Mercedes EQS EQS 450+ 265kW AMG Line Premium 108kWh 4dr Auto Review

Category: Electric car

Section: Version review

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  • Mercedes EQS front cornering
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RRP £112,610What Car? Target Price£106,110
Fuel type:
electric
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors

The EQS impresses when it comes to range and refinement, but it doesn’t quite live up to its ‘electric S-Class’ billing. Not only does it not ride as well as a traditional S-Class but it also suffers from cramped rear seats and an average interior quality. So while there's no denying that its long range and zero emissions make it an alluring choice for business users, the same can be said for the BMW i7. And that car makes no compromises when it comes to comfort.

This is the entry-level trim, but it doesn’t feel it, which is just as well given how much it still costs. As standard, you get 20in alloy wheels, air suspension, a panoramic glass sunroof, keyless entry and start, heated front and rear seats, and electric adjustment for the front seats and steering wheel. Meanwhile, driver aids include adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, a blind-spot monitoring system and a rear-view camera.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.2 seconds
Fuel TypeElectric
GearboxAUTO
Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

620

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

0

g/km