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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: $60,477

BMW 5-Series 530e   
Difference: $28,713

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2021202120212021202120212021
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e540iM550iM5Long RangePlaid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $54,200 $57,200 $59,450 $76,800 $103,500 $79,990 $129,990
Parking Assistance Package 700 700 700 700      
Premium Tier 2,300 2,300 2,300        
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700      
Driving Assistance Package 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550     1,000 1,000
Automated parking system, remote     750 750      
Wood trim       0 0    
Sunroof         0    
Enhanced Autopilot           5,000 5,000
Panoramic sunroof           2,000 2,000
Parking Assistance Package 645 645 645 645      
Premium Tier 2,115 2,115 2,115        
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565      
Driving Assistance Package 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505     0 0
Automated parking system, remote     690 690      
Wood trim       0 0    
Sunroof         0    
Enhanced Autopilot           0 0
Panoramic sunroof           0 0
Options (change) 6,950 6,950 7,700 4,850 0 8,000 8,000
Options (change) 6,395 6,395 7,085 4,465 0 0 0
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 1,200 1,200
Gas Tax 0 -4,668 0 0 1,000 0 0
Total Price $62,145 $60,477 $68,145 $82,645 $105,495 $89,190 $139,190

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 5-Series 530e
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Tesla Model S Long Range
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $45,408
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $418
Model Year2021202120212021202120212021
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e540iM550iM5Long RangePlaid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine248hp I4181hp I4 PiH335hp I6 H523hp V8600hp V8670hp E1020hp E
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWD4WDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16600, 16?, ??, ?
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18245/45-18245/45-18245/40-19275/40-19245/45-19245/45-19
Total Price$62,145$60,477$68,145$82,645$105,495$89,190$139,190
Adjustments for Features-16,770-16,695-18,170-22,420-19,94500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,375$43,782$49,975$60,225$85,550$89,190$139,190
Cost Above Minimum$1,593$0$6,193$16,443$41,768$0$50,000

