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Mercedes-Benz EQE 2023: next product in EQ family launches with $135k price tag


The Mercedes-Benz EQE electric sedan is now on sale in Australia and will start from $134,900 before on-road costs 

The Mercedes-Benz EQE is officially in Australia as the smaller sibling to the already available EQS electric sedan. 

Pricing will start at $134,900 before on-road costs for the entry-level EQE300, followed by the EQE350 4Matic at $154,900 before on-road costs. 

Just like the combustion-powered E Class range, the EQE also features an AMG variant in the form of the AMG EQE53 4Matic+, though this variant costs significantly more at $214,900 before on-road costs. 

2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE53 4Matic+ driving on road
The 2023 Mercedes-AMG EQE53 4Matic+

Although direct rivals are limited in the budding premium electric large sedan segment, the EQE will see some competition from the BMW i4, Audi E-tron GT and the Porsche Taycan.

Grade breakdown for Australia

The Mercedes-Benz EQE grade lineup begins with the EQE300, the entry-level variant in the EQE family. Powered by a rear-mounted electric motor that produces 180kW of power and 550Nm of torque, the EQE300 is powered by a 89kWh usable battery pack. 

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE rear angle blue
If you want an AMG EQE, it’ll cost you $214,900 before on-road costs

Estimated driving range for the 300 variant is 550km (WLTP) on a single charge. Standard equipment on the EQE300 includes the MBUX multimedia system, a head-up display, a Burmester sound system, wireless charging and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. 

An extensive safety suite is standard, including 10 airbags, adaptive cruise control, active brake assist, lane-change assist, blind-spot assist, lane-keep assist, evasive steering assist, a 360-degree camera and active parking assistance.

The Mercedes-Benz EQE350 4Matic adds a second electric motor on the front axle and bumps combined power and torque outputs to 215kW/765Nm. This variant is able to accelerate to 100km/h in a claimed 6.3 seconds and has an estimated range of 507km (WLTP). 

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE driving blue on the road
The Mercedes-Benz EQE is now on sale in Australia

The flagship EQE on offer for Australia is the Mercedes-AMG EQE53 4Matic+ that has tweaked dual electric motors that produce 460kW/950Nm and can push the electric sedan to 100km/h in just 3.5 seconds. 

The EQE53 also adds an AMG-tweaked interior that includes a AMG performance steering wheel with nappa leather and AMG shortcut buttons. The seats are also finished in Nappa leather with AMG styling, while adaptive air suspension is also standard to aid ride comfort. 

Mercedes-Benz EQE 2023: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • EQE300: $134,900
  • EQE350 4Matic: $154,900
  • AMG EQE53 4Matic+: $214,900

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