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2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC vs 2017 Audi A5

Owning a convertible is something that is often depicted on television and in films, which leads many people to believe that actually having one is an unattainable fantasy. This, however, couldn’t be further from the truth. Convertibles might not be practical for everyone, but here in Arizona, it’s the perfect vehicle to have. The real problem is finding the right model among the competition. Today we’re going to help by comparing two of your options, the Mercedes-Benz SLC and the Audi A5 Cabriolet. These vehicles might look similar, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their fuel efficiency ratings. The Mercedes-Benz SLC gets an estimated average of 25 city/32 highway mpg*. With the SLC you will be able to make the most out of every tank of gas. The Audi A5 Cabriolet is much less impressive with an estimated average of 21 city/29 highway mpg.

Gray 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC on Street at Night vs Red 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet on Freeway

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 vs 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet
241 Horsepower 220
25 city/32 highway* MPG 21 city/29 highway
Sport Front Seat Type Bucket
Available Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available


Test Drive the Mercedes-Benz SLC in Scottsdale, AZ

Another major difference between these two vehicles is their interior comfort and available features. The Mercedes-Benz SLC comes standard with sports seating, while the Audi A5 Cabriolet comes with bucket seats. This might seem like small difference, but sports seats are much more comfortable and offer more support. The SLC will make sure you stay relaxed and at ease no matter how long of drive you take.

If you are interested in learning more about the Mercedes-Benz SLC call or visit 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, AZ area. Come see what other drivers already love about this efficient, comfortable and fun-to-drive cabriolet.

*EPA estimated 25 MPG city/32 MPG highway with 15.9-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC fuel economy
Does the Mercedes-Benz SLC have sports seats?
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC side-view
2017 SLC Interior

*European models shown.