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Tesla Model S vs. BMW i3 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Tesla Model S vs. BMW i3 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,795

BMW i3   
Difference: $41,705

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelModel SModel SModel Si3
Trim75D100DP100DBase
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $84,800 $104,300 $137,000 $44,450
Enhanced Autopilot 5,000 5,000 5,000  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 1,000 1,000 1,000 700
Panoramic sunroof 2,000 2,000 2,000  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     0  
Park Assistant Package       1,000
Giga World       1,800
Technology & Driver Assistance Package       2,350
Sunroof       1,000
Enhanced Autopilot 0 0 0  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 0 0 0 645
Panoramic sunroof 0 0 0  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     0  
Park Assistant Package       920
Giga World       1,365
Technology & Driver Assistance Package       2,160
Sunroof       920
Options (change) 8,000 8,000 8,000 6,850
Options (change) 0 0 0 6,010
Destination 1,200 1,200 1,200 995
Gas Tax -7,500 -7,500 -7,500 -7,500
Total Price $86,500 $106,000 $138,700 $44,795

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Tesla Model S vs. BMW i3

Lowest Adjusted Price: BMW i3
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Tesla Model S P100D
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $36,295
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $47,488
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelModel SModel SModel Si3
Trim75D100DP100DBase
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine328hp E417hp E600hp E168hp E
TransmissionA1A1A1A1
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)200, 7200, 7580, 12100, 4
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-19245/45-19245/45-19155/70-19
Total Price$86,500$106,000$138,700$44,795
Adjustments for Features-5,410-6,160-7,4250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$81,090$99,840$131,275$44,795
Cost Above Minimum$0$18,750$50,185$0

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Features Comparison: Tesla Model S vs. BMW i3

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelModel SModel SModel Si3
Trim75D100DP100DBase
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
1-speed automatic$800$800$800$800
AWD$1700$1700$1700 
RWD   $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   $1000
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware$1150$1150$1150 
Automated lane change$300$300$300 
Automated parking system, remote$200$200$200 
Heated steering wheel  $100 
Power charge port door$25$25$25 
Power liftgate$350$350$350 
Power rear side windows$200$200$200 
Semi-autonomous driving$600$600$600 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual   $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200
Brake assist   $50
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100 
Lane departure warning$200$200$200 
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200 
Pedestrian detection   $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100
Rollover sensor$50$50$50 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40$40$40 
Cargo net$40$40$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50 
Automatic air recirculation   $100
Aux input   $50
Center stack smartphone cradle  $0 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125 
Handwriting recognition   $200
Heat pump   $250
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15 
HEPA interior air filter  $100 
Interior air filter$0$0 $0
Ionizing air filtration$50$50$50 
Media drive   $15
Navigation map updates, seven years$0$0$0 
Range alert$0$0$0 
Rear air vents$100$100$100 
Rear wiper   $175
Residual heat   $50
S Voice support   $0
Satellite radio  $200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription   $250
Siri Eyes Free support   $0
Surround sound  $250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar   $300
Text dictation   $50
Traffic + travel information   $25
Voice control for external devices   $0
Wiper de-icer  $25 
Exterior 
Carbon fiber body structure   $0
Carbon fiber rear spoiler  $300 
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200 
Rear spoiler   $200
Sunroof   $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200$200 
Cornering lights$50$50$50 
Digital instruments   $0
Heated mirrors$25$25$25 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver   $50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger   $50
Interior ambient lighting$150$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50 
Visor mirror, driver$10$10$10 
Visor mirror, passenger$10$10$10 
Powertrain 
10 kW onboard charger$750$750$750 
100 kWh battery pack $0$0 
33 kWh battery pack   $0
400 kWh a year of DC charging credits$200$200$200 
7.2 kW onboard charger   $500
75 kWh battery pack$0   
High amperage charger $750$750 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100 
Heated second row seats  $200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel   $150
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat   $50
Memory system, driver seat$200$200$200 
Metal pedals  $75 
Partial leather seating sufaces   $450
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Power recliner, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300$300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   $1000
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable$1000$1000$1000 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200 
Total Value of Features$12,725$13,475$14,740$7,315
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,410$6,160$7,425$0
Value of Feature Adjustments3943663370

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Specifications Comparison: Tesla Model S vs. BMW i3

Model Year20182018
ModelModel Si3
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase116.5 in101.2 in
Length196.0 in157.4 in
Width77.3 in69.9 in
Height56.5 in62.1 in
Curb Weight4,609 lb.2,962 lb.
Fuel Capacity0.0 gal.2.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.8 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in54.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Headroom35.3 in37.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in50.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.4 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
31.6 ft32.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.4 ft311.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Tesla Model S 75D

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200No
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested50019%
Total Not Requested220081%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S 100D

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200No
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested50019%
Total Not Requested220081%

Option Package Details
Tesla Model S P100D

Enhanced Autopilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900No
Automated lane change300No
Automated parking system, remote200No
Semi-autonomous driving600No
Total Requested50019%
Total Not Requested220081%

Option Package Details
BMW i3

Park Assistant Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Giga World
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood trim300Yes
Partial leather seating sufaces450No
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1000No
Total Requested30017%
Total Not Requested145083%
Technology & Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information0No
Smartphone integration0No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
App support100Yes
Text dictation50No
Pedestrian detection50No
Siri Eyes Free support0No
S Voice support0No
Total Requested130068%
Total Not Requested61532%

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