Mercedes-Benz continues to strengthen its rollout of electric vehicles by introducing the
Mercedes-Benz EQA 350 4MATIC.

It is powered by a combination of front- and rear-mounted e-motors generating combined
outputs of 215 kW and 520 Nm. It can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in 6.0

The EQA 350 utilises a 66.5 kWh battery pack, charging at up to 11 kW (AC) and 100 kW
(DC). Its driving range is 400km according to the WLTP test standard.

It can be charged at home via a Mercedes-Benz Wallbox or standard 240-volt wall plug, or
faster top-ups are available via rapid charging stations.

The EQA 350 4MATIC has the AMG Line Sports exterior with an AMG-specific front apron
trimmed in chrome a black panel radiator grille in a twin-blade design surround in high-
gloss black. The AMG diffuser-style rear apron is trimmed in chrome. It rides on 20-inch
AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels in high-gloss black with a high-sheen finish.

Inside are AMG Line Sports with red top-stitching on the dashboard and beltline, air vents
in silver chrome and high-gloss black. The red top-stitching is in ARTICO and DINAMICA
microfibre. There’s a flat-bottom multifunction sports steering wheel in Nappa leather.
AMG-style pedals in brushed stainless steel.

The standard specification also includes the Vision Package, adding an electronically
operated panoramic sunroof and the Parking Package with 360-degree camera.

The MBUX infotainment system including voice control (‘Hey Mercedes’) is standard. The
10.25-inch centre touchscreen has functions such as navigation, media playback,
telephony and vehicle functionality.

A second 10.25-inch screen presents a customisable digital instrument cluster for the

Other convenience functions include keyless entry and start, a powered tailgate with
handsfree access, smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Wireless
charging for selected mobile devices

There are heated front seats, automatic climate control including remotely-actuated pre-
entry climate control, a DAB+ digital radio tuner, and access to a comprehensive suite of
remote functions and vehicle information via the Mercedes me app on a connected smart

Standard safety features include the Driver Assistance Package with DISTRONIC active
distance assist cruise control with automatic restart in traffic, route-based speed
adaptation, and a range of active assists including steering, braking, lane keeping and
blind-spot monitoring. Traffic Sign Assist and Parking Assist PARKTRONIC add further
convenience for the driver, while nine airbags help to keep all occupants safe.

A limited number of Mercedes-Benz EQA 350 4MATICs is arriving in Australia specified
with an exclusive Edition 1 package, including a selection of additional features and
distinctive interior and exterior cosmetic enhancements.

Key highlights of the package include stunning 20-inch AMG multi-spoke light-alloy wheels
that have been aerodynamically optimised and painted in a matt copper and high-sheen
finish, plus Neva grey leather and CYBER CUT blue upholstery, backlit Spiral-look trim
elements, blue stitching for the door panels and centre console, air vents in silver chrome
and energy blue, illuminated door sill panels, black roof rails, Edition 1 floor mats, and one
of two vehicle keys finished in a rose gold ornamental surround.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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