MG5 EV

MG5 EV Electric Car Insurance

The MG5 EV range consists of two versions, the Excite and the Exclusive, each powered by a 115kW electric motor giving acceleration of 0-60mph in just over eight seconds, with a battery pack that can be charged from zero to 80% in just 50 minutes using a rapid charger. MG claim that the MG5 EV has a range of 214 miles in normal day-to-day use rising to 276 miles for urban use only.

Each vehicle is available in a choice of five colours.

Inside, the centrepiece of the cabin is an eight-inch colour touchscreen with smartphone mirroring capability, compatible with both Android and Apple CarPlay. On the gadget side, you’ll find a six-speaker 3D audio system, a DAB radio, 4 USB ports, electric windows all-round, air conditioning, regenerative braking, cruise control with speed limiter, an auto-hold electric parking brake, rain-sensing wipers and push-button starter, all as standard equipment.

The vehicle also includes a number of active and passive safety systems, with front, side and curtain airbags, electronic brake assist, ABS with EBD, twin ISOFIX points in the rear, a tyre pressure monitoring system, Hill Start Assist and seatbelt warnings for front and rear passengers.

The seats of the Excite are upholstered in cloth. As well as leather-style upholstery, the Exclusive version adds heated front seats with six-way electric adjustment for the driver, one-shot electric rear windows, silver roof rails, electrically adjustable folding heated mirrors, smart keyless entry with push-button start, an automatically dimming rear view mirror, rain-sensing wipers and satellite navigation.

MG claim that the MG5 EV has a range of 214 miles in normal day-to-day use rising to 276 miles for urban use only.

Prices start from £24,495 after the Plug-In Car Grant (currently £3,000) for the Excite and from £26,995 (after the Plug-in Car Grant) for the Exclusive. Business purchasers will benefit from 0% Benefit-in-Kind tax during the 2020-21 tax year, or 1% in 2021-22 and all customers will enjoy the same 7 year/80,000-mile fully transferable warranty as the MG ZS EV.

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