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Compare 2020 Audi A6 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2020 Audi A6
2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Premium 45 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A6 Premium 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Premium Plus 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
A6 Prestige 45 TFSI quattro 24 32 $51,608 $54,900
A6 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $56,212 $59,800
S6 2.9 TFSI Premium Plus 18 28 $69,468 $73,900
S6 2.9 TFSI Prestige 18 28 $69,468 $73,900
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AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible 20 26 $76,751 $81,650
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $70,453 $74,950
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 21 28 $69,372 $73,800
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 15 23 $100,909 $107,350
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $105,045 $111,750
E-Class E 350 4MATIC Sedan 23 32 $53,157 $56,550
E-Class E 350 RWD Sedan 23 32 $50,807 $54,050
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $69,466 $73,900
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 19 26 $62,839 $66,850
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $57,857 $61,550
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Wagon 19 26 $62,134 $66,100
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 20 27 $64,974 $71,400
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 20 28 $60,489 $64,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,608
$76,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,900
$81,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$915 / month
$1361 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Audi A6 is as good as mid-size luxury sedans get—for those still shopping sedans. It's good to be the king: There's a reason the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class family of cars still rules the mid-size luxury roost.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 36.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 48.3
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- 51.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 58.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 73.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.2 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
194.4 190.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
115.1 113.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.7 9.5
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)
13.3 14.6
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 14.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 39.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4101 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 19 X 9
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1600 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4300 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 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
8Y 421
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
All Wheel 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
quattro Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Audi A6 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
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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2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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