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2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2016 Audi RS 7 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Audi RS 7. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi RS 7.

Convenience
The Audi RS 7 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, 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 S-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi RS 7, 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 S-Class and the Audi RS 7 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is about the same width as the Audi RS 7. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which is slightly longer than the Audi RS 7.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Audi RS 7.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a larger turning radius than the Audi RS 7, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has less horsepower than the Audi RS 7, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Audi RS 7, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi RS 7.

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Compare the 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2016 Audi RS 7.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*: $95,650 - $189,350

2016 Audi
RS 7

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MSRP*: $108,900
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.24% As low as 3.83%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.32% --
City MPG: 13 - 17 15
Highway MPG: 20 - 26 --
Engine(s): V-12, V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $88,955 - $176,096 $101,278

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.