In comparing the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's and the 2022 Porsche Taycan's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, and resale value. The 2022 Porsche Taycan has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's and the 2022 Porsche Taycan's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a better car than the 2022 Porsche Taycan.
2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs. 2022 Porsche Taycan Pricing
A used 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class ranges from $31,847 to $40,589 while a used 2022 Porsche Taycan is priced between $77,900 to $160,530. For a new model, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class's price is between $38,316 and $48,296, with the 2022 Porsche Taycan priced between $101,642 and $213,926.
2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs. 2022 Porsche Taycan Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class loses 44.4 percent of its value and the 2022 Porsche Taycan loses 61.3 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class retains 16.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Porsche Taycan.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class’s base engine makes 188 horsepower, and the 2022 Porsche Taycan base engine makes 402 horsepower. The A-Class is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 473 miles. The Taycan is rated to deliver an average of 76 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 200 miles.This gives the 2022 Porsche Taycan the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2022 Mercedes-Benz A-Class the advantage in maximum range. The A-Class uses premium unleaded, and the Taycan uses electricity.
Passenger Space Comparison
The 2022 Porsche Taycan, a electric large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more cargo space.