2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB‘s U.S pricing has been revealed and will be on the streets this summer. This new car will be on the shopping list of customers looking for a Tesla Model Y, Audi Q4 e-Tron, and Genesis GV60. The automaker’s flagship EQS EV sedan and entry-level EQB will continue Mercedes’ march toward electrification.
The EQB customers have options for two variants, EQB 300 or EQB 350 in either Exclusive or Pinnacle trim. Mercedes’ 4MATIC AWD is standard across the lineup, the EQB 300 offers an electric motor output of 225 hp and 390 Nm of torque, while the EQB 350 peaks at 288 hp and 439 Nm of torque. The automaker hasn’t released any range details based on EPA, but city-oriented European testing pegs the EQB with a range up to 260 miles. The 420-volt lithium-ion battery can charge from 10% to 80% in 32 minutes via 110kW D.C. fast charging as per the company’s promise.
The owners will get two years of Mercedes me Charge, which includes unlimited 30-minute charge sessions via Electrify America network of D.C. fast chargers. The EQB 300 in Exclusive trim starts at $55,750 and the 350 costing $59,300. In Pinnacle trim, the 300 starts at $58,300, while the 350 begins at $60,350. Destination charges add extra $1,050. In comparison, the gas-powered GLB 250 4MATIC starts at $40,600.
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