I am planning to do a run wherein I will get the achievement 'An Early Reich', and seeing that Austria appears to be in the best starting position in the Germanic region of Europe, I an curious if that country would be the best candidate to unite Germany, excluding other prince-electors within the region that is.

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Here is the wiki article about Germany - https://eu4.paradoxwikis.com/Germany

You would have to lose the position of the Holy Roman Emperor and switch your culture from Austrian to some other German. I wouldn't call it the easiest route. I suggest instead taking Brandenburg. Another interesting option is Teutonic order on condition that you join HRE ASAP.

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