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Compare the 2019 Audi A4 vs Mercedes C-Class vs BMW 3 Series

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class might be one of the most recognized names in the luxury business, and it has earned its reputation as a premium option. But, after a major redesign just a few years ago, the Audi A4 has established itself as a serious competitor. The new 2019 Audi A4 brings a long list of standard features, premium materials, and efficient powertrain options that make it an exceptional choice for drivers buying a compact luxury sports car.

See if the new 2019 C-Class has enough presence and name recognition to beat out the well-equipped and more-affordable new Audi A4. Both cars feature available all-wheel drive, a variety of driver-assistance features, and similar vehicle warranties--but, which one is the full package for you?

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2019 Audi A4 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at $41,400
  • The 2019 Audi A4 starts at $37,400
  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers three body styles: sedan, coupe, and cabriolet
  • The 2019 Audi A4 is a four-door sedan--but you can opt for a 2019 Audi A4 allroad wagon that's still within the family
  • The Mercedes-Benz C-Class can see up to 23 mpg in the city

  • The 2019 Audi A4 can see up to 27 mpg in the city, making it by far the more efficient of the two
  • Both cars come standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine; the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the more powerful of the two
  • Seats in the Mercedes-Benz C-Class come upholstered with the brand's leather-like synthetic substitute; if you want real leather, you'll need to pay a lot more
  • Seats in the 2019 Audi A4 come upholstered in premium, genuine leather surface material so that you can enjoy the luxury experience at every level
  • The 2019 Audi A4 boasts more trunk space than the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan, giving you more convenience for the price


    2019 Audi A4 vs 2019 BMW 3 Series

    • A 2019 Audi A4 starts at a better price than the BMW 3-Series does.
    • The 2019 Audi A4 and 3 Series offer both sedan and allroad wagon options
    • The Audi A4 is more fuel efficient than the BMW 3 Series

    • The Audi comes with the legendary quattro AWD system, while the Mercedes-Benz does have all-wheel drive, it isn't quattro.
    • Both models have a Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded engines
    • The Audi A4 is better suited for cold weather with windshield wiper nozzle heaters.
    • The Audi A4 offers genuine leather as an upgrade for the upholstery at every trim level.