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Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW 4-Series Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW 4-Series Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $83,835

BMW 4-Series M4   
Difference: $10,275

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenne4-Series
TrimBasePlatinum EditionSGTSTurboTurbo SM4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV2dr Coupe
Base Price $60,600 $66,700 $77,400 $98,600 $118,100 $161,600 $67,700
18-way adaptive power front seats 310 310 310 310      
Torque vectoring, brake-based 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500    
Porsche Connect Plus 1,250   1,250 1,250 1,250 1,250  
Premium Plus Package 9,100 6,780 7,490 5,830      
Rear air vents with automatic controls 990 990 990 990 990 990  
Ceramic brake rotors 8,840 8,840 8,840 8,840 8,840   8,150
265/50VR19 1,960            
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,660 3,660 3,660        
Black exterior trim (optional) 150   150   150    
Voice control for nav and audio 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 2,000 2,000 2,000        
Heated steering wheel 280 280 280 280 280 280 190
Compass 280 280 280 280 280 280  
Wood trim 1,340 1,340 1,340 350 350 0 0
Metallic paint (extra cost) 800 800 800 800     550
Comfort Lighting Package         330 330  
Proximity key         890 890  
Rearview camera         660 660  
Obstacle detection, rear             750
Full Merino Leather             3,500
Sunroof             0
Apple CarPlay support             300
Blind spot warning system             500
255/35YR19             1,200
18-way adaptive power front seats 0 0 0 0      
Torque vectoring, brake-based 0 0 0 0 0    
Porsche Connect Plus 0   0 0 0 0  
Premium Plus Package 0 0 0 0      
Rear air vents with automatic controls 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Ceramic brake rotors 0 0 0 0 0   7,500
265/50VR19 0            
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 0 0 0        
Black exterior trim (optional) 0   0   0    
Voice control for nav and audio 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Adaptive dampers - electrical 0 0 0        
Heated steering wheel 0 0 0 0 0 0 175
Compass 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Wood trim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Metallic paint (extra cost) 0 0 0 0     505
Comfort Lighting Package         0 0  
Proximity key         0 0  
Rearview camera         0 0  
Obstacle detection, rear             690
Full Merino Leather             3,220
Sunroof             0
Apple CarPlay support             375
Blind spot warning system             460
255/35YR19             1,105
Options (change) 32,460 26,780 28,890 20,430 15,520 4,680 15,140
Options (change) 0 0 0 0 0 0 14,030
Destination 1,050 1,050 1,050 1,050 1,050 1,050 995
Total Price $94,110 $94,530 $107,340 $120,080 $134,670 $167,330 $83,835

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW 4-Series

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW 4-Series M4
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,970
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $77,712
Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenne4-Series
TrimBasePlatinum EditionSGTSTurboTurbo SM4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV2dr Coupe
Engine300hp V6300hp V6420hp V6440hp V6520hp V8570hp V8425hp I6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8T8T8M6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDAWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)100, 10665, 14100, 10100, 10665, 14665, 14600, 16
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/50-19275/45-20265/50-19275/45-20265/50-19295/35-21255/35-19
Total Price$94,110$94,530$107,340$120,080$134,670$167,330$83,835
Adjustments for Features-8,300-8,725-8,600-10,825-9,425-10,4000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$85,810$85,805$98,740$109,255$125,245$156,930$83,835
Cost Above Minimum$5$0$12,935$23,450$39,440$71,125$0

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Features Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW 4-Series

