The fuel economy is considerably to Mercedes's advantage. This automobile uses 2.3 l fewer petrol in the mixed cycle in relation to the Audi A4 B7. Note that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the D class, in which the Mercedes is classified, equals to 7.7 l whereas the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202 needs by 18 % less amount of fuel than the average.
The Mercedes C-Class W202 burns up of 1.7 l fuel less while driving inside city in relation to the Audi A4 B7 Avant 2.0 TFSI quattro 200HP manual 4x4. The Mercedes C-Class W202, as a representative of mid-size class, burns up of 0.2 l/100Km more than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “middle” class is 10.6 l/100Km.
The trunk of the Mercedes C-Class W202 Estate T202 is only 5 percent bigger than the Audi A4 B7 Avant 2.0 TFSI quattro 200HP manual 4x4. However, the difference is so little that it would be fair to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk capacity.
Trunk capacity with seats down
The Audi A4 B7 Avant gives way to the Mercedes C-Class W202 in the category of fuel tank capacity. The Mercedes C-Class W202 is able to store by 1 l more fuel in relation to its contender.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length between its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to more appropriate vehicle's weight distribution. Mercedes has 44 millimeters longer wheelbase distance when compared to Audi. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
Trunk length with seats up
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a getting in to it and greater possibility of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 2 millimeters in favor of the Mercedes is insignificant and does not matter much.