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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2016 Audi A4

blue 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class set against silver 2016 Audi A4

2016 Mercedes-Benz C300

273 lb-ft

22/34 mpg






2016 Audi A4



258 lb-ft

22/31 mpg

How do the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4 compare?

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4 are two products to come out of Germany that have had incredible success in the United States. They offer high-end luxury that does not come standard in American-made cars and they are much more affordable than the brands respective flagship models. If you are looking for a new mid-size luxury sedan, use this 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2016 Audi A4 comparison to guide you. 

It is no secret that these two vehicles exist to compete against each other. They both came out in the early 1990s and they offer the latest in automotive technology after almost 20 years of production. Open either hood and you will find a 2.0L turbocharged I4 engine. The Mercedes-Benz makes more horsepower, but the Audi comes standard with all-wheel drive. With the Mercedes-Benz, you can upgrade to 4MATIC AWD for a $2,000 increase in retail price, which puts the price above that of the Audi.

Mercedes-Benz Precision

When you compare Mercedes-Benz to any brand, you will find examples where the Mercedes-Benz competitors have the same engine size, yet the Mercedes-Benz is more powerful and more efficient. The reason for this can be credited to the precision and care that goes into building each Mercedes-Benz. The engines are built with strong materials and advanced electronics, giving it an advantage over many. In this case, the C-Class has 21 more horsepower, 20 more lb-ft of torque, and still gets three more miles per gallon in the city and on the highway. Because of this, we declare the winner of this 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2016 Audi A4 comparison to be the Mercedes-Benz C300. Overall, it is a more reliable vehicle with more optional features and a lighter curb weight. If you have any questions, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead today!

steering wheel design in 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
center console display in 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class