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2014 Audi RS 7 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi RS 7 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi RS 7, drivers may find the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Audi RS 7 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Audi RS 7 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 RS 7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi RS 7 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 RS 7 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi RS 7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Audi RS 7 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Audi RS 7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi RS 7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi RS 7 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Warranty
The Audi RS 7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2014 Audi
RS 7

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MSRP*: $104,900

2014 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 27 22 - 27
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $97,558 $67,053 - $99,045

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