Mercedes Benz EQS Checklist



The Mercedes-Benz EQS is a luxury electric sedan known for its spacious interior and powerful electric engine. It showcases cutting-edge electric technology that elevates the driving experience. This Mercedes-Benz EQS checklist will guide you through your buying experience.


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(A) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Pre-Pickup Items

1. Check all of paperwork for the correct name and address for all buyers.
2. Confirm the actual vehicle’s VIN matches all of your paperwork.
3. Verify that the vehicle’s body color, interior, options, and wheels match what you configured.
4. Bring proof of down payment having been made if sent before, and the final payment, if required.
5. Bring a printed insurance card if possible, if not, bring a digital copy.
6. Call pickup location to confirm vehicle is on-site (no delay in shipping).
7. Download the Mercedes Me App.
8. Check for any outstanding recalls [Here].

(B) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Exterior Inspection

1. Inspect body exterior paint for defects.
2. Inspect under the car for signs of damage or scratches from test drives or transport.
3. Check along all body panels for gaps or misalignment, especially the hatch gap, front trunk alignment, and general fender gaps.
4. Inspect wheels for damage or paint defects.
5. Inspect all glass. It should look clear with no damage.
6. Check for proper windshield trim installation.
7. Check for discoloration / rainbow hue of surrounding trim.
8. Test all doors to ensure they open and close easily.
9. Test opening and closing of the hatch with auto-close button, if applicable.
10. Confirm the charge port can be opened from the outside with the vehicle unlocked.
11. If available and purchased, confirm tow package is installed.
12. Check all exterior lights and cameras for condensation.
13. Inspect all-weather seals around door gaps and windows for damage and fitment.
14. Confirm the correct number of key cards/keys come with the vehicle.
15. Test unlocking and locking of the vehicle with the key cards/keys.
16. Ensure that the car has the right license plate(s) and that the vehicle registration has been correctly processed.
17. Check tire pressure to ensure it’s up to standard PSI.
18. Check fluid levels to be up to correct levels.
19. Check brake pad for wear.

(C) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: In The Driver’s Seat

1. Verify the vehicle is charged at 80%+ (if required for travel to home destination).
2. Set driver profile and seat memory system.
3. Check for any error messages on the display screen.
4. Confirm any pending software is downloaded.
5. Try navigating to a set location to confirm navigation is completely loaded.
6. Check each window operation for speed and any noises.
7. Make sure heat and air conditioning work at full power. Be sure to move air vents all around and follow the airflow to confirm proper function.
8. Make sure heated seats/steering wheels are working.
9. Test the sound system to ensure all speakers are working, including the amplifier if equipped.
10. Adjust the vehicle’s steering wheel and mirror adjustments. Confirm that both are working and have full movement.
11. Test the vehicle’s horn.
12. Check windshield for distorted view. Try this from the driver’s and passenger’s seat.
13. Test the windshield wipers.
14. Test the turn signals.
15. Check side mirrors folding and positioning operation.
16. Check sun-visor operation and mirror condition.
17. Check the rearview mirror for clarity.
18. Confirm the key cards/keys start the vehicle.
19. Check the glovebox for fitment and opening/closing.
20. Confirm that you can open and close the front trunk and hatch.
21. Test voice command, if equipped.
22. Check to see for any random hard and unnecessary braking.
23. Confirm the functionality of the adaptive cruise control and other advanced driving assistance systems.
24. Check if the Home-link for the garage door opener has been set up correctly.
25. Test the responsiveness and functionality of the touch screen, including all its menus and sub-menus.

(D) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Interior Inspection

1. Inspect the quality of carpets and floor mats.
2. Confirm that all cup holders and storage compartments are in good condition and functioning correctly.
3. Inspect interior upholstery and all surfaces for damage or issues with build.
4. Check the windshield and windows for cracks, chips, or distortion.
5. Check all seat belts for proper operation and condition.
6. Check seats for noises and all directions of adjustment.
7. Check that the rear seats fold down properly and pull up normally.

(E) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Connectivity Inspection

1. Test power in USB ports.
2. Check DC receptacle(s) have power, if equipped.
3. Pair your smartphone to your vehicle via Bluetooth.
4. Confirm that you can connect to the local center’s WiFi.

(F) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Lighting Inspection

1. Check vanity mirror lights and front lights.
2. Check dome light.
3. Check driver & passenger door puddle lights.
4. Check all door lights.
5. Check glovebox operation, including light.
6. Check trunk lights.
7. Check headlights (low & high beam).
8. Check front and rear turn signal lights.
9. Check rear wing/quarter panel puddle light.
10. Check brake lights.

(G) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: Inspect Charging Ability

1. If provided, check the charging cable and adapter(s) for any signs of damage.
2. Check that the charge port door opens and latches correctly.
3. Check charge port indicator light.
4. Test charger on site.
5. Check the charging time and rates are up to specifications when charging.
6. Test at level 2 and level 3 charger, if available.

(H) Mercedes-Benz EQS Checklist: App Setup And Final Items

1. Sync the Mercedes Me App to the vehicle.
2. Set the Mercedes Me App as the Vehicle’s key. Confirm all actions work accordingly.
3. Confirm the Mercedes Me app shows correct vehicle status information, such as charge level, location, and cabin temperature.
4. Test remote functions from the mobile app, such as lock/unlock and climate control.
5. Verify any additional items that were specified as being included with the purchase.
– Mobile charger
– Floor mats


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