Can I disable the automatic locking on my MG ZS EV?

I have recently purchased a 70 plate MG ZS EV. It has automatic central locking when the car travels above a set speed ? 10 or 20mph.

Is it possible for this to be disabled? It can be done by pressing the central locking tab on the door handle, but will reset itself every time the car stops and restarts, which is tiresome and slightly awkward. I understand on the later models it can be disabled by the owner. My wife is fearful that the automatic unlocking in an accident will not work!

Asked on 15 November 2023 by David 48

Answered by David Ross
On later versions of the MG ZS you can deactivate this function in the 'Convenience' settings menu, but if your vehicle does not have this option the doors can be unlocked from the inside by pulling on the interior door handle twice if the vehicle has locked automatically when in motion. In addition, the vehicle is equipped with a crash sensor which will automatically unlock all the doors if it is triggered.
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