Motoring: Skoda updates the Karoq, but there is still no plug-in option for would-be buyers

The Czech carmaker’s new model of the mid-size SUV combines useful practicality with kerbside appeal

Go searching for a mid-size family-friendly SUV today and you’ll be overwhelmed with choice, with the market saturated with options. Skoda’s Karoq has been at the centre of the company’s SUV range since 2017, neatly sandwiched between the smaller Kamiq and larger Kodiaq and it has now been treated to a subtle mid-life update to keep it fresh in buyers’ minds.

If you’re already the owner of a Karoq, then you needn’t be too concerned ...