New Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4Matic launched; prices start at Rs 77.50 lakh
German luxury auto giant Mercedes-Benz has brought in the new EQB 350 4Matic to India with a starting price of Rs 77.50 lakh (ex-showroom). It is important to note that the EQB 350 replaces the EQB 300 4Matic (Rs 74.50 lakh, ex-showroom), which was introduced in the country in December 2022. The range-topping trim of the EV packs more power over the previous one, while the driving range remains identical.
New Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4Matic: Design
The design of the new EQB 350 trim is the same as in the previous model. It comes with typical Mercedes-EQ family design elements, such as a full-length light bar adjoining the headlights, angular daytime driving lights, split taillamps with a light strip running across the boot, and distinctive alloy wheels. The paint options for this variant include Digital White, Cosmos Black, Rose Gold, Mountain Grey, and Iridium Silver. Plus, the EV gets 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels.
New Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4Matic: Interior
On the inside, the EQB 350 comes with a blend of Artico leather and Cupertino fabric upholstery available in dual-tone rose gold and Titanium Grey Pearl theme. Moreover, the cabin features a dual display setup, comprising a 10.25-inch driver display and 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Other interior features include 64 colours ambient lighting, and powered driver seat with memory settings.
New Mercedes-Benz EQB 350 4Matic: Range, power output, and charging
The EQB 350 is powered by a 66.5kWh (usable energy) battery pack paired with a dual electric motor setup producing 292PS and 520Nm of torque. Notably, the EQB 300 4Matic produced 228PS and 390Nm of torque with the same battery pack. As per WLTP, the EQB 350 can travel 423km on a single charge.
With an on-board 11kW AC charger, the EV can be fully charged from 10 per cent in a claimed six hours 25 minutes, while the 100kW DC charger, recharges the battery from 10 to 80 per cent in 32 minutes. On top of that, the 100kW unit can provide an approximate driving range of 150km with 15 minutes of charging. The electric SUV can achieve zero to 100kmph in a claimed 6.2 seconds, which 1.8 seconds quicker than the EQB 300. Further, it provides a top speed of 160kmph.