As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and the Audi S5 in the front seats.
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Audi S5, 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 SL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Audi S5, 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 SL-Class and the Audi S5 have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is much wider than the Audi S5, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Audi S5.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Audi S5.
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Audi S5, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Audi S5. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has less seating than the Audi S5, making the Audi S5 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi S5.
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi S5.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and the 2014 Audi S5.
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MSRP*: $106,700 - $214,500
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|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $4,500||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.99%||As low as 1.90%|
|City MPG:||14 - 18||18|
|Highway MPG:||21 - 25||--|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$99,231 - $199,485||$56,172|
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