2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 Audi A6
The world’s most luxurious and intelligent sedan is back and better than ever. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class combines the stylish and sporty design – along with the power – of a coupe with the size, comfort and advanced safety, security, entertainment and technology features of a sedan. It is truly the best of both worlds, done in a way only Mercedes-Benz could pull off.
But as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class continues to improve by leaps and bounds each and every model year, its competition tries harder and harder to catch up. One of those competitors is the 2017 Audi A6. With that in mind, we decided to put the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class up against the 2017 Audi A6 in a head-to-head competition to see which model is right for you. So, without further ado, let’s take a closer look at both models to see which comes out on top.
|2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class||VS||2017 Audi A6|
|22/30 MPG||City/Highway Fuel Efficiency||24/34 MPG|
|241 HP||Horsepower||252 HP|
|273 lb-ft.||Torque||273 lb-ft.|
|3,792 lbs.||Curb Weight||3,803 lbs.|
Advantages of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
In looking at the table, you may think that the 2017 Audi A6 comes out ahead of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It offers slightly better gas mileage and horsepower, while both the 2017 E-Class and the 2017 Audi A6 offer the same amount of torque. But the kicker is in the curb weight.
By weighing less than the new Audi A6, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class requires less power to operate. This helps increase the efficiency and handling of the new E-Class while effectively negating the Audi’s power advantage. Most people don’t consider weight when researching new cars but, as you can see, it actually is an important feature and something you need to think about while making your decision.
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