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Compare Porsche Taycan vs Mercedes EQS

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Neoscore
94%
82%
Pros
  • Great performance
  • Up to 424km electric range
  • Excellent 0.22 drag coefficient
  • Good handling
  • Great design
  • Great performance
  • Up to extraordinary 700km electric range
  • Great comfort
  • Excellent 0.20 drag coefficient
Cons
  • Reliability concerns
  • Extremely ugly
  • Too many electronic gimmicks

Variants

Taycan 4S Performance
Taycan 4S Performance Plus
Taycan GTS Performance Plus
Taycan Performance
Taycan Performance Plus
Taycan Turbo
Taycan Turbo S
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS
EQS 350
EQS 450+
EQS 580 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
366 L (rear) / 81 L (front)Taycan 4S Performance407 L / 14.4 cu-ftTaycan 4S Performance Plus407 L / 14.4 cu-ftTaycan GTS Performance Plus405 L / 14.3 cu-ftTaycan Performance407 L / 14.4 cu-ftTaycan Performance Plus407 L / 14.4 cu-ftTaycan Turbo366 L / 12.9 cu-ftTaycan Turbo S366 L / 12.9 cu-ft
610 L / 21.5 cu-ft ~ 1770 L / 62.5 cu-ft
Passengers
4
5
Payload
Taycan 4S Performance740 kg / 1631 lbsTaycan 4S Performance Plus660 kg / 1455 lbsTaycan GTS Performance Plus547 kg / 1206 lbsTaycan Performance745 kg / 1642 lbsTaycan Performance Plus665 kg / 1466 lbsTaycan Turbo575 kg / 1268 lbsTaycan Turbo S575 kg / 1268 lbs
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+620 kg / 1367 lbsAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS620 kg / 1367 lbsEQS 350595 kg / 1312 lbsEQS 450+540 kg / 1190 lbsEQS 580 4MATIC550 kg / 1213 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Taycan 4S PerformanceVentilated discs, 360x36 mmTaycan 4S Performance PlusVentilated discs, 360x36 mmTaycan GTS Performance PlusVentilated discs, 360 mmTaycan PerformanceVentilated discs, 360x36 mmTaycan Performance PlusVentilated discs, 360x36 mmTaycan TurboVentilated discs, 415x40 mmTaycan Turbo SVentilated discs, 420x40 mm
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+Ventilated discs, 415x33 mmAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUSVentilated discs, 415x33 mmEQS 350Ventilated discsEQS 450+Ventilated discsEQS 580 4MATICVentilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Taycan 4S PerformanceVentilated discs, 358x28 mmTaycan 4S Performance PlusVentilated discs, 358x28 mmTaycan GTS Performance PlusVentilated discs, 358 mmTaycan PerformanceVentilated discs, 358x28 mmTaycan Performance PlusVentilated discs, 358x28 mmTaycan TurboVentilated discs, 365x28 mmTaycan Turbo SVentilated discs, 410x32 mm
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+Ventilated discs, 378x22 mmAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUSVentilated discs, 378x22 mmEQS 350Ventilated discsEQS 450+Ventilated discsEQS 580 4MATICVentilated discs
Chassis Type
Unibody
Offroad | Approach Angle
Taycan 4S Performance11.2 degTaycan 4S Performance Plus11.2 degTaycan GTS Performance Plus11.2 degTaycan Performance11.2 degTaycan Performance Plus11.2 degTaycan Turbo11.2 degTaycan Turbo S11.0 deg
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+13.0 degAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS13.0 degEQS 35013.4 degEQS 450+13.4 degEQS 580 4MATIC13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
Taycan 4S Performance10.5 degTaycan 4S Performance Plus10.5 degTaycan GTS Performance Plus10.5 degTaycan Performance10.5 degTaycan Performance Plus10.5 degTaycan Turbo10.6 degTaycan Turbo S10.5 deg
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+10.0 degAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS10.0 degEQS 3509.6 degEQS 450+9.6 degEQS 580 4MATIC9.6 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
Taycan 4S Performance14.3 degTaycan 4S Performance Plus14.3 degTaycan GTS Performance Plus14.3 degTaycan Performance14.3 degTaycan Performance Plus14.3 degTaycan Turbo14.8 degTaycan Turbo S14.1 deg
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+15.3 degAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS15.3 degEQS 35015.1 degEQS 450+15.1 degEQS 580 4MATIC15.1 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
