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BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Maxima Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Maxima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $42,125

Nissan Maxima Platinum   
Difference: $9,185

Lowest Total Invoice: $39,331

Nissan Maxima Platinum   
Difference: $9,039

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesMaxima
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $40,940
Base Invoice $40,110 $38,115 $43,090 $46,205 $38,212
Shadow Sport Design 600 600 600    
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750 750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200  
Navigation system 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700  
Convenience Tier 1,750 1,750 1,750    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550  
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300 300  
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450 1,450  
Heated front seats 500 500 500 500  
Blind spot warning system 500 500 500 500  
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190 190  
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575  
Floor mats         300
Shadow Sport Design 550 550 550    
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690 690  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105 1,105 1,105  
Navigation system 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565  
Convenience Tier 1,610 1,610 1,610    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505  
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275 275  
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335 1,335  
Heated front seats 460 460 460 460  
Blind spot warning system 460 460 460 460  
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175 175  
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 530  
Floor mats         234
Options (change) 10,065 10,065 10,065 7,715 300
Options (change) 9,260 9,260 9,260 7,100 234
Destination 995 995 995 995 885
Gas Tax 0 0 -4,001 0 0
Total Price $52,810 $51,310 $52,659 $57,660 $42,125
Total Invoice $50,365 $48,370 $49,344 $54,300 $39,331

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Maxima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Maxima Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $10,035
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,612
Model Year20182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesMaxima
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4180hp I4 PiH320hp I6300hp V6
TransmissionT8M6T8T8CVT-7
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16?, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18225/45-18245/45-18
Total Price$52,810$51,310$52,659$57,660$42,125
Adjustments for Features-1,2500-1,275-1,400-850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,560$51,310$51,384$56,260$41,275
Cost Above Minimum$250$0$74$4,950$0
Total Invoice$50,365$48,370$49,344$54,300$39,331
Adjustments for Features-1,1920-1,195-1,318-794
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,173$48,370$48,149$52,982$38,537
Cost Above Minimum$1,024$221$0$4,833$0

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018201820182018
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesMaxima
Trim328d330i330e iPerformance340iPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300$1300 
6-speed manual $150   
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT    $1100
RWD$0$0$0$0 
FWD    $0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction    $0
Adaptive cruise control    $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000$1000$1000 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100 
Remote start    $150
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125$125 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power    $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0 
Around view cameras    $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial    $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear    $100
Driver drowsiness monitor    $150
Forward collision warning$200$200$200$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100$100 
Moving object detection, front    $25
Moving object detection, rear    $25
Predictive forward collision warning    $250
Rearview camera$200$200$200$200 
Rollover sensor    $50
Temporary spare tire    $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50 
Cargo mat    $40
Cargo net    $40
Overhead sunglass holder    $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50 
Android Auto support    $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0 
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150 
Media drive$15$15$15$15 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0 
Rear air vents    $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150$150 
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)    $0
Residual heat$50$50$50$50 
S Voice support$0$0$0$0 
Satellite radio    $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader    $25
Surround sound   $250$250
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Laminated front side windows    $200
Panoramic sunroof    $1200
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0$0$0$0 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25  
LED headlights$1000$1000$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50 
Powertrain 
3.5 kW onboard charger  $0  
8 kWh battery pack  $0  
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 
Regenerative braking$0$0 $0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats    $300
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Wood trim$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0$0  
Total Value of Features$7,805$6,555$7,830$7,955$7,405
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,250$0$1,275$1,400$850
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,1920-1,195-1,318-794

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesMaxima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in109.3 in
Length182.5 in192.8 in
Width71.3 in73.2 in
Height56.3 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,472 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in34.2 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested75064%
Total Not Requested41536%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested75064%
Total Not Requested41536%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Shadow Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
225/45VR18 tires400No
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
Sunroof900Yes
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested75064%
Total Not Requested41536%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested115064%
Total Not Requested65036%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested75064%
Total Not Requested41536%

Option Package Details
Nissan Maxima Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40No
First-aid kit15No
Total Requested7544%
Total Not Requested9556%

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