Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Compare: 2012 Audi A5 vs 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class

Add a Car
 

2012 Audi A5

2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class

  2012 Audi A5 2-door Coupe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Wagon Sport 3.5L 4MATIC Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$37,100
$49,800
Invoice $34,504 $46,314
MPG
City/Highway
21/31 15/32
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line Both the Audi A5 Coupe and its Cabriolet convertible sibling are striking designs that offer comfortable, easy-to-drive capacity for two people--and four in a pinch Read Full Review The 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class models have sharper driving appeal than in the past, while also returning to the classy interior appointments and vault-like construction that have made them longtime luxury benchmarks. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Four real seats in the Cabrio
  • Striking and handsome lines
  • Well-built, inside and out
  • Multiple transmission options

Dislikes:

  • CVT in base car not very Audi
  • Cabrio cuts down rear seat space
  • Drop-top reduces trunk space too
  • Safety features shouldn't be optional

Likes:

  • Four body styles--including a wagon
  • Rich interior trims
  • Spacious interior
  • Available all-wheel drive (even on coupe)
  • Fuel-efficient BlueTec diesel

Dislikes:

  • Somewhat busy styling
  • Learning curve to electronics
  • Clutter of buttons
  • Base vinyl upholstery
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
  Read the full review Read the full review
 

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




More From High Gear Media


 
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by Homestar, LLC. Send us feedback.