The new Mercedes-Benz EQC 4MATIC is now available to order, with prices starting at £65,640 for the EQC 400 4MATIC Sport. The EQC is the first fully-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ brand. It is powered by an 80 kWh lithium-ion battery which has a range of 259 miles (WLTP) and an output of 402 bhp and 564 ft lb of torque. It can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 5.1 seconds and has a top speed of 111 mph.
The EQC features the MBUX multimedia system which has numerous EQ-specific functions such as range display, charge status and energy flow. MBUX also includes the ‘Hey Mercedes’ virtual assistant with voice activation. EQ-optimised navigation can also be set via MBUX, which bases its calculation on the fastest route taking into account the shortest charging time. It also informs the driver of nearby charging points.
EQC Sport models come as standard with Active Parking Assist with a reversing camera; Blind Spot Assist; Mirror package; Keyless-Go Comfort package; Multibeam LED Headlights; Seat Comfort package with electro-pneumatic four-way lumbar support for front seats; heated front seats; 19-inch five-twin-spoke alloy wheels; 10.25-inch touchscreen media display and instrument cluster; and ambient lighting with a choice of 64 colours.
AMG Line trims add AMG black panel radiator grille in a twin-blade design; AMG sport seats in leather upholstery; carbon fibre trim; running boards; 20-inch multi-spoke AMG alloy wheels; and AMG front apron in a jet-wing design, air inlets with trim parts in chrome and inserts in high-gloss black.
AMG Line Premium models feature all of the above equipment and add an electric sliding roof; Burmester surround sound system; ENERGIZING package; MBUX Augmented Navigation; smartphone integration; and wireless charging (for compatible smartphones).
EQC AMG Line Premium Plus trims add MBUX Interior Assistant; head-up display; Parking package with 360o camera; and memory seats.
The Edition 1 features all of the Sport equipment and adds an electric sliding roof; MBUX Augmented Navigation; ENERGIZING package; Burmester surround sound system; black or polar white paint; leather upholstery; 20-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels; smartphone integration; and wireless charging.
The limited edition EQC Edition 1886 comes as standard with the Sport equipment line and adds MBUX Interior Assistant; Driving Assistance package; Parking package with 360 degree camera; electric sliding roof; Memory seats; Burmester surround sound system; ENERGIZING Comfort; wireless charging; head-up display; 20-inch ten-spoke alloy wheels; smartphone integration; and MBUX Augmented Navigation.
The Driving Assistance Package Plus is available for £1,695 (only in conjunction with AMG Line, AMG Line Premium and AMG Line Premium Plus models) and includes Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC; Active Steering Assist; Active Lane Changing Assist; Active Braking Assist; Pedestrian warning function near pedestrian crossings; Evasive Steering Assist; and Congestion Emergency Braking Function.
|Road Fund Licence (£)||OTR (£)||P11D Value (£)|
|EQC AMG Line||0||67,635.00||67,580.00|
|EQC AMG Line Premium||0||72,280.00||72,225.00|
|EQC AMG Line Premium Plus||0||74,530.00||74,475.00|
|EQC Edition 1||0||74,440.00||74,385.00|
|EQC Edition 1886||0||79,260.00||79,205.00|