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2018 Audi S5 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi S5, 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 S5 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 S5 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Dimensions
The Audi S5 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 S5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Audi S5 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The Audi S5 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 S5 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Audi S5 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi S5 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Warranty
The Audi S5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Compare the 2018 Audi S5 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2018 Audi
S5

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MSRP*: $54,400 - $54,600

2017 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $42,650 - $44,650
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City MPG: 21 23
Highway MPG: 30 29 - 30
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $50,592 - $50,778 $39,665 - $41,525

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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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.