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2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2013 Audi A8

  2013 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTec 4Matic 2013 Audi A8 3.0T
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Invoice $85,886 $67,146
12/31 18/28
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Bottom Line Covering its wide range of performance personalities, all with superb comfort and some of the world's top in-car tech, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class is one model you'll be as happy to be in as to be seen in. Read Full Review Peerless cabins, advanced connectivity, and athletic road feel give the 2013 Audi A8 a few weapons in its battle with the luxosedan titans. Read Full Review
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  • Fantastic multicontour seats
  • High-speed poise
  • Backseat space
  • Scorching performance of AMG models
  • As agile as smaller sedans


  • Price starts high, goes much higher
  • Unintuitive COMAND menu system
  • Conservative look and feel


  • Conservative looks that will last
  • Fabulously flawed cabin
  • Seats have long-distance comfort
  • Twin-turbo V-8s are choicest powertrains
  • Audi Connect is Tomorrowland for car geeks


  • Short-wheelbase car short on knee room
  • Steering feels heavy in Dynamic mode
  • Audio's multiple, confusing controls
  • Interface overload?
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