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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $75,145

BMW 3-Series M3   
Difference: $2,670

Lowest Total Invoice: $70,540

BMW 3-Series M3   
Difference: $1,899

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelC-Class3-Series
TrimAMG C63M3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $66,100 $65,500
Base Invoice $61,473 $61,595
Advanced Lighting Package 1,050  
Parking Assist Package 1,090  
designo Package 3,100  
Multimedia Package 2,200  
Sunshades, second row 380  
Head-up display (HUD) 990  
Sunshade, rear, power 440 350
Black exterior trim (optional) 750  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 550
Full Merino Leather   2,650
Executive Package   4,100
Driving Assistance Package   500
Wood trim   0
Sunroof   0
Blind spot warning system   500
Advanced Lighting Package 977  
Parking Assist Package 1,014  
designo Package 2,883  
Multimedia Package 2,046  
Sunshades, second row 353  
Head-up display (HUD) 921  
Sunshade, rear, power 409 320
Black exterior trim (optional) 698  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 505
Full Merino Leather   2,435
Executive Package   3,770
Driving Assistance Package   460
Wood trim   0
Sunroof   0
Blind spot warning system   460
Options (change) 10,720 8,650
Options (change) 9,971 7,950
Destination 995 995
Total Price $77,815 $75,145
Total Invoice $72,439 $70,540

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 3-Series M3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,495
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $805
Model Year20182018
ModelC-Class3-Series
TrimAMG C63M3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine469hp V8425hp I6
TransmissionT7M6
DrivetrainRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/24 MPG17/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)590, 13600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18255/40-18
Total Price$77,815$75,145
Adjustments for Features-1,1750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$76,640$75,145
Total Invoice$72,439$70,540
Adjustments for Features-1,0940
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$71,345$70,540

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20182018
ModelC-Class3-Series
TrimAMG C63M3
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200 
6-speed manual $150
RWD$0$0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Remote climate control$25 
Remote start via app$75 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure warning $200
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear side airbags$300 
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Aux input $50
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Residual heat $50
S Voice support $0
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
SD Card slot$25 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Sport rocker panels (optional) $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge$75 
Chronometer$100 
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear$100 
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential $500
Downshift rev matching $50
Dual-mode exhaust$250 
Launch control$100 
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Regenerative braking $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Heated second row seats $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $50
Memory system, passenger seat$150 
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Upholstered instrument panel$300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization$50 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Suggestive steering$0 
Total Value of Features$5,700$4,525
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,175$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,0940

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series

Model Year20182018
ModelC-Class3-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in110.6 in
Length184.5 in182.5 in
Width71.3 in71.3 in
Height56.8 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,782 lb.3,575 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.15.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in40.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in55.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.1 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft313.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested60075%
Total Not Requested20025%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Special interior trim0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M3

Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Full Merino Leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery-450No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage450Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000No
Total Requested70056%
Total Not Requested55044%
Executive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Headlight washers50No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested200080%
Total Not Requested50020%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested40062%
Total Not Requested25038%

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