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Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $75,415

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E400   
Difference: $1,935

Lowest Total Invoice: $72,007

Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 RS 5   
Difference: $21,482

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5E-Class
TrimRS 5E400
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Base Price $69,900 $58,900
Base Invoice $65,008 $54,777
Navigation and Telematics Package 2,600  
RS Driver Assistance Package 3,300  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575 720
Multicontour Front Seats w/ Massage Feature   950
Premium 3 Package   10,200
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450
Illuminated door sill trim plates   350
Rear spoiler   350
AWD   2,500
Navigation and Telematics Package 2,418  
RS Driver Assistance Package 3,070  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536 670
Multicontour Front Seats w/ Massage Feature   884
Premium 3 Package   32,767
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419
Illuminated door sill trim plates   326
Rear spoiler   326
AWD   2,325
Options (change) 6,475 15,520
Options (change) 6,024 37,717
Destination 975 995
Total Price $77,350 $75,415
Total Invoice $72,007 $93,489

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz E-Class E400
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 RS 5
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,325
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $19,759
Model Year20182018
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5E-Class
TrimRS 5E400
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Engine444hp V6329hp V6
TransmissionT8T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/26 MPG15/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)180, 10590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/35-19245/45-18
Total Price$77,350$75,415
Adjustments for Features0-1,390
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$77,350$74,025
Total Invoice$72,007$93,489
Adjustments for Features0-1,723
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$72,007$91,766

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Features Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182018
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5E-Class
TrimRS 5E400
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware $1150
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware$1300 
Automated lane change $300
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200 
Power trunk closer $350
Remote climate control $25
Remote start via app $75
Remote window/roof operation $15
Semi-automated parking system $500
Sunshade, rear, power $225
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver $0
Automatic seat belt presenters, front row $100
Blind spot collision prevention $150
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system $0
Following distance indicator$25 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Tires, run-flat $150
Turn assist$25 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communication $0
Wide-view front camera$150 
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
Aux input$50 
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Fragrance atomizer $200
Handwriting recognition$200 
Ionizing air filtration $50
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Near-field communications (NFC) $25
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Body kit$0 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200
Analog clock $25
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Boost gauge$75 
Compass$0 
Fog lights$125 
Headlight washers$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Predictive efficiency assist$0 
Road sign information$75 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable$500 
Launch control$100 
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Carbon fiber trim$200 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Memory system, passenger seat $150
Metal pedals$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Synthetic suede door panel trim$250 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Wood trim $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100
Crosswind stabilization $50
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$9,625$11,015
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,390
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,723

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Specifications Comparison: Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182018
ModelA5 / S5 / RS5E-Class
Body2dr Coupe2dr Coupe
Wheelbase108.8 in113.1 in
Length184.0 in190.0 in
Width72.7 in73.2 in
Height54.0 in56.3 in
Curb Weight3,990 lb.4,681 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.3 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.0 in40.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in56.1 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom36.1 in36.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room50.7 in50.3 in
Row 2 Legroom32.7 in34.1 in
Cargo Volume11.6 ft310.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A5 / S5 / RS5 RS 5

Navigation and Telematics Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested124086%
Total Not Requested20014%
RS Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested165052%
Total Not Requested152548%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E400

Multicontour Front Seats w/ Massage Feature
FeatureValueRequested?
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware900Yes
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200Yes
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Power trunk closer350No
Ionizing air filtration50No
Fragrance atomizer200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Near-field communications (NFC)25No
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested460062%
Total Not Requested277538%

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