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2020 Audi TT vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2020 Audi TT

2020 Audi
TT

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$49,000
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$81,650
Invoice* $46,060 $76,751
MPG - City 23 20
MPG - Hwy 31 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 2 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Comfort
The Audi TT 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 TT 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 TT 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 TT and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Audi TT is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Audi TT, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Drivetrain
The Audi TT has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Audi TT has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi TT is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Audi TT has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, making the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Audi TT has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

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