MG ZS EV 44.5kWh 2020, J Krokowski – EV Owner Review

MG ZS EV 44.5kWh 2020, J Krokowski - EV Owner Review

What name would you like to appear in the review? 
J Krokowski

 

What is the make and model of your EV?
MG ZS EV 44.5kWh

 

What year was your EV registered?
2020

 

How long have you owned your EV?
From new

 

What is your estimated annual mileage?
5,000-10,000

 

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

 

How many EVs have you owned?
This is my 2nd

 

What is the average mileage range you achieve from your EV when fully charged?
120

 

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Why did you choose this car?
Budget EV. Has all the gizmos you need for a cheap price and for a low battery size.

 

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

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • CarPlay feature
  • Blue colour.

 

MG ZS EV 44.5kWh 2020, J Krokowski - EV Owner Review

 

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

  • Poor efficiency
  • Small battery size
  • Slow charge rate.

 

Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Faultless so far.

 

What are the standout tech features of the car?
Pilot feature and automatic adaptive cruise control – the car drives and maintains driving speed and distance to other cars for you. Handy but boring and you have to switch off when approaching roundabouts.

 

Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this car.
Budget EV for everyone to start off on IMO.

 

Rate your EV out of 5.

 

What car are you interested in next and why?
Mg ZS EV Long Range. Budget brand with bigger battery to go further on a single charge.

 

What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
None. Reliant on public charger network and granny charger (3 pin plug charger). This has worked for me for the last 6 years of EV ownership.

 

Rate your home charging unit out of 5.

 

What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Any supplier with low price per kWh.

 

Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.

 

What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
All that work!

 

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

  • ChargePlace Scotland
  • Instavolt
  • Instavolt.

 

MG ZS EV 44.5kWh 2020, J Krokowski - EV Owner Review

 

Who do you insure your EV with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Get three quotes or more and go with the cheapest.

 

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.
£100.

 

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