Compare 2003 Audi A6 vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2003 Audi A6
2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 20 27 $32,350 $35,850
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $34,100 $37,600
4-Door Wagon Avant 3.0L 18 26 $35,168 $38,800
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 18 25 $37,126 $41,000
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 18 25 $37,126 $41,000
4-Door Sedan quattro AWD Automatic 4.2L 17 25 $43,312 $47,950
Select style
4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,350
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,850
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$598 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Car Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
37.3 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.3 97.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
192.0 190.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.2 15.9
Brakes
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.3 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 15.24
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P205/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3516 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
221 @ 3200 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/181 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 6300 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.63 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.40 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.40 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-Beam Axle Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link 4-Link
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 -

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue