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

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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $55,635

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $3,310

Lowest Total Invoice: $51,813

Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300   
Difference: $3,597

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLCGLCGLCGLC
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLC300GLC350eAMG GLC43AMG GLC63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,450 $54,300 $40,050 $49,990 $56,250 $69,900
Base Invoice $40,160 $51,180 $37,247 $46,491 $52,313 $65,007
M Sport Design 4,100          
Executive Tier 3,500          
Premium Tier 3,300 2,950        
Driving Assistance Package 900 900        
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000 700        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 350 350 1,030 1,030 450 450
Panoramic sunroof 1,200   1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Heated second row seats 350 350 580 580 580 580
Sunshades, second row 250 250 380 380 380 380
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 720 720 720 720
Parking Assistance Package   700        
Leather seating surfaces   1,700     1,620 2,590
Advanced Lighting Package     1,900 800 1,900 1,050
Premium 1 Package     1,350 1,350    
Leather Seating Package     2,050 2,050    
Multimedia Package     2,200   2,200 2,200
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,290 1,290 1,290 1,290
Upholstered instrument panel     350 350    
Heated steering wheel     250 250 250  
Head-up display (HUD)     990 990 990 990
Garmin Map Pilot       625    
Black exterior trim (optional)         200 750
Wood trim         0 0
M Sport Design 3,770          
Executive Tier 3,220          
Premium Tier 3,035 2,715        
Driving Assistance Package 830 830        
Adaptive dampers - electrical 920 645        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 320 320 958 958 419 419
Panoramic sunroof 1,105   1,395 1,395 1,395 1,395
Heated second row seats 320 320 539 539 539 539
Sunshades, second row 230 230 353 353 353 353
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 670 670 670 670
Parking Assistance Package   645        
Leather seating surfaces   1,565     1,507 2,409
Advanced Lighting Package     1,767 744 1,767 977
Premium 1 Package     1,256 1,256    
Leather Seating Package     1,907 1,907    
Multimedia Package     2,046   2,046 2,046
Advanced Parking Assist Package     1,200 1,200 1,200 1,200
Upholstered instrument panel     326 326    
Heated steering wheel     233 233 233  
Head-up display (HUD)     921 921 921 921
Garmin Map Pilot       581    
Black exterior trim (optional)         186 698
Wood trim         0 0
Options (change) 15,500 8,450 14,590 11,915 12,080 12,500
Options (change) 14,255 7,775 13,571 11,083 11,236 11,627
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Total Price $58,945 $63,745 $55,635 $62,900 $69,325 $83,395
Total Invoice $55,410 $59,950 $51,813 $58,569 $64,544 $77,629

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $835
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,270
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLCGLCGLCGLC
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLC300GLC350eAMG GLC43AMG GLC63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine248hp I4355hp I6241hp I4208hp I4 PiH362hp V6469hp V8
TransmissionT8T8T9T7T9T9
DrivetrainAWDAWDRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12?, 6?, 6?, 6640, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-19245/50-19235/60-18235/60-18255/45-20265/45-20
Total Price$58,945$63,745$55,635$62,900$69,325$83,395
Adjustments for Features-2,475-2,1250-1,285-3,360-3,910
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,470$61,620$55,635$61,615$65,965$79,485
Cost Above Minimum$0$5,150$0$5,980$10,330$23,850
Total Invoice$55,410$59,950$51,813$58,569$64,544$77,629
Adjustments for Features-2,327-1,9980-1,197-3,128-3,640
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,083$57,952$51,813$57,372$61,416$73,989
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,869$0$5,559$9,603$22,176

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLCGLCGLCGLC
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLC300GLC350eAMG GLC43AMG GLC63
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300    
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400 $1400$1400
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1200  
AWD$1700$1700 $1700$1700$1700
RWD  $0   
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100$100$100
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100$100 
Remote climate control  $25$25$25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75$75$75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200$200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100    
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150$150
Hill descent control$250$250    
Knee airbag, driver  $75$75$75$75
Lane departure warning$200$200    
Pedestrian detection$50$50    
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $0$0$0$0
Rollover sensor  $50$50$50$50
Trailer sway control  $25$25$25$25
Wide-view front camera$150$150    
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50    
Cargo mat$40$40    
Cargo net  $40$40$40$40
Console with shifter$150$150    
Console without shifter  $150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder  $25$25$25$25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125    
Climate Control 
Heated washer fluid system    $50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15  
Rear air vents  $100$100$100$100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250    
Drivetrain 
Limited-slip rear differential     $300
Engine / Motor 
Raised top speed limiter $0    
Regenerative braking$0$0    
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0    
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0  $0$0
Bodyside cladding$350$350    
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25$25  
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia    $0$0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia    $0$0
Sport rocker panels (optional)$0$0    
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75    
Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$0$0    
App support$0$0$0 $0$0
Aux input$50$50    
DVD-compatible player$0$0$0 $0$0
Gesture control system$100     
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200 $200$200
Media drive$15$15$15 $15$15
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0 $0$0
S Voice support$0$0    
Satellite radio  $200$200$200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250    
SD Card slot  $25$25$25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0    
Surround sound     $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200$200    
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $225$225$225$225
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25 $25$25
Traffic information   $25  
Voice control for external devices$0$0    
Voice recorder$0$0    
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50$50$50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge    $75$75
Chronometer    $100$100
Compass  $0$0$0$0
Cornering lights  $50$50$50$50
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125$125    
Interior ambient lighting$150$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250     
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100    
Folding second row seats$300$300    
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200$200$200
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50    
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50    
Memory system, passenger seat  $150$150$150$150
Metal pedals    $75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50$50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100    
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100    
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100$100$100
Power-folding second row seats  $700$700$700$700
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500$500  $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100$100  
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable    $1000$1000
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0    
Suggestive steering  $0$0$0$0
Transmission 
Launch control$100$100   $100
Total Value of Features$7,920$7,570$5,445$6,730$8,805$9,355
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,475$2,125$0$1,285$3,360$3,910
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,327-1,9980-1,197-3,128-3,640

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLC

Model Year20182018
ModelX3GLC
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.8 in113.1 in
Length185.9 in183.3 in
Width74.4 in74.4 in
Height66.0 in64.5 in
Curb Weight4,151 lb.3,892 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.1 in37.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.4 in37.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
28.7 ft320.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.7 ft356.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive30i

M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Bodyside cladding100No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
245/50WR19 tires400No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Total Requested110059%
Total Not Requested75041%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Gesture control system100No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Total Requested255084%
Total Not Requested50016%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
245/50WR19 tires400No
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity0No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested176582%
Total Not Requested40018%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested60063%
Total Not Requested35037%

Option Package Details
BMW X3 M40i

Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Speed limit information0No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Total Requested60063%
Total Not Requested35037%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
245/50WR19 tires400No
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity0No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested176582%
Total Not Requested40018%
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 GLC GLC300

Cooled or ventilated front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested135082%
Total Not Requested30018%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested65087%
Total Not Requested10013%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support0Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested940100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC GLC350e

Cooled or ventilated front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested65087%
Total Not Requested10013%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights250Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC43

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested135082%
Total Not Requested30018%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support0Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested940100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG GLC63

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights250Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support0Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested940100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%

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