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Mercedes-Benz EQS Vs. Tesla Model S Comparison

If you want a flagship vehicle from a luxury brand with a storied pedigree and iconic Three-Pointed Star, you want the all-new Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan.

Drivers early in their research often come to our Mercedes-Benz dealership eager to know more about how the Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S compare, then are quickly excited to discover the new Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan info. When you’re ready to experience all that this new Mercedes-Benz electric car can do, schedule your test drive at our EV dealer near you.

Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S Starting MSRP: Who Wins?

The all-new 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS sedan starts at $102,310 MSRP1 and is like no electric car you’ve ever seen. The Mercedes-Benz EQS is both intelligent and thoughtful with a recognition system that learns your face, fingerprint, and voice to discern who in the vehicle is speaking and requires attention. The future is now.

While the new 2021 Tesla Model S is less expensive than the latest 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS for sale, it does not feature a single 56-inch span of high-tech glass with artificial intelligence. If you’re shopping for a compact luxury sedan that puts the control in your hands, be sure to test-drive a new Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe for sale.

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 2021 Tesla Model S
Starting MSRP: $102,3101 $69,4205
Engine: Electric motor Electric motor
Performance: Power: 516 hp Torque: 631 lb-ft2 Power: 670+ hp Torque: 310 lb-ft
Range: 340-350 miles4 387-520 miles
Cargo Volume: 22 cu. ft. 26.3 cu. ft.
Top 0-60 Time: 4.1 seconds3 2 seconds*

Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS Engine Performance

Now that we’ve seen how the Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S compare in pricing and features, let’s look at performance. Both of these new all-electric sedans for sale are motivated by an electric motor. The new Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC® sedan’s motor spools up to deliver 516 horsepower and 631 pound-foot of torque. The motor in the Tesla S generates an impressive 670 horsepower and 310 pound-foot of torque. But how does that extra performance impact range?

Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S 0-60 and Range

When it comes to Tesla Model S vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS daily performance and usability, both electric cars deliver plenty of thrills. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC® sedan will accelerate you from 0 to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds3 and take you up to an estimated 340 miles4 on a full charge.

The Tesla Model S offers an estimated range of 387-520 miles4 depending on trim configuration and will rocket you from 0 to 60 mph in 2 seconds (under very specific circumstances). As far as Tesla Model S vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS acceleration, the Tesla Model S is faster.

Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Model S Cargo Volume and Passenger Space

The Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ offers five-passenger seating, 41.7-inches of front legroom, and 40.4-inches of front headroom. Cargo capacity ranges between 22-63 cubic feet depending on seating configuration. The overall length of the vehicle is 207.3-inches and sits on a 126.4-inch wheelbase. This Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ is 83.7-inches wide with mirrors and weighs 5,597 pounds. The Tesla Model S weighs 4,766 pounds and offers roughly 26 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Now that you know more about how the Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S compare, you’ll want to visit your local Mercedes-Benz dealership to test-drive and experience all that the new Mercedes-Benz EQS can do. In addition to its impressive performance, the Mercedes-Benz EQS features incredible style and design. When it’s time to build your Mercedes-Benz EQS, choose from the following exterior color options:

  • Polar White
  • Obsidian Black metallic
  • Onyx Black metallic
  • Nautical Blue metallic
  • Graphite Grey metallic
  • Twilight Blue metallic
  • Cirrus Silver metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Selenite Grey Magno
  • MANUFAKTUR Diamond White metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Cardinal Red metallic

Lease Deals and Finance Offers

When you’re ready to apply for electric car lease incentives, our finance team is here to answer your questions about custom lease deals and available tax rebates on electric cars for sale. Get started today by applying for Mercedes-Benz financing with our team.

If you would like to lower the price of your Mercedes-Benz EQS by trading in your current ride, you can value your trade-in and receive a free auto appraisal through our website or by visiting our dealership. After you receive our offer, you can sell your pre-owned car for cash to our dealership, apply the value toward one of our new Mercedes-Benz vehicles for sale, or decide to keep your vehicle. Our offer does not change based on your decision.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is more expensive: Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S?

The all-new 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ sedan is more expensive than the new Tesla Model S for sale and starts at $102,310 MSRP.1 The 2021 Tesla Model S comes with a starting price of $69,420 MSRP.5 The Mercedes-Benz EQS distinguishes itself by featuring the MBUX Hyperscreen of multiple screens that form a 56-inch span of high-tech glass.

Which is bigger: Tesla Model S vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS?

Current measurements for the new Tesla Model S are not available at writing, but the Tesla Model S only offers roughly 26 cubic feet of cargo volume, while the Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ comes with five-passenger seating and cargo capacity between 22-63 cubic feet depending on seating configuration. The overall length of the vehicle is 207.3-inches and rests on a 126.4-inch wheelbase.

Which has the longest range: Mercedes-Benz EQS vs. Tesla Model S?

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ features an all-electric range of an estimated 350 miles.4 The range on the Tesla Model S can vary between an estimated 387-520 miles.4 If you’re looking for the electric car with the fastest charge time, you’ll be glad to know that the Mercedes-Benz EQS boasts a 10-100% AC charge time of 11.25 hours with the correct equipment.

Tesla Model S vs. Mercedes-Benz EQS Review

We hope our electric car comparison has answered your questions and shown you how these popular models compare and differ. If you still have questions, feel free to reach out to our sales team. We’re waiting to assist you.


1Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

2Mercedes-Benz EQS 580 4MATIC® sedan.

3EQS 580 4MATIC® sedan. Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.

4EPA estimates not yet available.

5Prices shown include the $750 California Clean Fuel Reward and potential incentives and gas savings for a total of $6,250.

*With rollout subtracted.

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