MG5 SR 2020 electric car owner review

MG5 SR 2020 electric car owner review

Mike W drives an MG5 SR 2020 electric car. 

This is Mike’s first electric car, he’s owned the MG5 SR under 1 year and drives 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 5,000-10,000 miles and he achieves 210 miles range from a full charge.


Rate your MG5 SR out of 5.


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Why did you choose the MG5 SR?

Delayed order on a brand new MG ZS EV so I bought the MG5. Still waiting for the MG ZS EV!

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

  • Comfort and space in the car
  • Great price
  • Good range.


MG5 SR 2020 electric car owner review


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

Poor boot locking device which needs a good slam to close it.


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


What are the standout tech features of your MG5 SR?

Apple CarPlay, cruise control, auto lights and screen wipers & auto rear view mirror.


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

It’s the only estate EV in the UK.


What electric car are you interested in next and why?

MG ZS EV – it’s far more advanced in tech and range.


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

zappi 7kW tethered – it’s futureproofed and can link to solar/wind power. Not easy to operate all the features.


MG5 SR 2020 electric car owner review


Rate your home charging unit out of 5.


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

E.ON Next Standard tariff


Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.


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

Not used any so far.


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



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

esure – quick answering time.


Rate your insurance provider out of 5.


Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running your MG5 SR compared to a petrol/diesel car.



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