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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: $55,717

BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance   
Difference: $23,753

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019201920192019201920132013
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionBasePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $53,400 $53,400 $58,950 $74,450 $102,700 $110,000 $69,900 $89,900
Luxury Design 500 500 500          
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450         1,500 1,500
Premium Tier 2,300 2,300 2,300          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550       750 750
Synthetic suede headliner 650 650 650 650     1,500 1,500
Heated second row seats 350 350 350          
Heated steering wheel 190 190 190          
Heated front seats       500        
Wood trim       0 0 0 650 650
Sunroof         0 0    
Subzero Weather Package             750 750
Tech Package             3,750 3,750
Obstacle detection, rear             500 500
Interior ambient lighting             1,000 1,000
Satellite radio             0 0
Panoramic sunroof             2,500 2,500
Ultra High Fidelity Sound Package             2,500 2,500
Fog lights             500 500
Carbon fiber rear spoiler               1,500
Luxury Design 460 460 460          
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335         0 0
Premium Tier 2,115 2,115 2,115          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505       0 0
Synthetic suede headliner 600 600 600 600     0 0
Heated second row seats 320 320 320          
Heated steering wheel 175 175 175          
Heated front seats       455        
Wood trim       0 0 0 0 0
Sunroof         0 0    
Subzero Weather Package             0 0
Tech Package             0 0
Obstacle detection, rear             0 0
Interior ambient lighting             0 0
Satellite radio             0 0
Panoramic sunroof             0 0
Ultra High Fidelity Sound Package             0 0
Fog lights             0 0
Carbon fiber rear spoiler               0
Options (change) 5,990 5,990 4,540 1,150 0 0 15,900 17,400
Options (change) 5,510 5,510 4,175 1,055 0 0 0 0
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995 1,170 1,170
Gas Tax 0 -4,668 0 0 1,000 1,000 -7,500 -7,500
Total Price $60,385 $55,717 $64,485 $76,595 $104,695 $111,995 $79,470 $100,970

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Tesla Model S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $26,098
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $56,311
Model Year20192019201920192019201920132013
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionBasePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine248hp I4180hp I4 PiH335hp I6456hp V8600hp V8617hp V8302hp E416hp E
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8T8A1A1
DrivetrainRWDRWDRWDAWD4WD4WDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12205, 12600, 16600, 16600, 16580, 12580, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18245/45-18245/45-18245/40-19275/40-19275/35-20245/45-19245/45-19
Total Price$60,385$55,717$64,485$76,595$104,695$111,995$79,470$100,970
Adjustments for Features-2,420-2,345-2,420-6,245-7,595-7,5950-1,375
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$57,965$53,372$62,065$70,350$97,100$104,400$79,470$99,595
Cost Above Minimum$4,593$0$8,693$16,978$43,728$51,028$0$20,125

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

Model Year20192019201920192019201920132013
Model5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-Series5-SeriesModel SModel S
Trim530i530e iPerformance540iM550iM5M5 CompetitionBasePerformance
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300  
1-speed automatic      $800$800
RWD$0$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$100 $100$100  
Power liftgate      $350$350
Power trunk closer$350$350$350$350$350$350  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15$15$15  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Brake assist$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Brake- or yaw-sensor-initiated collision preparation system$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Hill descent control   $250$250$250  
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150    
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Cargo mat      $40$40
Console with shifter$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Console without shifter      $150$150
Rear seat pass-through$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Aux input$50$50$50$50$50$50  
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  
Media drive$15$15$15$15$15$15  
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Residual heat$50$50$50$50$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Satellite radio      $200$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$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300$300$300  
Text dictation$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25$25$25$25  
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0$0$0  
Wiper de-icer      $25$25
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0    
Black exterior trim (optional)   $0$0$0  
Body kit   $0$0$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25     
Carbon fiber rear spoiler       $300
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0$0$0  
Panoramic sunroof      $1200$1200
Rear spoiler   $200$200$200  
Sunroof$900$900$900$900$900$900  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200$200$200  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror      $75$75
Fog lights$125$125$125   $125$125
Head-up display (HUD)    $350$350  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Interior ambient lighting      $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250$250$250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25    $25$25
LED headlights   $1000$1000$1000  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750     
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150$150$150  
Tachometer$75$75$75$75$75$75  
Visor mirror, driver      $10$10
Visor mirror, passenger      $10$10
Xenon HID headlights      $500$500
Powertrain 
10 kW onboard charger      $750$750
3.5 kW onboard charger $0      
60 kWh battery pack      $0 
85 kWh battery pack       $0
9 kWh battery pack $0      
Active rear differential    $500$500  
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150$150$150  
DC quick-charging capability, free proprietary network       $1000
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500$500$500  
High-performance inverter       $0
Launch control$100 $100$100$100$100  
Regenerative braking$0 $0$0$0$0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Heated second row seats$200$200$200   $200$200
Leather door panel trim$250$250$250$250$250$250  
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50     
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50     
Memory system, passenger seat   $150$150$150  
Metal pedals   $75$75$75 $75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50$50$50  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100$100  
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat    $100$100  
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat    $100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $100$100$100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat   $100$100$100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat   $100$100$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500$500$500  
Additional powertrain and chassis calibration options    $0$0  
Performance steering system (optional)   $0$0$0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0$0  
Tires, high-efficiency (optional)       $0
Total Value of Features$7,530$7,455$7,530$11,355$12,705$12,705$5,110$6,485
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,420$2,345$2,420$6,245$7,595$7,595$0$1,375
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,278-2,196-2,277-5,868-7,123-7,119086

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

Model Year20192013
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 Weight3,747 lb.4,648 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
18.7 ft331.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
18.763.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530i

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25No
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested30092%
Total Not Requested258%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 530e iPerformance

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25No
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested30092%
Total Not Requested258%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%

Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series 540i

Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25No
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested30092%
Total Not Requested258%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Gesture control system100No
Power trunk closer350Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Total Requested130074%
Total Not Requested45026%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Subzero Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Heated windshield washer nozzles15Yes
Total Requested21590%
Total Not Requested2510%
Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power liftgate350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Cornering lights50Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Total Requested147578%
Total Not Requested42522%
Ultra High Fidelity Sound Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Unbranded, 580W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested25042%
Total Not Requested35058%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S Performance

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Subzero Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Wiper de-icer25No
Heated windshield washer nozzles15Yes
Total Requested21590%
Total Not Requested2510%
Tech Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power liftgate350No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Cornering lights50Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Total Requested147578%
Total Not Requested42522%
Ultra High Fidelity Sound Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Unbranded, 580W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested25042%
Total Not Requested35058%

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