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2019 Audi S5 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2019 Audi S5

2019 Audi
S5

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$65,100
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$80,350
Invoice* $61,196 $75,529
MPG - City 21 20
MPG - Hwy 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
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 S5 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Audi S5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi S5 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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). Based on MSRP, the Audi S5 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. 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 S5 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi S5 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Audi S5 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Audi S5 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Handling
The Audi S5 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Audi S5 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 S5 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Audi S5 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The Audi S5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.