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    Mercedes-Benz V-Class vs Audi A8 L

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Audi A8 L. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class price is ₹ 71.10 Lakh and Audi A8 L price is ₹ 1.58 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class is available in 1950 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Audi A8 L is available in 2995 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. V-Class provides the mileage of 16.67 kmpl and A8 L provides the mileage of 12 kmpl.

    V-Class vs A8 L Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsV-Class A8 L
    Price₹ 71.10 Lakh₹ 1.58 Crore
    Engine Capacity1950 cc2995 cc
    Power161 bhp335 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    Expression ELWB
    ₹ 71.10 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Audi A8 L
    Audi A8 L
    55 TFSI quattro
    ₹ 1.58 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)5.7
      Top Speed (Kmph)250
      Engine1950 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2995 cc, 6 Cylinders In V Shape, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM651 Turbocharged I43.0L Twin-Turbocharged FSI V6 MHEV
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)161 bhp @ 4200 rpm335 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)380 Nm @ 1200 rpm500 Nm @ 1370 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)16.67View Mileage Details12View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)950.19864
      DrivetrainRWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 7 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTwin Turbo
      Battery48 Volt
      OthersIdle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)53705302
      Width (mm)19281945
      Height (mm)19091485
      Wheelbase (mm)34303128
      Ground Clearance (mm)160
      Kerb Weight (kg)21772030
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)54
      Seating Capacity (Person)74
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)32
      Bootspace (litres)505
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)5772
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionMcPherson front axle with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbersFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar air spring suspension
      Rear SuspensionSemi-trailing arm rear suspension with coil springs, stabilisers and shock absorbersFive-link rear axle tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscDisc
      Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.256.45
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverSpace Saver
      Front Tyres205 / 65 R16255 / 45 R19
      Rear Tyres205 / 65 R16255 / 45 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)Not Tested
      Airbags4 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-Demand
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingRemoteKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Three Zone)Yes (Automatic Four Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACSeparate Zone, Vents on Roof , Common Fan Speed ControlTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest and on Pillars, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Third Row ACBlower, Vents on Roof
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - All
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with Guidance360 Camera
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentManual Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets22
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, shoulder support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)16 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, shoulder support forward / back) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)10 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down) + 2 way manually adjustable (headrest forward / back)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment6 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryFabricLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Leather-wrapped Gear Knob
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeCaptain SeatsBench
      3rd Row Seats TypeBench
      Ventilated SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack Santos, Beige / Black, BlackBlack, Merino Gray / Meteorite Gray, Merlot Red / Black, Metropolis Gray / Granite Gray, Mother-of-Pearl / Sapwood Brown, Nutmeg Brown / Black, Nutmeg Brown / Tourmaline Blue, Saiga Beige / Black, Sard Brown / Black
      Rear Armrest
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront, Second & ThirdFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
      Third Row Cup Holders
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredChrome
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFrontFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Tailgate ReleaseElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Rub - StripsChrome Inserts
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterAnalogue - DigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerAnalogueDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Niche product from Mercedes with no direct rivals
    • Truly versatile and well thought out MPV
    • Acres of space on the inside for pretty much everything
    • Elegant design with massive proportions
    • Feature packed
    • Impeccably designed cabin 
    Could be Better
    • Available with a single powertrain 
    • Humongous dimension causes hassle for city manoeuvres
    • Only few buyers may find it fitting to their need
    • Expensive than rivals
    • Limited powertrain options
    • Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use

    Colours

    Obsidian Black Metallic
    Moonlight Blue Metallic
    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Navarra Blue Metallic
    Brilliant Silver Metallic
    Seville Red Metallic
    Rock Crystal White
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    Vesuvius Grey Metallic
    Terra Grey Metallic
    Impala Beige Pearl effect
    Glacier White Metallic
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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating

    5.0/5

    1 Rating

    1 Review

    4.9/5

    15 Ratings

    15 Reviews
    Rating Parameters

    5.0Exterior

    4.8Exterior

    5.0Comfort

    4.7Comfort

    5.0Performance

    4.6Performance

    5.0Fuel Economy

    4.3Fuel Economy

    5.0Value for Money

    4.6Value for Money

    Most helpful review

    This is a best car

    This car is best for driving with good Feeling, hats off to its this car. This is a family car for picnic.

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    Audi A8L very nice

    Mujhe ye gadi chala kar bahut achha laga aur bahut achhi kar hai very looking goods very happy bahut sundar lagi humko aap isko hi kharide esko kharedne se bahut fhayda hai esme fhichar bahut hai aur Bahut achachi lagi.

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    V-Class Vs A8 L Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Audi A8 L?

    Mercedes-Benz V-Class is priced at ₹ 71.10 Lakh, whereas Audi A8 L is priced at ₹ 1.58 Crore. Hence Mercedes-Benz V-Class is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of V-Class vs A8 L, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz V-Class and Audi A8 L?

    Pros of V-Class are:

    • Niche product from Mercedes with no direct rivals
    • Truly versatile and well thought out MPV
    • Acres of space on the inside for pretty much everything

    Pros of A8 L are:

    • Elegant design with massive proportions
    • Feature packed
    • Impeccably designed cabin 

    Cons of V-Class are:

    • Available with a single powertrain 
    • Humongous dimension causes hassle for city manoeuvres
    • Only few buyers may find it fitting to their need

    Cons of A8 L are:

    • Expensive than rivals
    • Limited powertrain options
    • Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use

    Q: Which car between V-Class and A8 L is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the Expression ELWB version, mileage of V-Class is 16.67 kmpl, whereas for the 55 TFSI quattro version, mileage of A8 L is 12 kmpl. Thus making V-Class the more fuel efficient as compared to A8 L.

    Q: How is the performance of V-Class compared to A8 L?

    For the Expression ELWB version, 1950 cc Diesel engine of V-Class produces 161 bhp @ 4200 rpm of power and 380 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 55 TFSI quattro version, 2995 cc Petrol engine of A8 L produces 335 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1370 rpm of torque.
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