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

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

Lowest Total Price: $63,045

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $785

Lowest Total Invoice: $58,706

Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300   
Difference: $720

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20122018201820182018
ModelA6E-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim3.0TE300E400AMG E43AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $49,900 $52,950 $58,900 $71,600 $104,400
Base Invoice $46,408 $49,244 $54,777 $66,588 $97,092
Prestige Package 6,880        
Sport Package 1,000   0    
Cold Weather Package 450        
Driver Assistance Package 2,500        
LED headlights 1,400        
Rear side airbags 350 420 420 670 670
Metallic paint (extra cost) 475 720 720 720 720
Premium 1 Package   3,700 3,700    
Illuminated door sill trim plates   350 350    
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450 450    
Leather seating surfaces   1,620 1,620 1,620  
Heated steering wheel   250 250    
Heated second row seats   580 580 580 580
Special order charge   250 250    
Rear air vents with automatic controls   760 760 760 760
Wood trim       0 0
Upgraded leather upholstery       1,370  
Advanced Lighting Package         1,500
Prestige Package 6,398        
Sport Package 930   0    
Cold Weather Package 418        
Driver Assistance Package 2,327        
LED headlights 1,302        
Rear side airbags 325 391 391 623 623
Metallic paint (extra cost) 443 670 670 670 670
Premium 1 Package   3,442 3,442    
Illuminated door sill trim plates   326 326    
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419 419    
Leather seating surfaces   1,507 1,507 1,507  
Heated steering wheel   233 233    
Heated second row seats   539 539 539 539
Special order charge   233 233    
Rear air vents with automatic controls   707 707 707 707
Wood trim       0 0
Upgraded leather upholstery       1,274  
Advanced Lighting Package         1,395
Options (change) 13,055 9,100 9,100 5,720 4,230
Options (change) 12,143 8,467 8,467 5,320 3,934
Destination 875 995 995 995 995
Total Price $63,830 $63,045 $68,995 $78,315 $109,625
Total Invoice $59,426 $58,706 $64,239 $72,903 $102,021

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $85
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $68
Model Year20122018201820182018
ModelA6E-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim3.0TE300E400AMG E43AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine310hp V6241hp I4329hp V6396hp V6603hp V8
TransmissionT8T9T9T9T9
DrivetrainAWDRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)630, 14590, 13590, 13590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18x-245/45-18245/40-19265/35-20
Total Price$63,830$63,045$68,995$78,315$109,625
Adjustments for Features-7000-1,700-3,675-5,025
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$63,130$63,045$67,295$74,640$104,600
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$4,250$11,595$41,555
Total Invoice$59,426$58,706$64,239$72,903$102,021
Adjustments for Features-6520-1,583-3,421-4,676
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$58,774$58,706$62,656$69,482$97,345
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$3,950$10,776$38,639

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

Model Year20122018201820182018
ModelA6E-ClassE-ClassE-ClassE-Class
Trim3.0TE300E400AMG E43AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300    
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400$1400$1400
AWD$1700 $1700$1700$1700
RWD $0   
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000    
Cruise control $250$250$250$250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100$100
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100  
Power trunk closer $350$350$350$350
Remote app $25$25$25$25
Remote climate control $25$25$25$25
Remote start via app $75$75$75$75
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15$15
Semi-automated parking system $500$500$500$500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0$0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200$200$200
Collision preparation system, rear$100    
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100$100$100
Drift mode    $0
Driver drowsiness monitor $150$150$150$150
Knee airbag, passenger$100    
Pedestrian detection $50$50$50$50
Temporary spare tire$150    
Tires, run-flat $150$150$150$150
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100$100$100$100
Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communication $0$0$0$0
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40    
Console with shifter$150    
Console without shifter $150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25$25$25
Rear seat pass-through$100    
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50$50$50
Android Auto support $100$100$100$100
App support $100$100$100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100$100$100
Aux input$50    
CD changer, remote$200    
CD player$125    
DVD-compatible player$0    
Handwriting recognition$200    
iPod integration$100    
MP3-compatible player$50    
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0$0$0
Near-field communications (NFC) $25$25$25$25
Rear dual-zone climate control$125    
Residual heat$50    
SD Card slot $25$25$25$25
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325$325$325$325
USB port $100$100$100$100
Wireless charging station $75$75$75$75
Exterior 
Body kit$0 $0$0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)    $0
Rear spoiler   $200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights    $200
Analog clock $25$25  
Auto-dimming headlights    $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75    
Boost gauge   $75$75
Chronometer   $100$100
Compass$0    
Cornering lights$50    
Interior ambient lighting$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150$150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display   $250$250
LED headlights$1000   $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750$750 
Steering-linked headlights$150    
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150
Launch control    $100
Limited-slip rear differential    $300
Raised top speed limiter    $0
Regenerative braking$0    
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300$300 $300
Memory system, passenger seat $150$150$150$150
Metal pedals   $75$75
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50$50$50$50
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Upholstered instrument panel   $300$300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500$500
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100$100  
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   $1000$1000
Crosswind stabilization $50$50$50$50
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 $0$0 
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade)    $0
Total Value of Features$7,365$6,665$8,365$10,340$11,690
Value of Feature Adjustments$700$0$1,700$3,675$5,025
Value of Feature Adjustments-6520-1,583-3,421-4,676

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

Model Year20122018
ModelA6E-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.7 in115.7 in
Length193.9 in193.8 in
Width73.8 in73.7 in
Height57.8 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,683 lb.4,035 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.8 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.2 in37.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.5 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.8 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.3 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in36.2 in
Cargo Volume14.1 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi A6 3.0T

Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Body kit0Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Interior lights, additional0No
Cornering lights50No
Proximity key250Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Bose, 630W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Handwriting recognition200No
CD changer, remote200No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
HD radio50Yes
Media drive, large15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
245/45HR18 tires400No
Total Requested341571%
Total Not Requested140029%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100Yes
245/45HR18 tires400No
Total Requested35047%
Total Not Requested40053%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Total Requested300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Collision preparation system, rear only100No
Total Requested75047%
Total Not Requested85053%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300

Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Near-field communications (NFC)25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested160052%
Total Not Requested150048%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E400

Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250Yes
Body kit0Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
245/45HR18 tires400No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power trunk closer350No
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Wireless charging station75No
Near-field communications (NFC)25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested160052%
Total Not Requested150048%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
LED headlights250Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Total Requested25038%
Total Not Requested40062%

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