Compare 1998 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 1998 Audi A6

1998 Mercedes-Benz C Class
1998 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan 2.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3L 23 30 $26,490 $30,450
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 21 27 $30,800 $35,400
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AMG 17 22 $45,890 $52,750
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 28 $29,697 $33,750
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 17 26 $29,697 $33,750
4-Door Wagon Quattro AWD 19 24 $30,250 $34,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,490
$29,697
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,450
$33,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$563 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.8 37.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 98.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
177.4 192.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.6 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.9 17.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 11.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel, 4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.35 11.3 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.81
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.85 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.2 38.3
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
205/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3473
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement
2.3L/140 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 5500 200 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 207 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.407
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.742
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 1.999
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.409
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.665
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Audi A6
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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