Latest in Gear

Image credit:

Mercedes' EQC electric SUV will start at $67,900 in the US

It'll undercut Audi's E-Tron when it goes on sale in 2020.
Jon Fingas, @jonfingas
November 20, 2019
1 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget

Mercedes-Benz has finally provided US pricing for the EQC electric SUV, and it promises to be competitive... as far as luxury EVs go, anyway. The American version will start at $67,900 in its base Progressive trim, or several thousand below the $74,800 of Audi's E-Tron and well below the $84,990 of Tesla's Model X. There will also be higher-end Premium and Advanced tiers, although Mercedes didn't outline pricing or just what you'd get beyond different paint and upholstery choices.

Not that you'll be hurting if you stick to the 'entry' EQC. There's still a dual-motor system that puts out 402HP and 561lb/ft of torque, and the MBUX interface comes standard.

As before, the main catch may be the wait. The US-bound EQC doesn't go on sale until early 2020 where its Audi and Tesla rivals are available now. You're probably not buying an EV on impulse, especially not in this category, but it may cost Mercedes some sales from buyers who just can't wait to get a new set of wheels.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
1 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Discord bans Reddit’s WallStreetBets for hate speech as scrutiny intensifies

Discord bans Reddit’s WallStreetBets for hate speech as scrutiny intensifies

View
The redesigned Tesla Model S interior swaps in a steering yoke | Engadget

The redesigned Tesla Model S interior swaps in a steering yoke | Engadget

View
NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx probe will head back to Earth in May

NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx probe will head back to Earth in May

View
US arrests far-right Twitter troll for 2016 election interference

US arrests far-right Twitter troll for 2016 election interference

View
Facebook predicts ‘uncertainty' in 2021, blames upcoming iOS 14 update

Facebook predicts ‘uncertainty' in 2021, blames upcoming iOS 14 update

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr