2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Audi A4 Comparison

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Audi A4
2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 2018 Audi A4
  241 hp 190 hp
Engine Torque
  273 ft-lbs 236 ft-lbs
Base Transmission
  9-Speed Shiftable Automatic 7-Speed Automated Manual

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Audi A4

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When it comes to luxury, Mercedes-Benz continues to provide the upscale packages for which it has become famous. If you are considering your next car, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 is ready to prove itself against the 2018 Audi A4. After this examination of the two cars, a test drive can tell you more.

Style and Spaciousness

While Audis are frequently recognized for their plainer nature, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been lauded for its “posh overall feel”, according to the Consumer Reports. Crafted with care, every element has an upscale feel and attention to detail. Silver grilles surround the large round vents, proclaiming the masterful sound you get from the available Burmester audio system. Base editions make sure to spoil you with standards like a power driver’s chair, which is not standard on Audi A4. The C 300 also has a power sunroof. The Car Connection writes that the C 300 leads its class with fabulous style. U.S. News and World Report calls it chic and comfortable with an elegant cabin and plenty of features. The Audi and Mercedes-Benz offer an exciting infotainment package. Usability is a strong suit in the C 300. A touchpad controller lets you write what you want. It recognizes handwriting, letting you enter letters or numbers on the pad with your finger. This speeds up your interactions, making it easier to use GPS and other functions.


The Audi has a base turbo. It generates 190 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. The Mercedes-Benz also has an intercooled turbo I-4. Yet Mercedes-Benz engineers get much more performance from it, much to driving pleasure of owners. The power outlay is 241 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. The Car Connection praises the car for its fantastic power and grip. The Mercedes-Benz automatic has nine speeds, two more than the Audi seven-speed. For driving enthusiasts, extreme precision ensures more fun behind the wheel. With its 35-inch turning circle, the C 300 has tighter maneuvering skills than the Audi with its 38-inch turning circle.


The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 establishes a higher safety standard with its intelligent systems. The vehicle detects when an impact is likely, and it readies the airbags and seatbelts. To alert you to sleepy or distracted driving behaviors, Attention Assist is on board. The C-Class is also tops in its class for offering an active lane control system. Working with adaptive cruise control, the car can follow leader traffic at a safe speed and neatly within the lane lines. Mercedes-Benz is offering a blind spot monitor, a head-up display, a surround-view camera system, and active park assistance. The forward collision warning is paired with an autobrake to prevent or lessen impact. You will find many of these features but not all of them on the 2018 Audi A4.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is dressed to impress. Find your match at our dealership.