MG5 Exclusive 2021 electric car owner review

MG5 Exclusive 2021 electric car owner review

Kevin Talbot drives a MG5 Exclusive 2021 electric car.

This is Kevin’s first electric car, he’s owned the MG5 Exclusive under 1 year and drives 15,000-20,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 500-1,000 miles and he achieves 180 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your MG5 out of 5.


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Why did you choose this electric car?

The MG5 was my 2nd choice. 1st choice was taking too long to come and I couldn’t wait any longer.


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

  • Practical size
  • easy to use
  • low costs.


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

  • Poor tech
  • no app
  • dated looks.


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



What are the standout tech features of the car?

None, very basic.


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

Sport mode! Very quick for a dated looking estate car.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

ENYAQ – was my 1st choice with a balance of space, cost and tech.

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

Basic dumb charger – wouldn’t really recommend. Nothing wrong but nothing special.


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


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

Shell Energy – wouldn’t recommend them, bad time to review energy companies.


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

Pod Point – reasonable prices and work well.


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

  • Pod Point
  • Osprey
  • Gridserve.


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

Admiral – no issues or problems.


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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