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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class vs. 2013 Audi S6 Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi S6 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the Audi S6 in the front seats.

The Audi S6 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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 CLS-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi S6, 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 CLS-Class and the Audi S6 have similar Destination Charges.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is about the same width as the Audi S6. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi S6.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Audi S6.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Audi S6, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Audi S6.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has less seating than the Audi S6, making the Audi S6 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Audi S6.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi S6.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
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2013 Audi

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MSRP*: $71,900
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 17
Highway MPG: 22 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $67,053 - $99,045 $66,868

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