MG5 EV 2022 electric car owner review

This is Geo68's first electric car, he's owned the MG5 from new and drives 10,000 - 15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000 - 5,000 miles and he achieves 220 miles range from a full charge.

Geo68 drives an MG5 Long Range 2022 electric car. 

This is Geo68’s first electric car, they’ve owned the MG5 EV from new and drive 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000-5,000 miles and they achieve 220 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your MG5 EV out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

Mainly the price, range and toys.


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

  • Free charging just now
  • Drives well
  • Price.


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

  • The seats are a bit uncomfortable
  • Choice of colours
  • Fake leather upholstery.


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

No faults so far.


What are the standout tech features of the car?

MG Pilot is not too bad. The adaptive cruise control and air con all work well.


Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.

It’s well screwed together despite being Chinese.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

I’m not.


What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?

Can’t have a home charging unit as I live in a flat.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.



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



Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.



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

ChargePlace Scotland – as I have no home charging I have to rely on public charging and ChargePlace Scotland works for me.


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

  • ChargePlace Scotland, it’s the only ones I use.


Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?

Direct Line – wouldn’t recommend them. They don’t give offers to existing customers which is most annoying.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


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



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