Skoda Electric Cars: The Complete Guide for India

Skoda Enyaq EV

Overview


Skoda Auto, more commonly referred to as Skoda, is headquartered in the Czech Republic. The company was established in 1895.  In 1991, the company become part of the German automotive group, Volkswagen. Skoda vehicles are sold in over 100 countries. The SKODA electric vehicles range includes:



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The Skoda ENYAQ iV Electric SUV


The Skoda ENYAQ iV is Skoda’s first pure electric SUV and second battery-electric vehicle (BEV). The EV uses the Volkswagen Group’s MEB EV platform (the Volkswagen all-electric ID.3 uses the same platform). The nameplate has been derived from the Irish name ‘Enya’, which means ‘source of life’. The ‘E’ refers to electromobility and the ‘Q’ characterising the final letters of SKODA’s SUV family.

The Skoda ENYAQ is an affordable pure electric SUV, well suited for families keen to migrate to zero-tailpipe emission electric driving, seeking affordability and practicality. The e-SUV has been awarded the maximum five stars by WhatCar? and the reviewer describes the EV as “practical, good to drive, smart inside and well-equipped”.

SKODA ENYAQ iV LOFT Electric SUV India
The All-Electric Skoda ENYAQ iV SUV (credit: Skoda)

At A Glance
EV Type:Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV)
Vehicle Type:SUV
Engine:Electric
Available In India:No

Trims (3 Options)
ENYAQ iV 60 Nav
ENYAQ iV 80
ENYAQ iV Sport Line 80

PROSCONS
Affordable electric SUV for families and good all-rounderElectric performance won’t set the heart racing
Ample interior (rear seats) and boot spaceOn board charger limited to 7.2 kW AC
Good quality interiorNot all variants come with 125 kW DC charging as standard

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in two battery sizes (62 kWh/ 82 kWh)
Charging:Up to 125 kW Rapid Charging. On board charger: 7.2kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:0g (CO2/km)
Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1616
Width (mm):1879
Length (mm):4649
Wheelbase (mm):2765

ENYAQ iV 60 Nav
EV Battery Capacity:62 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):256 miles (combined)
Electric Energy Consumption (miles/kWh):4.0
Charging:100 kW Rapid Charging (on board charger: 7.2kW AC)
Top Speed:99 mph
0-60 mph:8.4 seconds
Drive:Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Electric Motor (kW):132
Max Power (PS):179
Torque (Nm):310
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Vehicle Weight (kg):2,509
Colours:8

ENYAQ iV 80
EV Battery Capacity:82 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):333 miles (combined)
Electric Energy Consumption (miles/kWh):3.7
Charging:125 kW Rapid Charging (on board charger: 7.2kW AC)
Top Speed:99 mph
0-60 mph:8.2 seconds
Drive:Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Electric Motor (kW):150
Max Power (PS):204
Torque (Nm):310
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Vehicle Weight (kg):2,612
Colours:8

The Skoda Octavia PHEV Hatchback


The Skoda Octavia family car has been manufactured since 1996. The model is currently on its fourth generation. The Octavia has sold well since its introduction, with more than five million cars sold. The fourth generation Octavia was unveiled in Prague in November 2019. Deliveries commenced in 2020. The Skoda Octavia is also available as a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).

The Skoda plug-in electric hatchback has a 13.0 kWh EV battery with a WLTP zero-emission electric range of 41 miles. Depending on driving style, weather condition and the services used in the EV, expect a real world range closer to 35 miles. However, that would be more than sufficient for most daily commutes using the EV battery i.e. driving emission-free and also saving money (the running cost per mile of an EV is far lower than a petrol or diesel car). Bottom-line driving on electric miles is both cost efficient and eco-friendly!

The Skoda plug-in electric car is practical and family-friendly, with amply space for short and long commutes. The electric vehicle (EV) is cheap to run on the zero-emission electric mode.

Skoda Octavia Plug-In Hybrid India
The Skoda Octavia Plug-In Hybrid Hatchback (credit: Skoda)

At A Glance
EV Type:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Vehicle Type:Hatchback
Engine:Petrol-Electric (1.4 TSI iV)
Available In India:No

Trims (3 Options)
SE Technology
SE L
VRS

PROSCONS
Good interior and boot space. Practical family carElectric performance won’t set the heart racing
What Car? Car of the Year 2021 plug-in hybridOn board charger limited to 3.6 kW AC
Cheap to run on electric modeCheaper alternatives available

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in one battery size (13 kWh)
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:22g-36g (CO2/km)
Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1486
Width (mm):1829
Length (mm):4689
Wheelbase (mm):2679

Plug-In Hybrid 1.4 TSI iV
EV Battery Capacity:13.0 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):41 miles
Electric Energy Consumption (Wh/mil):233 – 236
Fuel Consumption (mpg)249.9 – 284.1
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Top Speed:137 to 140 mph
0-60 mph:7.3 to 7.7 seconds
Drive:Available in FWD and AWD
Electric Motor (kW):N/A
Max Power (PS):204 – 245
Torque (Nm):250
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Weight (kg):2,040 – 2,135
Colours:10

The Skoda Octavia PHEV Estate


The Skoda plug-in electric estate has a 13.0 kWh EV battery with a WLTP zero-emission electric range of 43 miles. Depending on driving style, weather condition and the services used in the EV, expect a real world range closer to 38 miles. However, that would be more than sufficient for most daily commutes using the EV battery i.e. driving emission-free and also saving money (the running cost per mile of an EV is far lower than a petrol or diesel car). Bottom-line driving on electric miles is both cost efficient and eco-friendly!

