Compare 2001 Audi A6 vs 2001 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2001 Audi A6
2001 Mercedes-Benz E 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 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $44,501 $47,850
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $45,245 $48,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,151 $50,700
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,895 $51,500
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $49,476 $53,200
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,127 $56,050
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $65,379 $70,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,621
$44,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,400
$47,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$573 / month
$798 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.3 95
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 189.4
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 111.5
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 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.64 x .39 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.3 37.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
P205/55HR16 Full-Size
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 3460
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 115
Engine
Displacement
2.8L/169 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 3200 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.10 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.00 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.09 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-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 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Double Wishbone

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