Mercedes-Benz EQC electric car was launched in India in the luxury car space at
a price of Rs 99.30 lakh, ex showroom, India. The EQC was launched in India by
Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO and Santosh Iyer, Vice President,
Sales & Marketing through a digital event streamed from the company’s
Centre of Excellence in Chakan, Pune.
new Mercedes-Benz EQC price includes for the first 50 units: AC Wall Box
charger, home electrical charger, 5 years unlimited on-road assistance, 5 years
comprehensive service package, 5 year unlimited kilometers extended warranty, 8
years/160000kms battery cover
EQC has a widescreen cockpit, LED strip light front and rear, and black panel
radiator grill. The EQC’s interior uses renewable materials for the upholstery
and features rose gold finishing. The MBUX intuitive system is a revolutionary
infotainment system with natural voice control, touch-sensitive surfaces and
the vehicle’s battery management, the users can remotely check the EQC’s
battery status, access the status of charging, available range and indication
upon charging completion. The user can also remotely define the maximum status
of charge and set as per convenience.
climate control feature ensures the user can set the vehicle’s individual zone
temperatures before the drive. The Anti-theft alarm system, along with Mercedes
me connect gives notification on the App in case of any unwanted movements
inside the locked car, and for tow away protection. EQC Compatible charging
stations across India are also visible on the EQC Navigation system for ease. Other
key features of Mercedes me connect are:
Biometric ID access for unlocking the car ensures complete safety
Opening and closing of car windows, sunroof remotely from anywhere
Geo-fencing: Set a perimeter for car’s movement and receive notifications
Vehicle Finder: Enables the car’s horn
and flashes the lights
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All EQC customers and existing Mercedes customers will receive new and exciting
Mmc features OTA periodically
drivers can plan their destinations from the home or office, enter a departure
time and bring the interior to the desired temperature. The Mercedes me app
creates transparency and helps drivers to plan upcoming journeys to best
effect. Programming is possible directly via MBUX - Mercedes-Benz User
Experience or via the Mercedes me App.
Mercedes-Benz EQC also charges its batteries when on the move through
intelligent recuperation. The driver has a major influence on recuperation.
He/she is also able to influence the recuperation level using so-called paddles
behind the steering wheel. The paddle on the left increases the level of
recuperation, the paddle on the right reduces it. The following stages are
D + (coasting)
D (low recuperation)
D - (medium recuperation)
D - - (high recuperation): This makes one-pedal driving possible, because in
most situations the recuperative deceleration is enough not to require
operation of the brake pedal.
Fit and Healthy package:
fit and healthy package of the EQC comprises an ENERGIZING comfort programmes,
ENERGIZING coach, front seat heating, AIR-BALANCE package for fragrance,
ionization and filtering of the interior air. There is also ambient lighting
with programme-specific lighting moods. The EQC’s ENERGIZING package’s unique
features thus has positive effects on the occupants.
ENERGIZING programmes in the EQC comprise unique programmes like Refresh, Vitality,
has video instructions, e.g. to loosen up the muscles (only available when
stationary) etc. The EQC also provides a 3-minute audio information tips for
sustained promotion of one’s health and day-to-day well-being, for the head,
shoulders, torso, lower back and pelvic areas of the body Safety features in the
care of the occupants’ safety, the EQC features 7 airbags, attention assist,
PRE-SAFER system, ESP and Active Brake assist.
Power consumption (NEDC)
(20.8 - 19.7 kWh/100 km)
445 - 471 km
2 asynchronous motors, all-wheel drive
300 kW (408 hp)
180 km/h (governed)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
Battery energy content (NEDC)
Length/width (incl. mirrors)/height
4,761/1,884 (2,096) /1,624 mm
Luggage compartment (depending on equipment fitted)
approx. 500 l
Kerb weight (EC)/perm. gross vehicle weight/payload
EQC will be retailed from 6 metros of Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad
and Chennai, apart from being sold through Mercedes-Benz India’s e-commerce
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