Compare 2001 Audi A6 vs 2001 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2001 Audi A6
2001 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic Celebrate 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic Celebrate 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
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4-Door Sedan 2.4L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.4L 18 27 $27,854 $29,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,364 $36,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,621
$27,854
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,400
$29,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$499 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 33.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.3 88.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 68.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 57.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.2 15.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.34 x .984 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.64 x .39 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 16.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.3 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
P205/55HR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 3310
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 90
Engine
Displacement
2.8L/169 2.6L/158
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6000 168 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 3200 177 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.72
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.10 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.46
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-Beam Axle Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Independent 3-link

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