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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: $53,420

BMW 3-Series 330i   
Difference: $4,750

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020202020202020
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class3-Series3-Series
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,400 $55,950 $68,100 $75,700 $40,750 $54,000
Multimedia Package 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200    
Advanced Lighting Package 1,900 1,900 1,050 1,050    
AMG Line 2,175          
Parking Assist Package 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090    
Premium Driver Assistance Package 3,050          
Leather Seating Package 1,950          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720 720 550 550
Heated front seats 580          
Sunshade, rear, power 440 440 440 440 575 575
Head-up display (HUD) 990 990 990 990    
Sunshades, second row 380 380 380 380    
Black exterior trim (optional) 300 300 750 750    
Driver Assistance Package   2,250 2,250 2,250    
Leather seating surfaces   1,620        
AMG Leather Package     2,590      
Convenience Tier         1,750  
Obstacle detection, rear         600 600
Executive Tier         3,100 3,100
Premium Tier         2,900 2,900
Driving Assistance Package         500 500
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed         1,200 1,200
Blind spot warning system         500 500
Adaptive dampers - electrical           700
M Sport Design           0
Multimedia Package 2,046 2,046 2,046 2,046    
Advanced Lighting Package 1,767 1,767 977 977    
AMG Line 2,023          
Parking Assist Package 1,014 1,014 1,014 1,014    
Premium Driver Assistance Package 2,837          
Leather Seating Package 1,814          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670 670 505 505
Heated front seats 539          
Sunshade, rear, power 409 409 409 409 530 530
Head-up display (HUD) 921 921 921 921    
Sunshades, second row 354 354 353 353    
Black exterior trim (optional) 279 279 698 698    
Driver Assistance Package   2,093 2,093 2,093    
Leather seating surfaces   1,507        
AMG Leather Package     2,409      
Convenience Tier         1,610  
Obstacle detection, rear         550 550
Executive Tier         2,850 2,850
Premium Tier         2,670 2,670
Driving Assistance Package         460 460
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed         1,105 1,105
Blind spot warning system         460 460
Adaptive dampers - electrical           645
M Sport Design           0
Options (change) 15,775 11,890 12,460 9,870 11,675 10,625
Options (change) 14,673 11,060 11,590 9,181 10,740 9,775
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 995
Total Price $58,170 $68,835 $81,555 $86,565 $53,420 $65,620

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 3-Series 330i
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,750
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $994
Model Year202020202020202020202020
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class3-Series3-Series
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine255hp I4385hp V6469hp V8503hp V8255hp I4382hp I6
TransmissionT9T9T9T9T8T8
DrivetrainRWDAWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13205, 9600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19225/45-18225/45-18
Total Price$58,170$68,835$81,555$86,565$53,420$65,620
Adjustments for Features-2,000-4,325-3,575-4,2750-625
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,170$64,510$77,980$82,290$53,420$64,995
Cost Above Minimum$0$8,340$21,810$26,120$0$11,575

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

Model Year202020202020202020202020
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class3-Series3-Series
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S330iM340i
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400$1400$1400  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1300$1300
RWD$0 $0$0$0$0
AWD $1700    
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate    $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 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats    $0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200$200  
Blind spot collision prevention$150$150$150$150  
Collision preparation system, rear$100$100$100$100  
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system$0$0$0$0  
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100$100$100  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150  
Knee airbag, passenger    $100$100
Lane keeping assist$400$400$400$400  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100  
Rear side airbags$300$300$300$300  
Tires, run-flat$150$150  $150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100  
Wide-view front camera    $150$150
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment    $50$50
Console with shifter    $150$150
Console without shifter$150$150$150$150  
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25$25  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity    $50$50
Aux input    $50$50
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100  
Rear air vents with manual controls    $150$150
Residual heat    $50$50
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
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25$25  
Surround sound  $250$250 $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar    $300$300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325$325$325$325  
Voice control for external devices    $0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50  
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0$0$0$0 $0
Body kit$0$0$0$0  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25     
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0  
Rear spoiler$200 $200$200  
Sport rocker panels (optional)     $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25     
Boost gauge $75$75$75  
Chronometer $100$100$100  
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50  
Fog light, rear$100$100$100$100  
Fog lights    $125 
Interior ambient lighting    $150$150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250$250
Powertrain 
Active rear differential   $500  
Dual-mode exhaust  $250$250  
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)   $500  
Launch control  $100$100  
Limited-slip rear differential  $300   
Raised top speed limiter   $0  
Regenerative braking    $0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates    $100$100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200$200$200  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 $150$150
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$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  
Synthetic suede steering wheel   $150  
Upholstered instrument panel $300$300$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500 $500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100     
Crosswind stabilization$50$50$50$50  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0$0$0 $0
Suggestive steering$0$0$0$0  
Total Value of Features$6,175$8,500$7,750$8,450$4,175$4,800
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,000$4,325$3,575$4,275$0$625
Value of Feature Adjustments-539-757-552-5030-103

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

Model Year20202020
ModelC-Class3-Series
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in112.2 in
Length184.5 in185.7 in
Width71.3 in71.9 in
Height56.8 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,590 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.15.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in56.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in54.6 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft316.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
AMG Line
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear spoiler200No
Front sport buckets100Yes
245/40HR18 tires200No
225/45HR18 tires200No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Metal pedals75No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Total Requested35034%
Total Not Requested67566%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested165069%
Total Not Requested75031%
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 C-Class AMG C43

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested60067%
Total Not Requested30033%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
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%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%
AMG Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S

Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1040100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
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%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400No
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Total Requested100057%
Total Not Requested75043%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series 330i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested205084%
Total Not Requested40016%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested166597%
Total Not Requested503%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
BMW 3-Series M340i

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Sunshade, rear, power
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Total Requested205084%
Total Not Requested40016%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Remote app25Yes
Total Requested166597%
Total Not Requested503%
Driving Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
M Sport Design
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rocker panels (optional)0No
Black exterior trim (optional)0Yes
225/45VR18 tires400No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%

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