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2020 Audi A8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 Review

New 2020 Audi A8

2020 Audi
A8

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 63

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MSRP*
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$85,200 to $96,800
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$68,100 to $75,700
Invoice* $80,088 to $90,992 $64,014 to $71,158
MPG - City 15 - 17 18
MPG - Hwy 23 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-8
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 63. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, 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 63, 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 63, 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 63 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi A8 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, 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 63.

Drivetrain
The Audi A8 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi A8 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi A8 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

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 63. 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 63.

Warranty
The Audi A8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63.