MG5 EV 2022: Public charging review

George drives a MG5 EV Long Range 2022 and shares his experiences to-date on public charging.


What do you think of the UK public charging network in general?

Was good at the start of my journey in March but found that there are an increasing number of cars using them so there aren’t enough public charging sites currently.


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What and where are your favourite UK public chargers driving your MG5 EV?

Only use ChargePlace Scotland chargers.


MG5 EV 2022: Public charging review


What’s been your best experience with a UK public charger?

Plug it in and it works 99% of the time.


What’s been your worst experience with a UK public charger?

Tethered plug got stuck in the car, the charger tried talking to the car but it wouldn’t release the plug. It only happened once and it gave me a hv fault, the car wouldn’t start.


What’s got to change about public charging in the UK to get more people driving electric cars?

More charge points closer to hand, my nearest is 2 miles away.


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