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

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the Audi S5, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Audi S5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi S5 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-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 S5 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 S5 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
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.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi S5 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Handling
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.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi S5 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Utility
The Audi S5 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 E-Class.

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

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

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2018 Audi
S5

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

2017 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $54,550 - $60,650
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City MPG: 21 18 - 20
Highway MPG: 30 26 - 29
Engine(s): V-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 5 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $50,592 - $50,778 $50,732 - $56,405

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.