Taycan 4S PerformanceFront wheel tires: 225/55 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/45 R19Taycan 4S Performance PlusFront wheel tires: 225/55 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/45 R19Taycan GTS Performance PlusFront wheel tires: 255/40 R20 Rear wheel tires: 295/35 R20Taycan PerformanceFront wheel tires: 225/55 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/45 R19Taycan Performance PlusFront wheel tires: 225/55 R19 Rear wheel tires: 275/45 R19Taycan TurboFront wheel tires: 245/45 R20 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R20Taycan Turbo SFront wheel tires: 265/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 305/30 R21
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+275/40 R21, 275/35 R22AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS275/40 R21, 275/35 R22EQS 350235/55 R19, 255/45 R20, 265/40 R21, 265/35 R22EQS 450+235/55 R19, 255/45 R20, 265/40 R21, 265/35 R22EQS 580 4MATIC235/55 R19, 255/45 R20, 265/40 R21, 265/35 R22
Turning Circle
11.2 mTaycan 4S Performance11.2 m / 36.7 ftTaycan 4S Performance Plus11.2 m / 36.7 ftTaycan GTS Performance Plus11.7 m / 38.4 ftTaycan Performance11.2 m / 36.7 ftTaycan Performance Plus11.2 m / 36.7 ftTaycan Turbo11.2 m / 36.7 ftTaycan Turbo S11.2 m / 36.7 ft
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+11.5 m / 37.7 ftAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS11.5 m / 37.7 ftEQS 35010.9 m / 35.8 ftEQS 450+10.9 m / 35.8 ftEQS 580 4MATIC10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
93.4 kWhTaycan 4S Performance79.2 kWh (gross) | 71.0 kWh (net)Taycan 4S Performance Plus93.4 kWh (gross) | 83.7 kWh (net)Taycan GTS Performance Plus93.4 kWh (gross)Taycan Performance79.2 kWh (gross) | 71.0 kWh (net)Taycan Performance Plus93.4 kWh (gross) | 83.7 kWh (net)Taycan Turbo93.4 kWh (gross) | 83.7 kWh (net)Taycan Turbo S93.4 kWh (gross) | 83.7 kWh (net)
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+120.0 kWh (gross) | 107.8 kWh (net)AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS120.0 kWh (gross) | 107.8 kWh (net)EQS 350100.0 kWh (gross) | 90.6 kWh (net)EQS 450+120.0 kWh (gross) | 107.8 kWh (net)EQS 580 4MATIC120.0 kWh (gross) | 107.8 kWh (net)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Lithium-ion
Battery | Voltage
800.0 V
400.0 V
Body Style
Taycan 4S Performance4-door battery-electric SedanTaycan 4S Performance Plus4-door battery-electric SedanTaycan GTS Performance Plus5-door battery-electric SedanTaycan Performance4-door battery-electric SedanTaycan Performance Plus4-door battery-electric SedanTaycan Turbo4-door battery-electric SedanTaycan Turbo S4-door battery-electric Sedan
5-door battery-electric Sedan
Platform
Mercedes MEA

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
Taycan 4S Performance127 mm / 5.0 inTaycan 4S Performance Plus127 mm / 5.0 inTaycan GTS Performance Plus127 mm / 5.0 inTaycan Performance127 mm / 5.0 inTaycan Performance Plus127 mm / 5.0 inTaycan Turbo128 mm / 5.0 inTaycan Turbo S126 mm / 5.0 in
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+139 mm / 5.5 inAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS139 mm / 5.5 inEQS 350134 mm / 5.3 inEQS 450+134 mm / 5.3 inEQS 580 4MATIC134 mm / 5.3 in
Size | Height
1378-1381 mmTaycan 4S Performance1379 mm / 54.3 inTaycan 4S Performance Plus1379 mm / 54.3 inTaycan GTS Performance Plus1382 mm / 54.4 inTaycan Performance1395 mm / 54.9 inTaycan Performance Plus1394 mm / 54.9 inTaycan Turbo1381 mm / 54.4 inTaycan Turbo S1378 mm / 54.3 in
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+1518 mm / 59.8 inAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS1518 mm / 59.8 inEQS 3501512 mm / 59.5 inEQS 450+1512 mm / 59.5 inEQS 580 4MATIC1512 mm / 59.5 in
Size | Length
4963 mm / 195.4 in
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+5223 mm / 205.6 inAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS5223 mm / 205.6 inEQS 3505216 mm / 205.4 inEQS 450+5216 mm / 205.4 inEQS 580 4MATIC5216 mm / 205.4 in
