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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $56,895

BMW X3 xDrive30i   
Difference: $7,175

Lowest Total Invoice: $53,525

BMW X3 xDrive30i   
Difference: $6,130

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelX3X3GLA
TrimxDrive30iM40iAMG GLA45
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,450 $54,300 $50,600
Base Invoice $40,160 $51,180 $47,058
Convenience Tier 2,850    
Driving Assistance Package 900 900  
Premium Tier 3,300 2,950  
Parking Assistance Package 1,300 700  
Luxury Design 350    
Leather seating surfaces 1,700 1,700  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000 700 850
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 720
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200  
Apple CarPlay support 300 300  
Premium Package     1,800
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,700
Multimedia Package     2,300
Driver Assistance Package     1,500
Parking Assist Package     1,400
Convenience Package     400
Panoramic sunroof     1,480
Wood trim     325
Convenience Tier 2,620    
Driving Assistance Package 830 830  
Premium Tier 3,035 2,715  
Parking Assistance Package 1,195 645  
Luxury Design 320    
Leather seating surfaces 1,565 1,565  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 920 645 791
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 670
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105  
Apple CarPlay support 275 275  
Premium Package     1,674
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package     1,581
Multimedia Package     2,139
Driver Assistance Package     1,395
Parking Assist Package     1,302
Convenience Package     372
Panoramic sunroof     1,376
Wood trim     302
Options (change) 13,450 9,000 12,475
Options (change) 12,370 8,285 11,602
Destination 995 995 995
Total Price $56,895 $64,295 $64,070
Total Invoice $53,525 $60,460 $59,655

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW X3 xDrive30i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,620
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,549
Model Year201820182018
ModelX3X3GLA
TrimxDrive30iM40iAMG GLA45
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine248hp I4355hp I6375hp I4
TransmissionT8T8S7
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-19245/50-19235/45-19
Total Price$56,895$64,295$64,070
Adjustments for Features-445-9950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,450$63,300$64,070
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,850$0
Total Invoice$53,525$60,460$59,655
Adjustments for Features-419-9360
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,106$59,524$59,655
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,418$0

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

Model Year201820182018
ModelX3X3GLA
TrimxDrive30iM40iAMG GLA45
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300 
7-speed automated manual  $1200
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Remote climate control  $25
Remote start via app  $75
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Knee airbag, passenger  $100
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Rollover sensor  $50
Wide-view front camera$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50 
Cargo mat$40$40 
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Rear seat pass-through  $100
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50 
Android Auto support  $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100 
Handwriting recognition$200$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15 
Rear air vents  $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250 
S Voice support$0$0 
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
SD Card slot  $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Voice recorder$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0 
Body kit  $0
Bodyside cladding $350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250  
Front splitter spoiler  $200
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200 
Chronometer  $100
Fog light, rear  $100
Fog lights$125$125 
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150
LED headlights $1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 $750
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust  $250
Raised top speed limiter $0 
Regenerative braking$0$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Color seat belts  $0
Interior trim, special color  $0
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75 
Memory system, passenger seat  $150
Metal pedals  $75
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional)  $0
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Total Value of Features$6,845$7,395$6,400
Value of Feature Adjustments$445$995$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-419-9360

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLA

Model Year20182018
ModelX3GLA
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.8 in106.3 in
Length185.9 in173.9 in
Width74.4 in71.0 in
Height66.0 in60.0 in
Curb Weight4,151 lb.3,297 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.14.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.1 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in54.8 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in53.1 in
Row 2 Legroom36.4 in33.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
28.7 ft317.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.7 ft343.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive30i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Total Requested185082%
Total Not Requested40018%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested111550%
Total Not Requested110050%
Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested130090%
Total Not Requested15010%
Luxury Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional chrome trim0No
Chrome interior accents (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 M40i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Siri Eyes Free support0Yes
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested111550%
Total Not Requested110050%
Parking Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested80084%
Total Not Requested15016%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLA AMG GLA45

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
AMG Red Cut Exclusive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior trim, special color0No
Color seat belts0No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested109088%
Total Not Requested15012%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested1350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0No
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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