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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $62,075

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3   
Difference: $40,670

Lowest Total Invoice: $57,801

Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3   
Difference: $37,819

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182014
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3E-Class
TrimRS 3E63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $54,900 $92,770
Base Invoice $51,058 $86,276
Technology Package 3,200  
Driver Assistance Package 1,400 2,800
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Cargo organizer 75 290
Rear side airbags 350 420
Carbon fiber trim 600 2,850
Special order charge   250
Synthetic suede steering wheel   500
Illuminated door sill trim plates   850
Panoramic sunroof   1,090
Technology Package 2,976  
Driver Assistance Package 1,302 2,604
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Cargo organizer 70 270
Rear side airbags 326 391
Carbon fiber trim 558 2,651
Special order charge   233
Synthetic suede steering wheel   465
Illuminated door sill trim plates   791
Panoramic sunroof   1,014
Options (change) 6,200 9,050
Options (change) 5,768 8,419
Destination 975 925
Total Price $62,075 $102,745
Total Invoice $57,801 $95,620

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $37,830
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $35,176
Model Year20182014
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3E-Class
TrimRS 3E63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine400hp I5550hp V8
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/28 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)705, 14610, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19255/35-19
Total Price$62,075$102,745
Adjustments for Features0-2,840
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$62,075$99,905
Total Invoice$57,801$95,620
Adjustments for Features0-2,643
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$57,801$92,977

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Features Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182014
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3E-Class
TrimRS 3E63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Power trunk closer $350
Remote window/roof operation $15
Sunshade, rear, power $225
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Universal garage door opener $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Collision preparation system, rear $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist $400
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300 
Pedestrian detection $50
Rollover sensor $50
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Cargo Management 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
App support $100
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Aux input$50 
CD changer, in-dash $325
Handwriting recognition$200 
Residual heat $50
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof, large$1100 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Boost gauge$75 
Chronometer $100
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Performance meter$150 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Automatic start / stop $150
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Leather door panel trim $250
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Massage, driver seat $100
Memory system, driver seat $200
Memory system, passenger seat $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-folding headrests, second row seats $50
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Rear air springs, auto-leveling $350
Total Value of Features$7,500$10,340
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,840
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,643

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182014
ModelA3 / S3 / RS3E-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase103.8 in113.2 in
Length175.4 in192.1 in
Width70.7 in73.0 in
Height55.7 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,593 lb.4,387 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.2 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom36.5 in37.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom36.1 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.0 in56.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.1 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume12.3 ft316.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A3 / S3 / RS3 RS 3

Technology Package
Performance meter150No
Surround sound250Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Bang & Olufsen, 705W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Total Requested146558%
Total Not Requested105042%
Driver Assistance Package
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1350100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E63 AMG

Driver Assistance Package
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Blind spot intervention150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed200No
Total Requested185079%
Total Not Requested50021%

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