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The all-new 2022 Mercedes EQS is designed as a fully electric luxury vehicle. It looks like the new S-Class however, the design architecture and electric dynamics are unique in the EQS models. There are two models of the Mercedes EQS which are EQS 450 + Sedan and Mercedes EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan.

The Mercedes EQS model is designed to portray executive-class luxury with an excellent electric performance. 

In this article, we will be exploring the all-new 2022 Mercedes EQS 580 with its design, features, technical specifications, performance, pricing, interior, exterior, and much more.

Mercedes EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan Design

The Mercedes EQS 580 comes with an elegant design including aerodynamic features, premium interior, lavish design, new technology, powerful battery, and various other important features.

As per the manufacturer company, the EQS 580 is one of the world’s most aerodynamic production cars. 

Exterior Design

The Mercedes EQS 580 comes with an ultra-sleek exterior design featuring stretched LED light band across the entire front grille. The doors open and close automatically and offer a high level of comfort.

The overall length of the EQS 580 Sedan is 207.3 inches whereas overall height and width are 59.5 inches and 75.8 inches respectively. The curb weight of the vehicle is 5,888 lbs with a wheelbase of 126.4 inches.

Interior Design

The Mercedes EQS 580 is a 5 seater SEDAN that comes with a sleek and premium interior design. The interior is equipped with an available Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) Hyperscreen. 

The 56-inches Hyperscreen is a curved glass instrument panel that stretches from door to door to sleekly blend three different screens. The infotainment technology offers features like phone, navigation, connectivity, message, charging, entertainment, and much more.

The seats offer a premium feel to both drivers and passengers. The headroom in the front section is 40.4 inches while the Legroom is 41.7 inches. The interior of the EQS 580 provides a cargo capacity of 22-63 cu. Ft.

Mercedes EQS 580 Power and Performance

The EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan is powered by a Dual Permanently Excited Synchronous (PSM) electric motor that produces a maximum power of 516 hp and a maximum torque of 631 lb-ft.

Talking about the battery, the EQS is equipped with high-energy density, sophisticated and the next-generation lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 107.8 kWh. This powerful battery doesn’t fail to maintain optimum efficiency, and performance. In addition, the charging capacity is also enhanced.

The Electric Intelligence feature is used to calculate driving routes while taking into account charging stops/stations, weather phenomena and topography. With that, the EQS makes your journey as smooth as butter. The Sedan can get boosted in just 15 minutes with easy charging opportunities even in the densest network of charge points.

The battery powertrain is combined with single-speed automatic transmission. The drive configuration is fully variable 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive with Torque Shift.

The car takes almost 4.1 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph. The estimated top speed is 130 mph.

The battery comes with 9.6 kWh AC Charging speed and 200 kWh DC Charging speed. With AC, the estimated time to full-charge is 11.25 hrs whereas it is just 31 minutes for DC charging. The connector type J1772 is used for AC Charging and Combined Charging System (CCS) is installed on the DC Charging Connector type.

Available Trim

The all-new 2022 Mercedes EQS 580 is available in various trim levels that include Premium Trim, Exclusive Trim,  and Pinnacle Trim. Each trim level offers standard features as well as Optional features.

Premium Trim

The premium trim level comes with comfy massaging front seats, advanced driver assists feature, 64-color ambient lighting and Burmester surround sound system.

STANDARD FEATURESOPTIONAL FEATURES
AMG Line Exterior
MBUX Hyperscreen Package
Power front seats with memory
ENERGIZING kinetics for front seats
Heated and ventilated front seats
All-season Extended Mobility tires
Body-colour rear spoiler
Multicontour front seats with massage
Rapid-heating front seats
All-season front floor and rear mats, black rubber

Exclusive Trim

The key feature of the Exclusive trim is 4-zone climate control with fragrance and an ionizing purifier.

STANDARD FEATURESOPTIONAL FEATURES
AMG Line Exterior
Multicontour front seats with massage
Rapid-heating front seats
MBUX Hyperscreen Package
Dual 385kW permanently Synchronous electric motors
All-season Extended Mobility tires
Body-colour rear spoiler
AMG Line Interior
Winter Package
All-season front floor and rear mats, black rubber

Pinnacle Trim

The Pinnacle Trim is the highest level trim of the Mercedes EQS 580 as it comes with innovative features, ventilated power seats, wireless charging, rapid-heating front seats, MBUX features and much more.

STANDARD FEATURESOPTIONAL FEATURES
AMG Line Exterior
Multicontour front seats with massage
Rapid-heating front seats
MBUX Hyperscreen Package
Power front seats with memory
All-season Extended Mobility tires
Body-colour rear spoiler
AMG Line Interior
Winter Package
Executive Rear Seat Package Plus

