Compare 2019 Audi A7 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2019 Audi A7
2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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Premium 55 TFSI quattro
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A7 Premium 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $63,920 $68,000
A7 Premium Plus 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $63,920 $68,000
A7 Prestige 55 TFSI quattro 22 29 $63,920 $68,000
AMG CLS 53 S 4MATIC+ Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,920
$75,106
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,000
$79,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1133 / month
$1332 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
More practical and more elegant than the A6 sedan, the Audi A7 drives better than ever and takes on next-level technology. Look beyond the evolutionary looks; the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has one heck of a hybrid powertrain.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
37 36.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57.8
Second Leg Room (in)
37 35
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
115.2 115.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.1 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
65 64.8
Length, Overall (in)
195.6 199.1
Height, Overall (in)
56 56
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 3.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.9 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 14.2
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 39.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4332 4447
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1370 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 27
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 1.66
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 5.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.39 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 2.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.31
Trans Type
7 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.75 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Body Style
quattro Sportback 4MATIC+
Vehicle Name
Audi A7 Mercedes-Benz CLS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 7.7

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