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BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus ES Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus ES Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $46,750

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $14,970

Lowest Total Invoice: $43,747

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $14,298

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesESES
Trim530i540i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $51,200 $56,450 $38,900 $41,820
Base Invoice $48,295 $53,180 $36,438 $39,171
Lighting Package 1,050      
Luxury Seating Package 1,600 1,600    
Upgraded leather upholstery 1,000 1,000    
Heated front seats 500 500    
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575    
Obstacle detection, rear 750 750 500 500
Premium Package 2,300 1,950    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 700    
Rearview camera 400 400    
Temporary spare tire 150 150    
Power decklid 500 500 400 400
Ultra Luxury Package     3,500 3,000
Alloy wheels, optional design     40  
Heated steering wheel     450 450
Navigation Package     1,470 1,470
LED headlights     515 515
Lighting Package 965      
Luxury Seating Package 1,470 1,470    
Upgraded leather upholstery 920 920    
Heated front seats 455 455    
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530    
Obstacle detection, rear 685 685 460 460
Premium Package 2,115 1,795    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 645    
Rearview camera 370 370    
Temporary spare tire 140 140    
Power decklid 460 460 368 368
Ultra Luxury Package     3,221 2,761
Alloy wheels, optional design     37  
Heated steering wheel     415 416
Navigation Package     1,360 1,360
LED headlights     473 473
Options (change) 9,525 8,125 6,875 6,335
Options (change) 8,755 7,470 6,334 5,838
Destination 995 995 975 975
Total Price $61,720 $65,570 $46,750 $49,130
Total Invoice $58,045 $61,645 $43,747 $45,984

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Lexus ES are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 530i trim is $51,200. The features would cost an additional $9,525. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $61,720.

The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $56,450. The features would cost an additional $8,125. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $65,570.

The base sticker price of the Lexus ES 350 trim is $38,900. The features would cost an additional $6,875. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $46,750.

The base sticker price of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $41,820. The features would cost an additional $6,335. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $49,130.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 6. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus ES 350 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Lexus ES are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 530i trim is $48,295. The features would cost an additional $8,755. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $58,045.

The invoice of the BMW 5-Series 540i trim is $53,180. The features would cost an additional $7,470. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $61,645.

The invoice of the Lexus ES 350 trim is $36,438. The features would cost an additional $6,334. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $43,747.

The invoice of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $39,171. The features would cost an additional $5,838. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $45,984.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus ES 350 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus ES

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus ES 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,880
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $13,273
Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesESES
Trim530i540i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine248hp I4335hp I6268hp V6156hp I4 H
TransmissionT8T8T6CVT-6
DrivetrainRWDRWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12?, 8?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18245/45-18215/55-17215/55-17
Total Price$61,720$65,570$46,750$49,130
Adjustments for Features-1,090-1,09000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$60,630$64,480$46,750$49,130
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,850$0$2,380
Total Invoice$58,045$61,645$43,747$45,984
Adjustments for Features-1,025-1,02500
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$57,020$60,620$43,747$45,984
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,600$0$2,237

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus ES

Model Year2017201720172017
Model5-Series5-SeriesESES
Trim530i540i350300h
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT   $1100
RWD$0$0  
FWD  $0$0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control  $750$750
Cruise control$250$250  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100  
Heated steering wheel  $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200$200
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system$0$0  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150  
Forward collision warning  $200$200
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200$200
Lane departure warning system  $200$200
Pedestrian detection  $50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100
Rear side airbags  $300$300
Rollover sensor$50$50  
Tires, run-flat$150$150  
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50  
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50  
Handwriting recognition$200$200  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150  
Media drive$15$15  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0  
Residual heat$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0  
Satellite radio  $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250  
Text dictation$50$50  
Voice control for external devices$0$0  
Voice recorder$0$0  
Water-repellent front-door glass  $15$15
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50  
Wireless charging station$75$75  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $50 
Panoramic sunroof  $1200 
Rear spoiler   $200
Sunroof$900$900 $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock  $25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75  
Compass  $0$0
Cornering lights$75$75  
Interior ambient lighting  $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150  
Power-folding mirrors$50$50  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 $150
Launch control$100$100  
Regenerative braking$0$0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding second row seats$300$300  
Leather door panel trim$250$250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150  
Massage, driver seat$100$100  
Massage, passenger seat$100$100  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150  
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100$100  
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150
Total Value of Features$6,505$6,505$5,415$5,415
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,090$1,090$0$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,025-1,02500

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus ES

Model Year20172017
Model5-SeriesES
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in111.0 in
Length194.6 in192.7 in
Width73.5 in71.7 in
Height58.2 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,550 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.17.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in37.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in40.0 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft315.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested50048%
Total Not Requested55052%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Leather door panel trim250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Total Requested115061%
Total Not Requested72539%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested70060%
Total Not Requested47540%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested50048%
Total Not Requested55052%

Option Package Details
Lexus ES 350

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Heated steering wheel
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100No
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested100100%
Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300No
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Total Requested230088%
Total Not Requested30012%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested825100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Lexus ES 300h

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Heated steering wheel
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100No
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested100100%
Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Total Requested2300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested825100%
Total Not Requested00%

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