Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi S5 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the Audi S5 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Audi S5, making it more convenient to drive.
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). Whether you pick the Audi S5 or the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi S5 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi S5 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi S5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Audi S5 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi S5 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi S5 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Audi S5 has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Audi S5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2014 Audi S5 and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $60,200 - $67,300
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|City MPG:||18||17 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||26||26 - 28|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$56,172||$55,986 - $62,589|
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