2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 Audi A6
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is one of the most tech-savvy luxury sedans on the market right now, and it genuinely looks and feels luxurious in every way. The fully redesigned 2017 E-Class offers a quick and powerful base engine, an attractive interior design and a wide array of options drivers can choose from to completely customize their sedan.
When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, it’s important to research similar vehicles, so we’re putting the 2017 Mercedes-Benz up against one of its top competitors in the luxury sedan class: the 2017 Audi A6. The Audi A6 is comparable in many ways, but what features and specifications set these two sedans apart from one another? Read on for a detailed comparison between the two!
|2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class||vs||2017 Audi A6|
|9-speed automatic||Standard Transmission||8-speed automatic|
|Standard on all trims||Navigation Aid||Not available on all trims|
|241 horsepower; 273 pound-feet of torque||Base Engine Performance||252 horsepower; 273 pound-feet of torque|
|41.3 inches||Front legroom||41.3 inches|
|Standard||Front Power Lumbar with Massage||Not Available|
|Optional||Cooled Front Seats||Not Available|
The 2017 Audi A6 comes in four trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus, Prestige and Competition. The Premium and Premium Plus trims come standard with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Looking for more power? The Prestige and Competition trims come equipped with a 3.0-liter TFSI® V6 engine that makes 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. Standard features for all trim levels include leather seating surfaces, power front seats with driver lumbar support, Electronic Stability Control, the Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist, the Tire-pressure monitoring system, heated front seats, Bluetooth® connectivity and automatic headlights.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes in two trim levels: E 300 Sedan and E 300 4Matic Sedan. An AMG E-Class Sedan is also offered: AMG E 43 Sedan. The E 300 Sedan and E 300 4Matic Sedan both come standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that makes 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, but don’t worry if you’re looking for more power than that. The AMG 43 Sedan comes standard with a powerful AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine that generates 396 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. Standard features for all trim levels include the ECO Start/Stop system, a 9-speed automatic transmission, DYNAMIC SELECT, LED automatic headlights, a power tilt/sliding glass sunroof, power front seats with the memory function, dual-zone automatic climate control, Remote Start, a 12.3-inch high-resolution central display, the FrontBass® audio system, Bluetooth® connectivity, and much more.
We encourage you to do as much research as you can before deciding on a make and model, but one of the best ways to decide if a car is a good fit for you is to get behind the wheel and take the vehicle out for a test drive. If you’re ready to see what the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has to offer in person, schedule an obligation-free test drive online at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis. Drivers interested in learning more about the 2017 E-Class before getting in the driver’s seat are encouraged to contact a member of our team today!