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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2015 Audi S6 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 S6. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi S6.

Convenience
The Audi S6 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 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 S-Class and the Audi S6 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a little wider than the Audi S6, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi S6.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi S6.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a larger turning radius than the Audi S6, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Audi S6. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Audi S6.

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

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2015 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*: $94,400 - $222,000

2015 Audi
S6

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MSRP*: $75,500
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City MPG: 13 - 17 17
Highway MPG: 20 - 26 --
Engine(s): V-12, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $87,792 - $206,460 $70,217

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