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2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class vs. 2014 Audi RS 5 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Audi RS 5. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, drivers may find the Audi RS 5 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi RS 5, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi RS 5, 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 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Audi RS 5 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is about the same width as the Audi RS 5. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi RS 5.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi RS 5.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has about the same turning radius as the Audi RS 5, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Audi RS 5.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Audi RS 5. The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi RS 5.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi RS 5.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
CL-Class

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MSRP*: $116,600 - $215,500

2014 Audi
RS 5

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MSRP*: $69,600
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City MPG: 12 - 15 16
Highway MPG: 18 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-12, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $108,438 - $200,415 $64,728

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