2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2019 Audi A4

2019 Audi A4

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2020 Audi A4

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


2020 Audi A4
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

Base Engine

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
255 hp/273 lb-ft of torque


188 hp/233 lb-ft of torque
9-speed automatic


7-speed automatic
5.7 seconds

0 – 60 mph time

7.1 seconds

On the hunt for your ideal new Los Angeles luxury sedan? The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan and the 2020 Audi A4 are sure to make your list, but only one can end up in your driveway. With both models offering powerful engine configurations and a plethora of high-end features, it can be difficult to make your decision. Compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4 in-depth with Mercedes-Benz of Arcadia to help determine which premium sedan best suits your lifestyle!

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Audi A4: Base-Level Engine Details

When you compare the C-Class vs. A4 at their base-level, it’s clear to see which sedan offers a higher level of standard engine power. Take a look at their respective details, right here:Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 Sedan Base Engine

  • 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
  • 255 hp
  • 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 0 – 60 mph time of 5.7 seconds
  • 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission

Audi A4 40 TFSI Base Engine

  • 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
  • 188 hp
  • 236 lb-ft of torque
  • 0 – 60 mph time of 7.1 seconds
  • 7-speed automatic transmission

As you can see, the base-level Mercedes-Benz C-Class engine not only provides more power but also offers a higher level of comfort on Pasadena roads as it’s paired with a smooth-shifting 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission.

C-Class vs. A4: Top-Tier Engine Details

Even when you bring the Audi A4’s most powerful engine offering into the mix, it still struggles to keep up with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. An upgrade to the Audi A4 45 TFSI Quattro will only get you up to 248 hp. Meanwhile, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG® 63 Sedan is capable of putting out 503 hp with its racing-inspired handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo powerhouse.

Audi A4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Compare Luxury Amenities

The Audi A4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class both fit into the luxury sedan segment, so it may come as no surprise that they both offer standard high-end amenities like automatic climate control, power front seats, and power side mirrors. However, when you line up their lists of key features side-by-side, you’ll discover that it’s the C-Class sedan that eclipses the A4 with the following:

  • Driver-seat memory settings (available w/ upgrade on A4)
  • ATTENTION ASSIST® (not available on A4)
  • PRESAFE® (not available on A4)
  • Available 64-color ambient interior lighting (not available on A4)
  • Available designo® Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather (not available on A4)

Test Drive the C-Class Sedan in Arcadia

Mercedes-Benz Los Angeles-area shoppers need look no further than Mercedes-Benz of Arcadia when they’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan. Contact us to set up a test drive at our Arcadia showroom today. Check out our offers and incentives before leaving from La Cañada, and apply for financing online to seek pre-approval.

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