The new Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 offers a range of 370 miles and great technological improvements (+ Images and video)

New Mercedes EQE SUV 2024
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The new Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV 2024 it has arrived, with a range of up to 590 km (369 miles), rear or four-wheel drive and power outputs from 288 HP (215 kW) to 402 HP (300 kW). The new electric SUV from Mercedes is, in a nutshell, the practical version of the EQE Sedanthe electrical equivalent of Class E.

The release together with the regular version is the Mercedes AMG EQE SUV, the first electric performance SUV from the German manufacturer. The AMG version of an EV SUV bumps the power up to 505 kW (687 hp) and adds standard all-wheel drive, AMG air suspension, standard rear-axle steering, and an AMG-tuned chassis.

New Mercedes EQE SUV 2024

First of all, you can get a EQB and a EQCwhich are electric versions of the GLB and the GLC. But once you meet the EV versions of the E-Class segment, the EQE now split into EQE Sedan Y EQE-SUV. A complete tongue twister.

The differentiation boils down to this being the fourth model to come from Mercedes’ new dedicated EV platform (the others being the EQS Sedan, EQS-SUV and EQE Sedan) and not just a combustion-based platform with an EV powertrain inside. Other than that, as its name suggests, the EQE SUV is a slightly taller, more practical version of the EQE Sedan.

Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 Front
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The outside dimensions of EQE-SUVExcept for their height, they are smaller than the sedan. Its 3,030 mm (119 in) wheelbase is actually 90 mm (3.5 in) shorter than that of the EQE Sedan. It measures 4,863 mm (191 in) long, 1,940 mm (76 in) wide, and 1,686 mm (66 in) tall, that’s 132 mm (5 in) shorter and 11 mm (0.4 in) thinner than the sedan

Mercedes says the shorter wheelbase makes the vehicle feel more agile, remarkable for a car weighing around 2,600 kg (5,732 lbs).

As for the internal dimensionsIt has 520 liters of boot space offered with the seats up, roughly the same as the EQC (which isn’t based on Merc’s new scalable EV architecture). It is more than the 430 liters of the EQE Sedan, something of a victory, however small.

Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 Rear
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Technological improvements of the Mercedes EQE SUV 2024

Where he EQE-SUV recover points is in technology. Like its smaller sedan brother, this one has the option of expansive hyperscreen of Mercedes. Added Dolby Atmos audio and a HEPA-filter equipped air filtration system.

OTA updates are part of the package, while customers are promised the ability to update or “unlock” certain features through the system itself. It will also allow certain features to be activated after receiving regulatory approval, such as the Intelligent Park Pilot, which allows you to become your own personal valet, capable of self-parking.

Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 Interior
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Interior Mercedes EQE SUV 2024
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In addition, another advantage lies in the navigation system that can plot your route to better take advantage of charging stops along the way. The usual bevy of driver-assist tech is offered, while Eco Assist automatically adjusts regenerative braking force based on surrounding traffic, aiding single-pedal driving.

In addition, the technology of spotlights Digital Light headlamps Mercedes, which projects auxiliary markings or warning symbols on the road. There is also a new “soundscape” called “serene breeze” that offers a relaxed “close to nature” sound. The option to change fake sounds is still new; even with a downloadable “Roaring Pulse” option. Mercedes he describes him as expressing “reminiscent of powerful machines and is loud and outgoing.”

Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 Cabin
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As far as increasing range is concerned, in the 4Matic variants of the EQE SUV, the front motor can be fully decoupled in low load conditions, allowing the car to convert to rear-wheel drive and save battery life. In addition, there is the option of rear-wheel steering, which, combined with the car’s four-link suspension at the front and multi-link suspension at the rear, makes the car as agile as much smaller machines. .

Versions of the Mercedes EQE SUV 2024

The EQE SUV will be offered in five trims, two performance (AMG EQE 43 and EQE 53) and three non-AMG: the rear-wheel drive EQE 350+ as well as the all-wheel drive EQE 350 4Matic and EQE 500 4Matic. All models use the same 90.6 kWh battery found in the sedan.

First, the 350+ The entry-level offers the best range of the lot, with a single electric motor on the rear axle contributing to the WLTP range of 480 to 590 km (300 to 369 miles). Thus, it provides a power of 215 kW (288 hp) and 565 Nm (417 lb-ft) of torque.

Mercedes EQE SUV 2024 Profile
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Meanwhile, the EQE 350 4Matic and output remains the same, but by adding a second motor to the front axle, torque increases to 765 Nm (564 lb-ft). Although, in terms of range, it comes down to a WLTP-classified distance of 459 to 558 km (287 to 349 miles).

Finally, the most powerful non-AMG version is the EQE 500 4Matic. Also with 4Matic drive, power increases to 300 kW (396 hp) and torque sports 858 Nm (633 lb-ft). As a bonus, range isn’t affected as much on the 350 4Matic, with a WLTP rating of 288 to 342 miles (460 to 547 km).

2024 Mercedes EQE SUV
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Regarding the load, the EQE-SUV it can be powered to a maximum of 170 kW, which is well below the Porsche Taycan’s 360 kW DC max. Mercedes expresses that the EQE-SUV it will be able to travel a maximum of 220 km (138 miles) after 15 minutes of DC charging, while the brand will guarantee its battery packs for 10 years or 250,000 km, with an unspecified “defined residual capacity”.

Built in the USA

the price of the new EQE-SUV it will be announced closer to its release. Meanwhile, the cars will go into production at the Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant in the United States starting in December. The Tuscaloosa plant is also responsible for other EQ models, such as the larger EQS SUV.

Perhaps due to the production of its battery in Bibb County, close to the plant, it may have meant that the car would be eligible for tax credits introduced under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. However, with a price cap of $80,000 imposed for electric vehicles, we will have to wait and see if the EQE SUV would benefit.

2024 Mercedes EQE SUV
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