The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV will go on sale in the United States this spring for a starting price of $79,050 after a $1,150 destination charge. Buyers have a choice of three powertrains and three trim levels. The table below shows the prize breakdown.
Whether buyers get the 350+ or the 4Matic, each is priced the same. The 350+ has a single rear-mounted electric motor that produces 288 horsepower and 417 lb-ft. The four-wheel drive 350 4Matic makes 288 horsepower and 564 lb-ft. The top-of-the-line 500 4Matic makes 536 hp and 633 lb-ft. All have a 90.6 kilowatt hour battery. All models use a 12.3-inch dash and 12.8-inch infotainment screen.
The standard Burmester sound system supports Dolby Atmos. Mercedes has won a deal with Electrify America that gives EQE SUV buyers unlimited 30-minute DC fast charging time for the first two years of vehicle ownership. Upgrades and special models are planned as augmented reality for the MBUX navigation system. There is also a working ambient light.
The Pinnacle level above is available in other applications. There’s four-zone climate control, a head-up display and a 100-watt USB-C pack.
The EQE SUV offers an optional driver assistance package for Exclusive or Pinnacle models. The technology gives the car the ability to automatically change lanes to pass slower vehicles. Mercedes Digital Light bulbs are an upgrade available for the Pinnacle level, and they can produce road warning signs.