Audi A6 vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Should you buy Audi A6 or Mercedes-Benz E-Class? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Audi A6 price starts at Rs 64.09 Lakh ex-showroom for 45 TFSI Premium Plus (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts Rs 75 Lakh ex-showroom for Exclusive E 200 (Petrol). A6 has 1984 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while E-Class has 2925 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the A6 has a mileage of 14.11 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the E-Class has a mileage of 16.1 kmpl (Petrol top model).

A6 Vs E-Class

Key HighlightsAudi A6Mercedes-Benz E-Class
On Road PriceRs.81,80,143*Rs.86,43,441*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)19841991
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Audi A6 vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class Comparison

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        Audi A6
        Audi A6
        Rs70.44 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Rs75 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.81,80,143*
          Rs.86,43,441*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,55,700/month
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          Rs.1,64,526/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.2,58,943
          A6 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
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          4.2
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          In Line Petrol Engine
          In-Line 4 Cylinder Petrol Engine
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1984
          1991
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          241.3bhp@5000-6500rpm
          194.44bhp@5500-6100rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          370Nm@1600-4500rpm
          320Nm@1650-4000rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Valve Configuration
          Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
          DOHC
          DOHC
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          Direct Injection
          Direct Injection
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Yes
          -
          Super Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Superchargers utilise engine power to make more power.
          No
          -
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          7-Speed
          9-Speed
          Drive Type
          Clutch Type
          Dual clutch
          -
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          14.11
          15
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          73
          80
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          250
          240
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
          four-link axle suspension
          Rear Suspension
          Five-link front suspension; tubular anti-roll bar
          five-link multi-link independent suspension
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Adaptive
          -
          Steering Type
          Power
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Height & Reach
          Tilt
          Steering Gear Type
          Rack & Pinion
          Direct Steer
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          5.95
          6
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Ventilated Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          250
          240
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          6.8
          7.6
          Braking (100-0kmph)
          38.72m
          verified
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          Tyre Size
          245/45/ R18
          225/55 R17
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          0-100Kmph (Tested)
          7.04s
          verified
          -
          City driveability (20-80kmph)
          4.48s
          verified
          -
          Braking (80-0 kmph)
          23.94m
          verified
          -
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4939
          5075
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          2110
          1860
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1470
          1495
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          165
          -
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2500
          2850
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1618
          1597
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1740
          1635
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          2345
          -
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          973
          verified
          943
          verified
          Rear Legroom (mm)
          Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
          -
          374
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          1054
          verified
          1050
          verified
          Front Legroom (mm)
          The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
          -
          282
          verified
          Front Shoulder Room (mm)
          The front shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable for large passengers
          1467
          verified
          -
          Rear Shoulder Room (mm)
          The rear shoulder room of a car is the distance between the left and right side of the cabin where your shoulder will touch. Wider cars are more comfortable and can seat three passengers (If applicable) better.
          1436
          verified
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          530
          540
          No. of Doors
          4
          4
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate Control
          4 Zone
          3 Zone
          Air Quality ControlYesYes
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYesYes
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYesYes
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYesYes
          Heated Seats FrontNoNo
          Heated Seats RearNoNo
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYesYes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          60:40 Split
          60:40 Split
          Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
          Smart Key BandYes
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box CoolingYesYes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front
          Front & Rear
          Steering Mounted TripmeterNo
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          With Storage
          With Storage
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
          Rear CurtainNoYes
          Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
          Battery SaverNoNo
          Lane Change IndicatorYesYes
