Audi A6 2008 vs Mercedes C class 2000

Audi A6
2008 - 2011
Mercedes C class
2000 - 2004
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.7 Diesel2.7 Diesel


Power: 190 HP170 HP
Torque: 450 NM370 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.9 seconds8.9 seconds
Audi A6 is more dynamic to drive.
Audi A6 engine produces 20 HP more power than Mercedes C class, whereas torque is 80 NM more than Mercedes C class. Thanks to more power Audi A6 reaches 100 km/h speed 1 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.26.8
The Audi A6 is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
Audi A6 consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Mercedes C class, which means that by driving the Audi A6 over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 70 litres62 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1120 km in combined cycle910 km in combined cycle
1400 km on highway1210 km on highway
Audi A6 gets more mileage on one fuel tank.

Drive type

Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Rear wheel drive (RWD)
Front-wheel drive cars (Audi A6) have better traction on slippery roads and when climbing hills, better fuel economy, and are less expensive to purchase. On the disadvantage side, FWD cars usually have less towing capacity, poorer acceleration and harder handling. Rear-wheel drive cars (Mercedes C class) have better handling on dry roads, better acceleration, more even weight distribution and more fun to drive. RWD is also better for towing large loads. The cons of rear-wheel drive are less interior and trunk space and more difficulty maneuvering in wet and snowy conditions.


Length: 4.93 m4.53 m
Width: 1.86 m1.73 m
Height: 1.46 m1.43 m
Audi A6 is larger.
Audi A6 is 40 cm longer than the Mercedes C class, 13 cm wider, while the height of Audi A6 is 3 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 546 litresno data
Turning diameter: 12 meters10.8 meters
The turning circle of the Audi A6 is 1.2 metres more than that of the Mercedes C class, which means Audi A6 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`2151`500
Safety: no data
above average

below average
Audi A6 has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Mercedes C class has serious deffects in 250 percent more cases than Audi A6, so Audi A6 quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 64001600
Rating in user reviews: 9.1/10 7.9/10
Pros and Cons: Audi A6 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Mercedes C klase has
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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