
Rollover sensor  $50$50
Tires, run-flat$150 $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Trailer sway control  $25$25
Wide-view front camera$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50  
Cargo area partition net$40$40  
Cargo net  $40$40
Console with shifter$150$150  
Console without shifter  $150$150
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150  
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50  
Aux input$50$50  
Heated washer fluid system   $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15 
Rear air vents  $100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150  
Residual heat$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0  
Satellite radio  $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250  
SD Card slot  $25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0  
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325
Voice control for external devices$0$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50
Exterior 
Deep-tinted rear windows  $275$275
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia   $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia   $0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge   $75
Chronometer   $100
Cornering lights  $50$50
Fog light, rear  $100$100
Fog lights$125$125  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250  
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500
Launch control$100$100  
Raised top speed limiter $0  
Regenerative braking$0$0  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100  
Folding second row seats$300$300  
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  
Memory system, passenger seat  $150$150
Metal pedals   $75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Power-folding second row seats  $700$700
Upholstered instrument panel   $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500 $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   $1000
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0  
Suggestive steering  $0$0
Total Value of Features$6,730$7,080$6,105$10,290
Value of Feature Adjustments$625$975$0$4,185
Value of Feature Adjustments-588-9170-3,896

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

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesGLC
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.6 in113.1 in
Length182.0 in183.3 in
Width71.3 in74.4 in
Height56.3 in64.5 in
Curb Weight3,663 lb.3,892 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in37.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.0 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.5 ft320.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
53.0 ft356.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
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 Requested65072%
Total Not Requested25028%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested166597%
Total Not Requested503%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Roof rails250Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested275100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Wide-view front camera150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested205084%
Total Not Requested40016%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
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 Requested65072%
Total Not Requested25028%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested166597%
Total Not Requested503%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Roof rails250Yes
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Total Requested275100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Wide-view front camera150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested205084%
Total Not Requested40016%
Track Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Performance braking system (optional)250No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Variable steering ratio (optional)0No
Raised top speed limiter0No
255/40YR18 tires200No
225/45YR18 tires200No
Total Requested50036%
Total Not Requested90064%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested135082%
Total Not Requested30018%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested65087%
Total Not Requested10013%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1400100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested135082%
Total Not Requested30018%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1400100%
Total Not Requested00%

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