Fully electric EQA and EQB models in the compact SUV segment of the Mercedes-EQ brand are offered for sale in Turkey. EQA 292 350MATIC starts from 4 TL and the EQB 1.533.000 350MATIC starts from 4 TL, both of which have 1.560.500 HP fully electric motors.
Şükrü Bekdikhan, President of Mercedes-Benz Automotive Executive Board and Automobile Group, said, “We provide the concept of accessible luxury with our compact vehicles, which were developed in line with Mercedes-EQ's leadership goals in electric powertrain systems and vehicle software. With the contribution of our two new models, we are increasing our all-electric product options in 2022 and continue to be the pioneer of this change.” said.
The new models of the Mercedes-EQ brand, EQA and EQB, hit the road in Turkey. Following the EQC, EQS and EQE, the number of fully electric Mercedes-EQ models in the Turkish market rises to 5. Fully electric cars combine luxury and efficiency with their innovative technological equipment. Some of the common features of the EQA and EQB, the first fully electric compact cars of the Mercedes-EQ family; powerful and efficient electric powertrain, smart energy recovery and predictive navigation with electric intelligence.
In the first stage of EQA and EQB, 292 electric motors capable of producing 520 HP and 2 Nm of torque are transferred to the ground with 4MATIC all-wheel drive. Cars, whose maximum speed is limited to 160 km / h, can offer an all-electric range of over 400 km. The EQA and EQB have 11 kW AC charging capacity and 66,5 kWh battery capacity. When fully charged, the EQA 350 4MATIC offers an all-electric range of up to 422 km and the EQB 350 4MATIC up to 407 km.
Şükrü Bekdikhan, President of Mercedes-Benz Automotive Executive Board and Automobile Group, said, “The Mercedes-EQ brand, which focuses on products and services of Mercedes-Benz fully electric cars, increases the diversity that sets the standards for the e-transportation concept; We show an approach according to the expectations of our customers in the electrical transformation in the automotive world. In the electric mobility experience, we started with EQC; With EQS and EQE, we are expanding the diversity we have brought together with our customers in 2022 with EQA and EQB. We provide the concept of accessible luxury with our compact vehicles developed in line with Mercedes-EQ's leadership goals in electric powertrain systems and vehicle software. With the contribution of our two new models, we are increasing our all-electric product options in 2022 and continue to be the pioneer of this change.” said.
EQA: embodies the progressive spirit of the Mercedes-EQ brand
With the EQA model, which stands out with two important features such as progressive design and intuitive handling, an all-electric Mercedes with an advanced range that meets daily use requirements in the compact SUV segment is offered. In the New EQA, which is an important vehicle on the road to electrification for all vehicle segments of the brand, intelligent support functions such as electric intelligence and navigation are integrated into MBUX, which transforms vehicles into mobile assistants. In addition, the New EQA demonstrates how a cutting-edge and sustainable electric powertrain blends with Mercedes-Benz's core safety value.
The electric design aesthetic in the car reflects the progressive approach of the Mercedes-EQ brand. EQA supports its driver in many areas, including smart assistants such as accident avoidance, predictive and efficient working strategy. Different Mercedes-Benz functions are also offered, such as ENERGIZING Comfort and MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience).
EQB: A first in Turkey among electric compact SUVs
The new EQB is offered with seating options of 5 or 7 seats. In this way, the New EQB becomes the only car in Turkey that can offer 7 seat options among fully electric compact SUVs. The New EQB, in the luxury compact class, offers a large interior volume with a length of 4684 mm, a width of 1834 mm and a height of 1667 mm. Different dimensions can be easily adjusted in the modular loading area of the new EQB. With the second row seats moving forward, the luggage volume increases to 190 liters. Passengers up to 1,65 meters can use the optional two seats in the third row, which can be fitted with child seats. Extendable headrests, seat belts with belt tensioners and force limiters on all outer seats, and side airbags for third-row passengers provide enhanced safety.
The wide surface of the front console of the EQB, which interprets the Progressive Luxury feature of the Mercedes-EQ in a sharp and characteristic way, has a recess in the driver and passenger areas. The driver is greeted by the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) widescreen cockpit, which combines control and instrumentation screens. Aluminum tubular decorations used on the doors, center console and passenger side of the front console support the perception of quality in the interior.
Mercedes-EQ's model family in 2022 is complete
Continuing to increase its investments in fully electric cars, Mercedes-Benz completes its 2022 innovations in this field by offering the EQA and EQB models under the Mercedes-EQ sub-brand in the Turkish market. The fully electric models that started with the EQC were followed by the “S-Class of electric cars” EQS in 2022 and the sporty sedan EQE in May. Reinforcing its claim in the electric cars market with two new models in the compact SUV class, EQA and EQB, Mercedes-EQ is taking an important step towards increasing the share of electric cars in total Mercedes-Benz sales.
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