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2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2015 Audi S4 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Audi S4. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Audi S4 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Audi S4, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 E-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi S4, 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 E-Class and the Audi S4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a little wider than the Audi S4, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is slightly longer than the Audi S4.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi S4.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has about the same turning radius as the Audi S4, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Audi S4.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Audi S4. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi S4.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi S4.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $51,400 - $99,770

2015 Audi
S4

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MSRP*: $48,400
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City MPG: 16 - 28 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 45 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $47,802 - $92,786 $45,012

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