2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV; What Does mpge Even Mean? | Talking Cars #418

2023 Mercedes-Benz Eqe Suv; What Does Mpge Even Mean? | Talking Cars #418 1

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The 2023 Mercedes EQE 350 SUV is the EV complement to the GLE, competing with the Tesla Model X, BMW iX, and Cadillac Lyriq, and the SUV version of the EQE sedan also in Consumer Reports's test program. We discuss how this model, built in Tuscaloosa, Ala., compares to the ultra-luxury EQS SUV, the incredible amount of safety features available on this model, and why even the pared-down infotainment screen (compared to the MBUX Hyperscreen) might still be a deal-breaker. Confused on what mpge means, and how it compares to miles per gallon in a gas-powered car? A viewer sends us a quiz in search of answers.

00:00 – Introduction
00:34 – 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV first impressions
02:09 – Driving
O4:43 – Controls
09:12 – The Price
10:32 – Technology
13:07 – Safety Features
20:19 – Which EQE we like most?
23:23 – Question: What is mpge?

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22 Comments on "2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV; What Does mpge Even Mean? | Talking Cars #418"

  1. Be Low Below | June 28, 2023 at 3:05 PM |

    Miles per gallon energy equivalent
    Around 35 kWh more or less, depending on metric, imperial gallon, and it varies again with gas or diesel etc

    And the mpge is the electric range on that gallon energy equivalent

    This is 2011 basics

  2. Kevin Buckley | June 28, 2023 at 3:12 PM |

    you guys killed it, loved the chemistry. MB needs to figure out the nomenclature of its electric vehicles. super confusing

  3. Mean CLA, GLA and A class is more confusing. I feel EQE Sedan / SUV is more straight forward – It says what it is I don’t have to know what GL or CL means.

  4. Well done, CR!

  5. 3:52 i would also say the price and range could be better.

    It’s worth the money, they just want a lot of it.

  6. The engaging of the acoustic reflex is a great innovation that I have not scene reported before. That’s probably because most automotive journalists don’t understand it. Thanks for bringing it up here. It would be easy to add this to any brand and at any price point.

  7. The Queen's Half Corgi | June 28, 2023 at 5:37 PM |

    Good episode – very easy to listen to and follow along.

  8. Lin Hunnicutt | June 28, 2023 at 6:08 PM |

    I love it, three super smart ladies.

  9. Thanks to Dr. Thomas for allowing me to feel like I was back at a Stapp Conference. The industry has made monumental strides in safety — this was a great episode! I also appreciate the HFE input from the former NASA scientist, Ms. Funkhouser.

  10. Kurt Hunter | June 28, 2023 at 7:36 PM |

    Even with Jen’s 100K I don’t think I’d be a Mercedes guy, but I loved the dynamic of the the 3 women.

  11. Mary McBride | June 29, 2023 at 4:15 AM |

    Amazing that car designers haven’t read the hundreds of reviewers who note the issues with the lack of hard buttons.

  12. HereIgoAgain | June 29, 2023 at 9:53 AM |

    Good for CR for an all women panel of reviewers. Not only are women involved in over 50% of car purchases, but they are also very knowledgeable and have distinctive preference. For example, my wife has no idea what CVT , dual clutch, turbos, etc. are, but she definitely can tell you which vehicle drives better, fits her needs, etc.

  13. Great team presentation, well done. No interest in high priced EV or ICE cars with touch panel controls.

  14. Carl Jaekle | June 29, 2023 at 10:32 AM |

    MPGe allows one to compare the efficiency of EV’s to gas cars or other EV’s. A Hummer EV is much less efficient than a Hyundai Ioniq 6. MPGe allow you to quantify that difference.

  15. Cook and Bake with Samer | June 29, 2023 at 3:44 PM |

    Thank you for this detailed engaging report. It is interesting the EQS family qualifies for the $7,500 tax credit but the EQE family is not listed. On the other hand, MB is giving $7,500 off the the residual value for a lease. Maybe to compensate for this issue. Thanks again.

  16. Tyler Westrich | June 29, 2023 at 4:41 PM |

    Great video. Was a little surprised though that they emphasized the ride quality, but didn’t say whether their test car was on the air suspension or the standard setup.

  17. I’m at 19:25 and they still haven’t talked about the range of the car. Will they?

  18. CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!! ITS ABOUT FREAK’IN TIME!! ( another crack in the “Glass Ceiling”?? )

  19. Brian Burke | June 30, 2023 at 7:30 PM |

    The question we need to ask is WHY are manufacturers doing this with awful capacitive controls?

  20. C A Merkey | July 1, 2023 at 8:39 PM |

    Jen Jen Jen amazing I love Jen, she is the best host! Congratulations to the all female panel!

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