Plug-in hybrids

of Mercedes-Benz.

New dynamics, efficiency and range for all vehicle segments.

Technology simply explained


This is how the plug-in hybrid works.

The drive components: Innovative technology with intelligent interaction for greater efficiency.

Technology simply explained


This is how the plug-in hybrid works.

The drive components: Innovative technology with intelligent interaction for greater efficiency.

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  • Das Bild zeigt die Ladedose des Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse T-Modells.

    Plug-in charging

    Basically, a plug-in hybrid can be charged at any household power socket. A much quicker alternative, however, is the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox. This will bring your vehicle back to full charge as quickly as possible. If you are not at home, public charging stations are also an option for "filling up" your vehicle with power.

  • Das Bild zeigt die Lithium-Ionen-Hochvoltbatterie des Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse T-Modells.

    Lithium-ion high-voltage battery

    A lithium-ion high-voltage battery, which can be charged from an external electric power source, is used for storing the electric power. This type of battery combines high power density with high durability while taking up relatively little space. It is charged via a charging socket in the side wall or in the rear bumper of the vehicle.

  • Das Bild zeigt das Getriebe inklusive Elektromotor des Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse T-Modells.

    Drives including electric motors.

    The electric motor can be used either as a motor or as a generator. When operating as a motor it serves as the drive system, while in overrun mode and when braking the electrical energy is recovered and used to charge the lithium-ion battery. The electric motor is able to make its maximum torque available as soon as the vehicle moves off, which makes for particularly powerful acceleration from a standstill. The highly efficient torque converter means that start-up comfort is just as good in hybrid operation.

  • Das Bild zeigt das Vorderrad des Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse T-Modells.

    Recuperative brake system

    Recuperation is about converting kinetic energy into electric power in order to recover some of the braking energy in overrun mode. This energy can be stored in the lithium-ion battery for later use by the electric motor for drive power and auxiliary uses in the vehicle (e.g. the climate control system).

  • Das Bild zeigt den Verbrennungsmotor des Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse T-Modells.

    Internal combustion engine

    Depending on the model, high performance spark-ignition or diesel engines are combined with hybrid modules and batteries with different performance ratings. When required, the output of the combustion engine is supported by the electric motor – for an extra boost when accelerating. The result is a performance that combines driving pleasure and comfort with reduced consumption and lower local emissions.

The image shows the Mercedes-Benz E-Class drivetrain.
  • Plug-in charging

  • Lithium-ion high-voltage battery

  • Drives including electric motors.

  • Recuperative brake system

  • Internal combustion engine

Efficiency & consumption


More range. More power. Lower fuel consumption.

Efficiency & consumption


More range. More power. Lower fuel consumption.

    Maximum flexibility with electric motor and combustion engine.

    The image shows the Mercedes-Benz GLA from the front.

    The strength of the plug-in hybrid models is their versatility. They combine virtually silent, locally emission-free electric driving in towns with the flexibility and independence of the combustion engine on long journeys.

    Locally emission-free driving.

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    Plug-in hybrids are an important milestone on the road to emission-free driving. Mercedes-Benz is consistently continuing to develop its plug-in hybrid models for greater electric ranges, so as to create persuasive products in all segments with locally emission-free driving over daily distances.

    Intelligent operating strategy with recuperation.

    The image shows a diagonal view of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class from the rear.

    The intelligent, route-based operating strategy activates electric driving mode for the appropriate sections of the journey. It takes into consideration navigation data, topography, speed limits and traffic conditions for the whole route. The ECO Assistant helps the driver save fuel.

    Reduced consumption through targeted charging.

    The image shows the Mercedes-Benz A-Class from the side.

    The electric ranges of the new Mercedes‑Benz plug-in hybrid models make it possible for driving in town to be mainly in electric mode, thus reducing consumption levels. The more often you charge your vehicle and consciously use the intelligent operating strategy with recuperation, the greater your electric driving advantage and the more you reduce your consumption.

    Plug-In Hybrid Diesel.

    The image shows a close-up of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 de model badge.

    The latest diesel technology combined with the latest new generation hybrid drive. Locally emission-free mobility becomes an emotive experience, hand-in-hand with greater efficiency, exceptional driving comfort and the impressive range of the diesel engine. And the onboard charger doubles the charging capacity.

