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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: $72,035

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $1,615

Lowest Total Invoice: $67,061

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $2,049

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Trim540iE300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $56,450 $52,150
Base Invoice $53,180 $48,500
Driver Assistance Plus II 1,700  
Driving Assistance Package 1,800  
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,400  
Premium Package 1,950  
Luxury Seating Package 1,600  
Upgraded leather upholstery 1,000  
Cold Weather Package 800  
Luxury Package 500 0
AWD 2,300 2,500
Sunshade, rear, power 575  
Power trunk closer 500  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,080 1,300
Apple CarPlay support 300  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700 720
Premium 3 Package   11,250
9-speed shiftable automatic   0
Heated steering wheel   250
Leather seating surfaces   1,620
Heated second row seats   620
Special order charge   250
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450
Driver Assistance Plus II 1,565  
Driving Assistance Package 1,655  
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,290  
Premium Package 1,795  
Luxury Seating Package 1,470  
Upgraded leather upholstery 920  
Cold Weather Package 735  
Luxury Package 460 0
AWD 2,140 2,325
Sunshade, rear, power 530  
Power trunk closer 460  
Wood trim, alternative type 995 1,209
Apple CarPlay support 275  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645 670
Premium 3 Package   10,463
9-speed shiftable automatic   0
Heated steering wheel   233
Leather seating surfaces   1,507
Heated second row seats   577
Special order charge   233
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419
Options (change) 16,205 18,960
Options (change) 14,935 17,636
Destination 995 925
Total Price $73,650 $72,035
Total Invoice $69,110 $67,061

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,390
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,838
Model Year20172017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Trim540iE300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine335hp I6241hp I4
TransmissionT8T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/29 MPG19/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18225/55-17
Total Price$73,650$72,035
Adjustments for Features-2250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$73,425$72,035
Total Invoice$69,110$67,061
Adjustments for Features-2110
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$68,899$67,061

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

Model Year20172017
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Trim540iE300
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$100 
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Sunshades, second row$125 
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
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure collision mitigation$50 
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 $0
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
Surround sound $250
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 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Analog clock $25
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear $100
Fog lights$125 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
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 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100
Crosswind stabilization $50
Total Value of Features$6,425$6,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$225$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2110

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

Model Year20172017
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 Weight4,019 lb.3,792 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 540i

Driver Assistance Plus II
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950Yes
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving100No
Side collision prevention200No
Total Requested165085%
Total Not Requested30015%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Total Requested195091%
Total Not Requested2009%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested92579%
Total Not Requested25021%
Luxury Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat100No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested75071%
Total Not Requested30029%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300

Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras500Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950Yes
Automated lane change300No
Power decklid350Yes
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
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Surround sound250No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Total Requested610075%
Total Not Requested205025%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
225/55HR17 tires400No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested30043%
Total Not Requested40057%

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