Mercedes EQB 300 4MATIC
Power and Speed
|228 HP (167 kW)|
Number of Engines
|AC Permanent Magnet|
Battery and Charge
|419 km (260 miles)|
DC Charge Rate
AC Charge Rate
DC Charge Time
AC Charge Time
|5 hours 45 minutes|
Year of Production
About Mercedes EQB 300 4MATIC
Mercedes EQB is a 7-seater electric SUV made its debut in China. It is the electrified version of the GLB. Thanks to its 2.8 meters long wheelbase, EQB offers quite a lot of space on the interior.
The electric SUV currently has only two AWD options: EQB 300 4MATIC and EQC 350 4MATIC. Mercedes will also unveil front-wheel-drive versions of the vehicle for the European countries. Dual motor all wheel drive EQB offers up to 292 HP and 520 Nm torque. Top speed is limited to 160 kilometers per hour. It can be charged with 100 kW DC plugs, reaching 80 percent charge takes only 32 minutes.
Mercedes EQB will be produced in China for local market, and in Hungary for the global market. Customers from United States will also be able to purchase the new 7-seater Mercedes. EQB is coming to China in 2021, while European and American customers will have to wait until 2022 to buy this long electric vehicle.
EQB has two all-wheel drive options with different performance figures. EQB 300 4MATIC has 228 HP and 390 Nm torque, whereas the more powerful EQB 350 4MATIC can produce 292 horsepower and 560 Nm torque; it only takes 6.2 seconds for this model to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. The less powerful version EQB 300 needs 8.0 seconds to complete the same acceleration.
Both versions of the EQB are electronically limited to a 160 kilometers per hour top speed. Thanks to its battery heating pump and the advanced software, EQB will always be prepared for a quick run.
Design and Features
Similar to Mercedes EQC and more affordable Mercedes EQA, EQB is also based on an existing Merc which is the family SUV GLB. Main selling point of this new electric vehicle is the 7-seater option. It even comes as standard in China. Generous space on the interior and high cargo capacity when the seats folded are the biggest pros of this long electric SUV.
Distinctive boxy design of the GLB series also applied to the new EQB. It has a front grille that completely closed, in order to increase aerodynamic efficiency. There are tons of chrome details all around the exterior if you choose AMG Line trim. Both head and taillights are designed as full length lightbars, creating a very recognizable front and rear face.
There are two 7-inch displays on the inside, one acting as a digital information panel and the other as an infotainment screen. 10.25” screens are optional in the EQB. Steering wheel is also very useful with its physical and capacitive buttons, you can adjust most of the features with those controls while only looking at the road and checking the digital gauge cluster for more.
Range and Charging
Mercedes EQB comes with a battery pack that offers 66.5 kWh useable capacity. 100 kW DC charging is supported. Mercedes says EQB can maintain the maximum charging rate for a very long time thanks to its heating pump. Getting from 10 percent to 80 percent of charge will only takes 32 minutes. 11 kW AC charging allows a 5 hours 45 minutes full charge time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Mercedes EQB 7-Seater?
Mercedes EQB is a 7-seater electric SUV as standard in China. In fact, EQB is the cheapest 7-seater electric SUV available on any market. EQB with the three-row seven seats layout will also be available in Europe and the US.
Is Mercedes EQB All-Wheel-Drive?
Mercedes EQB is an AWD electric vehicle. There will also be front-wheel-drive options available in Europe.
When Will Mercedes EQB Be Available?
EQB will be available in first quarter of the 2022 for United States and European markets. First country to get EQB is China where a country-specific model produced. Mercedes will start deliveries of the EQB to Chinese customers later this year.