11.02.2021: – Famend award granted by the German “auto motor und sport” automotive journal

– The purely-electric ENYAQ iV wins the “Compact SUV/Off-Street Automobile” import class

– The fourth OCTAVIA era triumphs as the very best import car throughout the “compact

– Famend award granted by the German “auto motor und sport” automotive journal

– The purely-electric ENYAQ iV wins the “Compact SUV/Off-Street Automobile” import class

– The fourth OCTAVIA era triumphs as the very best import car throughout the “compact class”

The brand new totally battery-electric ŠKODA ENYAQ iV´s first success and the already ninth triumph for the ŠKODA OCTAVIA: The Czech carmaker celebrated two victories within the well-known readers’ selection “Finest Vehicles 2021” awards organized by the German “auto motor und sport” automotive journal.

As a part of the forty fifth readers´ ballot version, greater than 101,000 individuals elected these two ŠKODA fashions to grow to be the import class winners inside their car class. The ENYAQ iV gained the “Compact SUV/Off-Street Automobile” class proper on the primary try. The OCTAVIA triumphed for the ninth time already, this yr as the most well-liked import car within the “compact class”. There was a complete of 378 fashions to pick from in eleven classes.

Johannes Neft, ŠKODA AUTO Board of Administrators Member for Technical Improvement emphasizes: “We’re notably happy to convey house this yr’s double victory within the “Finest Vehicles” readers’ ballot: As an actual ŠKODA, the ENYAQ iV can also be a flexible and dependable companion: With three battery sizes, 4 energy ranges and a rear or all-wheel drive, it’s optimally geared up to swimsuit all necessities.

The OCTAVIA has been proving these ŠKODA-typical qualities in on a regular basis life for 25 years. The fourth era of our iconic model product has made one other huge step ahead when it comes to drive variety, networking and driving help techniques. The response made by the “auto motor und sport”readership represents an excellent affirmation of our work ”

So far as the brand new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV is anxious, this was a formidable debut within the famend “Finest Vehicles” readers’ selection awards organized by the German “auto motor und sport” automotive journal.

Inside the import classification of the “compact SUV/off-road car” class that hosted the very best variety of individuals, this purely battery-electric SUV dominated with 12.9 p.c among the many votes in opposition to a complete of 52 rivals, thus securing its first worldwide award.

The ENYAQ iV is the primary ŠKODA sequence mannequin to be primarily based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular electrification equipment (MEB). It comes with both a rear-wheel or all-wheel drive, has a variety of greater than 520 kilometres within the WLTP cycle, which is appropriate for on a regular basis use, and affords beneficiant house, typical of the model. One of many new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV´s highlights is the brand new inside idea: Design choices are changing the traditional tools strains and are primarily based on tastefully furnished residing areas.

Collaborating within the “Finest Vehicles” award class, the fourth ŠKODA OCTAVIA era provides as much as its predecessors´ profitable streak. Gaining 16.2 p.c of all votes, the readers made the ŠKODA bestseller grow to be the most well-liked import car within the “compact class” class for the eighth time within the historical past of this award and one time – the OCTAVIA celebrated a triumph within the “center class”.

The fourth OCTAVIA era is extra spacious, safer, extra networked and extra emotional than ever earlier than. Moreover, it comes with extra drive variants than another ŠKODA mannequin earlier than: aside from environment friendly gasoline and diesel engines, the OCTAVIA can also be obtainable as a CNG car, with delicate hybrid expertise or a plug-in hybrid drive.

One other worldwide award for the OCTAVIA

Successful the “Finest Vehicles 2021” class, the ŠKODA OCTAVIA has acquired one other top-class worldwide award since its market launch. In Nice Britain, the “Auto Specific” journal chosen the OCTAVIA because the “Automobile of the Yr” and on the “Auto Specific New Automobile Awards”, the OCTAVIA triumphed within the “Compact Household Automobile” class. Right here, the OCTAVIA COMBI ranged on the forefront throughout the “Property Automobile” class.

The OCTAVIA has additionally gained the “Großer Österreichischer Automobil- Preis” (Grand Austrian Automobile Awards) organized by the Austrian Automobile, Motor and Cyclists Affiliation (ARBÖ, abbrev. from: Auto, Motor- und Radfahrerbund Österreich) within the “Medium” class masking autos that value between 20,001 and 50,000 euros. In Switzerland, the OCTAVIA grew to become the “Switzerland’s Favorite Automobile of 2021” elected to this place by readers and on-line customers in a number of media, together with the “Schweizer Illustrierte” and “Blick”.

On the “Auto Trophy 2020” hosted by the German “Auto Zeitung” automotive journal, the OCTAVIA celebrated a double victory: it was acknowledged as the most well-liked compact class import car and the ŠKODA OCTAVIA RS moreover gained the “Finest Compact Sports activities Automobile – Import” class.

Beforehand, it had already triumphed within the readers’ selection awards organized by the German Auto Bild Allrad” journal and the “AUTO Straßenverkehr” because the “All-wheel drive automotive of the yr” within the passenger vehicle-class for vehicles costing as much as 40,000 euros and because the “Household Automobile of the Yr” within the “Finest Design” class amongst autos costing as much as 25,000 euros.

Moreover, the ŠKODA OCTAVIA is without doubt one of the finalists within the European “Automobile of the Yr” award and the “Ladies’s World Automobile of the Yr” award.

Worldwide awards for the ŠKODA OCTAVIA in line with particular person markets:

Nation Medium and award


Auto Bild Allrad and AUTO Straßenverkehr

– „Allradauto des Jahres“ (All-wheel drive automotive of the yr), passenger car-class as much as 40,000 euros
– „Familienauto des Jahres“(Household Automobile of the Yr),
Finest Design class
Auto motor und sport: “Finest Vehicles 2021”

– Compact class import ranking
Auto Zeitung: „Auto Trophy“ 2020

– Compact class import ranking class (OCTAVIA);

– Finest compact sports activities automotive – import class

Nice Britain

Auto Specific
– “Automobile of the Yr”
– “Finest Compact Household Automobile”
– “Property Automobile” (OCTAVIA COMBI)


Auto-, Motor- und Radfahrerbund Österreich (ARBÖ, i.e. Austrian Automobile, Motor and Cyclists Affiliation)

– „Großer Österreichischer Automobil-Preis“ (Grand Austrian Car Prize) within the “Medium” class
Switzerland e.g. the Schweizer Illustrierte and Blick
– „Lieblingsauto der Schweizer 2021“
(Switzerland’s Favorite Automobile in 2021)

Christian Heubner, Štěpán Řehák – pictures Skoda

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