Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A7 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A7 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi A7 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). The Audi A7 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 A7 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi A7 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A7, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A7 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Audi A7 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi A7 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Audi A7 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.
The Audi A7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2014 Audi A7 and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $64,500 - $66,900
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MSRP*: $52,200 - $59,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.90%||--|
|City MPG:||18 - 24||18 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||28 - 38||26 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$59,987 - $62,218||$48,546 - $54,870|
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