The 2020 Audi A4 vs. Mercedes-Benz C300 debate is a competitive one since these cars hold status as premium, luxurious sedans. While both offer outstanding performance and style, what is it that separates these luxury veterans?

This A4 vs. C300 comparison is designed specifically for Peabody, Danvers, and Beverly drivers looking for their next car. There are some key differences between these two cars you should know about, and we're here to tell you all about them. Have questions? Contact us here at Audi Peabody today.

Audi A4 vs Mercedes-Benz C300 Performance

As you may expect, the Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C300 each offer efficiency and reliability under the hood. However, which of these two cars has the edge when it comes to overall performance?

For starters, you have choice with the Audi A4. You may go with the standard 188-horsepower engine or the available 248-horsepower engine that also delivers 273 lb-ft of torque. With the Mercedes-Benz C300, you only get one engine, which offers the same torque as the 248-horsepower Audi A4 engine and similar horsepower.

The true difference is felt with the Audi A4 quattro® all-wheel drive system. While the Mercedes-Benz C300 also carries AWD technology, it doesn't come with an S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission, which is found on the Audi A4. With this engine and transmission, you're able to increase traction and control on the road.

A4 vs C300 Technology

It should come as no surprise that these models offer a long list of exciting technology features.

The Audi A4 comes with the Audi virtual cockpit. This 12.3-inch instrument display, which is located on the dash behind the steering wheel, allows you to customize crucial vehicle information. You may track the music you're playing or access tools, such as Google Earth™, to help get to your destination easily.

Beyond the Audi virtual cockpit, you'll also have a comprehensive sound system. The available Bang & Olufsen® sound system features 3D sound, 19 speakers, and a 16-channel amplifier.

The Mercedes-Benz C300 has its own long list of tech features. A 10.25-inch high-resolution center screen displays navigation maps and also provides important vehicle information. However, even the most powerful C300 sound system comes up short of the Audi sound system. In fact, the Mercedes-Benz C300 only gives drivers a 13-speaker setup.

Audi A4 vs Mercedes-Benz C300 Interior

As we get down to the aesthetic appeal of these vehicles, it's clear they both offer striking, well-known features.

For example, the 2020 Audi A4 has the Singleframe® grille with chrome blades, full LED headlights and taillights, and dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips. These designs are bold and pronounced. As for the interior, you get the feeling you're in a sports car.

The 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, S line® stainless steel door sill inlays, and combination of shift paddles and a leather-wrapped gear selector stand out.

The C300 is similarly refined, with an optional advanced lighting package that includes LED headlamps and multicolor LED ambient lighting. The interior has an elegant feel, but leather seats do not come standard in the C300. They are a standard offering in the 2020 Audi A4.

Audi A4 vs Mercedes-Benz C300: The Last Word

Peabody, Danvers, and Beverly drivers wanting the luxury experience should know our last word is this: The 2020 Audi A4 offers more engine options, better technology, and a classier interior. In the Audi A4 vs. Mercedes C300 competition, the A4 stands tall.

Find this luxury sedan here at Audi Peabody. We look forward to seeing you here for a test drive soon!

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