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2024 Mercedes-Benz EQB Will get Nip and Tuck Job

2024 Mercedes-Benz EQB Will get Nip and Tuck Job


The 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQB seen from a front quarter angle

The Mercedes-Benz EQB has been available on the market for less than two years, and already, it’s getting a makeover. The 2024 EQB received’t differ mechanically from the 2023 model. However it would look completely different and have a number of inside tweaks which may make it extra interesting to consumers.

The EQB is a novel car — a small electrical SUV from a luxurious automaker however with the choice of a small third row letting you carry seven. It arguably competes with the Tesla Mannequin Y electrical car (EV) for consumers. However Tesla’s current value cuts and intense pursuit of gross sales quantity — the Mannequin Y was the best-selling car on the planet final quarter — lead some luxurious consumers to conclude that it’s not a real competitor for the extra unique Mercedes.

Our skilled check driver discovered the present EQB “a surprisingly sensible small SUV” that’s “large and small in all the proper locations.”

However Mercedes discovered room for enchancment.

The 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQB seen from a rear quarter angle

The Household Look

Mainly, which means facial reconstruction. The 2024 EQB will get a entrance fascia extra in line with the remainder of Mercedes’ EQ electrical lineup. The false grille (EVs don’t require precise airflow there) is now a shiny black sheet with a sample of tiny 3-pointed stars and a light-weight bar throughout the highest linking the daytime working lights. The entrance bumper has additionally been evenly reshaped.

Within the again, new taillights include parallel traces of sunshine rather than the oblong LEDs of final 12 months.

Mercedes hasn’t introduced pricing. The present EQB begins at $52,750 and pushes into the low $60,000 vary. The upgrades will imply a value enhance, however we don’t count on a giant one. The EQB is constructed exterior North America and doesn’t qualify for federal EV tax credit.

The interior of the 2024 Mercedes-Benz EQB

New Normal Display screen, Sound Profiles

Inside, the 2024 EQB will get a brand new steering wheel with haptic-touch controls. A ten.25-inch touchscreen, as soon as an possibility on some trim ranges, is now customary on all. That additionally makes wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto customary and allows each EQB to obtain over-the-air updates.

Patrons get two sound profiles and may unlock extra at Mercedes’ on-line retailer for a charge. The optionally available Burmester audio system provides Dolby Atmos tech. And 2024 EQB consumers will get Plug & Cost know-how — the power to plug into so-equipped public chargers and let the automotive deal with cost, skipping the steps of swiping your card and agreeing to phrases.

Powertrains will stay the identical. In accordance with Mercedes-Benz, the 2023 EQB fashions included a base front-wheel-drive possibility making 188 horsepower with a 245-mile vary, an all-wheel drive (AWD) model making 225 horsepower with 232 miles between fees, and a 288-horsepower AWD variation good for 221 miles.



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