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

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

Lowest Total Price: $36,465

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport Sedan   
Difference: $2,810

Lowest Total Invoice: $33,968

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport Sedan   
Difference: $2,630

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720062006200620062006
ModelA4A4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimA4 2.0T ultraA4 2.0TC230 Sport SedanC280 Luxury SedanC350 Sport SedanC350 Luxury SedanC55
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $34,900 $37,300 $29,200 $32,950 $37,550 $38,150 $54,450
Base Invoice $32,458 $34,690 $27,156 $30,644 $34,922 $35,480 $50,639
Sport Package 750 750          
Convenience Package 900 900          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 575 690 690 690 690 690
Rear side airbags 350 350 385 385 385 385  
Heated front seats 500 500 680 680 680 680  
Wood trim 350 350         775
Power driver seat     600 600      
Sunroof Package     1,790 1,790 1,790 1,790  
Folding second row seats     290 290 290 290  
Satellite radio     500 500 500 500 500
Bluetooth cell phone link     765 765 765 765 765
Xenon HID headlights     790 790 790 790 790
Sport Package 698 698          
Convenience Package 838 838          
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 536 642 642 642 642 642
Rear side airbags 326 326 358 358 358 358  
Heated front seats 466 466 633 633 633 633  
Wood trim 326 326         721
Power driver seat     558 558      
Sunroof Package     1,665 1,665 1,665 1,665  
Folding second row seats     270 270 270 270  
Satellite radio     465 465 465 465 465
Bluetooth cell phone link     711 711 711 711 711
Xenon HID headlights     735 735 735 735 735
Options (change) 3,425 3,425 6,490 6,490 5,890 5,890 3,520
Options (change) 3,190 3,190 6,037 6,037 5,479 5,479 3,274
Destination 950 950 775 775 775 775 775
Gas Tax 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,300
Total Price $39,275 $41,675 $36,465 $40,215 $44,215 $44,815 $60,045
Total Invoice $36,598 $38,830 $33,968 $37,456 $41,176 $41,734 $55,988

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A4 A4 2.0T ultra
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,100
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,013
Model Year2017201720062006200620062006
ModelA4A4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimA4 2.0T ultraA4 2.0TC230 Sport SedanC280 Luxury SedanC350 Sport SedanC350 Luxury SedanC55
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine190hp I4252hp I4201hp V6228hp V6268hp V6268hp V6362hp V8
TransmissionS7S7M6T7M6T7T5
DrivetrainFWDFWDRWDRWDRWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 10180, 10?, 6?, 6?, 6?, 6320, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/50-17225/45-17205/55-16225/45-17205/55-16225/40-18
Total Price$39,275$41,675$36,465$40,215$44,215$44,815$60,045
Adjustments for Features-3,910-3,9100-1,225-300-1,525-1,800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,365$37,765$36,465$38,990$43,915$43,290$58,245
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,400$0$2,525$7,450$6,825$21,780
Total Invoice$36,598$38,830$33,968$37,456$41,176$41,734$55,988
Adjustments for Features-3,643-3,6430-1,141-279-1,420-1,678
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,955$35,187$33,968$36,315$40,897$40,314$54,310
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,232$0$2,347$6,929$6,346$20,342

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

Model Year2017201720062006200620062006
ModelA4A4C-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-Class
TrimA4 2.0T ultraA4 2.0TC230 Sport SedanC280 Luxury SedanC350 Sport SedanC350 Luxury SedanC55
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200$1200     
6-speed manual  $150 $150  
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1200 $1200 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic      $1000
FWD$0$0     
RWD  $0$0$0$0$0
Accessories 
Proximity key$250$250     
Remote window/roof operation  $15$15$15$15$15
Sunshade, rear, power  $225$225$225$225 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250$250     
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350$350$350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0$0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200     
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200     
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150     
Forward collision warning$200$200     
Knee airbag, driver$100$100     
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100     
Pedestrian detection$50$50     
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100     
Rearview camera$200$200     
Rollover sensor$50$50     
Secondary collision brake assist$25$25     
Tire-pressure monitor$75$75     
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100     
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50     
Rear seat pass-through  $100$100$100$100$100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$100$100     
Apple CarPlay support$100$100     
Aux input$50$50     
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25     
CD player  $125$125$125$125$125
CD player, remote$100$100     
HD radio$50$50     
Intermittent wipers      $0
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175$175$175 
Rear air vents  $100$100$100$100$100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250     
Surround sound      $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar      $300
Voice control for audio system$25$25     
Exterior 
Body kit  $0 $0 $0
Bodyside moldings  $75$75$75$75$75
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25 $25 $25
Rear spoiler      $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75     
Compass$0$0     
Headlight washers  $50$50$50$50$50
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25$25$25$25$25
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150     
Regenerative braking$0$0     
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100     
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim  $100 $100 $100
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50$50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50$50     
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50$50     
Manual tilt adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50$50$50
Memory system, passenger seat    $150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150     
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150     
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100  $100$100$100
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat    $50$50$50
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100     
Power-folding headrests, second row seats  $50$50$50$50$50
Wood trim$300$300 $300 $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200     
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0$0 $0  
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)      $0
Total Value of Features$5,625$5,625$1,715$2,940$2,015$3,240$3,515
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,910$3,910$0$1,225$300$1,525$1,800
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,643-3,6430-1,141-279-1,420-1,678

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

Model Year20172006
ModelA4C-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in106.9 in
Length186.1 in178.4 in
Width72.5 in68.0 in
Height56.2 in55.6 in
Curb Weight3,451 lb.3,406 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.9 gal.16.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in53.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in51.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.4 in37.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room54.5 in54.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.7 in33.0 in
Cargo Volume13.0 ft312.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A4 A4 2.0T ultra

Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Total Requested35058%
Total Not Requested25042%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Alarm100No
Proximity key250No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested47553%
Total Not Requested42547%

Option Package Details
Audi A4 A4 2.0T

Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150No
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat50No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Total Requested35058%
Total Not Requested25042%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Alarm100No
Proximity key250No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Total Requested47553%
Total Not Requested42547%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C230 Sport Sedan

Folding second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Folding second row seats300Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear seat pass-through100No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Xenon HID headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Power driver seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Total Requested35070%
Total Not Requested15030%
Sunroof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested140086%
Total Not Requested22514%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C280 Luxury Sedan

Folding second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Folding second row seats300Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear seat pass-through100No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Xenon HID headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Power driver seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat50No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Total Requested35070%
Total Not Requested15030%
Sunroof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested140086%
Total Not Requested22514%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Sport Sedan

Folding second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Folding second row seats300Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear seat pass-through100No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Xenon HID headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Sunroof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested140086%
Total Not Requested22514%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Luxury Sedan

Folding second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Folding second row seats300Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
Rear seat pass-through100No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Xenon HID headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%
Sunroof Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Rain-sensing wipers175Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Total Requested140086%
Total Not Requested22514%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C55

Xenon HID headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Total Requested50091%
Total Not Requested509%

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