We won't be wrong in saying that the Mercedes-Benz Malaysia’s EV adventure journey’s first chapter is pretty exciting with the new 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQA being the main lead.
How much does the new EQA250 AMG Line costs?Offered in the EQA 250 AMG Line guise in Malaysia, the new EV arrives fully imported from Germany and is priced at RM 278,201.25 (OTR excluding insurance).
Is the new Malaysia-spec EQA loaded with features?The Malaysia-spec EQA benefits from standard-fit AMG design and equipment line, thus substantially enhancing the vehicle.
It was earlier today that Mercedes-Benz's first all-electric compact SUV finally arrived in Malaysia. Offered in the EQA 250 AMG Line guise, the new EV arrives fully imported from Germany and is priced at RM 278,201.25 (OTR excluding insurance). All EQA units come with an 8-year battery warranty and a 4-year unlimited mileage warranty.
Thanks to all the EV incentives offered by the Malaysian government, the EQA 250 is only around RM 7,000 dearer than its petrol counterpart, the GLA 250.
Also, the first 1000 customers will receive a complimentary 1-year subscription with JomChrager.
Before moving forward with the new EQA’s feature and equipment list, here are a few key highlights about the EV -
2022 Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 AMG Line: Features & equipment
Be it the exterior or interior, the EQA impresses the onlooker at every inch with its stunning design, comfort, and safety features. Starting from the
EQA’s exterior equipment kit
The Malaysia-spec EQA benefits from standard-fit AMG design and equipment line, thus substantially enhancing the vehicle. Part of the kit is Aerodynamic 19-inch light-alloy wheels and roof rails in polished aluminium.
LED light strip
The EQA showcases a LED light strip at the top of the Black Panel radiator grille and between the LED tail light at the rear. It is the EV visual and emotively appealing distinguishing feature.
LED High-Performance headlights
These unmistakable, distinctive-looking lighting units offer more safety at night. The LED technology illuminates the road ahead, better than the conventional headlights, plus it uses less energy.
Making the EQA really practical, the EASY-PACK tailgate can be opened or closed electrically, thus making loading and unloading super convenient. With just a press of a button, one can initiate the opening and closing process and also interrupt it any time by pressing the same button again.
Mercedes EQA 250 AMG Line interior features
AMG Line elements
Like the outside, the cabin also benefits from standard-fit AMG design and equipment line. The added value elements one can see and feel on the inside include - sport seat in ARTICO man-made leather and microfibre and leather steering wheel.
Speed Limit Assist:
This feature makes it easy for the driver to follow the rules and avoid unnecessary speeding tickets. The system uses a camera to show what is permitted, for instance, the current speed limit and restrictive additional signs (in particular weather conditions) which are then displayed in the instrument cluster.
Stowage compartment with retractable cover:
The centre console comes with a storage compartment with a retractable cover, thus offering elegant protection to your valuables from prying eyes. Wrapped in high-quality material, it looks good and makes the cabin appear tidier.
The owner can showcase the cabin as per his/her personal preference or current mood. The ambient lighting with 64 colour options creates an exciting scheme and can either alternate dynamically or illuminate different areas and different hues.
4-way lumbar support:
This one offers an ergonomic seating position and relaxes the back muscles. It further adjusts the seat contour to one’s lower back and provides support. It offers four settings: lower, higher, softer, and harder.
MBUX multimedia system:
The MBUX multimedia system helps control various features of the EQA intelligently and intuitively via a large, HD screen. How?
Well, it can be via movement, touch, or speech. Just say ‘Hey Mercedes’ and the MBUX will get activated and then you can proceed to express the wish.
Mercedes EQA 250 AMG Line connectivity features
You, your smartphone, and EQA become one with Ev's intuitive connectivity features. For instance, the smartphone integration system that links the mobile phone with the media system via Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. Thus, giving the user convenient access to the most important apps on the smartphone. Apps by third-party providers can also be used quickly and easily.
Also, driving time becomes charging time with the EQA, all you need to do is drop the smartphone into its allotted wireless charging oddments tray. The best part is every smartphone, irrespective of the model and brand gets charged wirelessly.
Mercedes me connect:
The owner can experience added convenience, driving enjoyment, safety support, and safety via the Mercedes me connect services and the corresponding Mercedes me Apps. It will enrich users' experience by allowing users to experience the EV digitally and operate the functions remotely.
Mercedes EQA 250 AMG Line additional features
The owner can tangibly gain comfort with the EQA with additional features such as KEYLESS-GO Convenience Package, Parking Package with reversing camera, Mirror Package. One can also opt for Blind Spot Assist, a Wireless charging system for mobile devices, an advanced sound system, and THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control.
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