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2020 Audi A8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

New 2020 Audi A8

2020 Audi
A8

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$85,200 to $96,800
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$55,950
Invoice* $80,088 to $90,992 $52,593
MPG - City 15 - 17 19
MPG - Hwy 23 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A8 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, the Audi A8 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Audi A8 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, 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 Audi A8 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, 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 Audi A8 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A8 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A8, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi A8 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Handling
The Audi A8 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi A8 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A8 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi A8 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Warranty
The Audi A8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.