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BMW 5-Series vs. BMW 3-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. BMW 3-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $53,560

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $9,882

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series3-Series3-Series
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550i330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $53,900 $53,900 $59,450 $76,650 $40,750 $54,000
Executive Tier 2,100 2,100 2,100   3,100 3,100
Driving Assistance Package 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700 500 500
Wireless charging station 400 400 400   500 500
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575 575 575
M Sport Design 4,900 4,600 4,900     0
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550   550 550
Apple CarPlay support 300 300 300 300 300 300
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190   190 190
Heated second row seats 350 350 350   350 350
Adaptive dampers - electrical 700 1,000 700     700
Parking Assistance Package       700    
Wood trim       0    
Heated front seats       500    
Obstacle detection, rear         600 600
Convenience Tier         1,750  
Premium Tier         2,900 2,900
Blind spot warning system         500 500
Executive Tier 1,930 1,930 1,930   2,850 2,850
Driving Assistance Package 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565 460 460
Wireless charging station 370 370 370   460 460
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 525 530 530
M Sport Design 4,510 4,230 4,510     0
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505   505 505
Apple CarPlay support 275 275 275 275 275 275
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175   175 175
Heated second row seats 320 320 320   320 320
Adaptive dampers - electrical 645 920 645     645
Parking Assistance Package       645    
Wood trim       0    
Heated front seats       455    
Obstacle detection, rear         550 550
Convenience Tier         1,610  
Premium Tier         2,670 2,670
Blind spot warning system         460 460
Options (change) 13,215 13,215 11,765 3,775 11,815 10,765
Options (change) 12,160 12,155 10,825 3,465 10,865 9,900
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 -4,668 0 0 0 0
Total Price $68,110 $63,442 $72,210 $81,420 $53,560 $65,760

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. BMW 3-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 5-Series M550i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,357
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,605
Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series3-Series3-Series
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550i330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine248hp I4180hp I4 PiH335hp I6523hp V8255hp I4382hp I6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16205, 9600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19225/45-18225/45-18
Total Price$68,110$63,442$72,210$81,420$53,560$65,760
Adjustments for Features-2,600-2,525-2,600-4,8250-625
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$65,510$60,917$69,610$76,595$53,560$65,135
Cost Above Minimum$4,593$0$8,693$15,678$0$11,575

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year202020202020202020202020
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series3-Series3-Series
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550i330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300
RWD$0$0$0 $0$0
AWD   $1700  
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 $100$100
Power door closers$300$300$300   
Power trunk closer$350$350$350$350  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual    $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system$0$0$0$0  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100$100  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150  
Hill descent control   $250  
Rollover sensor$50$50$50$50  
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Gesture control system$100$100$100   
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100  
Rear air vents with manual controls    $150$150
Surround sound   $250 $250
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50 $50$50
Wireless charging station$75$75$75 $75$75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0  
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0$0 $0
Body kit$0$0$0$0  
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0  
Rear spoiler   $200  
Sport rocker panels (optional)     $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass    $0$0
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50  
Fog lights$125$125$125 $125 
Interior ambient lighting    $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 $250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25    
Powertrain 
12 kWh battery pack $0    
3.5 kW onboard charger $0    
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500  
Launch control$100 $100$100  
Regenerative braking$0 $0$0$0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Heated second row seats$200$200$200 $200$200
Leather door panel trim$250$250$250$250  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50 $50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50 $50$50
Memory system, passenger seat   $150  
Metal pedals   $75  
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat   $100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat   $100  
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300$300$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500$500$500$500 $500
Performance steering system (optional)   $0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0 $0
Total Value of Features$5,350$5,275$5,350$7,575$2,750$3,375
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,600$2,525$2,600$4,825$0$625
Value of Feature Adjustments-509-345-432-2750-105

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20202020
Model5-Series3-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in112.2 in
Length194.6 in185.7 in
Width73.5 in71.9 in
Height58.2 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,590 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.15.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in54.6 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft316.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Power door closers300No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested165085%
Total Not Requested30015%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested120092%
Total Not Requested1008%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested125100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested155057%
Total Not Requested115043%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance

Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Power door closers300No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested165085%
Total Not Requested30015%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested120092%
Total Not Requested1008%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested125100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested130053%
Total Not Requested115047%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Power door closers300No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested165085%
Total Not Requested30015%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested120092%
Total Not Requested1008%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested125100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested155057%
Total Not Requested115043%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested120092%
Total Not Requested1008%
Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested1800100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested2450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M340i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested2450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested1715100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wireless charging station
FeatureValueRequested?
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Voice recorder0Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Text dictation50Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%

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