Mercedes Benz announces US pricing for EQS sedan, sets it below gas-powered S-Class [Update]

Mercedes Benz USA has announced pricing for the upcoming EQS electric sedan this morning. In an effort to give it a good chance at success, the price has been set below its gas-powered counterpart, the S-Class.

The EQS sedan is expected to arrive at dealerships in North America this fall. When it does the base model EQS 450+ will start at $102,310 USD ($131,100 CAD) with the Premium Trim level.

That makes it $8,790 USD ($11,263 CAD) cheaper than the S 500 4MATIC sedan.

The German automaker will also offer a second EQS 580 4MATIC model, which starts at a higher price of $119,110 USD ($152,626 CAD) at the lowest Premium Trim level.

Additional trim levels will be available for both models – Premium, Exclusive, and Pinnacle. Opting for the EQS 580 4MATIC with the highest Pinnacle trim pushes the price up to $125,310 USD ($160,570 CAD).

There has been no official announcement on pricing in Canada. We have reached out to Mercedes Benz for clarification and will update this article when we receive a response.

UPDATE: In a statement to Drive Tesla, MB Canada says Canadian pricing is still being finalized but an announcement is expected “in the very near future.”

Here is a full breakdown of the trim levels and various options included in each. You can also read more about the EQS here.

Premium Exclusive Pinnacle
EQS 450+ Sedan: $102,310*
EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan:
EQS 450+ Sedan: $105,710*
EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan:
EQS 450+ Sedan: $108,510*
EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan:
Highlights include:

  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Power Tilt/Sliding Panorama Roof
  • 20″ Wheels (21″ on EQS 580)
  • Burmester® 3D Sound System
  • 10-Degree Rear Axle Steering
  • 64-color Ambient Lighting
  • Parking Package with Surround View System
Highlights include:

  • All features of Premium Trim
  • Multicontour Front Seats with Massage function
  • Head-Up Display
  • Air Balance Package
  • Four-Zone Climate Control
  • Rapid Heating Front Seats
Highlights include:

  • All features of Premium and Exclusive Trims
  • Power Rear Seats with Memory
  • Comfort Rear Center Armrest with Wireless Charging
  • Heated & Ventilated Rear seats
  • Comfort Rear Headrests
  • Additional USB-C Ports in Rear


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