Compare 2014 Audi S5 vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2014 Audi S5
2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 17 26 $48,360 $52,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 18 28 $49,662 $53,400
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 18 26 $56,172 $60,400
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4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E 250 BlueTEC Sport 28 45 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Luxury 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Sport 21 30 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Coupe RWD E 350 21 30 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 250 BlueTEC Sport 27 42 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Luxury 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Sport 21 29 $50,592 $54,400
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E 350 21 29 $50,871 $54,700
4-Door Sedan Hybrid RWD E 400 Sport 24 30 $52,731 $56,700
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 350 Luxury 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 350 Sport 19 26 $54,498 $58,600
2-Door Coupe RWD E 550 18 26 $54,870 $59,000
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E 350 19 28 $55,986 $60,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 550 Sport 17 26 $57,102 $61,400
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E 550 17 26 $62,589 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 63 AMG 16 23 $86,276 $92,770
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 63 AMG S-Model 16 23 $92,786 $99,770
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E 63 AMG 15 21 $95,204 $102,370
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,360
$47,802
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,000
$51,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$867 / month
$857 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
What, me worry? The Mercedes-Benz E-Class reasserts its alpha status with a tighter forehead, a greener turbodiesel, and a pair of all-wheel-drive AMGs.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 57.8
Second Leg Room (in)
31.7 35.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84 -
Second Head Room (in)
36 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 56.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
182.7 192.1
Height, Overall (in)
53.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 15.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 12.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 36.9
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P245/45HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40YR18 P245/45HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3858 4200
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Diesel I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900 369 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
333 @ 5500 195 @ 3800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 45
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.16 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.68 2.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
quattro Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi S5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 6.2 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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