Compare 2010 Audi TTS vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2010 Audi TTS
2010 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $42,687 $45,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 21 29 $45,477 $48,900
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2-Door Coupe RWD E350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 17 26 $44,686 $48,050
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 18 26 $45,198 $48,600
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 18 26 $45,198 $48,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 16 24 $47,523 $51,100
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 16 24 $47,523 $51,100
2-Door Coupe RWD E550 15 23 $50,824 $54,650
4-Door Sedan RWD E550 Luxury 16 24 $52,359 $56,300
4-Door Sedan RWD E550 Sport 16 24 $52,359 $56,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Luxury 15 23 $54,684 $58,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 15 23 $54,684 $58,800
4-Door Sedan RWD E63 AMG 13 20 $79,748 $85,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,687
$44,686
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,900
$48,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$765 / month
$801 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan swings to the masculine side of the pendulum and sharpens its driving appeal in the process.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 32.9
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.9 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 48.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.0
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.0
Length, Overall (in)
164.5 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 55.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
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)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 17.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/40R18 P255/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40R18 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3153 3683
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
TFSI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500-5000 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
- TBD - NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 268 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbo Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.26 3.42/2.23
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
2 Door Cpe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link 5-arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 5

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