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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: $80,275

BMW 3-Series M3   
Difference: $7,565

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesGLC
TrimM3AMG GLC63
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Base Price $69,900 $73,900
Driving Assistance Package 500  
Executive Package 4,100  
Full Merino Leather 2,650  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 720
Blind spot warning system 500  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,080 160
Sunroof 0  
Advanced Lighting Package   1,900
designo Package   3,100
Wood trim   0
Multimedia Package   2,200
Advanced Parking Assist Package   1,290
Panoramic sunroof   1,500
Black exterior trim (optional)   200
Head-up display (HUD)   990
Heated second row seats   580
Heated steering wheel   250
Driving Assistance Package 460  
Executive Package 3,770  
Full Merino Leather 2,435  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 670
Blind spot warning system 460  
Wood trim, alternative type 995 149
Sunroof 0  
Advanced Lighting Package   1,767
designo Package   2,883
Wood trim   0
Multimedia Package   2,046
Advanced Parking Assist Package   1,200
Panoramic sunroof   1,395
Black exterior trim (optional)   186
Head-up display (HUD)   921
Heated second row seats   539
Heated steering wheel   233
Options (change) 9,380 12,890
Options (change) 8,625 11,989
Destination 995 1,050
Total Price $80,275 $87,840

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 3-Series M3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,390
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,502
Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesGLC
TrimM3AMG GLC63
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Engine473hp I6469hp V8
TransmissionM6T9
DrivetrainRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16640, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/40-18265/45-20
Total Price$80,275$87,840
Adjustments for Features0-6,175
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$80,275$81,665

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

Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesGLC
TrimM3AMG GLC63
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
RWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Power liftgate $350
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Lane departure warning$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Rollover sensor $50
Tires, run-flat $150
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Trailer sway control $25
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo cover $75
Cargo net $40
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Aux input$50 
Heated washer fluid system $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear wiper $175
Residual heat$50 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $225
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Deep-tinted rear windows $275
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia $0
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0 
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge $75
Chronometer $100
Cornering lights $50
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Downshift rev matching$50 
Launch control $100
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Regenerative braking$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding second row seats$300 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, passenger seat $150
Metal pedals $75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-folding second row seats $700
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000
Crosswind stabilization $50
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Suggestive steering $0
Total Value of Features$5,215$11,390
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,175
Value of Feature Adjustments0-917

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

Model Year20212021
Model3-SeriesGLC
Body4dr Sedan4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.2 in113.1 in
Length185.7 in183.8 in
Width71.9 in74.8 in
Height56.8 in65.5 in
Curb Weight3,840 lb.4,546 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.9 ft319.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
16.956.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M3

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Executive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested220092%
Total Not Requested2008%
Full Merino Leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery-450No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage450Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000No
Total Requested70056%
Total Not Requested55044%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC63

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights250Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
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, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

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