Compare 2010 Audi A8 vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2010 Audi A8
2022 Mercedes-Benz S Class
#2 in Coupes
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $69,331 $74,550
A8 L 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $72,912 $78,400
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Maybach S 580 4MATIC Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class Maybach S 580 4MATIC Sedan 15 24 $174,731 $184,900
S-Class S 500 4MATIC Sedan 21 30 $104,990 $111,100
S-Class S 580 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $111,227 $117,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,331
$174,731
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,550
$184,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1243 / month
$3082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Audi A8 and A8 L wear its subtle suit well-and outhandles some of its more exotic-looking competition. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class remains the luxury benchmark, with the ride, comfort, power, and technology to prove it.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 61.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.9 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 58
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 62.7
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 44
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 65.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.72 -
Length, Overall (in)
199.3 215.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
121.0 133.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 77
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 12.9
Brakes
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)
12.2 x 0.87 14.4
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.34 15.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 20.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
HT2 R02
Front Tire Size
P255/40HR19 P255/45VR19
Spare Tire Size
P255/40HR19 NA
Front Tire Order Code
HT2 R02
Spare Tire Order Code
HT2 NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/40HR19 P255/45VR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4409 -
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.7 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 3500 516 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/254 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 6800 496 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-8
Fuel System
FSI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.31
Trans Type
6 9
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 5.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4MATIC Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Adaptive Air Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Adaptive Air Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 9.8
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2010 Audi A8
2022 Mercedes-Benz S Class
  • 2022 S-Class is available
  • Lease: From $1,619/mo.
  • Rebate: No cash rebates
  • Financing: No APR offers
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