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BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model 3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model 3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,700

Tesla Model 3   
Difference: $9,620

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018201820182017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesModel 3
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3Base
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,900 $41,750 $40,250 $45,600 $48,950 $65,500 $35,000
Sport Plus Design 2,650            
Premium Tier 3,000 2,900 2,900 2,900 2,900    
Driving Assistance Package 500 500 500 500 500 500  
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 750 750 750 750  
Wood trim 500         0  
Folding second row seats 475            
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550 550 550 550 1,000
Convenience Tier   1,750 1,750 1,750      
Sunroof           0  
Premium Upgrades Package             5,000
Sport Plus Design 2,435            
Premium Tier 2,760 2,670 2,670 2,670 2,670    
Driving Assistance Package 460 460 460 460 460 460  
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690 690 690 690 690  
Wood trim 460         0  
Folding second row seats 435            
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505 505 505 505 0
Convenience Tier   1,610 1,610 1,610      
Sunroof           0  
Premium Upgrades Package             0
Options (change) 8,425 6,450 6,450 6,450 4,700 1,800 6,000
Options (change) 7,745 5,935 5,935 5,935 4,325 1,655 0
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995 1,200
Gas Tax 0 0 0 -4,001 0 0 -7,500
Total Price $44,320 $49,195 $47,695 $49,044 $54,645 $68,295 $34,700

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model 3

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Tesla Model 3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,200
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $47,888
Model Year2018201820182018201820182017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesModel 3
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3Base
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine180hp I4180hp I4 D248hp I4181hp I4 PiH320hp I6425hp I6200hp E
TransmissionM6T8M6T8T8M6A1
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9205, 9205, 9600, 16600, 16?, ?
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/50-17225/50-17225/50-17225/45-18255/40-18235/45-18
Total Price$44,320$49,195$47,695$49,044$54,645$68,295$34,700
Adjustments for Features0-2,575-1,325-2,600-2,725-2,750-1,580
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,320$46,620$46,370$46,444$51,920$65,545$33,120
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,300$2,050$2,124$7,600$21,225$0

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Features Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model 3

Model Year2018201820182018201820182017
Model3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-Series3-SeriesModel 3
Trim320i328d330i330e iPerformance340iM3Base
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150 $150  $150 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300 $1300$1300  
1-speed automatic      $800
RWD$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Remote keyless entry$225$225$225$225$225$225 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15$15$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250$250$250$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power      $350
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial      $200
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Rollover sensor      $50
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Console with shifter$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Console without shifter      $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Aux input$50$50$50$50$50$50 
CD player$125$125$125$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200$200$200 
HD radio$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15$15$15 
Interior air filter$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Media drive$15$15$15$15$15$15 
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Range alert      $0
Rear air vents      $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Residual heat$50$50$50$50$50$50 
S Voice support$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250$250$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Surround sound    $250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0    $0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25    $25 
Glass roof panel(s)      $300
Painted brake calipers (optional)     $0 
Rear spoiler     $200 
Sport rocker panels (optional)     $0 
Sunroof $900$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror     $75$75
Compass$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Digital instruments      $0
Fog lights$125$125$125$125$125 $125
Head-up display (HUD) $350$350$350$350  
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display   $25   
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Tachometer$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Powertrain 
10 kW onboard charger      $750
3.6 kW onboard charger   $0   
55 kWh battery pack (est.)      $0
8 kWh battery pack   $0   
Active rear differential     $500 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150$150$150 
DC quick-charging capability      $750
Downshift rev matching     $50 
Regenerative braking$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100 $100   
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100$100$100$100$100$100
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Partial leather seating sufaces     $450 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0$0$0$0 $0
Synthetic suede door panel trim      $250
Synthetic suede headliner      $1000
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical     $500 
Performance steering system (optional)     $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0    $0 
Total Value of Features$3,670$6,245$4,995$6,270$6,395$6,420$5,250
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,575$1,325$2,600$2,725$2,750$1,580
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,462-1,251-2,440-2,569-2,587287

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model 3

Model Year20182017
Model3-SeriesModel 3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase110.6 in113.2 in
Length182.5 in184.8 in
Width71.3 in72.8 in
Height56.3 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,502 lb.3,550 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.3 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in56.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.7 in37.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft315.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 320i

Sport Plus Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
225/45VR18 tires400No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100No
Compass0No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Total Requested107548%
Total Not Requested115052%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested167574%
Total Not Requested59026%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 328d

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested55031%
Total Not Requested125069%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested55031%
Total Not Requested125069%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330e iPerformance

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Total Requested55031%
Total Not Requested125069%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 340i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M3

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model 3

Premium Upgrades Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Synthetic suede headliner1000No
Synthetic suede door panel trim250No
Total Requested232557%
Total Not Requested172543%

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