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Here's how the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the 2017 Audi S3 measure up.
AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan
$52,000
Starting MSRP
2.0 TFSI Prestige FWD
$31,200
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

362.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

186.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
23 29 -
Size
184.5" length, 55.3" height 175.5" length, 55.7" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal

Ash

Black w / Red

Red / Black

Porcelain / Black

Tan

Rock Gray

Saddle Brown / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

9-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in 18 X 8 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 18 X 8 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 320 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 140 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 2000 221 @ 1600 -
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 186 @ 4400 -
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/121 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 35 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
348.00 mi 343.20 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
487.20 mi 462.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 10.7 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in 12.3 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 36.1 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 P225/40HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 P225/40HR18 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3727 lbs 3197 lbs -

Dimensions

Length, Overall
185 in 175.7 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A 35.1 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A 53 in -
Track Width, Rear
61 in 60.1 in -
Wheelbase
111.8 in 103.8 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Trunk Volume
15.4 ft³ 12.3 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
N/A 54.8 in -
Second Head Room
N/A 36.4 in -
Front Leg Room
N/A 41.2 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.3 in 70.7 in -
Track Width, Front
62 in 61.2 in -
Height, Overall
69 in 55.7 in -
Front Head Room
N/A 39.6 in -

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