MG MG5 EV

Battery Electric Vehicle

£24,495Price from

48.8 kWhUseable Battery

175 mi *Real Range

275 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is not available yet

Specifications with an * are estimates.

Price from £24,495

Availability Pre-order
Expected from October 2020
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from £325 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £3000. Lease estimate is based on a BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months payment profile, 10,000 miles per annum, excluding optional maintenance package. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

Real Range Estimation between 125 - 270 mi

City - Cold Weather * 175 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 125 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 150 mi
City - Mild Weather * 270 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 160 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 205 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, weather and route conditions.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 7.7 sec
Top Speed 115 mph
Electric Range * 175 mi
Total Power 115 kW (154 hp)
Total Torque 192 lb-ft
Drive Front

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity 52.5 kWh
Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Front - Middle
Charge Power 6.6 kW AC
Charge Time (0->175 mi) 8h45m
Charge Speed 20 mph
Battery Useable 48.8 kWh
Fastcharge Port CCS
FC Port Location Front - Middle
Fastcharge Power (max) 50 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (18->140 mi) 48 min
Fastcharge Speed 150 mph

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 175 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 275 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 145 mpg

WLTP Ratings

Range 214 mi
Rated Consumption 280 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 225 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 144 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 177 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 180 - 390 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 275 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 390 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 325 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 180 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 305 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 235 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Dimensions and Weight

Length 4544 mm
Width 1818 mm
Height 1513 mm
Wheelbase 2665 mm
Weight Unladen (EU) 1532 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) 1974 kg
Cargo Volume 464 L
Cargo Volume Max 1456 L
Towing Weight Unbraked 0 kg
Towing Weight Braked 0 kg
Roof Load 50 kg
Max. Payload 517 kg

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix Yes, 2 seats
Turning Circle 11.3 m
Car Body Estate
Segment Small Family Car
Roof Rails Yes

Company Car Tax Indication

Financial Year 2020-21

BIK Tax Rate 0%
P11D Value from £27,440
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £0
BIK @ 20% £0 pcm
BIK @ 40% £0 pcm
BIK @ 45% £0 pcm

Financial Year 2021-22

BIK Tax Rate 1%
P11D Value from £27,440
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £274
BIK @ 20% £5 pcm
BIK @ 40% £9 pcm
BIK @ 45% £10 pcm

Financial Year 2022-23

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from £27,440
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £549
BIK @ 20% £9 pcm
BIK @ 40% £18 pcm
BIK @ 45% £21 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the MG MG5 EV. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 25 hours 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 15h45m 11 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x29A 6.6 kW † 8h45m 20 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 15h45m 11 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 1x29A 6.6 kW † 8h45m 20 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the MG MG5 EV.

  • Max. Power: maximum power provided by charge point
  • Avg. Power: average power provided by charge point over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 45 kW † 48 min 150 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 50 kW † 45 kW † 48 min 150 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 50 kW † 45 kW † 48 min 150 mph

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

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All about the MG MG5 EV

Pricing

The MG MG5 EV has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £27,440 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £27,495. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The MG MG5 EV is eligible for a Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £3,000. The grant will be applied to the invoice of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the MG MG5 EV is £24,495.

Drivetrain and Performance

The MG MG5 EV is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the MG MG5 EV is 115 kW (154 hp). The maximum torque is 192 lb-ft. The MG MG5 EV is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 7.7 seconds. The top speed is 115 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the MG MG5 EV has a total capacity of 52.5 kWh. The usable capacity is 48.8 kWh. An estimated range of about 175 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 125 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 270 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 6.6 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 8 hours 45 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 25 hours.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. The maximum rapid charge power is 50 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 45 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 50 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 120 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the MG MG5 EV is about 275 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 145 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 390 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 180 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The MG MG5 EV emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.

More information from MG

The link below will open the page of the MG5 on the official MG site.

Go to the MG5 on the official MG website.