Mercedes-Benz Unveils EQA: India’s Most Affordable Luxury Electric SUV at Rs 66 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz Launches EQA 250+ SUV in India

Mercedes-Benz EQA 250

New Delhi: German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has introduced its most affordable electric SUV, the Mercedes-Benz EQA, to the Indian market, priced at Rs 66 lakh (ex-showroom). This single, fully-loaded variant, the EQA 250+ SUV, is set to rival competitors such as the BMW iX1, Volvo XC40 Recharge, Volvo C40 Recharge, Kia EV6, and Hyundai Ioniq 5.

Powerful Battery and Impressive Range

The EQA 250+ boasts a 70.5kWh battery pack, promising an impressive range of 560 km on a single charge. This front-wheel-drive vehicle features an electric motor mounted on the front axle, delivering 188bhp and 385Nm of torque, ensuring robust performance and efficiency.

Charging Options and Efficiency

Equipped with an 11kW AC charger, the EQA 250+ can fully charge its battery from 0 to 100 percent in 7 hours and 15 minutes. For quicker charging, it supports a 100kW DC fast charger, capable of charging the battery from 10 to 80 percent in just 35 minutes, making it a convenient option for daily and long-distance driving.

Performance and Driving Modes

The EQA 250+ is designed to deliver a seamless driving experience. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.6 seconds and achieves a top speed of 160 km/h. Drivers can choose from four driving modes: Comfort, Eco, Sport, and Individual, allowing for a personalized driving experience.

Stylish Colour Options

The EQA 250+ shares several design elements with its siblings, the EQB and GLA, and is available in seven elegant color options: Mountain Grey, Polar White, Hi-tech Silver, Mountain Grey Magno, Cosmos Black, Patagonia Red, and Spectral Blue.

Luxurious Features and Technology

Inside, the EQA 250+ is packed with high-end features including:

  • Dual 10.25-inch screen setup for a modern infotainment experience
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity
  • Head-Up Display (HUD)
  • Burmester sound system
  • Wireless charging
  • In-built navigation with Augmented Reality
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Electric front seats with memory function

Sleek Exterior Design

The exterior design of the EQA 250+ is both striking and sophisticated, featuring:

  • Blanked-off piano-black grille
  • Headlamps connected via an LED light bar
  • 19-inch aero wheels
  • Squared wheel arches
  • New rear bumper with chrome treatment
  • Connected taillamps
  • Coupe-like sloping roofline
Mercedes-Benz EQA 250

With its blend of luxury, performance, and advanced technology, the Mercedes-Benz EQA 250+ is set to make a significant impact on the Indian electric vehicle market, offering a premium yet affordable option for discerning buyers.