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2020 MG HS review

The MG HS is a significant step forward for the brand in Australia, and it isn't just about the sharp pricing. It is a compelling competitor in the medium-SUV segment.

2019 MG 3 review

Cheap, feature-packed and comes with an excellent warranty backed by a brand that is on a massive surge... But there's a catch.

2020 MG eZS review: Quick drive

China's MG eZS is going to arrive in Australia next year, quite possibly as the market's cheapest electric car yet.

2020 MG HS review: Quick drive

China's biggest auto conglomerate, Shanghai's SAIC Motor, is busily spreading into international markets like Australia, and the new MG GS (also called HS) is a vital component of its plan. It's a conventionally-designed and well-made mid-sized SUV rival to some of the market's heaviest hitters – offerings such as the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Tucson, to name but a few...

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2020 MG HS review

We test MG's latest SUV offering and see how it performs in Australian conditions.

2019 MG ZS Essence: First impressions with the South East Melbourne Phoenix NBL Team

Sponsored by MG The number of SUVs available on the Australian market, in all shapes and sizes, is growing – and showing no signs of slowing down. Given the range of options out there, you could be forgiven for thinking a compact SUV like the MG ZS would be a little too cosy to serve as a family car...

First Impressions with the MG ZS Essence

Sponsored by MG The MG ZS is quite an alluring value proposition when you think it is packed full of creature comforts, has a seven-year unlimited-kilometre warranty and is priced from $26,990. Now, on an ordinary day at CarAdvice office, this would be your stock standard review of the MG ZS. But not today...

2019 MG ZS range review

The 2019 MG ZS is a strong look at where the MG brand is going, with solid value and a modern look packaged together with two engine options. If you've settled on MG's compact SUV as your next car, which variant should you get? Anthony Crawford explores the range to help you decide.

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MG Comparisons

2019 MG ZS range review

MG aren't on everyone's radar - yet, but with red-hot drive-away prices, equal-best warranty terms and decent levels of kit and design their ZS small SUV range definitely warrants a close look for those on a budget - but where's the sweet spot?

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MG developing electric wagon; production E-Motion a possibility – report

MG is the fastest-growing Chinese car brand in Australia, with sales up 176.9 per cent last year largely on the back of the ZS SUV. The company hasn't given up on conventional passenger cars, though, and it's embracing both hybrid and battery-electric vehicles...

So, which car brands are growing in Australia?

As you can read in much more detail here, overall new vehicle sales fell nearly 8 per cent in Australia year to their lowest level since 2011. Just one of the top 10 car makers managed to grow its sales - that would be Kia - and some fell away by double digits. Moreover, almost every segment (passenger, SUV and commercial) went backwards...

Audi, Tesla, MG score top marks in ANCAP testing, Hyundai Venue falls short

ANCAP has awarded the Tesla Model X, Audi A7 and Q8, and the MG HS five stars in its latest round of crash tests, but the Hyundai Venue city SUV fell short. The independent safety body called the all-electric Tesla Model X the "standout performer" among the five cars tested, record-equalling scores for adult occupant protection and safety assist...

2020 MG HS pricing and specs: Chinese Mazda CX-5 rival enters from $30,990

The 2020 MG HS will launching Australia priced from $30,990 drive away for the price-leading Vibe variant, with the range-topping Excite priced from $33,990 drive away. The MSRP for those two models are $29,990 and $32,990 respectively, and the HS replaces the previous GS that Australian buyers will be familiar with...

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MG Owner Reviews

2018 Mg ZS Essence review

Here is the MG ZS Essence with a massive sunroof and sporty elements. Stay tuned to see how it is to live with after 10,000kms in 2 months. First thing is, yes this car is Chinese, but it’s built by a machine just like every other mainstream car. The only difference is that the machine is located in China with the biggest car manufacturer, so let’s just clear that up for the Chinese car haters...

2018 MG ZS Essence review

I love this little car. It has great fuel economy with a punchy motor and super-smooth gearbox. I have noticed that as it runs in a bit, it really starts to perform. I have taken it on long road trips up country Victoria in the wet and cold, and up steep hills, and it has done it all with ease...

2013 MG 6 Magnette Comfort review

I love this car. It's great on fuel and drives beautifully on the open road with plenty of power when you want it. The worst part is it has the console and gearbox of the 2000 RAV4 – I used to own one. I really can't fault the car. For what I paid it is a great car. The latest model of this shape must be a very good, fun, and economical option...

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