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2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Audi A4

What is advantageous about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300? We are here to find out. To do that, we pit this sedan against a well-known competitor: the 2018 Audi A4. Our efforts to see which sedan is the better choice for you includes research about these two vehicles. Now, we place them in a side-by-side comparison in order to determine just what one may be the best fit for you. Below, you’ll see each specification and feature laid out in the table. After you are done looking through it, we have an explanation on just what these specs mean for you as a driver. By the end, we hope you will have a better understanding of each vehicle, and what one interests you. Specifically, we will be comparing the C 300 4dr sedan 2.0 4cyl Turbo 9A against the A4 2.0 TFSI Premium 4dr Sedan 2.0L 4cyl Turbo 7Am.
2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2018 Audi exterior front fascia and passenger side

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300


2018 Audi A4

241 hp Horsepower 190 hp
9-speed shiftable automatic Transmission 7-speed automated manual
24/33/27 mpg Fuel economy* (city/hwy/combined) 25/33/28 mpg
17.4 gal Fuel capacity 15.3 gal

Advantages of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300

As you can see, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 offers more power than the 2018 Audi A4. Specifically, the C 300 generates 241 horsepower, whereas the A4 has 190 hp.

The transmission in the two vehicles are also different, with the 2018 Audi A4 offering a 7-speed automated manual, and the C 300 having a 9-speed shiftable automatic. However, these two sedans are very close when it comes to fuel economy. When looking at the EPA-estimated city/highway/combined fuel economy of these vehicles, the 2018 C 300 has a combined fuel efficiency of 27 miles per gallon, and the 2018 A4 has a 28 mpg fuel economy. However, when looking at the highway fuel economy, they both have the same at 33 mpg.

Even so, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 has a larger fuel tank than the 2018 Audi A4. This means that you will potentially not have to stop for gas as often in the C 300 as you will in the A4.

Interested in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300? Feel free to get in touch, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

*EPA estimated 33 MPG highway with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions