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Audi A4 / S4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A4 / S4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,010

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300   
Difference: $9,410

Lowest Total Invoice: $44,715

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300   
Difference: $8,291

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year200620172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimS4C300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $46,400 $39,500 $46,050 $52,000 $65,200 $72,800
Base Invoice $42,758 $36,735 $42,827 $48,360 $60,636 $67,704
Premium Package 2,900          
Sunshade, rear, power 400 440 440 440 440 440
Metallic paint (extra cost) 450 720 720 720 720 720
Rear side airbags 350          
Bluetooth cell phone link 500          
Bose 215W 10 speakers 1,000          
Tire-pressure monitor 250          
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 500 500 500      
Navigation system 1,950          
Carbon fiber trim 300     975 975 975
Garmin Map Pilot   625 625 625 625 625
Leather Seating Package   2,050 2,050      
Heated front seats   580 580      
Rear spoiler   350 350      
Sunshades, second row   380 380 380 380 380
Satellite radio   460 460      
Panoramic sunroof   1,480 1,480 1,480 1,480 1,480
Leather seating surfaces       1,620    
Carbon fiber rear spoiler       700    
AMG Leather Package         2,590  
Premium Package 2,639          
Sunshade, rear, power 364 409 409 409 409 409
Metallic paint (extra cost) 410 670 670 670 670 670
Rear side airbags 319          
Bluetooth cell phone link 455          
Bose 215W 10 speakers 910          
Tire-pressure monitor 228          
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 455 465 465      
Navigation system 1,775          
Carbon fiber trim 273     907 907 907
Garmin Map Pilot   581 581 581 581 581
Leather Seating Package   1,907 1,907      
Heated front seats   539 539      
Rear spoiler   326 326      
Sunshades, second row   354 354 354 353 353
Satellite radio   428 428      
Panoramic sunroof   1,376 1,376 1,376 1,376 1,376
Leather seating surfaces       1,507    
Carbon fiber rear spoiler       651    
AMG Leather Package         2,409  
Options (change) 8,600 7,585 7,585 6,940 7,210 4,620
Options (change) 7,828 7,055 7,055 6,455 6,705 4,296
Destination 720 925 925 925 925 925
Gas Tax 1,700 0 -4,043 0 0 0
Total Price $57,420 $48,010 $50,517 $59,865 $73,335 $78,345
Total Invoice $53,006 $44,715 $46,764 $55,740 $68,266 $72,925

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $11,585
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,317
Model Year200620172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimS4C300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine340hp V8241hp I4208hp I4 PiH362hp V6469hp V8503hp V8
TransmissionM6T7T7T9T7T7
DrivetrainAWDRWDRWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)215, 10?, 5?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/40-18225/50-17225/45-18225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19
Total Price$57,420$48,010$50,517$59,865$73,335$78,345
Adjustments for Features0-2,175-3,800-5,475-5,175-5,125
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$57,420$45,835$46,717$54,390$68,160$73,220
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$882$8,555$22,325$27,385
Total Invoice$53,006$44,715$46,764$55,740$68,266$72,925
Adjustments for Features0-2,026-3,518-5,098-4,817-4,770
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,006$42,689$43,246$50,642$63,449$68,155
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$557$7,953$20,760$25,466

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Features Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year200620172017201720172017
ModelA4 / S4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimS4C300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150     
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200$1200 $1200$1200
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1400  
AWD$1700  $1700  
RWD $0$0 $0$0
Accessories 
Eco accelerator  $100   
Proximity key   $250$250$250
Remote app $25$25$25$25$25
Remote climate control $25$25$25$25$25
Remote start via app $75$75$75$75$75
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15$15$15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200$200$200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200$200$200$200
Blind spot warning system   $200$200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150$150
Forward collision warning $200$200$200$200$200
Knee airbag, driver $100$100$100$100$100
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100$100$100$100
Rearview camera $200$200$200$200$200
Tires, run-flat $150$150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100$100
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40     
Console with shifter$150     
Console without shifter $150$150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25$25$25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25$25$25$25
CD changer, remote$200     
CD player $125$125$125$125$125
HD radio $50$50$50$50$50
In-vehicle Internet $150$150$150$150$150
MP3-compatible player $50$50$50$50$50
Rear air vents $100$100$100$100$100
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25$25$25
Surround sound    $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325$325$325$325
Traffic information $25$25$25$25$25
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100$100$100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Body kit  $0$0$0$0
Bodyside moldings$75     
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   $300  
Painted brake calipers (optional)     $0
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200$1200$1200$1200
Rear spoiler$200$200$200 $200$200
Sunroof$900     
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock $25$25   
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75     
Boost gauge   $75$75$75
Chronometer   $100$100$100
Fog lights$125     
Headlight washers$50     
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25   
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only    $750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25$25$25$25$25
Steering-linked headlights$150     
Xenon HID headlights$500     
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger  $0   
6 kWh battery pack  $0   
Active rear differential     $500
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150$150
Dual-mode exhaust    $250$250
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)     $500
Launch control    $100$100
Limited-slip rear differential    $300 
Raised top speed limiter     $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Carbon fiber trim$200  $200$200$200
Illuminated door sill trim plates    $200$200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel   $150$150 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50     
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150$150$150$150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50$50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100$100
Synthetic suede steering wheel     $150
Upholstered instrument panel   $300$300$300
Wood trim $300$300   
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150   
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical  $500$500$500$500
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable  $1000   
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50$50$50
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200$200$200$200
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0$0$0$0
Suggestive steering $0$0$0$0$0
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)$0     
Total Value of Features$4,965$7,140$8,765$10,440$10,140$10,090
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,175$3,800$5,475$5,175$5,125
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,026-3,518-5,098-4,817-4,770

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A4 / S4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20062017
ModelA4 / S4C-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase104.3 in111.8 in
Length180.6 in184.5 in
Width69.8 in71.3 in
Height56.2 in56.8 in
Curb Weight3,550 lb.3,418 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.6 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.1 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.2 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.4 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom34.3 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume13.4 ft312.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A4 / S4 S4

Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Automatic headlights125Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Alloy wheels, optional design0No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Compass0Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested190089%
Total Not Requested22511%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Total Requested60083%
Total Not Requested12517%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Total Requested60083%
Total Not Requested12517%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C43

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Total Requested60083%
Total Not Requested12517%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Total Requested60083%
Total Not Requested12517%
AMG Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100No
Traffic information25No
Total Requested60083%
Total Not Requested12517%

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