Size | Width
1966 mmTaycan 4S Performance1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)Taycan 4S Performance Plus1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)Taycan GTS Performance Plus2146 mm / 84.5 in | 1969 mm / 77.5 in (mirror folded)Taycan Performance1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)Taycan Performance Plus1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)Taycan Turbo1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)Taycan Turbo S1966 mm / 77.4 in | 2144 mm / 84.4 in (mirror unfolded)
1926 mm / 75.8 in | 2125 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
Taycan 4S Performance1710.0 mm / 67.3 inTaycan 4S Performance Plus1710.0 mm / 67.3 inTaycan GTS Performance Plus1710.0 mm / 67.3 inTaycan Performance1710.0 mm / 67.3 inTaycan Performance Plus1710.0 mm / 67.3 inTaycan Turbo1702.0 mm / 67.0 inTaycan Turbo S1690.0 mm / 66.5 in
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+1660.0 mm / 65.4 inAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS1660.0 mm / 65.4 inEQS 3501667.0 mm / 65.6 inEQS 450+1667.0 mm / 65.6 inEQS 580 4MATIC1667.0 mm / 65.6 in
Track Width | Rear
Taycan 4S Performance1694.0 mm / 66.7 inTaycan 4S Performance Plus1694.0 mm / 66.7 inTaycan GTS Performance Plus1694.0 mm / 66.7 inTaycan Performance1694.0 mm / 66.7 inTaycan Performance Plus1694.0 mm / 66.7 inTaycan Turbo1667.0 mm / 65.6 inTaycan Turbo S1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+1653.0 mm / 65.1 inAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS1653.0 mm / 65.1 inEQS 3501682.0 mm / 66.2 inEQS 450+1682.0 mm / 66.2 inEQS 580 4MATIC1682.0 mm / 66.2 in
Weight
Taycan 4S Performance2140.0 kg / 4717.9 lbsTaycan 4S Performance Plus2220.0 kg / 4894.3 lbsTaycan GTS Performance Plus2303.0 kg / 5077.2 lbsTaycan Performance2050.0 kg / 4519.5 lbsTaycan Performance Plus2130.0 kg / 4695.8 lbsTaycan Turbo2305.0 kg / 5081.7 lbsTaycan Turbo S2295.0 kg / 5059.6 lbs
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+2605.0 kg / 5743.0 lbsAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS2605.0 kg / 5743.0 lbsEQS 3502315.0 kg / 5103.7 lbsEQS 450+2405.0 kg / 5302.1 lbsEQS 580 4MATIC2510.0 kg / 5533.6 lbs
Wheel Size
Taycan 4S PerformanceFront wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10J x 19Taycan 4S Performance PlusFront wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10J x 19Taycan GTS Performance PlusFront wheel rims: 9J x 20 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 20Taycan PerformanceFront wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10J x 19Taycan Performance PlusFront wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 10J x 19Taycan TurboFront wheel rims: 9J x 20 Rear wheel rims: 11J x 20Taycan Turbo SFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 11.5J x 21
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+10J x 21, 10J x 22AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS10J x 21, 10J x 22EQS 3508J x 19, 8.5J x 20, 9.5J x 21, 9.5J x 22EQS 450+8J x 19, 8.5J x 20, 9.5J x 21, 9.5J x 22EQS 580 4MATIC8J x 19, 8.5J x 20, 9.5J x 21, 9.5J x 22
Wheelbase
2900 mmTaycan 4S Performance2900 mm / 114.2 inTaycan 4S Performance Plus2900 mm / 114.2 inTaycan GTS Performance Plus2901 mm / 114.2 inTaycan Performance2900 mm / 114.2 inTaycan Performance Plus2900 mm / 114.2 inTaycan Turbo2900 mm / 114.2 inTaycan Turbo S2900 mm / 114.2 in
3210 mm / 126.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
Taycan 4S Performance4.0 secTaycan 4S Performance Plus4.0 secTaycan GTS Performance Plus3.7 secTaycan Performance5.4 secTaycan Performance Plus5.4 secTaycan Turbo3.2 secTaycan Turbo S2.8 sec
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+3.8 secAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS3.4 secEQS 3506.6 secEQS 450+6.2 secEQS 580 4MATIC4.3 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
Taycan 4S Performance3.8 secTaycan 4S Performance Plus3.8 secTaycan GTS Performance Plus3.5 secTaycan Performance5.1 secTaycan Performance Plus5.1 secTaycan Turbo3.0 secTaycan Turbo S2.6 sec
