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It’s finally time to world’s first electric vanand the MG5 Electric. This is the fourth model in the brand’s range already available in MG Italian stores.
The MG range is extended with the electric MG5
In car showrooms the MG5 find the company MG EHS, MG ZS EV plug-in hybrid AND MG Marvel R Electric. The range consists of two versions, Standard Range AND Big ones reach available with accessories Comfort AND Lux. This car is therefore a comfortable and familiar zero emissions, equipped with rich standard equipment and is offered in two trim levels and four colors. The car can comfortably accommodate five people and has 27 storage compartments.
Electric MG5, spacious but with limited dimensions
When you hear the words “spacious” AND “comfortable“Immediately one thinks of voluminous dimensions, it is not at all the case that MG5 Electricwhose specific measures are:
- length 4.6 meters;
- width 1,818 meters;
- height 1,543 meters.
The combination of comfort and not exaggerated dimensions was obtained through an excellent distribution of spaces that, despite the presence of the battery, allowed a load capacity that in the standard configuration is 479 liters, with the backrests of the rear seats folded (60/40 ). ) reaches up to 1,367 liters.
The two versions of the electric MG5
The car abroad can be configured with two trim levels available for the Italian market. The configuration Comfort comprises:
- automatic climate control with PM2.5 air filter;
- LED front and rear lights;
- heated front seats:
- 16-inch alloy wheels;
- 7-inch instrument panel;
- multifunctional steering wheel with leather-covered crown;
- parking assistance system;
- Keyless entry;
- Adaptive Cruise Control;
- Forward collision alert with automatic emergency braking;
- Lane Keeping Assist;
- Bottling assistance.
Instead, in the configuration Lux options are added like:
- 360 degree parking camera;
- anti-glare internal rear view mirror;
- electrically adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support;
- eco-leather coverings;
- 17-inch alloy wheels.
The technology on board the electric MG5
Inside the car, the screen of the so-called central system immediately catches the eye MG iSMART Lite, equipped with a 10.25-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation system and DAB+ digital radio and connectivity to the smartphone application with which it is possible to remotely manage and control the vehicle. No compatibility issues as it can be used with both systems Apple Car Play and Android Auto.
Another absolute novelty is the availability of V2L technology, which allows the car to recharge, up to a maximum of 2200W of power, an external device, from an e-bike or electric scooter to an electric car.
MG5 Electric Batteries and Prices
The first electric van is available with two battery levels:
- Standard Range 50.3 kWh for a range of up to 320 km in the WLTP cycle, 177 horsepower engine, 280 Nm torque;
- Long range up to 400 km of autonomy, 156 horsepower engine, 280 Nm of torque, 61.1 kWh battery.
Both guarantee a maximum speed of 185 km/h and can be recharged via an AC socket up to 11 kW, or with DC fast charging of 87 kW, in this case to reach a battery level of 80% of the maximum capacity, it takes 40 minutes. The price of the first battery-powered van starts from 31,050 euros for the battery Standard Range under construction Comfort.