Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the Audi TTS, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi TTS and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Audi TTS has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Audi TTS has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi TTS and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Audi TTS will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Audi TTS comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2013 Audi TTS and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $52,200 - $59,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||--|
|City MPG:||23||18 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||31||26 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$44,035||$48,546 - $54,870|
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