Test drive: MG’s affordable all-electric estate car proves the art of the possible

Pragmatic car-buyers looking to move over to electric power will find a lot to like in the new MG 5, not least the value for money

10th October, 2021
Test drive: MG’s affordable all-electric estate car proves the art of the possible
Starting at €29,645, the MG 5 is the only all-electric estate car on sale in Ireland

One of the biggest hurdles to the mass take-up of electric cars is their price, and that’s even with generous government-funded incentives in place. Only a few of the EVs launched so far are priced on a par with internal combustion-engined cars of the same size, and most of those are big crossovers or SUVs.

The reinvented MG company competes in this market, but it has also quietly launched the MG 5, the...

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