Mercedes-Benz launches EQB electrical SUV for ~$50,000

Mercedes-Benz introduced the beginning of gross sales for its new EQB compact electrical SUV as we speak and priced the brand new automobile at round $50,000.

In September, the German automaker unveiled the EQB manufacturing model.

It’s a barely larger compact SUV than the EQA and geared toward competing in a preferred phase towards autos just like the Mannequin Y and Mustang Mach-E.

At present, Mercedes-Benz introduced the beginning of gross sales in Europe for the brand new electrical automobile and confirmed the value of the primary two variations:

“Stuttgart.  The EQB can now be ordered with costs beginning at 55,311.20 euros. In Germany, an environmental bonus of 7500 euros makes this compact electrical household automobile particularly enticing. The EQB provides 5 seats as customary, and a seven-seater is an possibility for an additional 1416.10 euros. After the EQA, the EQB is already the second all-electric compact from Mercedes-EQ.”

Whereas European costs all the time differ a bit from US costs, it will imply that by beginning at €55,000, eradicating the 19% VAT and changing to USD, the Mercedes-Benz EQB begins at round $50,000 USD.

That’s for the all-wheel-drive model. The German automaker mentioned that it additionally plans to make a rear-wheel-drive model accessible later.

For now, listed here are the 2 variations of the Mercedes-Benz EQB accessible on the market:

    EQB 300 4MATIC EQB 350 4MATIC
Drive system format   All-wheel drive All-wheel drive
Electrical motors entrance/rear axle Kind Asynchronous motor (ASM)/ Completely excited synchronous motor (PSM) Asynchronous motor (ASM)/ Completely excited synchronous motor (PSM)
Output (peak) kW 168 215
Torque (peak) Nm 390 520
Acceleration 0-100 km/h s 8.0 6.2
Prime pace[5] km/h 160 160
Battery capability, usable (NEDC) kWh 66.5 66.5
Mixed consumption3 (NEDC) kWh/100 km 16.2 16.2
Mixed consumption[5] (WLTP) kWh/100 km 19.4-18.1 19.4-18.1
Value from1 euros 55,311.20 57,988.70

As customary, it comes as a five-seater, however as we beforehand reported, a seven-seater with third row can also be accessible.

Listed below are some packages that may be added to the EQB:

  • The third row of seats with two extra particular person seats (1416.10 euros) comfortably accommodates folks as much as 1.65 metres tall. In depth security options embody retractable head restraints, seat belts with belt tensioners and pressure limiters on all outer seats and a facet window airbag that additionally covers passengers within the third row.
  • The Superior Package deal (included with Version 1; in any other case 2570.40 euros) provides consolation and security extras to the usual tools of the EQB. Within the inside, two 10.25-inch shows merge to type a Widescreen Cockpit. The driving force is supported by the Mirror Package deal and the Parking Package deal with reversing digicam.
  • The Superior Plus Package deal (3677.10 euros) builds on the Superior Package deal and enhances consolation even additional. It consists of the KEYLESS-GO Comfort Package deal, THERMOTRONIC two-zone automated local weather management, an audio system delivering spectacular sound and wi-fi smartphone charging.
  • The EQB options clever driving help programs with cooperative assist for the motive force. The Driving Help Package deal[4] (1439 euros) provides expanded features. They embody, amongst others, the turning manoeuvre perform, the emergency hall perform, the exit warning perform that detects approaching cyclists or autos in addition to a warning perform that detects folks within the space of zebra crossings.

The primary deliveries are anticipated quickly and US pricing ought to observe because the automobile is predicted available on the market subsequent 12 months.

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Mercedes-Benz launches EQB electrical SUV for ~,000

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