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Audi A4 Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Volvo S90 comparison

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  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
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Volvo S90 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 42.34 Lakh
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₹ 40.9 Lakh
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Audi A4 Vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Vs Volvo S90 Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the A4 Vs C-Class Vs S90 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

A4 Vs C-Class Vs S90 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Audi A4 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 42.34 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 46.67 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz C-Class price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 40.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 65.55 Lakh for range topping Petrol model. The base Diesel model of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class costs ₹ 42.95 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with a price tag of ₹ 51.25 Lakh Lastly, the Diesel Volvo S90 starts at ₹ 51.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 58.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded Diesel model.

SummaryAudi A4Mercedes-Benz C-ClassVolvo S90
Price₹ 42.34 Lakh₹ 40.9 Lakh₹ 51.9 Lakh
Body TypeSedanSedanSedan
Mileage17.84 Km/l14.49 Km/l16.60 Km/l
Power188 bhp201 bhp187 bhp
Engine1984 CC1991 CC1969 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolDiesel

A4 Vs C-Class Vs S90 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Audi A4 base Petrol engine returns 18 Km/l. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class base Petrol returns 14 Km/l, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 12 Km/l of fuel efficiency. The Volvo S90 Diesel basic model, on the other hand, gives 17 Km/l.

A4 Vs C-Class Vs S90 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Audi A4 gets 188 bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes in 2 Petrol 201, 245 bhp engines and 2 Diesel 192, 241 bhp engines. Lastly, the Volvo S90 is offered in 187 bhp Diesel engine.


Engine Type Inline 4-Cylinder Engine2.0-litre Petrol EngineFour-cylinder Twin Turbo-charged Diesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1984 CC1991 CC1969 CC
No Of Cylinder 444
Power 188 bhp@4200-6000 rpm201 bhp@5800-6100 rpm187 bhp@4250 rpm
Torque 320 Nm@1450-4200 rpm280 Nm@3000-4000 rpm400 Nm@1750-2500 rpm
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A


Length 4726 mm4686 mm4963 mm
Width 1842 mm1810 mm1879 mm
Height 1427 mm1442 mm1443 mm
Wheelbase 2820 mm2840 mm2941 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm157 mm152 mm
Boot Space 460 L480 L500 L
Kerb Weight 1555 Kg1655 Kg1709 Kg
Gross Weight 2145 Kg2125 Kg2225 Kg
Front Track 1572 mmN/A1628 mm
Rear Track 1555 mmN/A1629 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.80 mN/A5.90 m
No. Of Doors 444
Seating Capacity 555


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type Dual ClutchN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Aluminium Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheel
Tyre Type Tubeless,RadialTubeless RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size 225/50 R17 94Y225/50 R17245/45 R18
Rear Tyre Size 225/50 R17 94Y225/50 R17245/45 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type DiscDiscVentilated Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc


Front Suspension 5-link Front Suspension; Tubular Anti-roll BarAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemDouble Wishbone Suspension
Rear Suspension 5-link Rear Suspension; Tubular Anti-roll BarAgility Control Suspension With Selective Damping SystemAir Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 17.84 Km/l14.49 Km/l16.60 Km/l
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type Electro-Mechanical SteeringElectric Power SteeringElectric Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 7.3 seconds7.7 seconds8.2 seconds
Max Speed 241239230

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktick-
Side Airbagsticktick-
Electronic Brakeforce Distributionticktick-
Brake Assistticktick-
Hill Assistticktick-
Electronic Stability Programticktick-
Tractional Controlticktick-
Engine Immobilizerticktick-
Central Lockingticktick-
Child Safety Lockticktick-
Power Door Lockticktick-
Automatic Headlampsticktick-
Cornering Lightscrosstick-
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick-
Rear Wipercrosscross-
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick-
Headlight Washersticktick-
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick-
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)cross-cross
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rearcross-cross
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)cross-cross
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Functioncross-cross
HBA (Hill Brake Assistcross-cross
HHC (Hill Hold Control)cross-cross
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)cross-cross
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)cross-cross
Steering Wheel with Controls-cross-

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner3 Zone Climate ControlDual Zone Automatic Climate Control-
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic-
Steering Mounted Audioticktick-
Paddle Shiftcrosstick-
Cruise Controlticktick-
Power Outlets 12Vticktick-
Rear Parking Sensorticktick-
Rear Parking Cameraticktick-
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorticktick-
Push Start Stop Buttonticktick-
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktick-
Lumbar Supportticktick-
Front Armrestticktick-
Rear Armrestticktick-
UpholsteryLeatherARTICO Leather-
Front Cup Holdersticktick-
Keyless Entryticktick-
Climate Controlticktick-
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functionscross-cross
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back Systemcross-cross
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrestscross-cross
Preinstallation for Vehicle Set-Up-tick-
Voice Recognition & Alerts-cross-


Light TypeXenon PlusLED-
Front Fog Lampsticktick-
Rear Fog Lampsticktick-
LED Daytime Running Lampcross-cross
Outer Mirrors with Logo Projection-cross-

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick-
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick-
Seat Belt Warningticktick-
Low Fuel Warningticktick-
Door Ajar Warningticktick-
GPS Navigationcrosstick-


Music Systemticktick-
CD/DVD Playerticktick-
Internal Memoryticktick-
USB Supportticktick-
Bluetooth Supportticktickcross
Acoustics Tuned by JBL-cross-


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