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2016 Audi S8 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Audi S8, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi S8.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi S8 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz S-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). The Audi S8 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz S-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 S8 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi S8 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi S8 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi S8 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Audi S8 has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi S8 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi S8 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Warranty
The Audi S8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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Compare the 2016 Audi S8 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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2016 Audi
S8

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MSRP*: $114,900

2017 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*: $96,600 - $170,750
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City MPG: 15 - 16 13 - 18
Highway MPG: 25 22 - 26
Engine(s): V-8 V-12, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $106,858 $89,838 - $158,798

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.