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

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BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $59,045

BMW X3 xDrive30i   
Difference: $11,505

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,500

BMW X3 xDrive30i   
Difference: $10,183

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLEGLEGLEGLEGLE
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLE350AMG GLE43GLE550eAMG GLE63AMG GLE63 S
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,450 $54,300 $52,200 $67,750 $66,700 $102,550 $109,700
Base Invoice $40,160 $51,180 $48,546 $63,008 $62,031 $95,372 $102,021
Convenience Tier 2,850            
Driving Assistance Package 900 900          
Premium Tier 3,300 2,950          
Executive Tier 3,500            
Luxury Design 350            
Adaptive dampers - electrical 1,000 700          
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200 1,200          
Sunshades, second row 250 250          
Apple CarPlay support 300 300          
Heated second row seats 350 350 580 580 580 580 580
Class III trailer hitch 550 550 575 575 575 575 575
Cooled or ventilated front seats 350 350 570 570 570    
Temporary spare tire 150 150          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 720 720 720    
Parking Assistance Package   700          
Leather seating surfaces   1,700 1,620 1,620      
Aluminum trim   0 0 0 0    
Multicontour front seats     1,100 1,100 1,100 1,100 1,100
Premium 3 Package     9,080 5,010 4,890 2,890 2,890
Tires, run-flat     400        
Heated steering wheel     250 250 250    
Panoramic sunroof     1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Rear air vents with automatic controls     760 760 760 760 760
Upholstered instrument panel     450        
Special order charge     250        
designo Package         4,200    
Convenience Tier 2,620            
Driving Assistance Package 830 830          
Premium Tier 3,035 2,715          
Executive Tier 3,220            
Luxury Design 320            
Adaptive dampers - electrical 920 645          
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,105 1,105          
Sunshades, second row 230 230          
Apple CarPlay support 275 275          
Heated second row seats 320 320 539 539 539 539 539
Class III trailer hitch 505 505 535 535 535 535 535
Cooled or ventilated front seats 320 320 530 530 530    
Temporary spare tire 140 140          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 670 670 670    
Parking Assistance Package   645          
Leather seating surfaces   1,565 1,507 1,507      
Aluminum trim   0 0 0 0    
Multicontour front seats     1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023 1,023
Premium 3 Package     8,444 4,659 4,548 2,688 2,688
Tires, run-flat     372        
Heated steering wheel     233 233 233    
Panoramic sunroof     930 930 930 930 930
Rear air vents with automatic controls     707 707 707 707 707
Upholstered instrument panel     419        
Special order charge     233        
designo Package         3,906    
Options (change) 15,600 10,650 17,355 12,185 14,645 6,905 6,905
Options (change) 14,345 9,800 16,142 11,333 13,621 6,422 6,422
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 -4,085 0 0
Total Price $59,045 $65,945 $70,550 $80,930 $78,255 $110,450 $117,600
Total Invoice $55,500 $61,975 $65,683 $75,336 $72,562 $102,789 $109,438

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW X3 xDrive30i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,005
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,593
Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLEGLEGLEGLEGLE
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLE350AMG GLE43GLE550eAMG GLE63AMG GLE63 S
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine248hp I4355hp I6302hp V6385hp V6329hp V6 PiH550hp V8577hp V8
TransmissionT8T8T7T9T7T7T7
DrivetrainAWDAWDRWDAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 12205, 12830, 14830, 14830, 14830, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-19245/50-19255/50-19265/45-20255/50-19265/45-20295/35-21
Total Price$59,045$65,945$70,550$80,930$78,255$110,450$117,600
Adjustments for Features-1,500-1,0500-3,375-4,000-4,125-4,775
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$57,545$64,895$70,550$77,555$74,255$106,325$112,825
Cost Above Minimum$0$7,350$0$7,005$3,705$35,775$42,275
Total Invoice$55,500$61,975$65,683$75,336$72,562$102,789$109,438
Adjustments for Features-1,410-9870-3,142-3,709-3,839-4,444
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$54,090$60,988$65,683$72,194$68,853$98,950$104,994
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,898$0$6,511$3,170$33,267$39,311