Mercedes EQS 580 Technical Specifications

ENGINE
Electric motorDual Permanently Excited Synchronous (PSM)
Power (hp)516 hp (combined)/385 kW (combined)
Torque631 lb-ft (combined)
Battery capacity107.8 kWh
CHARGING
AC charging speed (240v, 32A)9.6 kWh
AC charging time (10-100%)11.25 hrs
AC charging connector typeJ1772
DC charging speed (480v, 300A)200 kWh
DC charging time (10-80%)31 minutes
DC charging connector typeCombined Charging System (CCS)
DRIVETRAIN
TransmissionSingle-Speed Automatic
Drive ConfigurationFully variable 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive with Torque Shift
PERFORMANCE
Acceleration4.1 sec for 0-60mph
Top Speed130mph
CHASSIS
SuspensionAdaptive, self-levelling 4-wheel multilink with AIRMATIC®
Steering TypeRack-and-pinion with electromechanical power assist and 10-degree rear-axle steering
Turning Circle35.8 ft
WHEELS/TIRES
Wheels21-inch AMG multispoke w/black accents (9.5×21 front and rear)
Tires265/40R21, range-optimized summer
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Overall length207.3 in
Overall height59.5 in
Overall width (w/mirrors)83.7 in
Overall width (w/o mirrors)75.8 in
Wheelbase126.4 in
Curb weight5,888 lbs
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Passenger capacity5
Headroom (front)40.4 in
Legroom (front)41.7 in
Shoulder room (front)59.5 in
Cargo capacity22-63 cu ft

Mercedes EQS 580 Price

The starting price of the Mercedes EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan is MSRP $119,110. The price varies according to the trim levels and the addition of the various available features.

TRIM LEVELSMERCEDES EQS 580 PRICE
Premium TrimStarting at $119,110
Exclusive TrimStarting at $122,510
Pinnacle TrimStarting at $125,310

Some key features of the all-new Mercedes EQS 580 are listed below.

  • AIRMATIC Air Suspension with Adaptive Damping System 
  • DYNAMIC SELECT including Comfort, Sport, Eco and Individual driving modes 
  • Active Ambient Lighting with Illuminated Door Sill Panels 
  • Adjustable Regenerative Braking with Steering Wheel Paddles 
  • KEYLESS-START
  • KEYLESS-GO® with Seamless Door Handles & Hands-Free Access 
  • Active Parking Assist with Surround View Camera
  • DIGITAL LIGHT Intelligent Lighting System with front & rear LED light bands 
  • Six 100W USB-C Ports 
  • Wireless Smartphone Integration & Wireless front Smartphone Charger
  • Driver Assistance Package with Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC
  • Active Lane Keeping and Blind Spot Assist 
  • PRE-SAFE® PLUS including PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side
  • Active Highbeam Assist 

Major Design Features include:

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  • New-generation MBUX Multimedia System with Augmented Reality Navigation system including Natural Language Understanding and Keyword Activation (“Hey Mercedes”) 
  • 12.3” Instrument Cluster, 17.7” Central OLED Touchscreen Display and 12.3” Passenger Display 
  • Optional MBUX Hyperscreen with three displays under a single 56-inch curved glass surface
  • Fingerprint Sensor for biometric authentication of the driver to activate a profile 
  • Active Ambient Lighting with 64 Colors, including a new EQ-Specific Color Scheme 
  • Front/Rear Automatic Doors with smart power open/close
  • DIGITAL LIGHT with Lightband
  • Active Ambient Lighting
  • Heated Leather Seats with Multi-Contour Ambient Light Illumination 
  • Comfort Front Headrest and Rear Headrest Pillows 
  • Burmester® 3D Sound System with Sound Personalization
  • HEPA Air Filtration for cabin air filtration
  • Multicontour front seats with massage
  • 4-Zone Climate Control
  • Soft-close doors
  • Comfort centre armrest with wireless charging
  • Panorama Sunroof 
  • 20” Wheels

Mercedes EQS 580 Availability

As per the information from the manufacturer company, the all-new 2022 Mercedes EQS 580 4MATIC Sedan will debut at dealerships in late 2021.

Important Information on EQS 580 by Mercedes Benz

  • The manufacturer company recommends using a Level 2 charger when charging your EQS at home. It makes charging faster than a traditional household wall outlet.
  • Charging capacity depends upon AC and DC charging options. With DC fast charging, it takes only 31 minutes to full charge your EQS while the AC takes 11.25 hours. In that case, you can keep your car charged during parking at home and at work.
  • The all-new Mercedes EQS 580 models have undergone various safety testing to minimize the risk in the event of a collision.
  • As the drive system is electric, the EQS 580 offers instant power without the lag like on a typical gas engine. Besides, electric vehicles are environment friendly, quieter, and offer a smooth driving experience.
  • Lithium-ion batteries installed on the vehicle possess quick-charging capability and are lightweight. These batteries also have a long service life making them ideal for electric cars.

FAQs

How much does the Mercedes EQS 580 cost?

The all-new 2022 Mercedes EQS 580 has a starting price of $119,110 for Premium Trim, $122,510 for Exclusive Trim, and $125,310 for Pinnacle Trim. These prices may vary with the addition of various available features.

What is the range of a Mercedes EQS?

The range of a Mercedes EQS is not officially disclosed however, the estimation is 350 miles as per the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Is EQS 580 electric?

Yes, the all-new Mercedes EQS 580 is a luxury electric car powered by a Dual Permanently Excited Synchronous (PSM) electric motor that produces a maximum power of 516 hp and a maximum torque of 631 lb-ft.

When can I buy EQS?

The all-new Mercedes EQS 580 will be available at the dealers after its late debut in 2021.

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