The Mercedes-Benz EQB will begin at 55,311 euros ($62, 030) in Germany because the model expands its full-electric lineup into the compact SUV section.
The EQB is out there solely in two four-wheel-drive variations: The EQB 300 4matic, with a peak output of 168 hp and 390 Newton-meters of torque; and the 350 4matic, with output of 215 hp and 520 Nm of torque (57,988 euros). A less-expensive two-wheel-drive model is predicted at a later date.
Orders are actually open in Germany, Mercedes mentioned in a assertion Wednesday. In Germany the EQB qualifies for an environmental bonus of seven,500 euros for electrical autos, of which 5,000 euros is financed by the federal government and a pair of,500 by the automaker.
After the EQA, the EQB is Mercedes’ second all-electric compact automotive.
The EQB is actually an electrical model of the GLB compact SUV, and like its internal-combustion sibling mannequin, is out there as a three-row, seven-seater, for a premium of 1,416 euros. The GLB begins at about 40,000 euros in Germany, with AMG variations beginning at 57,000 euros.
EQB fashions include one 12 months of free charging on the Mercedes Me community, which has greater than 600,000 cost factors worldwide.
Mercedes has priced the EQB greater than its rivals within the premium compact SUV section.
Rivals embrace the Audi This autumn e-tron and e-tron Sportback fashions, which begin at 41,900 euros in Germany (however at 50,900 euros in quattro all-wheel-drive variations); the Volvo XC40 Recharge, which begins at 45,650 euros in Germany (52,150 euros for all-wheel-drive); and the approaching Genesis GV60 (worth not but introduced).
BMW is predicted to enter the section in 2022.