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2013 Audi TTS vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi TTS.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi TTS 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 TTS 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 TTS and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi TTS is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi TTS, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi TTS doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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

Performance
The Audi TTS has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Audi TTS has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz E-Class the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi TTS has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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

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2013 Audi
TTS

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MSRP*: $50,350
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2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $60,200 - $67,300
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $3,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.14% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 23 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 31 26 - 28
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $46,825 $55,986 - $62,589

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