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BMW 5-Series vs. Tesla Model S Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW 5-Series vs. Tesla Model S Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $104,595

BMW 5-Series M5   
Difference: $29,105

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
Model5-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Base Price $102,600 $137,000
Wood trim 0  
Sunroof 0  
Premium interior   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   1,000
Panoramic sunroof   2,000
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   0
Wood trim 0  
Sunroof 0  
Premium interior   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   0
Panoramic sunroof   0
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   0
Options (change) 0 3,000
Options (change) 0 0
Destination 995 1,200
Gas Tax 1,000 -7,500
Total Price $104,595 $133,700

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Tesla Model S

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 5-Series M5
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Tesla Model S P100D
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $31,085
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $102,538
Model Year20182018
Model5-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Engine600hp V8600hp E
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)15/21 MPG92/105 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16580, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/40-19245/45-19
Total Price$104,595$133,700
Adjustments for Features-1,9800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$102,615$133,700

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Tesla Model S

Model Year20182018
Model5-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
1-speed automatic $800
AWD $1700
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Power charge port door $25
Power liftgate $350
Power trunk closer$350 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Brake assist$50 
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system$0 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Forward collision warning $200
Hill descent control$250 
Lane departure warning $200
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Cargo cover $75
Cargo mat $40
Cargo net $40
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control 
Automatic air recirculation$100 
HEPA interior air filter $100
Interior air filter$0 
Ionizing air filtration $50
Residual heat$50 
Wiper de-icer $25
Active rear differential$500 
Engine / Motor 
10 kW onboard charger $750
100 kWh battery pack $0
400 kWh a year of DC charging credits $200
Automatic start / stop$150 
DC quick-charging capability $750
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
High amperage charger $750
Regenerative braking$0 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0 
Body kit$0 
Carbon fiber rear spoiler $300
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear spoiler$200 
Aux input$50 
CD player$125 
Center stack smartphone cradle $0
DVD-compatible player$0 
Gesture control system$100 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Media drive$15 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, seven years $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0 
Range alert $0
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 
Text dictation$50 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Fog lights $125
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25
Visor mirror, driver $10
Visor mirror, passenger $10
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Heated second row seats $200
Leather door panel trim$250 
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Memory system, passenger seat$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Additional powertrain and chassis calibration options$0 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000
Performance steering system (optional)$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Launch control$100 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Total Value of Features$11,680$9,700
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,980$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,8570

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Tesla Model S

Model Year20182018
Model5-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase117.1 in116.5 in
Length194.6 in196.0 in
Width73.5 in77.3 in
Height58.2 in56.5 in
Curb Weight4,370 lb.4,960 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.0 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in38.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.7 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in42.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in35.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.7 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.4 in
Cargo Volume,
18.7 ft331.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
18.763.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Tesla Model S P100D

Premium interior
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Synthetic suede headliner650Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

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