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The new EQE Sedan is the latest all-electric model from Mercedes-Benz based on the Mercedes-EQ premium-class electric architecture (EVA2). The sporty design exhibits all the characteristic elements of Mercedes-EQ, including aerodynamic one-bow lines and a cab-forward design. Starting from $74,900, and with up to 305 miles of range according to EPA estimates, the 2023 EQE Sedan arrives in US dealerships in the fall.


All EQE models have an electric drivetrain (eATS) on the rear axle. The later versions with 4MATIC also have an eATS on the front axle. The 2023 EQE Sedan line-up features the EQE 350+ Sedan, EQE 350 4MATIC Sedan and EQE 500 4MATIC Sedan. Similar to the EQS Sedan, all models will be offered in Premium, Exclusive and Pinnacle Trims for the US market. Each trim showcases EQ-specific innovative technologies and luxurious features, along with an array of additional options for further personalization.


The Premium entry-level trim features standard equipmen including the MBUX infotainment system with 12.8" OLED multimedia touchscreen portrait display and 12.3" driver display. MBUX continues to evolve with the Zero Layer interface that enables the driver to access commonly used applications directly on the home screen. Electric Intelligence—an EQ-specific navigation system—factors the elements of electric driving, such as available charge, charging stations along the route and driving style into its route calculations and computes the energy demand of the route.

Additionally, topography, ambient temperature, heating and cooling requirements, speed and traffic are all taken into account, as well as charging station availability, capacity and payment functions. Active Range Monitoring ensures the driver reaches the destination safely, even if they miss a charging stop, by displaying a checkered flag in the speedometer showing the maximum speed to reach the destination.

EQE Sedan customers are provided with convenient use of charging stations from an extensive nationwide network through Mercedes me Charge, which offers a seamless integrated payment function with simple billing processes. Customers also benefit from the Mercedes-Benz USA collaboration with Electrify America that provides an unlimited number of 30–minute DC Fast Charging sessions throughout the entire Electrify America network at no additional cost for the first two years, from account activation.

The EQE Sedan features a suite of enhanced active and passive Driver Assistance Systems as standard. Highlights include Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, LED Headlamps with Highbeam Assist and the Parking Package with Surround View System and PARKTRONIC. The integration of Parking Assist in MBUX makes operation intuitive and fast.

Fitted standard with a 90.6 kWh battery, the EQE 350+ delivers 305 miles of range according to EPA estimates. The highly efficient batteries were developed entirely in-house by the team of experts at the Mercedes-Benz Battery Competence Center. The software for the intelligent management system was also developed and programmed in-house. The batteries are produced in the Hedelfingen section of the Stuttgart-Untertürkheim site.

A lithium-ion battery with ten cell modules is installed in the EQE. In the case of the battery, a major step has been achieved in terms of the sustainability of the cell chemistry: the optimized active material consists of nickel, cobalt and manganese in a ratio of 8:1:1. This reduces the cobalt content to less than 10%. The continuous optimization of recyclability is part of Mercedes-Benz’s holistic battery strategy. The aim is to be able to dispense entirely with materials such as cobalt through the use of innovative post-lithium-ion technologies.

The battery is integrated into the intelligent thermal management of the EQE. If the intelligent navigation with Electric Intelligence is activated, the battery is preheated or cooled as needed while driving to reach the best possible temperature for efficient charging at the charging point. The desired temperature range of the battery is achieved with the aid of the cooling circuit and a PTC (Positive Temperature Coefficient) booster heater integrated into it.


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