2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs 2018 Audi A8

Black 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and silver 2018 Audi A8 side by side

Luxury, style and unmatched performance have long defined car manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz and Audi. In fact, two of the sedan models that are often the flagship models for peak luxury performance are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A8. For those looking for the perfect vehicle for them, we wanted to take a look at some of the key differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs the 2018 Audi A8.

Along with their fantastic designs, power is often one of the biggest components to these kinds of luxury brands. Luckily for drivers of the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the standard 2018 S 450 Sedan model comes equipped with an impressive 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine that provides 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. When upgrading the S-Class further, trims such as the S 560 Sedan come with a 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine that is able to generate a whopping 463 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque.

2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class


2018 Audi A8

362 Standard Horsepower 333
369 lb-ft Standard Torque 325 lb-ft
22* Combined MPG 22
18.7 cu.ft Total Cargo Space 14.2 cu.ft

Convenient Technologies in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Complementing the sedan's impressive performance are plenty of exciting and convenient technologies in the new S-Class. In fact, the 2018 S-Class offers dual 12.3-inch widescreens placed side by side that act as an instrument panel and infotainment system. These provide crucial driving information, along with entertainment, navigation and much more. Navigating these screens is also made incredibly simple, as the steering wheel of the new S-Class features two smartphone-like pads to help drivers pick the access the features they need with ease.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs the 2018 Audi A8, be sure to contact us at Luxury Imports of Bowling Green. You can also get behind the wheel of the new S-Class today by visiting our dealership in Bowling Green, KY.


*EPA estimated 28 MPG highway and 19 MPG city with 20.7-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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