2016 Mercedes-­Benz C-Class vs. 2016 Audi A4 models
2016 Mercedes-­Benz C-Class 2016 Audi A4
2.0-Liter Inline 4 Engine 2.0-Liter Inline 4
241 Horsepower Engine Output 220 Horsepower
25/34 (City/HWY) Fuel Rating 22/31 (City/HWY)
Standard Keyless Ignition Not Standard

2016 Mercedes-­Benz C-Class vs. 2016 Audi A4

2016 Mercedes-­Benz C-Class vs. 2016 Audi A4 interior

When it comes to finding a brand-new vehicle, the luxury segment offers drivers some of the latest and greatest technology. While the options are vast, it may be frustrating for shoppers to sort through. To aid in the research process, we wanted to pair Mercedes-Benz with one of its high-end competitors- Audi.

When we put the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. the 2016 Audi A4, we found that Mercedes-Benz had one leg up on its fellow German brand. Especially in the areas of power, efficiency and modern technology, the C-Class truly offers drivers the best.   

Like many models before it, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class packs a powerful engine. A 2.0-Liter Inline 4 powers the model, outputting about 241 horsepower. The 2016 Audi A4 has the same base engine, but only produces up to 220 horsepower. While the difference is subtle on paper, it can be noticeable on the road.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class fuel rating and technology

While engine power is important to some, it may not be the item every shopper looks at. In the modern day auto market, it’s important that fuel economy and technology are at their peak, and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class delivers. The model gets about 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 on the highway, which means drivers will be able to bypass the fuel station more often.

A number of new technology features also grace the interior of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Connective features like Bluetooth® and HD Radio are standard, giving drivers access to the most refined options. Keyless ignition is also a standard on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, providing extra security and ease-of-use to the lucky owner of the model.


To learn more about the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, or to test drive the new model, drivers are encouraged to contact Mercedes-Benz of North Haven for details.