Wagon versions of the 2021 Audi A6 and 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class mid-size luxury sedans provide the cargo versatility of an SUV with fold-flat seats, but retain the sharper driving characteristics of lower-riding sedans.
If adulthood is all about compromise, then the A6 Allroad and E450 All-Terrain are the happiest compromise to drive. We don’t separately rate each variant of every model, instead we rate the most popular variant purchased by consumers, which are the sedans. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Despite high relative ratings, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class outperforms the 2021 Audi A6 with a TCC Rating of 7.8 out of 10 compared to 7.2 for the A6.