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2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class vs. 2013 Audi TTS Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi TTS.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class as you will with the Audi TTS, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is much wider than the Audi TTS, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi TTS.

Drivetrain
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 TTS.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Audi TTS. 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 SL-Class and the Audi TTS. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi TTS.

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

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
SL-Class

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MSRP*: $106,700 - $214,500
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2013 Audi
TTS

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MSRP*: $50,350
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $4,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 3.14%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 14 - 18 23
Highway MPG: 21 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-12, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $99,231 - $199,485 $46,825

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