Model Year2018201820182018201820182018
ModelCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenneCayenne4-Series
TrimBasePlatinum EditionSGTSTurboTurbo SM4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV2dr Coupe
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300$1300 
6-speed manual      $150
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700$1700 
RWD      $0
Accessories 
Air compressor$35$35$35$35$35$35 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate      $100
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350$350$350 
Power rear side windows$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Remote window/roof operation      $15
Sunshades, second row, power$225$225$225$225   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual      $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats      $0
Automatic seat belt presenters, front row      $100
Blind spot warning system$200$200$200$200  $200
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250$250$250 
Knee airbag, passenger      $100
Rear side airbags$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Rollover sensor$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25$25$25$25$25 
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150 $150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo cover$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Cargo net$40$40$40$40$40$40 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Second-row low console      $100
Storage compartment under front seat(s)$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player$0$0$0$0$0$0 
DVD-compatible player      $0
Off-road navigation system$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250$250$250$250$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls      $150
Rear dual-zone climate control$125$125$125$125$125$125 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400$400$400$400 
Rear wiper$175$175$175$175$175$175 
S Voice support      $0
Satellite radio$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription      $250
Surround sound $250  $250$250$250
Traffic + travel information    $25$25$25
Traffic information$25$25$25$25   
Voice control for external devices      $0
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15$15$15$15$15 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0$0$0 
Body kit   $0   
Bodyside cladding$350$350$350$350$350$350 
Deep-tinted rear windows$275$275$275$275$275$275 
Larger rear spoiler   $200   
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0  $0
Panoramic sunroof  $1200$1200   
Rear spoiler$200$200$200 $200$200 
Sport rocker panels (optional)      $0
Sunroof$900$900  $900$900$900
Wheel-lip moldings $75 $75 $75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200$200 $200 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Boost gauge   $75$75$75 
Chronometer     $100 
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Fog light, rear$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Fog lights$125$125$125$125$125$125 
Headlight washers$50$50$50$50$50$50 
Performance meter     $150 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors      $25
Powertrain 
Active rear differential      $500
Downshift rev matching      $50
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable   $500   
Launch control     $100 
Limited-slip rear differential$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Lockable center differential$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Lockable rear differential$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Regenerative braking    $0$0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger$300$300$300$300$300$300 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300$300$300   
Door sill trim plates$100 $100$100$100$100$100
Heated second row seats$200$200$200$200$200$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200     
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75$75$75$75$75 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat      $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat      $50
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150$150$150$150$150 
Metal pedals   $75$75$75 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat      $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat      $100
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic suede headliner   $650$650$650 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars     $500 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   $1000$1000$1000 
Performance steering system (optional)      $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0  $0
Total Value of Features$11,865$12,290$12,165$14,390$12,990$13,965$3,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$8,300$8,725$8,600$10,825$9,425$10,400$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-93-97-84-95-73-650

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Specifications Comparison: Porsche Cayenne vs. BMW 4-Series

Model Year20182018
ModelCayenne4-Series
Body4dr SUV2dr Coupe
Wheelbase114.0 in110.6 in
Length191.1 in182.6 in
Width78.7 in71.9 in
Height67.4 in54.2 in
Curb Weight4,489 lb.3,559 lb.
Fuel Capacity22.4 gal.15.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom0.0 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room0.0 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom0.0 in42.2 in
Row 2 Headroom0.0 in36.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room0.0 in51.7 in
Row 2 Legroom0.0 in33.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
23.7 ft315.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
62.9 ft315.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne

18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested122564%
Total Not Requested67536%
Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested75094%
Total Not Requested506%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Sunroof900Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Variable assist steering (optional)0No
Heated second row seats200No
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Headlight washers50No
Cornering lights50No
Total Requested365068%
Total Not Requested172532%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Sunroof900Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Heated second row seats200No
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Total Requested272566%
Total Not Requested140034%
18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested112563%
Total Not Requested67537%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne S

18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested102560%
Total Not Requested67540%
Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested75094%
Total Not Requested506%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300No
Heated second row seats200No
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Headlight washers50No
Cornering lights50No
Total Requested205050%
Total Not Requested202550%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne GTS

18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested102560%
Total Not Requested67540%
Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested75094%
Total Not Requested506%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300No
Heated second row seats200No
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Total Requested205054%
Total Not Requested177546%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested75094%
Total Not Requested506%

Option Package Details
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Total Requested75094%
Total Not Requested506%

Option Package Details
BMW 4-Series M4

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%
255/35YR19 tires
FeatureValueRequested?
255/35YR19 tires200No
275/35YR19 tires200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Full Merino Leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery-450No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage450Yes
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000Yes
Total Requested1700136%
Total Not Requested-450-36%

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