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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: $29,700

Tesla Model 3 Standard Range   
Difference: $18,495

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2020202020192019201920192019
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel 3Model 3Model 3Model 3Model 3
Trim330iM340iStandard RangeStandard Range PlusMid RangeLong RangePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,750 $54,000 $35,000 $39,900 $44,000 $49,900 $59,900
Convenience Tier 1,750            
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750          
Driving Assistance Package 500 500          
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Convenience Tier 1,610            
Obstacle detection, rear 690 690          
Driving Assistance Package 460 460          
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 0 0 0 0 0
Options (change) 6,450 4,700 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Options (change) 5,935 4,325 0 0 0 0 0
Destination 995 995 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
Gas Tax 0 0 -7,500 -7,500 -7,500 -7,500 -7,500
Total Price $48,195 $59,695 $29,700 $34,600 $38,700 $44,600 $54,600

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Tesla Model 3 Standard Range
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $16,600
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,602
Model Year2020202020192019201920192019
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel 3Model 3Model 3Model 3Model 3
Trim330iM340iStandard RangeStandard Range PlusMid RangeLong RangePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine255hp I4382hp I6258hp E258hp E258hp E346hp E450hp E
TransmissionT8T8A1A1A1A1A1
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDRWDRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9600, 16?, ??, ??, ??, ??, ?
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18235/45-18235/45-18235/45-18235/45-18235/35-20
Total Price$48,195$59,695$29,700$34,600$38,700$44,600$54,600
Adjustments for Features-1,895-2,145000-1,700-1,700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$46,300$57,550$29,700$34,600$38,700$42,900$52,900
Cost Above Minimum$0$11,250$0$4,900$9,000$13,200$23,200

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

Model Year2020202020192019201920192019
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel 3Model 3Model 3Model 3Model 3
Trim330iM340iStandard RangeStandard Range PlusMid RangeLong RangePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300     
1-speed automatic  $800$800$800$800$800
RWD$0$0$0$0$0  
AWD     $1700$1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100     
Remote keyless entry$225$225     
Remote window/roof operation$15$15     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350$350$350
Universal garage door opener$100$100     
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0     
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200$200$200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200     
Pedestrian detection$50$50     
Rollover sensor  $50$50$50$50$50
Tires, run-flat$150$150     
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50     
Console with shifter$150$150     
Console without shifter  $150$150$150$150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic air recirculation$100$100     
Aux input$50$50     
CD player$125$125     
DVD-compatible player$0$0     
Handwriting recognition$200$200     
HD radio$50$50     
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15     
Interior air filter$0$0     
Media drive$15$15     
MP3-compatible player$50$50     
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0     
Range alert  $0$0$0$0$0
Rear air vents  $100$100$100$100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150     
Residual heat$50$50     
S Voice support$0$0     
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250     
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0     
Surround sound $250$250$250$250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300     
Traffic + travel information$25$25     
Voice control for external devices$0$0     
Exterior 
Glass roof panel(s)  $300$300$300$300$300
Sunroof$900$900     
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75$75$75$75$75
Compass$0$0     
Digital instruments  $0$0$0$0$0
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350     
Interior ambient lighting$150$150     
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25     
Tachometer$75$75     
Powertrain 
10 kW onboard charger  $750$750$750$750$750
50 kWh battery pack  $0    
54 kWh battery pack   $0   
62 kWh battery pack    $0  
75 kWh battery pack     $0 
Automatic start / stop$150$150     
DC quick-charging capability  $750$750$750$750$750
Regenerative braking$0$0     
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50     
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50     
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100     
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100     
Synthetic suede door panel trim  $250$250$250$250$250
Total Value of Features$5,920$6,170$4,025$4,025$4,025$5,725$5,725
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,895$2,145$0$0$0$1,700$1,700
Value of Feature Adjustments-280-198000240196

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

Model Year20202019
Model3-SeriesModel 3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase112.2 in113.2 in
Length185.7 in184.8 in
Width71.9 in72.8 in
Height56.8 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,590 lb.3,553 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.6 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in56.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.6 in37.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.6 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume16.9 ft315.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900No
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 liftgate100No
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
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M340i

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
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested112566%
Total Not Requested59034%

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