MG5 EV Excite 2020, Kevmargo – EV Owner Review

MG5 EV Excite 2020, Kevmargo - EV Owner Review

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What is the make and model of your EV?
MG5 EV Excite


What year was your EV registered?


How long have you owned your EV?
0 – 1 year


What is the mileage on your EV?
5,000 – 10,000 miles


How many EVs have you owned?
This is my first


What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?


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Why did you choose this car?
Wanted an electric car and the price of the MG5 EV was very attractive plus the part exchange made it even moreso!


Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this car.

  • So quiet
  • Contrary to what critics say the MG5 is a very nice car to drive!
  • Well built.


Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this car.

  • The mileage range is disappointing to say the least! 100% charge and 175 miles on the indicator.


Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
None so far.


What are the standout tech features of the car?
None – it’s a bog-standard MG5 EV.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
For the price, it’s probably the quickest EV for the money.


Rate your EV out of 5.


What car are you interested in next and why?
MGS EV long range. My wife has a debilitating illness that is affecting her mobility so having more height will be a bonus I HOPE!


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Project EV – I currently would not recommend this charger as I am struggling to get it to charge via the app! So I’ve got to sit up until 00-30 then set my alarm for 04-15 to charge at the cheaper overnight rate!


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Octopus Go.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
bp pulse.


List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).

  1. Thirsk car park
  2. Pickering Black Swan car park.


Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Hastings Direct.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an EV compared to a petrol/diesel car.

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