2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA Electric Crossover Spied for the First Time

The all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA is an electric compact crossover that will arrive in the following year. If you didn’t know, this SUV is based on the popular GLA model. However, Mercedes-Benz EQA provides more futuristic design than the GLA and because of that, it`s unique. This model is among ten new electric models that the German manufacturer plans to introduce by 2025.

New A-class hatchback is also on that list. Whatsoever, the new EQA test mule is spotted on the public roads in Scandinavia and it looks like the concept model.

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA

2021 Mercedes EQA Will Ride on the MFA II Platform

As we already mentioned, the upcoming 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA is basically the same proportionately as the latest GLA model. On top of that, both models will share many cues. The EV high-riding Mercedes-Benz EQA uses the same MFA II platform, as the combustion-powered GLA.

This easily explains the similarities in the overall shape between these two models. However,  EQA will get a more futuristic look. Front of this SUV comes with spiral-shaped light that symbolizes the philosophy of electric drive. Moreover, the most attention on the concept model that really grabs the focus is the new headlamps. The LED headlights look attractive with a spiral shape that mesmerizes. On top of that, around lights, there is a typical Mercedes design element that including the beautifully diamond-shaped grille and the large Mercedes-Benz three-point emblem in the middle.

The newest 2021 Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA comes with excellent aerodynamics and it provides sporty performance. There will be two driver-selectable options, Sport and also Sport Plus. Moreover, both modes offer a different front to rear torque distribution for varied performance characteristics.

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA exterior
2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA Concept

Powertrain Details

Under the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA is a high capacity battery. According to some websites, this electric sports SUV will be available with two electric motors. There will be one on the front and one on the rear axle. This system configuration will provide around 270 horses. Also, thanks to its modular construction, the innovative battery will offer a total capacity of more than 60 kWh, depending on the model.

This model can be charged via induction or home charging station. Moreover,  it`s also capable of fast charging. Mercedes-based service allows one to charge and pay at a variety of charging stations directly. This system is known as seamless charging. On top of that, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA offers 250 miles (400 km) of the driving range.

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA rear

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA Price and Arrival Date

The all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA will introduce a futuristic look. According to some experts, the price of the all-new flagship crossover will start below $40,000. Moreover, choosing the upper trims that host more features and probably better battery capacity will cost around $50,000.

The debut of the Mercedes-Benz EQA electric crossover will happen in late 2020. The new XC40 Recharge was introduced a few weeks ago and it will use the all-electric system. Thanks to that, this model will be the main rival of the upcoming 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA.

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