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Features Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelX3X3GLEGLEGLEGLEGLE
TrimxDrive30iM40iGLE350AMG GLE43GLE550eAMG GLE63AMG GLE63 S
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300     
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1200 $1200$1200$1200
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1400   
AWD$1700$1700 $1700$1700$1700$1700
RWD  $0    
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100$100$100$100$100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100     
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row  $75$75$75$75$75
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100$100  
Remote climate control  $25$25$25$25$25
Remote start via app  $75$75$75$75$75
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0$0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200$200$200$200
Blind spot collision prevention  $150$150$150$150$150
Collision preparation system, rear  $100$100$100$100$100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system  $0$0$0$0$0
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150$150$150
Knee airbag, driver  $100$100$100$100$100
Lane keeping assist  $400$400$400$400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100$100$100$100
Rollover sensor  $50$50$50$50$50
Temporary spare tire$150$150 $150 $150$150
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150 $150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100     
Trailer sway control  $25$25$25$25$25
Wide-view front camera$150$150     
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails  $250$250$250$250$250
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50     
Cargo mat$40$40     
Console with shifter$150$150     
Console without shifter  $150$150$150$150$150
Rear seat pass-through  $100$100 $100$100
Roof rails$250$250     
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125     
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150$150$150$150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50     
Android Auto support  $100$100$100$100$100
Aux input$50$50     
Gesture control system$100      
Handwriting recognition$200$200     
Residual heat  $50$50$50$50$50
S Voice support$0$0     
Satellite radio  $200$200$200$200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250     
SD Card slot  $25$25$25$25$25
Surround sound  $250$250$250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300     
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325$325$325$325$325
Voice control for external devices$0$0     
Voice recorder$0$0     
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0     
Black exterior trim (optional) $0     
Body kit   $0$0$0$0
Bodyside cladding $350     
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250      
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia  $0$0   
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia  $0$0   
Painted brake calipers (optional)     $0$0
Rear bumper protector  $40$40$40$40$40
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0     
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75     
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights  $200$200$200$200$200
Chronometer     $100$100
Compass  $0$0$0$0$0
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125$125     
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350     
Interior ambient lighting$150$150     
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150$150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250      
Large energy flow and fuel economy display    $25  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150     
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger    $0  
9 kWh battery pack    $0  
Launch control$100$100     
Raised top speed limiter $0     
Regenerative braking$0$0     
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100$100$100$100  
Carbon fiber engine cover      $0
Door sill trim plates$100$100     
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200$200$200$200
Leather door panel trim    $250$250$250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150$150$150 
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     
Massage, driver seat  $100$100$100$100$100
Massage, passenger seat  $100$100$100$100$100
Memory system, passenger seat  $150$150$150$150$150
Metal pedals   $75$75$75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50$50$50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $100$100$100$100$100
Synthetic suede headliner    $650 $650
Synthetic suede steering wheel      $150
Wood trim$300    $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars     $500$500
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500$500 $500$500$500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100    
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   $1000$1000$1000$1000
Crosswind stabilization  $50$50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0 $0$0$0$0
Total Value of Features$8,240$7,790$6,740$10,115$10,740$10,865$11,515
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,500$1,050$0$3,375$4,000$4,125$4,775
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,410-9870-3,142-3,709-3,839-4,444

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X3 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

Model Year20182018
ModelX3GLE
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.8 in114.8 in
Length185.9 in189.1 in
Width74.4 in75.8 in
Height66.0 in70.7 in
Curb Weight4,151 lb.4,651 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.7 gal.24.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.1 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in58.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.0 in58.4 in
Row 2 Legroom36.4 in38.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
28.7 ft338.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.7 ft380.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X3 xDrive30i

Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested190084%
Total Not Requested35016%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
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
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested121555%
Total Not Requested100045%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Gesture control system100No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested265084%
Total Not Requested50016%
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, rear100Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350No
245/50WR19 tires400No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
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
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested121555%
Total Not Requested100045%
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 GLE GLE350

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100No
Total Requested35033%
Total Not Requested70067%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Adaptive headlights200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Satellite radio200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Surround sound250No
Proximity key250Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Smartphone integration0No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100No
Harman/Kardon, 830W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested546573%
Total Not Requested197527%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLE AMG GLE43

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested35037%
Total Not Requested60063%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Adaptive headlights200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested352576%
Total Not Requested112524%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLE GLE550e

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner650No
Leather door panel trim250No
Total Requested105049%
Total Not Requested110051%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested35037%
Total Not Requested60063%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row75No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights1000Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Adaptive headlights200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested352576%
Total Not Requested112524%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLE AMG GLE63

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested20033%
Total Not Requested40067%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz GLE AMG GLE63 S

Class III trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested25063%
Total Not Requested15037%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested20033%
Total Not Requested40067%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested90058%
Total Not Requested65042%

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