2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2017 Audi A4

Luxury cars appeal to drivers searching for cars that deliver both impressive performance and ideal comfort. Car shoppers considering a car in this segment will want to learn more about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs the 2017 Audi A4.

Mercedes-Benz offers the C-Class in three body styles, a sedan, a coupe and the Cabriolet convertible. The Audi A4 is only offered as a sedan. In addition to the multiple body styles, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers multiple engine options.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class VS 2017 Audi A4
Sedan, coupe, Cabriolet Body Styles Sedan
2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Base Engine 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder
3 Engine Options 2
503 hp, 516 lb-ft torque Best Performance 252 hp, 273 lb-ft torque

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 2017 Audi A4 Engine Options

Both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2017 Audi A4 are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. In addition to this base engine, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers two engine options. The AMG® C 43 model is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6, while the AMG® C 63 model is equipped with a 4.0-liter turbocharged V-8. The V-6 engine produces 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, while the V-8 maxes out the performance offered on the car, producing up to 503 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The highest performance numbers available on the Audi A4 come via the base four-cylinder engine, which checks in at 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. 

One of the key draws of the luxury car class is the impressive list of features offered on these cars. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is no different. This car can be equipped with a healthy collection of comfort, safety and technology features. Highlights from the list of features include: 

  • Rearview camera 

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control 

  • Synthetic leather upholstery 

  • COMAND® infotainment system 

  • Keyless entry and push-button start 

  • HD radio 

  • Burmester sound system 

  • Panoramic sunroof 

  • Heated and ventilated seats 

  • Heated steering wheel

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class red front
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class steering wheel
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class silver front

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