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

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BMW 3-Series vs. Tesla Model S Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $55,685

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $83,015

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel S
Trim328d330iP100D
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Hatch
Base Price $45,950 $44,450 $137,000
Convenience Tier 850 850  
Executive Tier 3,100 3,100  
Obstacle detection, rear 600 600  
Premium Tier 2,900 2,900  
Driving Assistance Package 500 500  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 1,000
Heated second row seats 350 350  
Heated steering wheel 190 190  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200  
Enhanced Autopilot     5,000
Panoramic sunroof     2,000
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     0
Convenience Tier 780 780  
Executive Tier 2,850 2,850  
Obstacle detection, rear 550 550  
Premium Tier 2,670 2,670  
Driving Assistance Package 460 460  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 0
Heated second row seats 320 320  
Heated steering wheel 175 175  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105  
Enhanced Autopilot     0
Panoramic sunroof     0
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     0
Options (change) 10,240 10,240 8,000
Options (change) 9,415 9,415 0
Destination 995 995 1,200
Gas Tax 0 0 -7,500
Total Price $57,185 $55,685 $138,700

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Tesla Model S P100D
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $81,810
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $58,577
Model Year201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel S
Trim328d330iP100D
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Hatch
Engine180hp I4 D248hp I4600hp E
TransmissionT8T8A1
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/24 MPG17/24 MPG92/105 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 9205, 9580, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/50-17245/45-19
Total Price$57,185$55,685$138,700
Adjustments for Features0-100-1,305
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$57,185$55,585$137,395
Cost Above Minimum$1,600$0$0

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

Model Year201820182018
Model3-Series3-SeriesModel S
Trim328d330iP100D
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300 
1-speed automatic  $800
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850$850 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware  $1000
Automated lane change  $300
Automated parking system, remote  $200
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100 
Power charge port door  $25
Power liftgate  $350
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Semi-autonomous driving  $600
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Around view cameras$500$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Brake assist$50$50 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Rearview camera  $200
Rollover sensor  $50
Tires, run-flat$150$150 
Wide-view front camera$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50 
Cargo area partition net$40$40 
Cargo mat  $40
Cargo net  $40
Console with shifter$150$150 
Console without shifter  $150
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150 
Climate Control 
Automatic air recirculation$100$100 
HEPA interior air filter  $100
Interior air filter$0$0 
Ionizing air filtration  $50
Rear air vents  $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Rear wiper$175$175 
Residual heat$50$50 
Wiper de-icer  $25
Engine / Motor 
10 kW onboard charger  $750
100 kWh battery pack  $0
400 kWh a year of DC charging credits  $200
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
DC quick-charging capability  $750
High amperage charger  $750
Regenerative braking$0$0 
Exterior 
Carbon fiber rear spoiler  $300
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0
Rear spoiler$200$200 
Infotainment 
Aux input$50$50 
CD player$125$125 
Center stack smartphone cradle  $0
DVD-compatible player$0$0 
Handwriting recognition$200$200 
Media drive$15$15 
MP3-compatible player$50$50 
Navigation map updates, seven years  $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Range alert  $0
S Voice support$0$0 
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0 
Surround sound  $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200$200 
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
Compass$0$0 
Cornering lights  $50
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25
Tachometer$75$75 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Metal pedals  $75
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100 
Upholstered instrument panel  $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable  $1000
Transmission 
Launch control $100 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Total Value of Features$9,720$9,820$11,025
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$100$1,305
Value of Feature Adjustments0-9459

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

Model Year20182018
Model3-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Wagon4dr Hatch
Wheelbase110.6 in116.5 in
Length182.0 in196.0 in
Width71.3 in77.3 in
Height56.3 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,791 lb.4,960 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.7 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in35.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.0 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.5 ft331.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
53.0 ft363.4 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 liftgate100No
Total Requested55061%
Total Not Requested35039%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested110045%
Total Not Requested135055%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
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 connectivity0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested107565%
Total Not Requested59035%
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 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 liftgate100No
Total Requested55061%
Total Not Requested35039%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested110045%
Total Not Requested135055%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
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 connectivity0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested107565%
Total Not Requested59035%
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 S P100D

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware850No
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200No
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested70026%
Total Not Requested195074%

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