How Far Can an Electric Car Go?

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Electric cars are a great way to feel confident that you’re not only saving money but saving the planet too. But getting to know all this new technology can be a lot to get to grips with. That’s why we’ll be taking you through more information about electric car battery life and questions like how far can an electric car go.

At MG, we have three different electric car ranges, all jam packed with amazing features to make sure you have a carefree drive. Each car has a different electric car battery life so we’ll be taking you through every car's ability so you’re able to make the right choice for you.

New MG ZS EV

The New MG ZS EV is our family-friendly electric SUV, supplying you with comfort, space and style all in one. This is one of our best electric car deals as it’s perfect for families or those who require a more substantial electric vehicle.

As we know, it’s important to know how to charge your car and how long to charge your electric car. The New MG ZS EV electric car battery life provides up to 273 miles of driving range from a single charge. With its 72.65kWh, water-cooled lithium-ion battery the New MG ZS EV to reach full charge from a:

  • 7kW domestic charger charging to full battery takes between 8 and 10.5 hours.

  • Using Type 2 or CCS public rapid charging points, charging to 80% capacity takes 54 minutes.

 

MG5 EV Long Range

 

The MG5 EV Long Range is a highly practical car. There are multiple models of the MG5 EV such as the Long Range Excite and the Long Range Exclusive, each have an extra bit of oomph in the 61.1 kWh battery.

The important thing to note when you’re looking to buy an electric car is how easy and quick it is for you to charge it. For the MG5 EV to reach full charge from a:

  • 7kW fast charger charging to a full battery takes approximately 9.5 hours.

  • 50kW public rapid charger charging to 80% capacity takes 61 minutes.

  • 100kW public rapid charger charging to 80% capacity takes 40 minutes.

 

But how far can an electric car go? For our MG5 EV model the electric driving range is 250 miles (402 km).