Value: When the 2023 Mercedes-EQ EQE arrives on the market in mid-2022, we count on this new electrical midsize sedan to have a beginning worth of about $70,000. When the 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE arrives on the market in early 2023 with heaps extra energy and 4MATIC all-wheel drive, we count on it to be priced at about $90,000.
In case you consider the big Mercedes-EQ EQS as an electrical model of the S-Class sedan, it’s completely honest to view the smaller new Mercedes-EQ EQE as an electrical E-Class sedan.
But it surely’s not fairly that straightforward. Whereas the brand new EQE relies on a extra compact model of the EQS’ devoted EV chassis, its inside is way bigger than at the moment’s E-Class. Its 5-seat cabin is 3 inches longer than the E’s, and there’s an additional inch of entrance shoulder room. Maybe most important, the EQE seating place is 2.5 inches increased than that of the E-Class.
When the EQE arrives in mid-2022, it will likely be supplied as an EQE 350 with a single rear-mounted motor that produces 288 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque. Thus geared up, the rear-wheel-drive (RWD) EQE 350 hits 60 mph in 5.6 seconds and has a ruled prime velocity of 130 mph.
Fitted with a 90.6-kilowatt lithium-ion battery built-in into the automobile’s ground, the 2022 EQE is predicted to have a variety in extra of 300 miles.
Early in 2023, the Mercedes-AMG EQE will arrive. Its two motors produce 617 horsepower and a large 701 lb-ft of torque, which will get directed to all 4 wheels. It has the identical 90.6-kilowatt battery, so we count on its vary to be a bit much less, maybe round 250 miles. The AMG EQE, which hits 60 mph in 3.4 seconds, has a ruled prime velocity of 137 mph.
Inside, the brand new EQE 350 sedan will probably be out there with an elective Hyperscreen, the full-width sprint coated by a large single pane of glass. It measures 56 inches throughout, and it comprises a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, a central 17.7-inch digital touchscreen, and a 12.3-inch display screen for the entrance passenger. This is identical Hyperscreen used within the Mercedes-EQ EQS. In case you order an EQE 350 with out the Hyperscreen, the infotainment system is managed through a 12.3-inch central touchscreen.
Moreover, the brand new midsize electrical Mercedes sedan will include the newest “Hey, Mercedes” spoken automobile interface, together with a Burmester audio system and a fingerprint sensor that lets totally different drivers entry private profiles.
Opponents for the brand new electrical Mercedes-EQ EQE 350 sedan — which will probably be inbuilt Germany and China (for the Chinese language market) — embrace the Tesla Mannequin S, BMW i4, and the Polestar 2. In construct high quality, inside house, and vary (respectively), the brand new 2023 Mercedes-EQ EQE 350 has massive benefits.