Compare 2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs 2008 Audi S4

2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
2008 Audi S4
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4-Door Sedan RWD C 63 AMG
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C 63 AMG 12 19 $53,336 $57,350
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4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 13 20 $45,207 $48,610
5-Door Avant Wagon Manual 13 20 $46,137 $49,610
4-Door Sedan Automatic 14 21 $46,232 $49,710
5-Door Avant Wagon Automatic 14 21 $47,162 $50,710
2-Door Cabriolet Manual 13 19 $52,801 $56,775
2-Door Cabriolet Automatic 14 21 $53,917 $57,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$53,336
$45,207
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$57,350
$48,610
Monthly Payment Estimate
$956 / month
$810 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG sports a fluid ride, spot-on handling, and shrieking power to make it the most accomplished C-Class ever built. The 2008 Audi S4 has aged gracefully—and still has fleet V-8 feet and great handling, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 38.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.2 90.1
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
108.7 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
186.1 180.6
Height, Overall (in)
56.6 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 59.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 13.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.42 12.6 x 1.18
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)
13.0 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.4 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 37.7
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/35ZR18 P235/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/40ZR18 P235/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/40YR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3924 3869
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 450
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
- TBD - SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
443 @ 5000 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.3L/379 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
451 @ 6800 340 @ 7000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 13
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.78
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.46
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42/2.23 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Audi S4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link,
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
3-Link Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Trapezoidal Link,
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link Sport
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.4 -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 (2009) -

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