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2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi A4 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi A4.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A4 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi A4 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi A4 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Audi A4 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi A4 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The Audi A4 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A4 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi A4 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Warranty
The Audi A4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2018 Audi
A4

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MSRP*: $36,000 - $40,500

2018 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $40,250 - $47,900
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City MPG: 24 - 27 23 - 24
Highway MPG: 33 - 37 32 - 33
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $33,480 - $37,666 $37,433 - $44,547

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.