Mercedes-Benz’s electric SUV will start at $67,900
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Mercedes-Benz has finally announced a starting price for its first long-range electric vehicle, the EQC SUV: $67,900. The new SUV, which was announced more than a year ago, arrives in the United States in early 2020.
That price, announced at the 2019 LA Auto Show, puts the base model EQC in a competitive spot as far as the cost of premium electric SUVs is concerned. The Jaguar I-Pace starts at $69,500, while the Audi E-Tron’s price floor is $74,800. The Tesla Model X starts at $84,990.
There are more affordable electric SUVs on the market, though they don’t offer the same kind of luxury experience. Kia’s Niro EV starts at $38,500, while sister company Hyundai’s Kona EV starts at $36,950. The slightly-refreshed Chevy Bolt starts at…