Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz

All-Electric Vehicle: Which is Better?

If you’re interested in leaving gasoline behind and making the jump to electric power for your Westport adventures, Mercedes-Benz of Rockville Centre is the place to be! We’re proud to offer vehicles from the Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicle lineup, a new generation of fully-electric luxury vehicles. Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles offer powerhouse performance specs, unmatched luxury, and next-generation technology inside and out.

But how do they compare to another popular electric automaker, Tesla? If you’re deciding between Tesla or Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles, check out the guide below for a comprehensive comparison of the two automakers.


Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Vehicle: Model Comparison

Let’s start our comparison of Tesla or Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicle by looking at the available models from each automaker. If you’re looking for the advantage of choice, the Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles are the way to go! Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles currently offers five core models in its lineup, each of which offers three to four trim levels (except the EQE SUV).

Tesla, by contrast, only offers four models, each with two to three trims. Pricing is largely similar for the two automakers–Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles are a bit pricier out of the gate but offers comparable prices at the top of the line compared to its Tesla equivalent. Check out the starting price and available models for Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles below:

2023 Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Vehicle Lineup

2023 EQB SUV: MSRP from $52,750*

EQB 250+ SUV



2023 EQE Sedan: MSRP from $74,900*

EQE 350+ Sedan

EQE 350 4MATIC®® Sedan

EQE 500 4MATIC®® Sedan

AMG® EQE Sedan

2023 EQE SUV: MSRP from $77,900*

2023 EQS SUV: MSRP from $104,400*

EQS 450+ Sedan

EQS 450 4MATIC®® Sedan

EQS 580 4MATIC®® Sedan

AMG® EQS Sedan

2023 EQS Sedan: MSRP from $104,400*

EQS 450+ Sedan

EQS 450 4MATIC® Sedan

EQS 580 4MATIC® Sedan

2023 Tesla Lineup

2023 Tesla Model 3: MSRP from $42,990

Model 3 Rear-Wheel Drive

Model 3 Performance

2023 Tesla Model Y: MSRP from $54,990

Model Y Long Range

Model Y Performance

Model Y All-Wheel Drive

2023 Tesla Model S: MSRP from $89,990

Model S

Model S Plaid

2023 Tesla Model X: MSRP from $99,990

Model X

Model X Plaid

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Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Vehicles: Luxury Comparison 

The biggest difference experts notice when comparing Tesla and Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles is the level of luxury inside the cabin. For example, in a review of the 2023 EQS sedan, Car and Driver calls it “the most technologically advanced luxury sedan” which “offers the latest and greatest in gadgetry.”

Meanwhile, Car and Driver reviewed the Tesla Model S and noted that it’s “beginning to show its age,” with a “mid-luxe interior” and a “somewhat dubious” Tesla full self-driving beta. Here are just some of the luxury features you’ll enjoy on the Norwalk roads behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicle, that you won’t find on a Tesla:

  • 56-inch infotainment hyperscreen with three touchscreens
  • Bespoke color customization options
  • Interior ambient lighting
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®
  • Near-field communication (NFC) technology
  • Biometric fingerprint authentication
  • “Hey Mercedes” voice activation
  • Augmented-reality navigation system
  • Built-in Dashcam
  • 64-color LED ambient lighting
  • In-car WiFi hotspot
  • Rear seat wireless charging

Tesla vs. Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Vehicles: Charging Network 

Tesla has its own charging network for fast charging called, Tesla Superchargers. Meanwhile, Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles utilize Mercedes me Charge to find charging stations that are available. With that being said, Mercedes-Benz all-electric vehicles are adopting the NACS charging port which will allow it to utilize Tesla Superchargers as well as its own charging network. Here’s what that means:

  • Mercedes-Benz All-Electric Vehicles: Will be able to utilize more than 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in North America in addition to its own Mercedes-Benz High-Power Charging Network. If you own an all-electric vehicle from Mercedes-Benz, you can access your MBUX Navigation system with Electric Intelligence for access to Tesla Superchargers and the Mercedes-Benz High-Power Charging Network. The Mercedes-Benz Charging Network is also expanding with more than 2,500 high-power chargers in North American.
  • Tesla: Tesla vehicles are only able to utilize Tesla Superchargers when you want fast-charging. While the Tesla Supercharger network is impressive, you won’t be able to have access to the Mercedes-Benz High-Power Charging Network with a Tesla.

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