Mercedes-Benz EQC

$A140000+ (estimated base price)

Available: Q3, 2019

The first all-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz, the EQC premium electric SUV has an 80kWh battery with 417km range (WLTP), and is expected to arrive in Australia before the end of 2019.

EV Type BEV Charging Plugs (AC) Type 2
BEV Range (km) 417 Charging Plugs (DC) CCS2
Real World Range (km) Max Charge Rate (kW, AC/DC) 7/110
Battery Size (kWh) 80 Tow Rating (kg)
Unbraked/Braked
-/1800
Max. Power (kW) 300 Max. Torque (Nm) 760

A limited run "Edition One" launch version will be available at an expected asking price of $150,000, and the base trim EQ400 level vehicle expected at around $140,000.

A top-of-the-line electric vehicle, the EQC will offer features such as 20-inch alloy wheels, smartphone mirroring, wireless charging and an intelligent navigation system that will help drivers find charging stations when out and about.

The Edition One version is expected to come with 21-inch wheels and a fancy "diamond" interior.

While Australian specifications and pricing are yet-to-be revealed, it should also offer safety features such automatic emergency braking, active cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and autonomous parking.

With a maximum charging rate of 110kW, it can accelerate from 0-100km/hr in 5.1 seconds and is top speed limited at 180km/hr.Powered by two electric motors with a total output of 300kW and 760Nm of torque, this is a powerful electric SUV that will sit comfortably in the premium family vehicle space.

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