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End this decade driving into the next while behind the wheel of a new luxury model sedan. Whether you are seeking a vehicle dominant in high performance, expert handling, striking exterior, spacious interior, leading technology, a bevy of comfort features, or the perfect combination of all of these qualities, there are definitely leaders in the luxury pack. Take advantage of the end of the year sales to score exceptional deals on the designs you want most. Let’s sneak a quick look at the just-released 2020 Audi A6 and the comparable 2020 Mercedes-Benz E 450.

2020 Audi A6

2020 Audi A6 interior and exterior

All new, the Audi A6 gives you the power and speed you demand from a high-performance engine with the benefit of lower fuel consumption courtesy of the mild hybrid system. Bold, strong lines deliver a sporty exterior while the elegant interior is all about luxury and convenience with rich leather seating and two large touchscreens with haptic and audio feedback. An available air ionization and filtration system purifies outside air before it enters the cabin and can utilize unique scents to fragrance the interior for a fresher environment.

2020 Mercedes-Benz E 450

2020 Mercedes-Benz E 450 Interior and exteriror

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz E 450 sedan is all about employing groundbreaking technology to enhance your driving experience. From PRE-SAFE Sound and Impulse Side features that protect you even better in case of an accident to available assistive features that can aid in braking, blind spot, and attention for added safety. Control navigation, entertainment, and other functions using the panoramic 12.3-inch screen, steering wheel, and console as well. A powerful turbocharged engine, agile handling, and paddle-shifted 9-speed transmission give you the power, efficiency, and quick response you demand from a high-performance vehicle.

2020 AUDI A6 VS. 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ E 450

2020 AUDI A6

(Premium Plus Quattro)

FEATURES 2020 MERCEDES-BENZ E 450

(4MATIC Sedan)

2.0-liter Turbo Inline 4 – Hybrid Engine 3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 – Gas
273 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm Torque 369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
248 hp @ 4300 rpm Horsepower 362 hp @ 5500 rpm
7-speed automatic Transmission 9-speed automatic
All-Wheel Drive Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive
9.8/7.35L/100km Fuel Efficiency (city/hwy) 11.76/8.4L/100km
Standard HD and Satellite Radio Optional
Standard Cross Traffic Alert Not Available
Standard Lane Departure Warning Not Available
Standard Rear Parking Aid Not Available
Standard Bluetooth Connection Standard
Standard Sun/Moonroof Standard
Standard Power Driver/Passenger Seats Optional
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Standard Seat Memory Not Available
Standard Remote Engine Start Optional
Standard Rear A/C Optional
Standard Universal Garage Door Opener Standard

The Results

Both of these all-wheel-drive sedans seat up to five people in their comfortable and roomy interiors, but as you can see by the specs in the above table when it comes to convenience and safety features, the Audi A6 delivers. Many of its features come as standard equipment unlike the Mercedes-Benz E 450 that either offers them as options or not even at all. As far as performance, the E 450 boasts a 9-speed transmission and powerful 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 gas engine that delivers higher torque and horsepower. The A6 does get better fuel efficiency through with its mild hybrid system. There is a just a $3,500 price difference with the 2020 Audi A6 starting at $68,200 and the Mercedes-Benz E 450 starting at $71,700.

Visit Audi Midtown Toronto and experience the luxury of a new 2020 Audi A6 sedan by taking it for a test drive today.