Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class vs. Audi S5

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
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Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
349 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L Turbo Inline
3.0L TFSI 6 Cylinder

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
41.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
39 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
6.4 cu. ft.
11.6 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
2
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/40YR18 - P225/45YR17
P245/40HR18 - P265/30YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
95.7 in.
108.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.5 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
162.8 in.
184.7 in.

Width

Width
71.5 in.
72.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3296 lbs.
3847 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
349 hp

Torque

Torque
273 ft. lbs.
369 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.9 gal.
15.3 gal.

Combined

Combined
28 mpg
26 mpg

City

City
23 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
30 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLC
Audi S5 Coupe

Body Style

Body Style
Roadster
quattro Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
4

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3296 lbs.
3847 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
27
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
23 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
32 mpg.
30 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35
4.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25
2.11

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64
1.67

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
1.28

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80
3.32

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07
2.85

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6
7.3

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
R01
HU9

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
R01
HU9

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/40YR18 - P225/45YR17
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19, P265/30YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/35YR18 - P245/40YR17
P245/40HR18, P245/40YR18, P255/35YR19, P265/30YR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.
18 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 8.5 - 18 X 9 in.
18 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.5 ft.
37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.7 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
13 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal.
15.3 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
39 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.5 in.
41.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
52.2 in.
55.3 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
95.7 in.
108.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
162.8 in.
184.7 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.5 in.
72.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
51.3 in.
53.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.4 in.
62.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.6 in.
61.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³.
11.6 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.84

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
0.67

Model Group

Model Group
SLC
S5

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class