2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400: Restyled electric GLC targets Tesla Model X

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC is the company’s first mainstream EV. Based on the GLC SUV, the EQC has unique styling and a redesigned interior.


The new EQC400 has an electric motor on each axle. Together they make 300kW (402hp) and 765Nm (564 lb-ft), and allow for four wheel drive operation.

With an 80kWh lithium ion battery, the EQC400 has a provisional NEDC range of over 450km (280mi). Top speed is electronically limited to 180km/h (112mph), 0-100km/h is done in 5.1s.

Because of its batteries, the EQC400 has a kerb weight of 2,425kg (5,346 lb). The EQC has a 7.4kW onboard charger, and supports different DC fast charging standards depending on the region – CCS for Europe and the USA, CHAdeMO for Japan, and GB/T for China.

Available equipment includes the MBUX infotainment system, and EV friendly navigation. The EQC goes on sale from mid 2019.

Dimensions

Length: 4,761mm | 187.4″
Width: 1,884mm | 74.2″
Height: 1,624mm | 63.9″
Wheelbase: 2,873mm | 113.1″



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Joshua Thompson

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400: Restyled electric GLC targets Tesla Model X