Malcolm Perrins drives a MG ZS EV Exclusive 2019 electric car.
This is Malcolm’s first electric car, he’s owned the ZS EV for 2-3 years and drives between 5,000-10,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 10,000-20,000 miles and he achieves 150 miles range from a full charge.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Price & warranty.
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Beautiful to drive
- Great electronics
- Safety features.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
- The limited range in winter
- UK’s shockingly bad charging infrastructure.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
Only initially as the software was incorrect but new patches have fixed everything.
What are the standout tech features of the car?
MG Pilot, land assist & auto braking.
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
Most details about the MG are on the owners’ Facebook group.
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Probably will remain with current MG. If we did upgrade it would only be for greater (winter) range, probably another MG.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rolec – has worked fine.
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What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Was with Octopus but now E.ON.
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What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
SWARCO – very reliable.
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?
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.