Mercedes EQV review

Category: MPV

Section: Passenger & boot space

Available fuel types:electric
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RRP from£71,645

Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

The Mercedes EQV’s large doors make it easy to get into the front seats. The rear seats are even easier to access thanks to the electric sliding doors, which are controlled with buttons as standard and are a real plus point in situations where there’s not much room either side.

While the V-Class is available in three different lengths, the EQV is only available in one – but it’s the longest. The battery is under the floor so there’s no compromise on interior space compared to the fossil fuel-powered model.

The floor is completely flat so it’s easy for passengers to move around inside and the interior is very roomy. The second and third rows of seats are on rails that run from front to rear, allowing you to position them to maximise leg room for either of the two rows or enlarge the boot space.

There are two individual seats in the second row which you can turn around to face the three seats in the third row. On all but entry-level Sport trim there is a storage box between the middle row seats which contains cup holders and two tables that fold out. Unlike the V-Class, the EQV doesn’t have the option of a six or eight-seat layout and you cannot upgrade to reclining and massaging rear seats.

Even with seven seats, the boot area is still massive, but the rear-most seats don’t fold down to increase its size. The only option is to remove the third row altogether (and it’s a cumbersome thing to lug about and store). The only other electric car with seven seats is the more expensive Tesla Model X.

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