ŠKODA Enyaq (2021) First Power Assessment

The SKODA Enyaq is now on sale in Ireland
The ŠKODA Enyaq is now on sale in Eire

The SKODA Enyaq has arrived in Eire and is going on sale now priced from €37,465 together with grants and VRT reduction. Caroline was once on the press release in Dublin to determine extra in regards to the new Enyaq and convey it for a primary power on Irish roads.

ŠKODA’s first all-electric style takes the form of a chic SUV, and can arrive right here in two flavours at release – Enyaq iV 60 and Enyaq iV 80 – with two other battery capacities and WLTP vary. The access Enyaq iV 60 has a WLTP vary of as much as 412 km. The Enyaq iV 80 has enhanced apparatus ranges with a WLTP vary of as much as 535 km and is priced from €44,712.

ŠKODA has additionally indicated {that a} SportLine model – and an all-wheel power 80x model – can be introduced in 2022, with pricing and specs to be showed at a later date.


The brand new Enyaq marks a brand new route for the logo however it’s nonetheless recognisably and reassuringly ŠKODA. It has the presence of a big SUV, with a in particular fashionable entrance finish. LED headlights and 19″ to 21″ alloy wheel sizes whole the glance!


There’s an air of serenity throughout the cabin of the Enyaq. This automobile indisputably does reside as much as its inspirational title! The Enyaq has a top quality cabin with an actual top rate really feel. It’s an actual step up for the ŠKODA emblem as soon as once more. There are many cushy contact fabrics and a front room like really feel that makes it an excellent circle of relatives automobile.  A 13″ touchscreen comes as usual within the centre of the sprint with navigation, voice regulate and Smartlink for smartphone connectivity.

The interior of the new SKODA Enyaq
The internal of the brand new ŠKODA Enyaq


Area throughout the new Enyaq is very good. Measuring 4,649 millimetres lengthy and 1,879 huge, the Enyaq delivers the gap and practicality consumers have come to be expecting from ŠKODA’s SUV fashions. There’s seating for 5 and a flat flooring within the rear. The rear footwells are an excellent measurement and the boot can cling 585-litres of bags. This may also be prolonged to one,710 litres with the rear seats folded.

Battery, efficiency and vary

The access stage 62 kWh battery style is supplied with a 180PS (132kW) motor that drives the rear wheels via a single-speed transmission. It has a WLTP blended vary of as much as 412 km on a unmarried rate. The bigger 82kWh style generates 204PS (150kW) and is able to returning as much as 535 km on a unmarried rate (WLTP).

Using it

The brand new Enyaq iV is the primary ŠKODA manufacturing style to be in accordance with Volkswagen Crew’s MEB modular electrical automobile platform. We had restricted time to discover the Enyaq’s at the street efficiency however we did realize a couple of issues which can be a just right early indication. The Enyaq feels easy to power with gentle steerage making it supreme for the city. Out at the highway it cruises effective, providing just right refinement and luxury. There’s a number of energy to play with and riding modes to change the enjoy at the back of the wheel. With its low centre of gravity because of the battery put in within the flooring, it feels protected and forged at the street.

The Enyaq iV 80 has a range of over 500 km (WLTP)
The Enyaq iV 80 has a variety of over 500 km (WLTP)


The Enyaq may also be charged at house from a wallbox (takes 9-13 hours with 7.2 kW wallbox, relying on style) or the use of the general public charging community. 50 kW charging is imaginable (70 mins to a complete rate) with 100 kW and 125 kW to be had as an choice.

ŠKODA has additionally introduced PowerPass for having access to the general public charging community. A cell app and card permits consumers to find and get right of entry to greater than 1,667 charging issues throughout Eire, together with the ESB community. It additionally supplies one of the best charges for IONITY DC speedy charging. PowerPass is aware of if rate issues are to be had or occupied and offers get right of entry to to charging issues in Northern Eire, Britain and the EU.


Priced from €37,465 inclusive of grants and rebates, the access Enyaq 60 has a WLTP vary of as much as 412 km. The Enyaq 80 has enhanced apparatus ranges with a WLTP vary of as much as 535 km and is priced from €44,712.


The Enyaq iV is obtainable completely with a carrier and upkeep bundle together with substitute tyres.

Usual apparatus on Enyaq 60 contains 19″ alloys, 13″ touchscreen infotainment, lane help, flip help, entrance help, twin zone air conditioning, cruise regulate, keyless get started/prevent. rear parking sensors, automated lighting fixtures and wipers and black roof rails.

The Enyaq 80 provides extra energy and vary in addition to chrome window surrounds and chrome roof rails, rear view digicam, 2-spoke leather-based heated steerage wheel, and power mode choose.

The brand new Enyaq will rival massive electrical SUVs just like the Volkswagen ID.4 and upcoming Nissan Ariya.



The ŠKODA Enyaq is without doubt one of the giant releases of 2021, an electrical blockbuster in its personal proper.

It arrives sizzling at the heels of ŠKODA’s most up-to-date suite of electrified fashions together with the brand new Excellent and Octavia plug-in hybrids.

The sport has in reality moved on when ŠKODA combines their knack in growing giant, sensible, just right worth vehicles with electrical energy. The Enyaq options one of the best possible high quality of the ŠKODA vary with a sublime design really feel to it that makes it stand out.

We look ahead to bringing you a extra detailed evaluate of the brand new ŠKODA Enyaq later within the 12 months!

On sale now priced from €37,465
On sale now priced from €37,465

Caroline Kidd