2019 BMW 3 Series Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost
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The BMW 3 Series has a reputation for being a driver's car, and the 2019 model continues to build on this tradition. It is a small luxury car that has lively engines, plenty of trunk space, comfortable and spacious seats, and a sporty responsive suspension.
What's new for 2019?
The sedan was completely redesigned for this year while the Sports Wagon and Gran Turismo models did not receive any major changes. Other upgrades for this year include a stronger base engine, increased cabin space, and improved handling. The six-speed manual gearbox has been discontinued.
Available Trims and Equipment
The 2019 BMW 3 series is available in the following trims: Sedan, Sports Wagon, and Gran Turismo. The trims are highly customizable with a wide variety of optional packages. All trims come standard with BMW's exclusive Sensatec synthetic leather upholstery. For improved safety, the rearview and driver's side mirror feature an auto-dimming feature. The front seats are power-adjustable for improved comfort and convenience. The cabin has elegant ambient lighting. Other features across the trims include HD radio and LED headlights.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series 330i sedan is well-equipped and features attractive 18-inch alloy wheels and a 10-speaker premium audio system for theater like sound. The triple-zone automatic climate control system provides tailored temperature control for maximum comfort. The large 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment display allows for easy equipment control. A moonroof also comes standard.
The 330i xDrive Sports Wagon features an all-wheel-drive system for excellent traction control. The panoramic moonroof will provide a full view and fresh air for all passengers. The premium nine-speaker audio system will bring all of your music to life. A 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment display gives you easy control over entertainment and information systems. The dual-zone automatic climate control system
allows the driver and front passenger to set different temperatures for their areas. Other features include a power-activated trunk and LED fog lights. The 330i Gran Turismo has the same equipment as the Sports Wagon.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series 340i is currently only available in the Gran Turismo trim, although the 340i sedan is expected to enter the lineup later in the year. This trim upgrades to a 16-speaker premium Harman Kardon audio system that will take your music to another level. Convenience items include keyless entry and a hands-free trunk lid. The Nappa leather-wrapped steering wheel has an elegant feel and look. The satellite radio system will give you hours of commercial-free listening.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series 330i features a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 255-hp to spin the rear wheels. All-wheel-drive is optional. The 330i Sports Wagon and Gran Turismo boast a similar turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 248-hp. The 340i Gran Turismo features a turbocharged six-cylinder engine that pumps out an impressive 320-hp. All of the engines are mated to a smooth and responsive eight-speed automatic transmission. The improved steering system feels natural and is more responsive. The upgraded suspension enhances agility and can handle the tightest curves with minimal body roll. Four driving modes are available on all trims to handle a variety of driving conditions. These modes include Eco Pro, Comfort, Sport, and Sport+.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series 330i sedan has an EPA fuel rating of 26 City/ 36 Hwy. The 330i xDrive sedan gets 25 city/ 34 Hwy. The 330i Sports Wagon and Gran Turismo have fuel ratings of 23 City/ 33 Hwy. The 340i Gran Turismo has an EPA rating of 20 City/ 29 Hwy. All of these ratings are considered to be typical for this class.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series has a large trunk with nearly 17 cubic feet of usable space. This is considered larger than average for its class. For even more space, the Gran Turismo steps up to nearly 25 cubic feet while the Sports Wagon increases to over 27 cubic feet. All models come with split-folding rear seats for increased cargo space and flexibility.
The 2019 BMW 3 Series is designed to seat five adults comfortably. The cabin has more room and seat adjustments than its predecessor. The rear seats can easily accommodate taller passengers. The cabin has a luxurious appearance which is expected in a BMW. The interior trim has embedded accents of aluminum, ash grain wood, or burl walnut. Although the cabin is very stylish, it is still very durable. For families with small children, the 3 series LATCH restraint system is designed with dual sets of lower anchors and triple tether anchors.
Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base BMW 3 Series invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here.)
Note: All BMW 3 Series MSRP, invoice and dealer cost dollar figures above are approximate amounts. Prices are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.