Compare 2022 Audi A4 vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2022 Audi A4
#3 in Wagons
2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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Premium 40 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A4 Sedan Premium 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $37,507 $39,900
A4 Sedan Premium Plus 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $37,507 $39,900
A4 Sedan Prestige 40 TFSI quattro 26 34 $37,507 $39,900
A4 Sedan S line Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $39,480 $42,000
A4 Sedan S line Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $39,480 $42,000
A4 Sedan S line Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 31 $39,480 $42,000
A4 allroad Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 30 $42,771 $45,500
A4 allroad Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 30 $42,771 $45,500
A4 allroad Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 30 $42,771 $45,500
S4 Premium 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $48,787 $51,900
S4 Premium Plus 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $48,787 $51,900
S4 Prestige 3.0 TFSI quattro 21 30 $48,787 $51,900
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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 19 27 $62,980 $67,000
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 24 $81,874 $87,100
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 22 30 $53,956 $57,400
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 23 32 $46,859 $49,850
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan N/A N/A $41,360 $44,000
C-Class C 300 Convertible 23 31 $52,076 $55,400
C-Class C 300 Coupe 24 33 $44,979 $47,850
C-Class C 300 Sedan N/A N/A $39,480 $42,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,507
$62,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,900
$67,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$665 / month
$1117 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Audi A4 is light on styling personality but scores big for its tech and overall execution. The 2022 Mercedes C-Class pares down its lineup and plumps up with lots of screens and mild-hybrid performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.7 32
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 47.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 3.6
Length, Overall (in)
187.5 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 55.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
111 111.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 63.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12 8.8
Brakes
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 38.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3682 4204
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
420 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
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
201 @ 4200 385 @ 6100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 19 (2021)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 22 (2021)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 27 (2021)
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.24
Trans Order Code
ZY NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.51 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 5.35
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A4 Sedan Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
quattro Sedan 4MATIC Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 8.0 (2021)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
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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