Skoda ENYAQ iV 80 electric car owner review

Skoda ENYAQ iV 80 electric car owner review

Lee drives a Skoda ENYAQ iV 80 2021 electric car.

This is Lee’s first electric car, he’s owned the ENYAQ from new and does between 10,000 – 15,000 miles per year. The current mileage is under 10,000 miles and he achieves 180 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your Skoda ENYAQ out of 5.


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Why did you choose the Skoda ENYAQ?

Supposed range, perceived value & liked that it was an SUV. Liked that it looked like a normal car too.


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.

  • Drive is great and well defined
  • Lots of space
  • Massive boot.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.

  • The app is awful, it literally ruins the experience of the car (that is a very important part of EV experience)
  • It’s unreliable, constantly not working
  • You can’t hold the top of the steering wheel when using the travel assist mode, the car beeps at you – very annoying!
  • The range is really poor, I have the heat pump, use ACC & travel assist and barely get half of the advertised range.


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Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?

Yes, multiple electronic faults. Getting in the car and seat belt alarm not turning off and the indicator noise being too loud.


What are the standout tech features of your Skoda ENYAQ?

Not sure.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Skoda ENYAQ.

It’s a very comfy ride, even if you are over 6ft.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

I want a 7 seater car next, not sure which car.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?



Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Standard tariff.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?

IONITY, fast.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).


Shell recharge



Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Through company.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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