Compare 2001 Mercedes-Benz E Class vs 2001 Audi A6

2001 Mercedes-Benz E Class
2001 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 28 $44,501 $47,850
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $45,245 $48,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,151 $50,700
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 27 $47,895 $51,500
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $49,476 $53,200
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AWD 17 23 $52,127 $56,050
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 17 24 $65,379 $70,300
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Automatic Celebrate 17 25 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic Celebrate 17 24 $30,621 $34,400
4-Door Wagon Avant 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Wagon Avant Celebrate 17 24 $33,427 $37,350
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD 6-spd Manual 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 2.7T 17 24 $35,319 $39,500
4-Door Sedan Quattro AWD Automatic 4.2 17 25 $44,031 $49,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,501
$30,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,850
$34,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$798 / month
$573 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95 98.3
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
189.4 192.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.3 17.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.4 9.64 x .39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 11.34 x .984
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 38.3
Steering Type
Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.24 16.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
215/55HR16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3460 3560
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
232 @ 3000-4800 207 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 2.8L/169
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
221 @ 5600 200 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Torsion-Beam Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
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 -

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