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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $64,445

Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T   
Difference: $16,555

Lowest Total Invoice: $60,007

Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T   
Difference: $15,395

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassA4 / S4 / RS4
TrimAMG C63AMG C63 SS4 3.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $66,100 $73,700 $51,400
Base Invoice $61,473 $68,541 $47,802
Driver Assistance Package 2,250 2,250 1,800
Multimedia Package 2,200 2,200  
designo Package 3,100 500  
Advanced Lighting Package 1,050 1,050  
Parking Assist Package 1,090 1,090  
Sunshades, second row 380 380  
Carbon fiber trim 975 975 500
Head-up display (HUD) 990 990  
Cooled or ventilated front seats 450 450  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 700 700 995
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 575
Prestige Package     4,400
S Sport Package     2,500
Warm Weather Package     950
Rear side airbags     350
Driver Assistance Package 2,093 2,093 1,674
Multimedia Package 2,046 2,046  
designo Package 2,883 465  
Advanced Lighting Package 977 977  
Parking Assist Package 1,014 1,014  
Sunshades, second row 353 353  
Carbon fiber trim 907 907 466
Head-up display (HUD) 921 921  
Cooled or ventilated front seats 419 419  
Carbon fiber rear spoiler 651 651 926
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 536
Prestige Package     4,092
S Sport Package     2,326
Warm Weather Package     884
Rear side airbags     326
Options (change) 13,905 11,305 12,070
Options (change) 12,934 10,516 11,230
Destination 995 995 975
Total Price $81,000 $86,000 $64,445
Total Invoice $75,402 $80,052 $60,007

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,815
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $17,499
Model Year201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassA4 / S4 / RS4
TrimAMG C63AMG C63 SS4 3.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine469hp V8503hp V8354hp V6
TransmissionT7T7T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)590, 13590, 13755, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/40-18245/35-19245/40-18
Total Price$81,000$86,000$64,445
Adjustments for Features0-700-2,260
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$81,000$85,300$62,185
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,300$0
Total Invoice$75,402$80,052$60,007
Adjustments for Features0-652-2,104
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$75,402$79,400$57,903
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,998$0

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Model Year201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassA4 / S4 / RS4
TrimAMG C63AMG C63 SS4 3.0T
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300
RWD$0$0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware  $1300
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving  $200
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote start via app$75$75 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot collision prevention$150$150 
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system$0$0 
Evasive maneuver assist  $200
Following distance indicator  $25
Knee airbag, passenger  $100
Rollover sensor  $50
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Temporary spare tire  $150
Turn assist  $25
Vehicle exit assist  $25
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$150 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity  $50
Android Auto support  $100
App support$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support  $100
Aux input  $50
CD player$125$125 
CD player, remote  $100
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rear air vents$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325$325 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows  $200
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0$0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75
Boost gauge$75$75 
Chronometer$100$100 
Cornering lights$50$50 
Fog lights  $125
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25 
Predictive efficiency assist  $0
Road sign information  $75
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential $500$500
Dual-mode exhaust$250$250 
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented) $500 
Limited-slip rear differential$300  
Raised top speed limiter $0 
Regenerative braking  $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim$250$250 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 $150
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Massage, driver seat  $100
Massage, passenger seat  $100
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Synthetic suede door panel trim  $250
Synthetic suede steering wheel $150 
Upholstered door armrests (optional)  $0
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization$50$50 
Suggestive steering$0$0 
Total Value of Features$6,315$7,015$8,575
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$700$2,260
Value of Feature Adjustments0-652-2,104

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 / S4 / RS4

Model Year20182018
ModelC-ClassA4 / S4 / RS4
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in111.0 in
Length184.5 in186.1 in
Width71.3 in72.5 in
Height56.8 in56.2 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,451 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.16.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in55.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in37.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in54.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in35.7 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft313.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested160091%
Total Not Requested1509%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested94090%
Total Not Requested10010%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Special interior trim0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-500Yes
Total Requested-150-300%
Total Not Requested200400%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

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

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150No
Total Requested160091%
Total Not Requested1509%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Handwriting recognition200Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
App support100No
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested94090%
Total Not Requested10010%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%
Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested60075%
Total Not Requested20025%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Special interior trim0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Audi A4 / S4 / RS4 S4 3.0T

Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Prestige Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Laminated front side windows200No
Around view cameras300Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Wide-view rear camera0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150Yes
Upholstered door armrests (optional)0No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Handwriting recognition200Yes
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive15Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested194075%
Total Not Requested65025%
S Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive dampers - electrical500Yes
Active rear differential500Yes
Painted brake calipers (optional)0Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Warm Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Total Requested425100%
Total Not Requested00%

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