Compare 2020 Audi A4 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2020 Audi A4
2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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Premium 40 TFSI
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 Sedan Premium 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 Sedan Prestige 40 TFSI 27 35 $35,156 $37,400
A4 Sedan Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $38,447 $40,900
A4 allroad Premium 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Premium Plus 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
A4 allroad Prestige 2.0 TFSI quattro 23 31 $41,924 $44,600
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 20 27 $46,907 $49,900
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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 18 25 $60,865 $64,750
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe 19 27 $54,990 $58,500
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan 19 27 $52,593 $55,950
C-Class AMG C 63 Convertible 17 24 $72,662 $77,300
C-Class AMG C 63 Coupe 17 26 $65,706 $69,900
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 24 $79,806 $84,900
C-Class AMG C 63 S Coupe 17 26 $72,850 $77,500
C-Class AMG C 63 S Sedan 18 27 $71,158 $75,700
C-Class AMG C 63 Sedan 18 27 $64,014 $68,100
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 21 29 $52,593 $55,950
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 21 30 $45,073 $47,950
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan 23 33 $40,796 $43,400
C-Class C 300 Convertible 21 29 $50,713 $53,950
C-Class C 300 Coupe 22 31 $43,193 $45,950
C-Class C 300 Sedan 24 35 $38,916 $41,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,156
$60,865
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,400
$64,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$623 / month
$1079 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A4 offers big tech upgrades inside this year. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is as gorgeous inside as it is outside, and it has moves to match.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 32
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 3.6
Length, Overall (in)
187.5 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 55.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
111 111.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 8.8
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 14.2
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)
11.8 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3417 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
236 @ 1450 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
188 @ 4200 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.25
Trans Type
7 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.24
Trans Order Code
MG NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Sedan Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.0 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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2020 Audi A4
  • 2020 Audi A4 available; 2021 can be ordered
  • Rebates: Up to $2,000 + special offers for Costco members
  • Lease: From $326 per month for 36 months (2020)
  • Finance: From 0% APR for 66 months + $750 (2020)
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class
  • 2021 C-Class can be ordered
  • Discounts: Up to $4,500 off (sedan)
  • Lease: $449/mo. (sedan)
  • Finance: 1.99% APR for 36 mo.
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