2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Audi A6

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Audi A6

There’s nothing more fun than shopping for a luxury sedan. it’s even more fun when you get to compare top models against each other as you weigh the pros and cons of each. What happens when you narrow it down to two options but can’t decide which one is for you? Leave that up to us. If you’re stuck at a crossroads, check out our comparison between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 vs 2018 Audi A6.

One of the first things luxury car shoppers typically look for is performance. If you’re looking for a clear winner here, you might find it’s the E 300. While both have a similar set of horsepower and torque, the E 300 has an extra transmission speed which allows for more seamless shifting. Additionally, the E 300 comes with available automatic load leveling and an adaptive variable suspension, both of which are unavailable in the A6.

2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan


2018 Audi A6 2.0T Premium quattro

$52,950 MSRP $51,900
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches

Specs and Features in the 2018 E 300

One of the intelligent features you’ll find in the E 300 is Car-to-X Communication. With this feature, you’ll receive real-time updates with information regarding road or weather conditions from other E-Class drivers in your area. If another driver encounters a traffic jam, for instance, you’ll receive a notification in your vehicle that warns you of the situation ahead as well as an alternative route to take. In addition to Car-to-X Communication, the E 300 also has a variety of other features not included in the A6 such as:

  • Power sunshade for roof
  • Front and rear power headrests
  • Front power lumbar with massage
  • Cooled front seats
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • ATTENTION ASSIST® driver behavior monitor
  • And much more!

We won’t try convincing you that the A6 isn’t a great car. Audi did right by it and it offers many noteworthy features. However, the edge in this comparison goes to Mercedes-Benz due to the technology and performance advantages in the E 300. Interested in learning more? Get in touch with our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Memphis and schedule a test drive today!

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