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BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $83,800

BMW 5-Series M550i   
Difference: $1,075

Lowest Total Invoice: $78,585

BMW 5-Series M550i   
Difference: $415

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM550iAMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $73,400 $72,400
Base Invoice $68,940 $67,332
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,700  
Driving Assistance Package 1,700  
Parking Assistance Package 700  
Luxury Seating Package 1,200  
Upgraded leather upholstery 1,000  
Heated front seats 500  
Sunshade, rear, power 575  
Synthetic suede headliner 650  
Apple CarPlay support 300  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,080 1,300
Premium 3 Package   7,300
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450
Sunshades, second row   380
Black exterior trim (optional)   650
245/35ZR20   750
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,565  
Driving Assistance Package 1,565  
Parking Assistance Package 645  
Luxury Seating Package 1,105  
Upgraded leather upholstery 920  
Heated front seats 455  
Sunshade, rear, power 525  
Synthetic suede headliner 600  
Apple CarPlay support 275  
Wood trim, alternative type 995 1,209
Premium 3 Package   6,789
Metallic paint (extra cost)   670
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419
Sunshades, second row   353
Black exterior trim (optional)   605
245/35ZR20   698
Options (change) 9,405 11,550
Options (change) 8,650 10,743
Destination 995 925
Total Price $83,800 $84,875
Total Invoice $78,585 $79,000

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 5-Series M550i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E43
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $350
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $260
Model Year20182017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM550iAMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine456hp V8396hp V6
TransmissionT8T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/25 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19245/35-20
Total Price$83,800$84,875
Adjustments for Features0-725
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$83,800$84,150
Total Invoice$78,585$79,000
Adjustments for Features0-675
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$78,585$78,325

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM550iAMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Automated lane change $300
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200 
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active safety seat bolsters $0
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver $0
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0
Cross-traffic warning, front$25 
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Side collision intervention$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communication $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $100
Aux input$50 
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Fragrance atomizer $200
Handwriting recognition$200 
Ionizing air filtration $50
MP3-compatible player$50 
Residual heat$50 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SD Card slot $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Text dictation$50 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Boost gauge $75
Chronometer $100
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear $100
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control$100 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger $300
Leather door panel trim$250 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100 
Rapid-heating front seats $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000
Crosswind stabilization $50
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,750$7,475
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$725
Value of Feature Adjustments0-675

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in115.7 in
Length194.6 in193.8 in
Width73.5 in73.7 in
Height58.2 in57.8 in
Curb Weight4,372 lb.4,145 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in37.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in36.2 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Total Requested180081%
Total Not Requested42519%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested50083%
Total Not Requested10017%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E43

245/35ZR20 tires
FeatureValueRequested?
245/35ZR20 tires200No
275/30ZR20 tires200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Adaptive headlights200No
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Blind spot intervention150Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Total Requested337570%
Total Not Requested145030%

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