Kernow drives a Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Loft 2022 electric car.
This is Kernow’s second electric car, they’ve owned the ENYAQ from new and they do between 5,000 – 10,000 miles per year. The current mileage is under 5,000 miles and they achieve 185 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your Skoda ENYAQ out of 5.
Why did you choose the Skoda ENYAQ?
Value for money, higher perceived quality than VW/Audi & eligible for government grant.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- build quality.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- App doesn’t allow charge timer setting.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
What are the standout tech features of your Skoda ENYAQ?
Adaptive cruise control works well, intelligent auto regen braking is smart, large internal screen for easy nav viewing and setup.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this Skoda ENYAQ.
It’s a classy car. I came from a new Mercedes GLC and find the ENYAQ a better or equivalent spec and build quality.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Too early to tell, the market will be so different in 3-5 years when I come to change, many new manufacturers and models will be available such as Fisker, Nio etc.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Chargemaster ‘dumb’ 7.4 kW fitted for previous car. Just does it’s job.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Shell Economy 7 – gives a 7-hour off-peak tariff of 10p at night which is good for car charging. This will change in May as we revert to the cap rate. Octopus Go is good but only has a 4-hour window and a higher daily standing charge.
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
IONITY and Shell as we get a discounted rate using the Škoda PowerPass card.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
- ChargePlace Scotland.
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Cornmarket Insurance as I’m a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
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.