The Skoda plug-in electric car is practical and family-friendly, with amply space for short and long commutes. The electric vehicle (EV) is cheap to run on the zero-emission electric mode.

Skoda Octavia Plug-In Hybrid Estate India
The Skoda Octavia Plug-In Hybrid Estate (credit: Skoda)

At A Glance
EV Type:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Vehicle Type:Estate
Engine:Petrol-Electric (1.4 TSI iV)
Available In India:No

Trims (3 Options)
SE Technology
SE L
VRS

PROSCONS
Good interior and boot space. Practical family carLacks fun factor
What Car? Car of the Year 2021 plug-in hybridOn board charger limited to 3.6 kW AC
Cheap to run on electric modeCheaper alternatives available

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in one battery size (13 kWh)
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:23g-27g (CO2/km)
Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1500
Width (mm):1829
Length (mm):4702
Wheelbase (mm):2680

Plug-In Hybrid 1.4 TSI iV
EV Battery Capacity:13.0 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):43 miles
Electric Energy Consumption (Wh/mil):143.0 – 148.7
Fuel Consumption (mpg)233.3 – 270.3
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Top Speed:137 to 140 mph
0-60 mph:7.3 to 7.8 seconds
Drive:Available in FWD and AWD
Electric Motor (kW):N/A
Max Power (PS):204 – 245
Torque (Nm):250
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Weight (kg):2,090 – 2,163
Colours:7 – 10

The Skoda Superb PHEV Hatchback


The Skoda Superb family car has been manufactured since 2001. The model is currently on its third generation. The Superb received a facelift in 2019 and the plug-in hybrid variant was also introduced.

The Skoda plug-in electric hatchback has a 13.0 kWh EV battery with a WLTP zero-emission electric range of 37 miles. Depending on driving style, weather condition and the services used in the EV, expect a real world range closer to 33 miles. However, that would be more than sufficient for most daily commutes using the EV battery i.e. driving emission-free and also saving money (the running cost per mile of an EV is far lower than a petrol or diesel car). Bottom-line driving on electric miles is both cost efficient and eco-friendly!

The Skoda plug-in electric car is practical and family-friendly, with amply space for short and long commutes. The electric vehicle (EV) is cheap to run on the zero-emission electric mode.

Skoda Superb Plug-In Hybrid India
The Skoda Superb Plug-In Hybrid Hatch (credit: Skoda)

At A Glance
EV Type:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Vehicle Type:Hatchback
Engine:Petrol-Electric (1.4 TSI iV)
Available In India:No

Trims (4 Options)
SE Technology
SE L
Sportline Plus
L&K

PROSCONS
Good interior and boot space. Practical family carUninspiring to drive
Good level of standard specificationsOn board charger limited to 3.6 kW AC
Cheap to run on electric modeCheaper alternatives available

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in one battery size (13 kWh)
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:23g-28g (CO2/km)
Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1503
Width (mm):1864
Length (mm):4869
Wheelbase (mm):2836

Plug-In Hybrid 1.4 TSI iV
EV Battery Capacity:13.0 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):37 miles
Electric Energy Consumption (Wh/mil):147.2 – 255.9
Fuel Consumption (mpg)147.2 – 276.3
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Top Speed:140 mph
0-60 mph:7.7 seconds
Drive:Available in FWD and AWD
Electric Motor (kW):N/A
Max Power (PS):218
Torque (Nm):250
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Weight (kg):2,234
Colours:11

The Skoda Superb PHEV Estate


The Skoda plug-in electric estate has a 13.0 kWh EV battery with a WLTP zero-emission electric range of 35 miles. Depending on driving style, weather condition and the services used in the EV, expect a real world range closer to 30 miles. However, that would be more than sufficient for most daily commutes using the EV battery i.e. driving emission-free and also saving money (the running cost per mile of an EV is far lower than a petrol or diesel car). Bottom-line driving on electric miles is both cost efficient and eco-friendly!

The Skoda plug-in electric car is practical and family-friendly, with amply space for short and long commutes. The electric vehicle (EV) is cheap to run on the zero-emission electric mode.

Skoda Superb PHEV Estate India
The Skoda Superb Plug-In Hybrid Estate (credit: Skoda)

At A Glance
EV Type:Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Vehicle Type:Estate
Engine:Petrol-Electric (1.4 TSI iV)
Available In India:No

Trims (4 Options)
Estate SE Technology
Estate SE L
Estate Sportline Plus
Estate L&K

PROSCONS
Good interior and boot space. Practical family carUninspiring to drive
Good level of specifications as standardOn board charger limited to 3.6 kW AC
Cheap to run on electric modeCheaper alternatives available

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in one battery sizes (13 kWh)
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:25g-31g (CO2/km)
Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1511
Width (mm):1864
Length (mm):4862
Wheelbase (mm):2836

Plug-In Hybrid 1.4 TSI iV
EV Battery Capacity:13.0 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):37 miles
Electric Energy Consumption (Wh/mil):151.2 – 159.9
Fuel Consumption (mpg)206.2 – 251.8
Charging:DC rapid charging not available. On board charger: 3.6 kW AC
Top Speed:140 mph
0-60 mph:7.8 seconds
Drive:Available in FWD and AWD
Electric Motor (kW):N/A
Max Power (PS):218
Torque (Nm):250
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:5
Doors:5
Total Weight (kg):2,259
Colours:11

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