Mercedes EQE SUV, range up to 590 km for electric utility vehicle

The new Mercedes EQE SUV It was finally submitted. The new electric SUV is one of the most important models in the German brand’s ambitious electrification strategy. Production will begin in December at the Mercedes plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama (USA). Italian market prices have not been disclosed. Now let’s see all the main features.

Design and Interior

The new electric SUV from Mercedes It measures 4,863 mm long x 1,940 mm wide x 1,686 mm high. The wheelbase measures 3030 mm. Thus, the EQE SUV is more compact than the 4,946 mm EQE sedan. Trunk volume – 520 liters. By folding the rear seat backrests, its capacity can reach 1,675 liters.

At the front, the SUV is characterized by the presence of black plate bezel. Black front with Mercedes-Benz pattern, 3D star shape, also available upon request. As standard, we find high-performance LED headlights with DIGITAL LIGHT technology as an option. In front there is also a bumper guard, which, depending on the equipment, is chrome-plated or darkened and integrates the air intake grille.

At the rear, depending on the version of the machine, the black area of ​​​​the lower bumper has a chrome-plated bumper guard. The optical clusters are connected to each other by a light strip. This Mercedes EQE SUV can have alloy wheels from 19 to 22 inches.

Speaking of the interior, there is plenty of room for passengers thanks to the use of a specific platform for electric vehicles. Headroom, for example, in the first row of seats is 1,007 / 1,002 mm, while in the second row it is 1,001 / 1,000 mm. The cockpit is obviously very accurate and also contains a lot of technology. Indeed, the EQE SUV can count on the latest generation of the MBUX infotainment system. In particular, upon request, it is possible to have MBUX Hyperscreen infotainment system Thanks to her, the entire dashboard became a “single display”. Under the plain hood glass, the high-resolution screens seem to blend seamlessly into one another (three screens: a 12.3-inch instrument cluster, a 17.7-inch infotainment system, and a 12.3-inch front-passenger screen).

Obviously, the system can be so Updated via OTA. Moreover, again through OTA updates, it will be possible, after purchase, to activate a whole series of new add-ons for a fee. For example, ZYNC’s entertainment offering includes video streaming, on-demand content, interactive experiences, local video programming, sports, news, games, and more.

Engines and safety

The new Mercedes EQE SUV will be available in EQE 350+, EQE 350 4MATIC and EQE 500 4MATIC versions.

let’s start from EQE version 350+ Which has a single electric motor and, accordingly, rear-wheel drive. We have 215 kW with 565 Nm of torque. The 90 kWh battery can offer a range of 480-590 km. Let’s go ahead to Model EQE 350 4MATIC Which can adopt dual electric motor drivetrain. Therefore, we also have all-wheel drive. The power is still 215 kW but the torque rises to 765 Nm, the battery is unchanged but the range drops to 459-558 km.

Finally, the EQE 500 4MATIC Edition It always has a twin electric motor and all-wheel drive. However, the total power goes up to 300 kW with 858 Nm of torque. The battery mileage of 90 kWh is 460-547 km. The collector can recharge in direct current up to 170 kW. At alternating current up to 11 or 22 kW depending on the charger installed on the SUV. Benefits were not disclosed.

For high voltage batteries, Mercedes issues the customer a performance certificate: 10 years of service life or a mileage of 250,000 km with a certain remaining capacity.

The electric SUV offers ECO, COMFORT, SPORT and Individual driving modes in DYNAMIC SELECT. The four-wheel drive versions also offer an OFFROAD mode for driving on dirt roads. A steered rear axle with a maximum steering angle of 10 degrees is available as an option.

Speaking of safety, the new Mercedes EQE SUV can count on several driving aids. As standard, we find the ATTENTION ASSIST system, the Active Brake Assist system, the Active Anti-lock System, the Parking Package with Reverse Assist Camera and the automatic speed limit detection system. Additional driving assistance systems are included in the selected package, and are available alongside the Advanced Plus package.

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