    GLC 350 e 4MATIC: weighted fuel consumption 2.6-2.2 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 60.0-50.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 18.,6 - 16,3 kWh/100 km<p>The stated figures were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process. They represent the "NEDC CO<sub>2</sub> figures" as per Article Art. 2, No. 1 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. Fuel consumption values have been calculated on this basis. Electrical consumption has been determined on the basis of Regulation 692/2008/EC.</p>

    Comfortable driving dynamics


    The time is ripe for new experiences: emotion and intelligence.

    Comfortable driving dynamics


    The time is ripe for new experiences: emotion and intelligence.

      Dynamic driving experience.

      The image shows the Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV at an angle from the front.

      Experience the electric driving experience with immediate response and maximum torque from the first rev. You’ll get used to this new dynamic right away and you’ll never be able to manage without it again. Not, at any rate, once you have felt the power of the two hearts accelerating together.

      Familiar reliability.

      The image shows a diagonal view of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class from the front.

      Our plug-in hybrids combine the best of the two worlds of the combustion engine and the electric drive system. Through the intelligent interplay of the technical components, in conjunction with the safety which is typical of Mercedes-Benz, all of our vehicles are living up to our claim:

      silent electric driving.

      The image shows a diagonal view of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon from the rear.

      Enjoy the new driving experience with spontaneous, powerful acceleration and near-silent driving. Start your day in a relaxed frame of mind, with just the electric drive and no engine noise.

      Pre-entry climate control as standard, managed via an app.

      The image shows a visualisation of the pre-entry climate control using an app.

      Enjoy your feel-good climate when you enter the vehicle. Simply set the time and temperature for in-car ventilation, and even for the seats where available – either via Mercedes me or the head unit. If you charge them simultaneously, the battery power is retained until you start your journey.

      Fewer braking interventions because of intelligent recuperation.

      The image shows the energy flow on the media display in the Mercedes-Benz GLE.

      With each braking action you gain some electric range. In deceleration or braking mode the kinetic energy is converted into electrical energy and used to charge the battery (recuperation). By reinforcing recuperation, the intelligent operating strategy supports the delay in traffic situations requiring braking.

      Charging and range


      Many routes to power – charging options

      Charging and range


      Many routes to power – charging options

        Overview of charging options.

        The image shows a diagonal view of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class from the front.

        Plug-in hybrids can be charged at any household socket. A faster alternative, however, is the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox. This will bring your vehicle back to full charge as quickly as possible. There are public charging stations en route where you can “fill up” with electricity.

        Electric and conventional range.

        The image shows the digital instrument cluster in the Mercedes-Benz GLE.

        The intelligent route-based operating strategy achieves the optimum combination of the electric and conventional ranges. Depending on the driving situation, it selects either electric or conventional drive in order to achieve the greatest efficiency. It takes into consideration navigation and traffic data, as well as speed limits for the whole route.

        What impacts the range?

        The image shows the Mercedes-Benz A-Class from the side.

        The electric range until the combustion engine kicks in varies depending on driving behaviour, route profile and environmental factors. There is also anticipatory driving with Eco Score display, radar-based recuperation and sail function. Auxiliary equipment (e.g. climate control system) also has an impact on the range.

        Charging with Wallbox and Mercedes me Charge.

        The image shows the Mercedes-Benz Wallbox Home.

        The Mercedes-Benz Wallbox Home is a charging station that allows fast, safe and convenient charging at home. And Mercedes me Charge gives you access en route throughout Europe to an extensive network of public charging stations located at shopping centres or at motorway services, for example.

        Your first virtual test drive.

        The image shows a map view for route planning in the Mercedes me app.

        Your first virtual test drive.

        Install the free EQ Ready app on your smartphone now to simulate your daily driving behaviour. The app analyses your individual mobility behaviour over an extended period, taking your personal driving profile into account.

        Model overview


        All currently available Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids.

        Model overview


        All currently available Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids.

          Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon.

          Strong and efficient: the plug-in hybrid technology combines the advantages of a four-cylinder engine with the benefits of electric mobility. The A 250 e, for example, impresses with high fuel efficiency combined with sporty performance and a system output of 118 [160]/5.500 - 5.500 kW [hp] at rpm<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p>, 230/1620 - 4000 Nm at rpm<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p> maximum torque.

           

          A-Class 250 e Saloon: weighted fuel consumption 1.4-1.4 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 33.0-31.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 15,3-14,6 kWh/100 km<p>The stated figures were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process. They represent the "NEDC CO<sub>2</sub> figures" as per Article Art. 2, No. 1 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. Fuel consumption values have been calculated on this basis. Electrical consumption has been determined on the basis of Regulation 692/2008/EC.</p>

          Mercedes‑Benz A‑Class Compact Saloon

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz A-Class Compact Saloon.

