When comparing the Mercedes-Benz M-Class's and the Audi Q7's specifications and ratings, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. The Audi Q7 has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars Based on this comparison of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class's and the Audi Q7's specifications and ratings, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class is a better car than the Audi Q7.
Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Audi Q7 Pricing
A used 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ranges from $14,500 to $27,975 while a used 2015 Audi Q7 is priced between $13,377 to $26,993.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class’s base engine makes 302 horsepower, and the Audi Q7 base engine makes 280 horsepower. The M-Class is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 590 miles. The Q7 is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 581 miles. This gives the Mercedes-Benz M-Class the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi Q7. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Mercedes-Benz M-Class has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Audi Q7 has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Audi Q7 has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.