87points

Audi S8 (2014)

78points

Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
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34 facts in comparison

Audi S8 (2014) vs Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
87
points
Audi S8 (2014)
78
points
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Why is Audi S8 (2014) better than Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)?

  • 2.8l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    16l/100 kmvs18.8l/100 km
  • 2.8l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    9l/100 kmvs11.8l/100 km
  • Has Stop-Start system
    ?
  • 91hp more horsepower
    ?

    520hpvs429hp
  • 8mm more headroom (front)
    ?

    945mmvs937mm
  • 0.01Cd lower coefficient of drag
    ?

    0.26Cdvs0.27Cd
  • 8.43% larger fuel tank
    ?

    90lvs83l
  • 68mm more headroom (rear)
    ?

    993mmvs925mm

Why is Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014) better than Audi S8 (2014)?

  • 219Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    700Nmvs481Nm
  • 2.41% greater cargo volume
    ?

    383lvs374l
  • 1 more airbags
    ?

    11vs10
  • 467km longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    80 467kmvs80000km
  • 44mm shorter
    1.42mvs1461mm
  • 15% larger engine size
    ?

    4.6lvs4l
  • 254mm narrower
    1.87mvs2126mm
  • 41mm shorter length
    5.09mvs5136mm

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
?

Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
2.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
3. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

Unlimited yrs

4yrs

4yrs

4.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
?

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
5. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Porsche 911 GT3 RS (2019)

Unlimited km

80 000km

80 467km

6.Has dual-clutch transmission
?

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
?

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014)

3448l

374l

383l

2. more headroom (front)
?

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

945mm

937mm

3.height
?

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

1.46m

1.42m

4. more headroom (rear)
?

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Ford F-150 SVT Raptor (2014)

1.94m

993mm

925mm

5.width
?

Best

Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)

1m

2.13m

1.87m

6. shorter length
?

Best

Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)

2.34m

5.14m

5.09m

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
?

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius (2017)

0.24Cd

0.26Cd

0.27Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Ferrari 458 Spider (2013)

0l/100 km

16l/100 km

18.8l/100 km

2.maximum torque
?

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1566Nm

481Nm

700Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Ferrari 458 Spider (2013)

0l/100 km

9l/100 km

11.8l/100 km

4.Has Stop-Start system
?

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
5. more horsepower
?

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Hennessey Venom GT (2014)

1244hp

520hp

429hp

6.Has a turbocharged engine
?

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
?

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
2.Has in-car system
?

An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
3.Has smart key as standard
?

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
4.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
?

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilizes GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

GMC Yukon SLE (2015)

5

1

1

6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Audi S8 (2014)
Mercedes-Benz CL550 4MATIC Coupe (2014)

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