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!

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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!

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class trim levels
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class passenger space
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class standard technology features
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class exterior color options

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