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

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BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus IS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $50,584

Lexus IS 350   
Difference: $17,626

Lowest Total Invoice: $46,940

Lexus IS 350   
Difference: $17,100

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesIS
Trim530i540i540dM550i350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $52,400 $57,700 $62,000 $73,400 $41,370
Base Invoice $49,410 $54,340 $58,340 $68,940 $38,474
Lighting Package 1,050 1,050 1,050    
Driving Assistance Package 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700  
Luxury Seating Package 1,600 1,600 1,600 1,200  
Upgraded leather upholstery 2,450 1,000 1,000 1,000  
M Sport Design 4,900 4,900 4,500    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550    
Temporary spare tire 150 150 150 150  
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190   150
Sunshade, rear, power 575 575 575 575 210
Dynamic Handling Package 1,650        
Active steering   1,150 1,150   400
Adaptive dampers - electrical   700 700    
Heated front seats       500  
Wood trim       0  
F Sport Package         3,155
Blind spot warning system         600
Obstacle detection, rear         500
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,835
Rear spoiler         389
Lighting Package 965 965 965    
Driving Assistance Package 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565  
Luxury Seating Package 1,470 1,470 1,470 1,105  
Upgraded leather upholstery 2,255 920 920 920  
M Sport Design 4,510 4,510 4,140    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505    
Temporary spare tire 140 140 140 140  
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175   140
Sunshade, rear, power 530 530 530 525 192
Dynamic Handling Package 1,520        
Active steering   1,060 1,060   368
Adaptive dampers - electrical   645 645    
Heated front seats       455  
Wood trim       0  
F Sport Package         2,904
Blind spot warning system         552
Obstacle detection, rear         460
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.         2,616
Rear spoiler         259
Options (change) 14,815 13,565 13,165 5,125 8,239
Options (change) 13,635 12,485 12,115 4,710 7,491
Destination 995 995 995 995 975
Total Price $68,210 $72,260 $76,160 $79,520 $50,584
Total Invoice $64,040 $67,820 $71,450 $74,645 $46,940

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus IS 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,311
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $12,110
Model Year20182018201820182018
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesIS
Trim530i540i540dM550i350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine248hp I4335hp I6261hp I6 D456hp V8306hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16835, 15
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19225/40-18
Total Price$68,210$72,260$76,160$79,520$50,584
Adjustments for Features-5,315-5,315-7,265-5,4650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$62,895$66,945$68,895$74,055$50,584
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,050$6,000$11,160$0
Total Invoice$64,040$67,820$71,450$74,645$46,940
Adjustments for Features-4,990-4,988-6,816-5,1300
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$59,050$62,832$64,634$69,515$46,940
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,782$5,584$10,465$0

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20182018201820182018
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesIS
Trim530i540i540dM550i350
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300
RWD$0$0  $0
AWD  $1700$1700 
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control    $750
Cruise control$250$250$250$250 
Electronic engine sound enhancement    $0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100 
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 $100
Power trunk closer$350$350$350$350 
Sunshades, second row$125$125$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0 
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system$0$0$0$0 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150 
High performance brake pads (optional)    $0
Hill descent control  $250$250 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based    $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system    $100
Rear side airbags    $300
Rollover sensor$50$50$50$50 
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150 
Vehicle health reports    $0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50 
Overhead sunglass holder    $25
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50 
Gesture control system$100$100$100  
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150 
Media drive$15$15$15$15 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175 
Residual heat$50$50$50$50 
S Voice support$0$0$0$0 
Satellite radio    $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250 
Surround sound   $250$250
Text dictation$50$50$50$50 
Variable intermittent wipers    $75
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0 
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0 
Water-repellent front-door glass    $15
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0$0 
Body kit$0$0$0$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0  $0 
Rear spoiler   $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock    $25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror    $75
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50 
Fog lights$125$125$125  
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350$350 
Interior ambient lighting    $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25 
Performance meter    $150
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500 
Launch control$100$100$100$100 
Regenerative braking$0$0$0$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim$250$250$250$250 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900$900$900 
Massage, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200$200 
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Metal pedals   $75$75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces    $0
Upholstered instrument cluster hood    $50
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300$300$300 
Wood trim$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active steering$1000$1000$1000 $1000
Performance steering system (optional)   $0 
Rear wheel steering$1500$1500$1500  
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0
Total Value of Features$10,730$10,730$12,680$10,880$5,415
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,315$5,315$7,265$5,465$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,990-4,988-6,816-5,1300

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus IS

Model Year20182018
Model5-SeriesIS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in110.2 in
Length194.6 in184.3 in
Width73.5 in71.3 in
Height58.2 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,584 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in44.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in53.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft310.8 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%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested40038%
Total Not Requested65062%
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)0No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested120044%
Total Not Requested150056%
Dynamic Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Active steering1000Yes
Rear wheel steering1500No
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Performance braking system (optional)250No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
Total Requested150046%
Total Not Requested175054%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested40038%
Total Not Requested65062%
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)0No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested120044%
Total Not Requested150056%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540d

Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested40038%
Total Not Requested65062%
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)0No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested120044%
Total Not Requested150056%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested95073%
Total Not Requested35027%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested40067%
Total Not Requested20033%

Option Package Details
Lexus IS 350

Blind spot warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested37583%
Total Not Requested7517%
Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Active steering
FeatureValueRequested?
Active steering1000Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Total Requested1100100%
Total Not Requested00%
F Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Electronic engine sound enhancement0No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Metal pedals75Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Performance meter150No
LED headlights500Yes
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Front sport buckets100Yes
225/40YR18 tires200No
255/35YR18 tires200No
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Total Requested212573%
Total Not Requested80027%
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system550Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested100074%
Total Not Requested35026%

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