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Audi A6 / S6 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Audi A6 / S6 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $75,745

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $9,380

Lowest Total Invoice: $70,511

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $8,728

The configured Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan

Even when the Audi A6 / S6 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI trim is $70,900. The features would cost an additional $13,275. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $85,125.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 trim is $52,150. The features would cost an additional $22,670. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $75,745.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A6 / S6 trims is 8. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Audi A6 / S6 4dr Sedan

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan

Even when the Audi A6 / S6 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI trim is $65,938. The features would cost an additional $12,351. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $79,239.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 trim is $48,500. The features would cost an additional $21,086. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $70,511.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Audi A6 / S6 trims is 7. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S6E-Class
TrimS6 4.0 TFSIE300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $70,900 $52,150
Base Invoice $65,938 $48,500
Driver Assistance Package 2,550  
Comfort Seating Package 1,850  
Prestige Package 3,200  
Cold Weather Package 500  
Synthetic suede headliner 3,000  
Rear side airbags 350  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,250 1,300
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 720
Premium 3 Package   10,260
designo Edition   4,900
Rear Safety Package   650
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   1,900
Head-up display (HUD)   990
Sunshades, second row   380
Special order charge   250
Heated steering wheel   250
Heated second row seats   620
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450
Driver Assistance Package 2,371  
Comfort Seating Package 1,722  
Prestige Package 2,976  
Cold Weather Package 467  
Synthetic suede headliner 2,790  
Rear side airbags 325  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,164 1,209
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 670
Premium 3 Package   9,542
designo Edition   4,557
Rear Safety Package   605
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   1,767
Head-up display (HUD)   921
Sunshades, second row   353
Special order charge   233
Heated steering wheel   233
Heated second row seats   577
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419
Options (show) (change) 13,275 22,670
Options (show) (change) 12,351 21,086
Destination 950 925
Total Price $85,125 $75,745
Total Invoice $79,239 $70,511

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $10,255
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,543
Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S6E-Class
TrimS6 4.0 TFSIE300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine450hp V8241hp I4
TransmissionS7T9
DrivetrainAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 14590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/40-19x-
Total Price$85,125$75,745
Adjustments for Features0-875
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$85,125$74,870
Total Invoice$79,239$70,511
Adjustments for Features0-815
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$79,239$69,696

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Features Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S6E-Class
TrimS6 4.0 TFSIE300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware $1200
Automated lane change $300
Parking guidance system - active $500
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Remote window/roof operation $15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Active safety seat bolsters $0
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Blind spot intervention $200
Car-to-X communication $100
Collision avoidance assist $100
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Inflatable rear seatbelts $200
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist system $400
Pedestrian detection $50
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Tires, run-flat $150
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$0 
Aux input$50 
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Fragrance atomizer $200
Handwriting recognition$200 
Ionizing air filtration $50
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
Residual heat$50 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Powertrain 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger $300
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Rapid-heating front seats $0
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Crosswind stabilization $50
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,515$8,390
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$875
Value of Feature Adjustments0-815

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A6 / S6 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20172017
ModelA6 / S6E-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.6 in115.7 in
Length194.2 in193.8 in
Width73.8 in73.7 in
Height57.8 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,804 lb.3,793 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume14.1 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A6 / S6 S6 4.0 TFSI

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested215093%
Total Not Requested1507%
Comfort Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested105084%
Total Not Requested20016%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Power decklid350Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Interior lights, additional0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED headlights500Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested165094%
Total Not Requested1006%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300

Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
FeatureValueRequested?
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable1000Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical400No
Total Requested100071%
Total Not Requested40029%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Collision avoidance assist100No
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Around view cameras500Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware950Yes
Automated lane change300No
Power decklid350Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Adaptive headlights200No
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Wireless charging station75No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Total Requested482564%
Total Not Requested267536%
designo Edition
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Special interior trim0No
Synthetic suede headliner1000Yes
Upholstered instrument panel300No
Total Requested190086%
Total Not Requested30014%
Rear Safety Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear side airbags300Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%

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