2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 Audi A6

The luxury sedan segment appeals to car shoppers searching for a vehicle that delivers impressive performance blended with an added level of refinement. Car shoppers considering one of the cars in this class will want to learn more about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs the 2017 Audi A6.

Both of these cars deliver impressive performance that is driven by turbocharged engines. The performance of these engines are then supplemented by an extensive list of comfort, safety and technology features.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class VS 2017 Audi A6
2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder Engine 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder
241 horsepower, 273 pound-feet torque Engine Performance 252 horsepower, 273 pound-feet torque
6.2 seconds 0-60 MPH Time 6.7 seconds
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6 Engine Performance

Both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Audi A6 are powered by 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engines. Both engines turn in capable performance numbers, with the Mercedes-Benz delivering 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, and the Audi checking in at 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Despite the lower horsepower number, the E-Class is able to turn in a 0-60 time half a second faster than the Audi A6. Helping improve the acceleration of the E-Class is the standard 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission that maximizes the performance of the engine. The Audi A6 is paired with a 8-speed automatic.

In addition to the E300 sedan, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is also available in the E 400 model, which utilizes a wagon body style, and the E 550 coupe. The Audi A6 is only offered as a sedan.

Car shoppers considering a luxury vehicle expect a significant number of comfort, safety and technology features. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is no different. This car can be equipped a healthy collection of features and systems. Highlights from the list include:

  • LED headlights.

  • Automatic wipers.

  • Sunroof.

  • Selectable drive modes.

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control.

  • Synthetic leather upholstery.

  • COMAND® infotainment system.

  • Bluetooth®, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

  • HD radio.

  • Rearview camera.

  • Burmester audio system.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class rear seat
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class silver side
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class steering wheel

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