Audi RS5 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison

    Audi RS5

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    2024 Audi
    RS5
    vs
    2024 Mercedes-Benz
    C-Class

    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the medium category, between scores of NaN and NaN.
    0.0
    8.2
    7.9
    0.0
    Based on the Audi RS5 2.9 TFSI QUATTRO
    Based on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class MHEV
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    FunFun
    Fuel Efficiency
    58L
    545 km
    NA
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty

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    MSRP
    $159,069 - $169,100
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    CarExpert's Take

    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Sexy, straight-edged styling
    • Impressive ride quality...
    • ... and performance
    Misses
    • Options get expensive
    • Engine not as characterful as some rivals
    • Effective, but not wild
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Smart looker inside and out
    • Stunning cabin displays
    • 1.5L turbo punches above its weight
    Misses
    • Nearly $90,000 as tested
    • Can't option full assistance tech suite
    • No more practical wagon option

    Optional Features

    • Alloy Wheels Special 20 Inch (+$400)
    • Carbon & Black Styling Package (+$11,200)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Grey Calipers (+$12,600)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Red Calipers (+$13,600)
    • Ceramic Composite Brakes - Blue Calipers (+$13,600)
    NA

    Colours Available

    The C-Class is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Spectral Blue metallic
    • High-Tech Silver metallic
    • Opalite White metallic
    • Hyacinth Red metallic
    • Obsidian Black metallic
    • Graphite grey metallic
    • Mojave Silver metallic
    • Cavansite Blue metallic
    • Selenite Grey metallic
    • Polar White

    Specs

    Type
    TWIN TURBO DIR F/INJ-
    Size (cc)
    2894-
    Size (L)
    2.9L-
    Induction
    TWIN TURBO V6-
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAM-
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    24-
    Power
    331kW-
    Power RPM
    5700-
    Torque
    600Nm-
    Torque RPM
    1900-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    10-

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