Introducing the EQA by Mercedes-EQ
Sharing similarities with the GLA, the EQA is the first all-electric addition to the compact car class of the Mercedes-EQ new car range.
Badged as the EQA 250+, EQA 300 4MATIC and EQA 350 4MATIC; the electric compact SUV features all the familiar design cues and the luxurious comfort of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, as well as the benefits of an efficient car from the Mercedes-EQ range.
In-line with the futuristic nature of the EQA, the superior technology and safety equipment is both intelligent and intuitive.
Design and Practicality
When it comes to design, the EQA is everything you would expect from Mercedes-Benz and more. The all-electric compact SUV displays the continuous light strip at the front and rear, which is a distinctive feature across Mercedes-EQ vehicles.
LED High Performance headlamps with Adaptive Highbeam Assist feature as standard, as does the EASY-PACK tailgate with electrically operated opening and closing; making loading the boot a much simpler process.
Take a seat inside the EQA and it really is an excellent place to be. Ambient lighting with 64 colours and luxury seats with four-way adjustable lumbar support feature as standard.
Thanks to its SUV build, the seating position is high and upright; providing exceptional visibility, comfort and ease of access.
Technology and Safety
The safety systems in the EQA simply enhance the overall driving experience. Whilst the intuitive technology adds to the convenience.
Hand gestures, touch or voice control can all be used as methods of interacting with the intelligent Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system. Pre-entry climate control for the interior is just one of the many functions that can be controlled directly from the MBUX system.
Driving is made simpler and safer thanks to various intelligent driving assistance systems such as Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Brake Assist and a reversing camera, which are all included as standard.
Also included is Navigation with Electric Intelligence, which is a clever support function that calculates the quickest route to the desired destination based on any necessary charging breaks and even factors such as the weather.
Range and Performance
Efficiency was always the core focus during the development of the EQA and it is clear to see Mercedes-Benz have done a stellar job of sticking to this.
Producing zero tailpipe emissions, due to the absence of an internal combustion engine (ICE), the EQA has an impressive all-electric range of up to 324 miles on a single charge.
Combining a powerful electric motor and a high-voltage lithium-ion battery, the EQA 250+ delivers a total power output of 187bhp and it can reach 62mph from zero in just 8.9 seconds. More impressive figures can be seen with the EQA 300 4MATIC and 350 4MATIC.
The EQA delivers a cost-effective alternative to running a petrol or diesel car. Charging the vehicle, as opposed to refuelling, provides a cost reduction. Plus, if you regularly enter congestion zones in cities, electric cars can enter without paying a fee.
If you use a public rapid charging station you can charge the EQA models from 10 to 80 percent in just 30 minutes, about the same time it would take to call at a service station for a break from the road.
There are thousands of public charging stations located around the UK so you will never be short of one on any distance journey.
Although it is not as quick, it is super convenient to re-charge at home. There are two options, you can either charge using a domestic three-pin plug socket or a dedicated wall box. Using the wall box, charging from 10 percent to full capacity can be achieved in just under six hours.
- 18" alloy wheels – 5-spoke design
- Comfort suspension
- EASY-PACK tailgate
- Front and rear LED light band
- LED High-performance headlamps with Adaptive Highbeam Assist
- Mirror package
- Privacy glass
- Active Lane Keeping Assist
- Active Speed Limit Assist
- Blind Spot Assist
- MBUX multimedia system
- Mercedes-Benz sound system
- Parking package with reversing camera
- Smartphone integration including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
- Ambient lighting
- Heated front seats
- Seat Comfort package
- THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control
Key features in addition to/replacement of Sport:
- 18" AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels
- AMG bodystyling
- Black panel radiator grille with twin-blade design in chrome
- Illuminated door sills with ‘EQA’ lettering
- AMG brushed stainless steel sports pedals with black rubber studs
- AMG floor mats
- AMG sports seats upholstered in ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre
- Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather
Enquire about the EQA by Mercedes-EQ
A spectacular interior and exterior design, intelligent technology, luxurious comfort and an impressive all-electric range make the EQA a very desirable vehicle indeed.
Learn more about the all-electric EQA by contacting your nearest Stratstone Mercedes-Benz dealership.
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