- Skoda’s new Elroq all-electric SUV features the brand’s new Modern Solid design language with rugged styling and a 4×4-esque profile.
- The Elroq is Skoda’s second electric vehicle, and it will be followed by four additional EVs worldwide by 2026, including an entry-level compact urban crossover and an Octavia-sized electric estate.
Skoda has launched the Elroq, a new all-electric SUV that will replace the Karoq in Europe in the near future. This new SUV will be Skoda’s second electric vehicle, and it will be followed by four additional EVs worldwide by 2026.
Skoda Elroq is the first SUV to feature the Modern Solid design language
Skoda’s all-new and robust design language, Modern Solid, will be seen on the Elroq, the first SUV to receive this aesthetic concept, which incorporates a more rugged front end (dubbed Tech Deck), huge skidplates front and rear, swelling, squared-off arches, and a higher 4×4-esque profile.
The Elroq will provide Skoda a foothold in the very competitive – and increasing – electric compact SUV sector, battling with rivals such as the newly revealed Jeep Avenger, Mini Aceman, and Ford Explorer EV.
Engine and Transmission
It will most likely be equipped with a 77kWh battery for a range of roughly 480km in its most efficient configuration, comparable to its Skoda Enyaq iV brother, with whom it will share the majority of its components. Skoda will also introduce a new 86kWh battery in its EVs starting with the Enyaq next year, which might possibly make its way into the Elroq to provide a range of more than 595km.
The MEB-based SUV, like the Enyaq, is expected to be supplied with a variety of power outputs, with the most powerful – potentially adopting the vRS badge – bringing a dual-motor setup with roughly 300hp. However, the Karoq it succeeds has always been two-wheel drive.
Skoda’s new-look EV lineup will include a £22,000 entry-level compact urban crossover in 2025, an Octavia-sized electric estate, and a production version of the Vision 7S MPV concept in 2026. Enyaq iV SUV and coupe facelifts have also been confirmed for 2024.