Charging and range.

Find out more about the intelligent charging solutions for at home, in the city or while on your travels.

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Charging options


Charging the EQC is as easy as charging your smartphone.

There is charging infrastructure to suit your individual needs. Mercedes-Benz therefore offers a high degree of flexibility. Conveniently and quickly at home using a Wallbox? En route at public charging stations? At a conventional socket checked by an electrician? All this is possible - for maximum charging convenience.

Charging options


Charging the EQC is as easy as charging your smartphone.

There is charging infrastructure to suit your individual needs. Mercedes-Benz therefore offers a high degree of flexibility. Conveniently and quickly at home using a Wallbox? En route at public charging stations? At a conventional socket checked by an electrician? All this is possible - for maximum charging convenience.

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Charge at home with the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox.

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Charge at home with the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox.

Fully charge the EQC while you sleep at night – the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox Home makes it possible. Charge your EQC with a maximum charging capacity of 7.4kW, delivering speeds up to three times quicker than at a conventional household power outlet.

Charge up while out and about at an increasing number of public charging stations.

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Charge up while out and about at an increasing number of public charging stations.

You can charge your EQC at any number of public alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) charging stations. You can find your closest public charging station in the MBUX multi-media system or via app. At public AC charging stations you can charge your vehicle using the standard charging cable provided with the EQC.

Stay mobile on long journeys with access to Chargefox's ultra-rapid EV charging network.

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Stay mobile on long journeys with access to Chargefox's ultra-rapid EV charging network.

Stay mobile on long journeys with access to Australia’s largest ultra-rapid EV charging network.

For relaxed long-distance trips, you can charge the EQC at all compatible rapid charging stations. In addition, EQC drivers receive discounted access to the Chargefox ultra-rapid charging network. Chargefox has a number of stations open across the eastern seaboard of Australia, and will soon have 22 stations connecting Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and additional sites in Western Australia and Tasmania.

At these ultra-rapid chargers, the average charging time is reduced to the duration of a coffee break. The Chargefox network provides access to the Type 2 Combined Charging System (CCS) charging standard.

EQ&A


Your most important questions on electric driving.

EQ&A


Your most important questions on electric driving.

    • Real electric range

      Why is the real electric range often less than specified?

      The electric range varies depending on individual driving behaviour, the route profile and the environmental factors. You can travel on electric power further if you use ECO Assist to drive with foresight and take advantage of the recuperation and/or sailing function. Auxiliary equipment such as seat heating or climate control system also has an impact on the range.

    • AC and DC charging technology

      What is the difference between AC and DC charging technology?

      There are two main types of charging that are often referred to: alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC). Domestic household power outlets, the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox and most public charging stations provide AC charging. The EQC is equipped with an on-board charger known as an AC/DC rectifier, which converts AC into the required DC power. The EQC can be charged at a maximum of 7.4kW using AC power. Public rapid and ultra-rapid charging stations provide DC charging. DC charging bypasses the on-board charger, flowing directly into the battery and increasing charging speeds. The EQC can be charged at a maximum of 110kW using DC power.

    • Environmental friendliness

      How environmentally friendly are electric cars?

      How environmentally friendly an electric car is depends greatly on your driving and charging behaviour. Among other things, where you source the electricity to charge the vehicle plays a significant role; for example, is the vehicle being charged with "green" electricity or with an energy mix directly from the electricity grid? The easiest way for an electric vehicle owner to charge their vehicle emissions free at home, is to select a 100% green power plan with their energy retailer. Alternatively, they could offset their electricity use with solar energy or charge from battery storage. In terms of public charging, as a general rule the majority of public charging stations are supplied with green electricity.  

    High Voltage Battery


    Powerful and safe. A battery that meets Mercedes quality standards.

    High Voltage Battery


    Powerful and safe. A battery that meets Mercedes quality standards.

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    The high voltage battery is the centre piece of the new Mercedes-Benz EQC. Thanks to its extremely high power density, it saves energy for the two electric drive units on the front and rear axle. The battery is installed in the vehicle floor in order to fulfil the high Mercedes-Benz safety requirements. This also lowers the vehicle's centre of gravity, thus ensuring a richly dynamic driving feeling.

    *Minimum charging time at a public Direct Current (DC) charging station, charging at a continuous rate of 110kW, from 10% to 80% battery capacity. Charging times can vary depending on many factors including but not limited to ambient conditions, auxiliary consumables (e.g. seat heating and air-conditioning) and capabilities of charging infrastructure capacity and/or supply.

    ^Range is based on testing under standardised laboratory conditions in accordance with ADR 81/02. The energy consumption and range figures stated are for the purposes of comparison amongst vehicles tested under the same technical procedures only. Real world energy consumption and range figures may vary and is influenced by many additional factors such as, individual driving style, load, traffic, ambient temperature and vehicle condition.

    Intelligent energy management


    We think one step further so you can drive further.

    The innovative lithium-ion high voltage batteries offer high power density and thus energy efficiency. Many intelligent functions support a driving style that is as energy-efficient and anticipatory as possible in order to further optimise consumption.

    Intelligent energy management


    We think one step further so you can drive further.

    The innovative lithium-ion high voltage batteries offer high power density and thus energy efficiency. Many intelligent functions support a driving style that is as energy-efficient and anticipatory as possible in order to further optimise consumption.

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    Driving modes

    The image shows the media display of the Mercedes-Benz EQC.

    Haptic accelerator pedal

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    ECO Assist

    Active Range Monitoring

    Remote and Navigation Services


    With Mercedes me you can make the best of the charging infrastructure.

    The Remote and Navigation Services* combine many useful services into a single package. EQC-optimised navigation ensures you have adequate range and provides optimal planning for the necessary charging stops in a longer journey. You can also conveniently access information on the vehicles battery charge status or the remaining range via the Mercedes me App.

    Remote and Navigation Services


    With Mercedes me you can make the best of the charging infrastructure.

    The Remote and Navigation Services* combine many useful services into a single package. EQC-optimised navigation ensures you have adequate range and provides optimal planning for the necessary charging stops in a longer journey. You can also conveniently access information on the vehicles battery charge status or the remaining range via the Mercedes me App.

    EQC-optimised navigation

    Charging settings and Pre-Entry Climate Control

    Range display

    * To use the services, you must register on the Mercedes me Portal and also accept the Terms of Use for the Mercedes me connect services. In addition, the respective vehicle must be paired with the user account. Initial activation of the services is possible within 1 year of first registration or commissioning by the customer, whichever occurs first.

    *The declared electric vehicle range determined by testing under standardised laboratory conditions in accordance with ADR 81/02. The electric vehicle ranges stated are for the purposes of comparison amongst vehicles tested under the same technical procedures only. Real world electric vehicle range may vary and is influenced by many additional factors such as, individual driving style, load, accessories fitted,  traffic conditions, ambient temperature and vehicle/battery condition.