The Czech automaker which is known for its affordable and practical cars, has recently unveiled its latest electric vehicle: the Skoda Enyaq 85. The Skoda Enyaq 85 is a compact SUV that offers a range of up to 450 km, a fast charging time of 28 minutes, and a spacious interior with plenty of features. It’s also the first electric vehicle from Skoda to be sold in Denmark, where it will compete with other popular models such as the Tesla Model Y, the Volkswagen ID.4, and the Hyundai Kona Electric.
What Makes the Enyaq 85 Stand Out?
The Skoda Enyaq 85 is not just another electric SUV. Its features make it stand out from the crowd and appeal to different types of customers. Here are some of them:
- Design: The Enyaq 85 has a sleek, modern design combining elegance and sportiness. It has a low and wide stance, a sloping roofline, LED headlights, and taillights. It also has a distinctive grille with chrome accents and Skoda’s signature boomerang logo.
- Performance: The Enyaq 85 has a powerful electric motor that delivers 210 kW (286 PS) of power and 545 Nm of torque. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 180 km/h. It also has an intelligent all-wheel drive system that adapts to different road conditions and driving modes.
- Range: The Enyaq 85 has a large battery pack with an impressive range of up to 450 km on a single charge. This means you can travel from Copenhagen to Aarhus without worrying about running out of juice. The battery pack also supports fast charging, which allows you to recharge it from 10% to 80% in just half an hour using a CCS connector.
- Interior: The Enyaq 85 has a spacious, comfortable interior that accommodates five passengers and their luggage. It has a high-quality dashboard with digital displays, leather seats with heating and ventilation, wireless charging pads, ambient lighting, and a panoramic sunroof. It also has plenty of storage spaces, including cup holders in the doors, pockets in the seats, and compartments under the floor.
- Technology: The Enyaq 85 comes with advanced technology features that enhance your driving experience and safety. It has an infotainment system with an eight-inch touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, navigation, voice control, wireless internet access, and Bluetooth connectivity. It also has various driver assistance systems such as adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, blind spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, parking assist, collision avoidance assist, and emergency braking assist.
- Safety: The Enyaq 85 is equipped with a range of safety features that protect you and your passengers from potential hazards. It has a high-strength steel body that absorbs impact energy, airbags that deploy in case of a collision, and seat belts that tighten automatically. It also has a battery management system that monitors the temperature, voltage, and current of the battery cells and prevents overheating, overcharging, or short-circuiting.
- Price: The Enyaq 85 is priced at $54,000 (converted from 340,000 DKK), which is competitive compared to other electric SUVs in the market. It also comes with a warranty of eight years, or 160,000 km for the battery, and five years or 100,000 km for the vehicle. Additionally, you can benefit from various incentives and subsidies that are available for electric vehicle owners in Denmark, such as tax exemptions, free parking, and access to bus lanes.