          Additional Features
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          Wireless charging in the rear, Retractable rear touchscreen tablet, Steering Mounted Touch Pad to Start Things or Off
          Adjusts The Sound Specifically For The Front Or Rear Seats
          Dynamic Select Offers Comfort, ECO, Sport, Sport+, Individual Drive Modes
          Touchpad With Turn And Push Actuator
          Chauffer Package
          Massage SeatsNoNo
          Memory Function Seats
          Driver's Seat Only
          Front & Rear
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          -
          No
          Autonomous Parking
          -
          No
          Drive Modes
          5
          5
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated SeatsNoNo
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          Front & Rear
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsNoYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric UpholsteryNoNo
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesNo
          Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
          Cigarette LighterYesYes
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoNoYes
          Folding Table In The Rear
          Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
          No
          Optional
          Dual Tone DashboardNoYes
          Additional Features
          20.32cm TFT Colour Display
          Gear Selector Lever Knob In Leather
          Driver Information System
          17.78cm Colour Display
          Ambient lighting with 64 colours and 3 light zones, Black open pore ash wood trim, ARTICO man-made leather with topstitching in Black or Beige and Beige with Tropez Blue
          Exterior
          Photo Comparison
          Rear Right Side
          Available ColorsFirmament Blue MetallicManhattan Grey MetallicMythos Black MetallicGlacier White MetallicA6 ColorsHigh Tech SilverGraphite GreyPolar WhiteObsidian BlackE-Class Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesNo
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          NoNo
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoNo
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          NoNo
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          NoNo
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversNoNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Power AntennaNoNo
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          NoNo
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          YesNo
          Removable Or Convertible Top
          A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          NoNo
          Roof CarrierNoNo
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYesYes
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          NoNo
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          NoYes
          Smoke HeadlampsNoNo
          Halogen HeadlampsNoNo
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          NoNo
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Tail lamps
          Trunk Opener
          Remote
          Smart
          Additional Features
          Panoramic Glass sunroof,I Navigation with I Touch Response,4 Zone Air conditioning,Audi Sound System,Audi Music Interface in rear
          -
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          YesYes
          Tyre Size
          245/45/ R18
          225/55 R17
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless,Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Xenon HeadlampsNoNo
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction ControlYesYes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          Audi Pre Sense Basic, Head Airbags
          Parking Pilot With Parktronic, Attention Assist, Adaptive Brake Lights, Pre Safe
          Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee AirbagsNo
          -
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Heads Up DisplayNoNo
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter SeatbeltsNo
          -
          Blind Spot MonitorYesNo
          Hill Descent ControlYesNo
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesNo
          360 View Camera
          -
          No
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerYesNo
          Cd ChangerNoNo
          Dvd PlayerYesNo
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlYesNo
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, SD Card Reader
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYes
          -
          Apple Car PlayYes
          -
          Internal StorageYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          21
          -
          Rear Entertainment SystemNoYes
          Additional Features
          Electrically Extending High-Resolution 20.32cm Colour Display
          3D Map Representation With Display Of Lots Of Sightseeing Information and City Models
          Detailed Route Information: Map Preview, Choice of Alternative Routes, Lane Recoendations, Motorway Exits, Detailed Junction Maps
          Access To Smartphone Voice Control
          Driver Information System With 17.78cm Colour Display
          Bose Surround Sound System
          DVD player
          Audi sound system
          Subwoofers
          Audio 20 With 12.3 inch With High Resolution Media Display
          Garmin Map Pilot With New Design And 3D User Interface
          Smartphone Integration Package
          Burmester surround sound system
          SubwooferNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Audi A6

            • A high-tech dashboard setup
            • Looks dominating on the road
            • Sweet handler

            Mercedes-Benz E-Class

            • Quiet and composed in the city
            • Great backseat comfort
            • Class-leading interiors

            Audi A6

            • Only front-wheel drive
            • Misses out on flagship features
            • Rear seat experience is average

            Mercedes-Benz E-Class

            • Misses out on cooled seats
            • No massage functions either
            • Not as nice to drive as its rivals.

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          Which car is cheaper between Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

          Audi A6 price starts at Rs 64.09 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts at Rs 75 Lakh in New Delhi. Audi A6 is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Audi A6 and Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

          The mileage of A6 is 14.11 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of E-Class is 15 kmpl in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz E-Class gives better mileage than Audi A6.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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