2018 Audi A4 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

There are seemingly endless options when you are looking for the perfect ride. However, if you are looking for a compact executive class vehicle, two of the most popular German-built would have crossed your mind. Both rides are designed with a focus on luxury and refinement and contains exciting features for the latest 2018 series. Read on as we take a closer look on both vehicles, comparing them side by side.

Design & Style

Constantly striving to meet drivers' need, Mercedes-Benz C Class offers sedan, coupe and cabriolet for consumers to choose from. Each body style available offers drivers with a variety of options when it comes to style and performance. Audi A4 on the other hand, offers only 2 body styles - Sedan and Sports wagon. Although there are lesser body styles to choose from, Audi promised quality in every aspect of the vehicle. Impressive features from the inside out of the vehicle, you can expect available power-folding, power adjustable and heated exterior side mirrors. From leather seating surfaces to the wing-design wrap-around dashboard and available ambient LED interior lighting plus package, it ensures the driver and passengers are travelling in the most comfortable manner.

Technology & Safety

Included is a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and shift paddles, Audi A4 also provide a 4 driver-selectable mode for a tailored drive. There is virtual cockpit and MMI® touch which offers handwriting-recognition technology for easy manipulation and switching simply by "writing" on the touchpad. There is also available head-up display which flashes essential driving information on the windscreen. A4 also includes safety driver assist functions to elevate driver's safety such as blind spot assist or pre sense® basic and city.

C Class innovations help to watch the driver ahead and behind the wheel, the team of standard and optional systems help to monitor, alert, response and even help to brake when danger is detected to reduce collision impacts.


Mercedes C Class offers 9-speed with 241 horsepower, the turbo C 300 is powerful and rushes to 60 in less than 6 seconds. Powerful as it sounds, the 4-wheel multilink suspension in C Class clings to curves and glosses over bumps, making your ride a smooth and stable one.

Racing-bred design, Audi A4 is paired with either ultra® technology or available Quattro® all-wheel drive with 7-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission. It also offers drivers an available sport adaptive damping suspension or available sports suspension to cater to each driving needs. With 252 horsepower engine, A4 is able to rush from 0 to 60 in merely 5.7 seconds.

The Bottom Line

Mercedes-Benz C Class is no doubt a good and powerful car, but Audi A4 has proven to be an even more powerful and efficient ride all year round. Feel the genuine quality in Audi A4.

Ready to Schedule an Audi A4 Test Drive Today?

If you are interested in experiencing the luxury package that the 2018 Audi A4 offers, you can test drive this stellar car with us at Classic Audi. We are located in Eastchester New York and proudly serves car buyers in the Tri-State area. Drop by our showroom today or simply call us in advance to book an Audi A4 test drive appointment.


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