If you had to choose an electric SUV, which one would you choose? The answer to this question can be very complicated because it will depend to a large or small extent on the tastes and needs of each buyer. However, there is a brand that, in general, is a success in each of its models and, of course, it is also a success in the most popular electric SUV. How is he? Skoda Enyaq against one of your main competitors? We break it down.
It is true that, aesthetically, if we face the Skoda Enyaq and the Toyota bZ4x It is possible that a good part of the target customers will look more at the Japanese model, because its lines are more dangerous and it has distracting elements such as its black plastic protections on the body parts it, like the front wings. This makes Skoda present itself as a more established alternative for low-risk tastes, which for many will be a success.
In terms of measurements, the two are very close. The dimensions of the Skoda Enyaq are 4,648 mm long, 1,620 mm tall and 1,879 mm wide. Putting it next to the Czech, the Toyota bZ4x is very little different from what we have just detailed. Its steps are: 4,690 mm long, 1,600 mm tall and 1,860 mm wide. That is, they are separated by a few millimeters.
In terms of exterior equipment in their respective access finishes, the Toyota bZ4x has 18-inch wheels, tinted windows, keyless entry and start system, Full-LED headlights and automatic access door in the trunk. Skoda Enyaq also includes sensors and parking camera or automatic high beam.
Regarding the interior, the accommodation of the two electric models is very similar, although the Skoda may exceed the Toyota by a few millimeters. As for the dashboard, both have a central screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. One of the The bZ4x is 12.3 inches while the Enyaq can be up to 13 inches.
The cargo space is exceptionally generous in both cases, although the Skoda Enyaq wins the game here with a difference, as it has a minimum capacity of 585 liters while the Toyota bZ4x stays on 452 liters. However, in both cases this number can be increased by folding the second row of seats, where Skoda wins again with a total of 1,710 liters.
Going fully into their respective mechanics, the Toyota Enyaq presents a power system with 134 kW (180 HP) access. This power is powered by a battery 62 kWh of gross capacity, which gives it a 100% electric autonomy up to 400 kilometers. On the other hand, there are other performance variants, such as one with 152 kW (204 HP) and another with 223 kW (299 HP). In these cases, their batteries also grow to 80 and 85 kWh capacity, respectively.
On the other hand, the Toyota bZ4x is now offered in two variants. The most accessible provides it 152 kW (204 HP) power on the front wheels and powered by a battery 71.4 kWh capacity. On the other hand, the Japanese model has a 163 kW (218 HP) all-wheel drive variant, although its battery is always the same size. Came to a total of 436 kilometers of autonomy for the smallest version and 411 kilometers for the most capable.
Looking at the prices where the two models start we know that the The Skoda Enyaq starts at €49,400 along with the access mechanics and the ’60’ finish (referring to its battery). The Toyota bZ4x does the same 48,650 €. Given these data, it is clear that the Skoda Enyaq beats its rival for more generous interior space and more equipment, but the Toyota bZ4x makes it up for price, image, power and autonomy.