          The current generation of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is trend-setting in many ways. It’s very clear that it is a third generation plug-in hybrid. The focus of the A 250 e is on the pleasure of electric driving and its suitability for everyday use, as its electric range of 77,0 – 74,0 km (NEDC) clearly shows.

           

          A‑Class 250 e Compact Saloon: weighted fuel consumption 1.5-1.4 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 34.0-32.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 15,7-14,8 kWh/100 km<p>The stated figures were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process. They represent the "NEDC CO<sub>2</sub> figures" as per Article Art. 2, No. 1 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. Fuel consumption values have been calculated on this basis. Electrical consumption has been determined on the basis of Regulation 692/2008/EC.</p>

           

          Mercedes-Benz B-Class Sports Tourer

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Sports Tourer.

          As a sporty compact car for the family, the B 250 e also uses third-generation plug-in hybrid technology. Its system output of 118[160]/5.500 - 5.500 kW [hp] at rpm<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p> and system torque of 230/1620 - 4000 Nm at rpm<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p> provide plenty of everyday driving pleasure. But its electric range of 77,0 – 73,0 km (NEDC) sets standards for the segment as well.

           

          B-Class 250 e Sports Tourer: weighted fuel consumption 1.5-1.4 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 34.0-32.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 15,1-14,7 kWh/100 km<p>The stated figures were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process. They represent the "NEDC CO<sub>2</sub> figures" as per Article Art. 2, No. 1 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. Fuel consumption values have been calculated on this basis. Electrical consumption has been determined on the basis of Regulation 692/2008/EC.</p>

          Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon.

          The E-Class plug-in hybrids are intended for high-mileage drivers for whom long-distance comfort is extra important. But at the same time you will find that it has a high towing capability. What’s more, in town the EQ Power of your E-Class enables emission-free driving. The system output of the E 300 de is 225 kW<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p>, and of the E 300 e it is 320 kW<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p>.

           

          E-Class 300 de Saloon: weighted fuel consumption 2.6-2.2 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 42.0-37.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 14,2-13,4 kWh/100 km
          E-Class 300 e Saloon: weighted fuel consumption 2.2-1.9 l/100 km, weighted CO2 emissions 49.0-43.0 g/km, weighted electrical consumption 13,0-13,0 kWh/100 km<p>The stated figures were obtained in accordance with the prescribed measuring process. They represent the "NEDC CO<sub>2</sub> figures" as per Article Art. 2, No. 1 of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. Fuel consumption values have been calculated on this basis. Electrical consumption has been determined on the basis of Regulation 692/2008/EC.</p>

          Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate.

          E 300 de estate system output 225 kW (306 hp)
          E-class 300 de estateFuel consumption  2.9-1.5 l/100 kmCO2 emisssions 46.0-40.0 g/kmElectrical consumption 14,8-14,1 kWh/100 km
          E-class 300 e estateFuel consumption   2.0-2.0 l/100 kmCO2 emisssions   46.0-46.0 g/kmElectrical consumption 13,7-13,0  kWh/100 km

          Mercedes-Benz GLA

          The image shows a side view of the Mercedes-Benz GLA.

          GLA system output 118 kW (160 hp) and 250 Nm torqueFuel consumption  1.8-1.7  l/100 kmCO2 emisssions 41.0-38.0 g/kmElectrical consumption 14,3-14,0 kWh/100 km

          Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV.

          GLC 300 e 4MATIC –system output 235 KW (329 hp), system torque 350Nm, electric range 51-46 kmfuel consumption 2,6-2,2 l/100kmCO2 emissions 60.0-50.0 g/kmElectrical consumption 18,6-16,3 kWh/100 km

          Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé.

          GLC 300 e 4MATIC coupeElectric range 52-45 kmFuel consumption 2.6-2.2 l/100 kmCO2 emissions 60.0-49.0 g/kmElectrical consumption 18,7-16,2 kWh/100 km

          Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

          The image shows the Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV.

          GLE 350 de 4MATICFuel consumption  1.2-1.1 l/100 kmCO2 emissions 32.0-29.0 g/km Electrical consumption  26,5-25,4 kWh/100 km
          GLE 350e 4MATIC Fuel consumption  1.6-1.5 l/100 kmCO2 emissions  36.0-33.0 g/kmElectrical consumption  28,1-26,0 kWh/100 km

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