The new MG ZS 2022 goes on sale in November 2021 in various European countries including the UK, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands and France. A number of updates are brought by the MG ZS EV 2022 electric car from the previous model which was launched in late 2019.
The MG ZS EV is the first pure electric SUV in the B segment to receive a five-star Euro NCAP rating for safety. This means that this electric car performs well in all aspects and offers an extensive range of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) as standard, grouped under the name MG Pilot.
The 2022 MG ZS EV electric car features a new front design without a grille. The new ‘Silverstone’ headlights incorporate 21 LED units for a very modern look. And at the rear, redesigned ‘Phantom’ LED taillights give the car a bold and distinctive expression. The charging port located behind the grille has been updated and redesigned for easier access, with the spring cover opening to the side for a better seal.
In the updated and modernized interior of the 2022 MG ZS EV electric car, the dashboard with a carbon fiber finish and touch screen to control the MG iSMART connectivity system immediately catches the eye. Also important is the all-digital and futuristic 7-inch virtual cluster that displays a variety of information. Other new features include a cordless phone charger, rear passenger center armrest, privacy glass and climate control including rear vents and PM2.
The big update for the MG ZS EV 2022 electric car is the battery pack, in which there are two battery variants to choose from. A Long Range version with a 70 kWh battery is available straight from market launch, offering a range of 440 km (WLTP) compared to 263 km for the current model with a 44.5 kWh battery. At a later stage, the MG ZS EV will also be offered as a Standard Range with a 50.3 kWh battery and a range of 320 km (WLTP).
The front wheels of the Long Range version of the 2022 MG ZS EV electric car are driven by an electric motor that produces 115 kW (156 ps) of power. In the Standard Range version, the electric motor produces slightly more power with a maximum output of 130 kW (177 ps). In both versions, maximum torque reaches 280 Nm. Therefore, the 2022 model offers interesting performances, such as acceleration from 0-50 km/h in 3.6 seconds and from 0-100 km/h in 8.6 seconds. The MG ZS EV 2022 offers 3 driving modes: Eco, Normal or Sport.
The Long Range version is equipped with an 11 kW 3-phase on-board charger as standard, allowing customers to charge the battery much shorter at a typical charging point (AC). The current model and the Standard Range version have a built-in charger of 6.6 kW. Meanwhile, all versions of the 2022 model are suitable for fast charging (DC) with capacities up to 92 kW. In this case, it takes only 40 minutes to charge the battery from 5 to 80%. Price MG ZS EV 2022 € 30,990.