- EQA range priced from $82,300 before onroad costs
- Up to 456km range
- Rivals Volvo XC40, BMW iX1
Mercedes’s entry-level premium electric SUV gets a facelift and more range for 2024
Priced from $78,513 to $96,900 before on-road costs, the 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQA provides between 426km to 430km of claimed WLTP driving range. The Mercedes-Benz EQA, a premium small electric suv, has two models for different needs: the standard 250 model and the performance/outdoor enthusiast's 350 4MATIC model.
Mercedes-Benz EQA Specs: Range, Charging and Size
The 2024 Mercedes-Benz is offered in two choices with drivetrain configurations. The front-wheel drive EQA 250 and the four-wheel drive EQA 350 4MATIC. Both models are equipped with a 66.5 kWh (usable) NMC battery pack.
The EQA is built on the same platform as the petrol powered GLA and shares similar physical dimensions.
The 'base' EQA 250 features a front motor producing 140kW and 375Nm of torque capable of sprinting to the 100 km/hr mark in 8.9 seconds. With a 66.5kWh battery resulting in a claimed WLTP driving range of 426km.
EQA 350 4MATIC
The EQA 350 4MATIC features a more powerful all-wheel drive twin-motor producing 215kW and 520Nm of torque capable of sprinting to the 100 km/hr mark in 6.0 seconds. It houses the same 66.5kWh battery but can reach a slightly improved claimed WLTP driving range of 430km.
Mercedes-Benz EQA Price, Models and Features
The Mercedes-Benz EQA Australian line-up is separated by two model grades – the EQA 250and the EQA 350 4MATIC.
- The EQA 250 and EQA 350 4MATIC are both equipped with a 66.5 kWh (usable) battery pack;
Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 price: $78,513 before on-road costs
The Mercedes-Benz EQA luxury compact SUV starts from $78,513 before on-road costs with the EQA 250. Key features include a dual 10.25-inch MBUX infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 features:
|66.5 kWh usable NMC battery
|140 kW Electric Motor (FWD)
|19-inch AMG alloy wheels
|10.25-inch MBUX infotainment system
|Heated front seats
|Leather-wrapped steering wheels
|10.25-inch digital instrument cluster
|64-colour configurable ambient lighting
|Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility
|Keyless entry and push-button start
|Hands-free power tailgate
|Lane departure warning
|Adaptive cruise control
|Traffic sign recognition
|Low-speed pedestrian alert sound and reversing tone
|Autonomous emergency braking (vehicle, pedestrian, cyclist)
|Rear-cross traffic alert
|Front and rear parking sensors
Mercedes-Benz EQA 350 4MATIC price: $96,900 before on-road costs
For the more performance or outdoor enthusiast, the EQA 350 4MATIC is the four-wheel drive variant of the EQA equipped with two electric motors allowing for 215kW of power and 520 Nm of torque. Even while equipped with same 66.5kWh (usable) battery of the base model, the EQA 350 4MATIC has an improved claimed WLTP driving range of 430km.
EQA 350 4MATIC adds:
|215 kW Twin Electric Motor (AWD)
|20-inch black alloy wheels
|AMG exterior styling
|Sports seats with adjustable head restraints
|Leather and suede upholstery
|Nappa leather sports steering wheel
|AMG carpet floor mats
|Illuminated door sills
|Panoramic glass sunroof
|360-degree camera system
Mercedes-Benz EQA Warranty and Servicing
The Mercedes-Benz EQA electric car is covered by a five-year, unlimited kilometre vehicle warranty and an eight-year/160,000 km battery warranty.
How does the Mercedes-Benz EQA compare to other EVs?
Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 spec comparison
Compared to other vehicles within its price range, the EQA 250 boasts a competitive (usable) battery capacity being only bested by the BMW iX3 with a 74.0 kWh battery pack. As for driving range, the EQA 250 is bested by all its close competitors. However, the selling point of the Mercedes-Benz EQA that makes it stand out from the competition are its luxury features.
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