Compare 2000 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2000 Audi A4

2000 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan 2.3L Kompressor
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3L Kompressor 21 29 $29,528 $31,750
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 21 27 $33,434 $35,950
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AMG 18 23 $49,290 $53,000
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4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic 21 30 $21,356 $23,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Automatic Quattro AWD 19 28 $21,356 $23,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual 24 32 $21,356 $23,990
4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual Quattro AWD 22 29 $21,356 $23,990
5-Door Wagon 1.8T Avant Automatic Quattro AWD 19 28 $23,986 $26,740
5-Door Wagon 1.8T Avant Manual Quattro AWD 22 29 $23,986 $26,740
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic 18 26 $25,580 $28,790
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Automatic Quattro AWD 18 25 $25,580 $28,790
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual 20 29 $25,580 $28,790
4-Door Sedan 2.8L Manual Quattro AWD 18 25 $25,580 $28,790
5-Door Wagon 2.8L Avant Automatic Quattro AWD 17 24 $28,210 $31,540
5-Door Wagon 2.8L Avant Manual Quattro AWD 18 25 $28,210 $31,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,528
$21,356
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,750
$23,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$529 / month
$400 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 53.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.8 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88 87.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
177.4 178.0
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.8 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 103.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.7 68.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.9 13.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel, 4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.35 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 10.9 x 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.85 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.2 36.4
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/60R15 P205/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
Full-size P205/60HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/60R15 P205/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3108
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-size 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5300 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
200 @ 2500-4800 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.3L/140 1.8L/107
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 30
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.74
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Audi A4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Torsion-Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

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