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

Model Year2021202120212021202120212021
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e540iM550iM5Long RangePlaid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300  
-speed      $0$0
RWD$0$0$0    
AWD   $1700 $1700$1700
4WD    $1700  
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware$1000$1000$1000$1000 $1000$1000
Automated lane change     $300$300
Automated parking system, remote  $200$200 $200$200
Cruise control    $150  
Display key  $50$50   
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100$100  
Heated steering wheel    $100  
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200$200$200$200   
Power front side windows$250$250$250$250$250  
Power locks$275$275$275$275$275  
Power rear side windows$200$200$200$200$200  
Power trunk closer$350$350$350$350$350  
Proximity key$250$250$250$250$250  
Remote app$25$25$25$25$25  
Remote keyless entry$225$225$225$225$225  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15$15  
Semi-automated parking system$500$500$500$500 $500$500
Semi-autonomous driving     $600$600
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350$350  
Universal garage door opener$100$100$100$100$100  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150$150$150$150$150  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0$0  
Antilock brakes (ABS)$400$400$400$400$400  
Around view cameras$500$500$500$500   
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200$200   
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200$200   
Blind spot warning system$200$200$200$200   
Brake assist$50$50$50$50$50  
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system    $0  
Cross-traffic warning, front$25$25$25$25   
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100$100   
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150$150  
Evasive maneuver assist$200$200$200$200   
Forward collision warning$200$200$200$200   
Front side airbags$350$350$350$350$350  
Hill descent control   $250$250  
Knee airbag, driver$75$75$75$75$75  
Knee airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75$75  
Lane departure warning$200$200$200$200   
Lane keeping assist$400$400$400$400   
Obstacle detection, front$150$150$150$150$150  
Obstacle detection, rear$250$250$250$250$250  
Pedestrian detection$50$50$50$50   
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100   
Rearview camera    $200  
Rollover sensor$50$50$50$50$50  
Side collision intervention$200$200$200$200   
Side curtain airbags$350$350$350$350$350  
Stability control$400$400$400$400$400  
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150   
Traction control$100$100$100$100$100  
Wide-view front camera$150$150$150$150   
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50$50  
Console with shifter$150$150$150$150$150  
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50$50  
Air conditioning$900$900$900$900$900  
App support$100$100$100$100$100  
Audio controls on steering wheel$125$125$125$125$125  
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100$100  
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200$200$200  
Aux input$50$50$50$50$50  
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25$25$25$25  
Bluetooth cell phone link$100$100$100$100$100  
CD player$125$125$125$125$125  
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125$125$125  
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0$0$0  
Gesture control system$100$100$100 $100  
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200$200  
HD radio$50$50$50$50$50  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150$150  
Interior air filter$0$0$0$0$0  
Media drive$15$15$15$15$15  
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50$50  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0$0  
Navigation system$600$600$600$600$600  
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175$175  
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100$100  
Rear defrost$200$200$200$200$200  
Residual heat$50$50$50$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0$0$0$0  
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250$250  
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0$0  
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25$25$25  
Surround sound   $250$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200$200$200$200$200  
Text dictation$50$50$50$50$50  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25$25  
USB port$25$25$25$25$25  
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0$0  
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100$100$100  
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0$0  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0   
Black exterior trim (optional)   $0$0  
Body kit   $0$0  
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0$0  
Panoramic sunroof     $1200$1200
Rear spoiler   $200$200  
Sunroof$900$900$900$900$900  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75$75$75  
Auto-dimming headlights   $200$200$200$200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150$150$150$150$150  
Automatic headlights$125$125$125$125$125  
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50$50  
Fog lights$125$125$125    
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350$350$350$350  
Heated mirrors$25$25$25$25$25  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50$50$50$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50$50$50$50  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250  
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25     
LED headlights   $1000$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750    
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25$25  
Outside temperature display$50$50$50$50$50  
Power mirrors$150$150$150$150$150  
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50$50  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150$150  
Tachometer$75$75$75$75$75  
Trip computer$150$150$150$150$150  
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25$25$25$25  
Powertrain 
12 kWh battery pack $0     
3.5 kW onboard charger $0     
Active rear differential    $500  
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150$150  
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500$500  
Launch control$100 $100$100$100  
Regenerative braking$0 $0$0$0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), front row$75$75$75$75$75  
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50$50$50  
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100$100  
Floor mats$75$75$75$75$75  
Folding second row seats$300$300$300$300$300  
Heated front seats$200$200$200 $200  
Leather door panel trim  $250$250$250  
Leather seating surfaces  $900$900$900  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150$150  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50    
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200$200$200  
Memory system, passenger seat   $150$150  
Metal pedals   $75$75  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150$150  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50$50  
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat    $100  
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat    $100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat   $100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat   $100$100  
Synthetic leather seating surfaces$0$0     
Synthetic suede headliner    $650  
Upholstered instrument panel   $300$300  
Wood trim$300$300$300$300$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500$500  
Additional powertrain and chassis calibration options    $0  
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350$350  
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200$200  
Performance steering system (optional)   $0$0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0  
Total Value of Features$22,470$22,395$23,870$28,120$25,645$5,700$5,700
Value of Feature Adjustments$16,770$16,695$18,170$22,420$19,945$0$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,994-751-2,154-1,481-37700

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

Model Year20212021
Model5-SeriesModel S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Hatch
Wheelbase117.1 in116.5 in
Length195.8 in196.0 in
Width73.5 in77.3 in
Height58.2 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,766 lb.4,561 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,
Minimum
14.0 ft328.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
14.062.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200No
Gesture control system100No
Proximity key250No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250No
Power trunk closer350No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1650100%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware850Yes
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested125057%
Total Not Requested92543%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1300100%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530e

Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200No
Gesture control system100No
Proximity key250No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250No
Power trunk closer350No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1650100%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware850Yes
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested125057%
Total Not Requested92543%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1300100%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200No
Gesture control system100No
Proximity key250No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front150No
Obstacle detection, rear250No
Power trunk closer350No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1650100%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware850Yes
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested125057%
Total Not Requested92543%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1300100%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M550i

Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested50053%
Total Not Requested45047%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Cross-traffic warning, front25No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware850Yes
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Side collision intervention200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Total Requested125057%
Total Not Requested92543%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1300100%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S Long Range

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware1000Yes
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200Yes
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested190068%
Total Not Requested90032%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S Plaid

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware1000Yes
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200Yes
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested190068%
Total Not Requested90032%

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