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2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2017 Audi A5

When you are searching for a luxury sedan you most likely want something powerful, comfortable, stylish and full of exciting features. It can be difficult to tell if a vehicle has all the feature you require just by looking at it. It can help to take a more in-depth approach, like comparing two similar models. Today we’re going to do just that with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the 2017 Audi A5. Both of these vehicles are luxury sedan options, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their performance capabilities. They both have a 2.0-liter I-4 engine, but the C 300 offers more power. It is able to provide 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. It is also estimated that the C 300 can reach 60 mph in just 6.3 seconds. The Audi A5 isn’t quite as impressive it only provide 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. This is a significant difference worth considering.

How does the Mercedes-Benz C 300 compare to the Audi A5?

2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300  VS 2017 Audi A5
241 Horsepower 220
5 Seating Capacity 4
Available Cooled Front Seats Not Available
Available Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available


Test Drive the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class in Scottsdale

Another difference between these two vehicles is their available features. Drivers here in Arizona will appreciate the cooled front seats that are available on the C-Class, but not on the Audi A5. Another helpful feature available on the C-Class is adaptive cruise control. This feature automatically adjusts the vehicle’s speed to maintain a safe distance from the vehicles ahead. It is a very useful feature to have if you do a majority of highway driving. This feature is not available on the Audi A5.

If you are interested in learning more about the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, call or visit us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Scottsdale area. Come see what other drivers already love about the stunning and powerful C-Class.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class controls
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class headlights
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class steering wheel
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class front grille