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+3.6 secAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS3.2 secEQS 3506.3 secEQS 450+5.9 secEQS 580 4MATIC4.1 sec
Charging Time
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+DC Fast Charge: 31 min, 15 minutes for 300kmAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUSDC Fast Charge: 31 min, 15 minutes for 280km
Coefficient Of Drag
Taycan 4S Performance0.22Taycan 4S Performance Plus0.22Taycan GTS Performance Plus0.22Taycan Performance0.22Taycan Performance Plus0.22Taycan Turbo0.22Taycan Turbo S0.25
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+0.23AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS0.23EQS 3500.20EQS 450+0.20EQS 580 4MATIC0.20
Electric Range
Taycan 4S Performance335.0 km / 208.2 miTaycan 4S Performance Plus389.0 km / 241.7 miTaycan GTS Performance Plus424.0 km / 263.5 miTaycan Performance354.0 km / 220.0 miTaycan Performance Plus407.0 km / 252.9 miTaycan Turbo381.0 km / 236.7 miTaycan Turbo S390.0 km / 242.3 mi
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+529.0 km / 328.7 miAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS529.0 km / 328.7 miEQS 350529.0 km / 328.7 miEQS 450+700.0 km / 435.0 miEQS 580 4MATIC627.0 km / 389.6 mi
Fuel Economy
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+20.4-15.7 kWh/100km WLTP / 19.1-16.0 kWh/100km NEDCAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS21.8-17.4 kWh/100km WLTP / 20.0-16.9 kWh/100km NEDC
Top Speed
Taycan 4S Performance250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphTaycan 4S Performance Plus250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphTaycan GTS Performance Plus249.0 km/h / 154.7 mphTaycan Performance230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphTaycan Performance Plus230.0 km/h / 142.9 mphTaycan Turbo260.0 km/h / 161.6 mphTaycan Turbo S260.0 km/h / 161.6 mph
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+220.0 km/h / 136.7 mphAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphEQS 350210.0 km/h / 130.5 mphEQS 450+210.0 km/h / 130.5 mphEQS 580 4MATIC210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Taycan 4S PerformanceFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveTaycan 4S Performance PlusFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveTaycan GTS Performance PlusRear-wheel driveTaycan PerformanceRear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveTaycan Performance PlusRear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveTaycan TurboFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveTaycan Turbo SFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUSFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel driveEQS 350Rear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveEQS 450+Rear-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel driveEQS 580 4MATICFront-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Engine | Power
Taycan 4S Performance408 hp / 304.2 kWTaycan 4S Performance Plus408 hp / 304.2 kWTaycan GTS Performance Plus408 hp / 304.2 kWTaycan Performance408 hp / 304.2 kWTaycan Performance Plus476 hp / 355.0 kW
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+245 kWAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS385 kWEQS 350292 hp / 217.7 kWEQS 450+333 hp / 248.3 kWEQS 580 4MATIC190 hp / 141.7 kW
Engine | Torque
Taycan 4S PerformanceLaunch: 850 NmTaycan 4S Performance PlusLaunch: 1050 Nm
AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+568 NmAMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ AMG DYNAMIC PLUS855 Nm
Engine | Type
2x AC Electric motors
Permanently excited synchronous motor (PSM)
Transmission | Gears
2-speed
1-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic

Production

Availability
Taycan 4S Performance2020Taycan 4S Performance Plus2020Taycan GTS Performance Plus2022Taycan Performance2021Taycan Performance Plus2021Taycan Turbo2020Taycan Turbo S2020
2021
Debut
2019 Frankfurt Motor Show
2021-04-15 (Auto Shanghai 2021)
Made In
Germany
Germany
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