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1991 Audi S2 vs. 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320

To start off, 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi S2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi S2 would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 216 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 weights approximately 70 kg more than 1991 Audi S2.

Because 1991 Audi S2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 (310 Nm @ 3750 RPM) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Audi S2. (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM). This means 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Audi S2.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 1993 Mercedes-Benz 320
Make Audi Mercedes-Benz
Model S2 320
Year Released 1991 1993
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 216 HP 216 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 310 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 3750 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 10.0:1
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.1 seconds 8 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1490 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4660 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1400 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.3 L/100km 10 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.3 L/100km 14.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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