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2018 Audi S5 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi S5 and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Audi S5, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 SLK-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 SLK-Class.

Dimensions
The Audi S5 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Audi S5, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-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 SLK-Class.

Handling
The Audi S5 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-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 SLK-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 SLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Audi S5 has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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

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Compare the 2018 Audi S5 and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.

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2018 Audi
S5

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MSRP*: $62,300

2016 Mercedes-Benz
SLK-Class

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MSRP*: $47,000 - $59,200
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City MPG: 20 21 - 25
Highway MPG: 29 29 - 32
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $57,940 $43,710 - $55,056

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.