2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC vs 2017 Audi TT

There’s no better feeling than putting the top down while cruising along the open road in a new 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC. The new SLC features everything you’d expect from a Mercedes-Benz Roadster, including a powerful and efficient engine, a sleek and sport design and some of the best handling capabilities in the world. Add to that a top that’s easier-than-ever to get down, even when driving up to 25 miles per hour, and you’ve got a convertible that can’t be beat.

But that doesn’t mean others aren’t going to try to topple the Roadster king. For as long as it’s been around, competitors have tried to take the Mercedes-Benz SLC’s crown. One of those competitors is the 2017 Audi TT. With that in mind, we decided to put the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC up against the 2017 Audi TT in a head-to-head competition to see which model is the perfect fit for you and your needs.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC VS 2017 Audi TT
241 HP Horsepower 220 HP
273 lb-ft. Torque 258 lb-ft.
25 MPG City Fuel Efficiency 23 MPG
32 MPG Highway Fuel Efficiency 30 MPG

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC: More Powerful and More Efficient

You can’t call something a Roadster unless it can live up to all of the connotations that go along with that name. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC doesn’t just meet the expectations of a Roadster, it exceeds them with its 241 horsepower and 273 lb-ft. of torque. That literally blows away the 2017 Audi TT and its 220 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque.

You might think that the SLC’s power advantage would equate to a fuel economy advantage for the new Audi TT. But the new SLC gets better gas mileage, too. In fact, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC gets 25 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon on the highway, compared to 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highway for the Audi TT.

In the end, as you can see, it’s a pretty clear choice. If you’d like to know more about everything the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC brings to the table, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Star Motor Cars staff here in Houston, Texas.

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC side exterior
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC top down side exterior
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC top down exterior