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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: $60,307

BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance   
Difference: $36,388

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2020202020202020202020202009
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesE-Class
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionE63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $53,900 $53,900 $59,450 $76,650 $102,700 $110,000 $87,700
Multicontour seats 750 750 750        
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450          
M Sport Design 4,900 4,600 4,900        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550        
Wood trim, alternative type 1,080 1,080 1,080 1,080 1,080 1,080 310
Adaptive dampers - electrical 700 1,000 700        
Synthetic suede headliner 650 650 650 650      
Heated front seats       500      
Sunroof         0 0  
Premium I Package             2,100
Premium II Package             1,930
Obstacle detection, rear             1,140
Power trunk closer             540
Multicontour seats 690 690 690        
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335          
M Sport Design 4,510 4,230 4,510        
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505        
Wood trim, alternative type 995 995 995 995 995 995 288
Adaptive dampers - electrical 645 920 645        
Synthetic suede headliner 600 600 600 600      
Heated front seats       455      
Sunroof         0 0  
Premium I Package             1,953
Premium II Package             1,795
Obstacle detection, rear             1,060
Power trunk closer             502
Options (change) 10,080 10,080 8,630 2,230 1,080 1,080 6,020
Options (change) 9,280 9,275 7,945 2,050 995 995 5,598
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995 875
Gas Tax 0 -4,668 0 0 1,000 1,000 2,100
Total Price $64,975 $60,307 $69,075 $79,875 $105,775 $113,075 $96,695

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: BMW 5-Series M5
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $36,528
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $87,107
Model Year2020202020202020202020202009
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesE-Class
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionE63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine248hp I4180hp I4 PiH335hp I6523hp V8600hp V8617hp V8507hp V8
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8T8T7
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWD4WD4WDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16600, 16600, 16420, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19245/40-19275/40-19275/35-20245/40-18
Total Price$64,975$60,307$69,075$79,875$105,775$113,075$96,695
Adjustments for Features-215-140-215-3,415-4,765-4,7650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$64,760$60,167$68,860$76,460$101,010$108,310$96,695
Cost Above Minimum$4,593$0$8,693$16,293$40,843$48,143$0

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

Model Year2020202020202020202020202009
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesE-Class
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionE63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic      $1200
RWD$0$0$0   $0
AWD   $1700   
4WD    $1700$1700 
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Heated steering wheel    $100$100 
Remote app$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Sunshade, rear, power      $225
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Hill descent control   $250$250$250 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Rear side airbags      $300
Rearview camera$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Temporary spare tire      $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150   
Cargo Management 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50$50$50 
App support$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25$25$25$25$25 
CD changer, in-dash      $325
CD player$125$125$125$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Gesture control system$100$100$100 $100$100 
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200$200$200 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150$150$150 
iPod integration      $100
Media drive$15$15$15$15$15$15 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls      $250
Rear dual-zone climate control      $125
S Voice support$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Satellite radio      $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250$250$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0$0$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Surround sound   $250$250$250$250
Text dictation$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Traffic information      $25
USB port$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0   
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Bodyside moldings      $75
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)      $25
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0$0$0 
Rear spoiler   $200$200$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200$200$200 
Chronometer      $100
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Fog light, rear      $100
Fog lights$125$125$125   $125
Head-up display (HUD)    $350$350 
Headlight washers      $50
Interior ambient lighting      $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250$250 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25     
LED headlights   $1000$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750    
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Steering-linked fog lights      $50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Xenon HID headlights      $500
Powertrain 
12 kWh battery pack $0     
3.5 kW onboard charger $0     
Active rear differential    $500$500 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500$500$500 
Launch control$100 $100$100$100$100$100
Regenerative braking$0 $0$0$0$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats      $300
Folding second row seats$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Metal pedals   $75$75$75$75
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat    $100$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat    $100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power-folding headrests, second row seats      $50
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces      $0
Synthetic suede steering wheel      $150
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Additional powertrain and chassis calibration options    $0$0 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable      $1000
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350$350$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Performance steering system (optional)   $0$0$0 
Polished alloy wheels      $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$6,565$6,490$6,565$9,765$11,115$11,115$6,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$215$140$215$3,415$4,765$4,765$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-35-13-28-138-143-1340

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

Model Year20202009
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase117.1 in112.4 in
Length194.6 in191.0 in
Width73.5 in71.7 in
Height58.2 in58.4 in
Curb Weight3,747 lb.3,741 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in52.4 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in56.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.8 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume18.7 ft315.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
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 buckets100Yes
Total Requested35064%
Total Not Requested20036%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0Yes
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 closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested155057%
Total Not Requested115043%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance

Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
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 buckets100Yes
Total Requested35064%
Total Not Requested20036%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0Yes
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 closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested130053%
Total Not Requested115047%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Multicontour seats
FeatureValueRequested?
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 buckets100Yes
Total Requested35064%
Total Not Requested20036%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
245/40VR19 tires400No
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Body kit0Yes
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 closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested155057%
Total Not Requested115043%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E63 AMG

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium I Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
HD radio50Yes
iPod integration100Yes
Total Requested87563%
Total Not Requested52537%
Premium II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Proximity key250Yes
Steering-linked fog lights50No
Total Requested75088%
Total Not Requested10012%

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