About Mercedes-Benz EQA
Mercedes Benz has its smallest electric SUV, the EQA coming up in September this year. Mercedes -Benz India introduced their first luxury EV, the EQC in the year 2020. The German automaker launched its flagship EV the EQS 580 in 2022. It was also ‘Made in India.’
It will come with an asynchronous motor attached to the front axle. The electric motor, a fixed ratio transmission with a differential, the cooling system and the power electronics from a highly integrated, very compact unit. The electric powertrain (eATS). Capable of producing 144 kw or 188 bhp, the EQA250 comes with a double-decker lithium-ion battery, which sits as a structural element within the underbody of the vehicle, has an energy content of 66.5 kwh. the company claims that, according to NEDC, the front-wheel model will offer a range of 480 kilometres on a single charge.
The charging time required for a full charge depends on the available infrastructure and the country specific vehicle equipment. The EQA will be charged with a maximum output of up to 100 kW at an appropriate charging station. The battery can be charged in this case from 10-80 per cent SoC in around 30 minutes.
Visually, the new EQA's core design and proportions are similar to the GLA, however, as seen on the EQC, the electric crossover comes with a host of new styling elements. Upfront we have the black panel grille with the three-pointed star, a signature look for Mercedes-EQ products, along with the continuous light strip at front and rear.