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It first launched Australia's cheapest electric car. It's now landed Australia's cheapest plug-in hybrid SUV. What does MG's latest arrival spell for the Australian car market?
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The safest cars for young drivers under $30,000 in Australia

Buying a new car is an exciting yet arduous process – more so when it's your first time jumping through the hoops. While key factors such as style, performance and price are usually top of mind, given that novice drivers are over-represented in fatal crashes – due to a combination of inexperience and older, cheaper and less safe cars – safety should also make the list of priorities...

2021 MG HS price and specs: Range expanded with new all-wheel drive variants

2021 MG HS now offered with all-wheel drive Two versions available: Excite X and Essence X New 2.0-litre turbo engine offers 168kW/360Nm Excite X priced from $37,990 drive away Essence X priced from $42,990 drive away Off the back of launching a plug-in hybrid version of its medium SUV, the 2021 MG HS range is again bolstered by the addition of two new, all-wheel drive variants...

2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid price and specs: Electrified SUV from $46,990 drive-away

2021 MG HS Plug-In Hybrid arrives in Australia New flagship to the HS line-up Up to 52km of zero-emissions driving Plenty of tech and safety gear Priced from $46,990 drive-away Update 4/3/21: MG has updated the combined power and torque figures for the HS PHEV to 189kW and 370Nm, not 209kW and 480Nm as provided initially...

2021 MG HS plug-in hybrid due in Australia in March

The 2021 MG HS plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will go on sale in Australia in March, the brand has confirmed. MG's first plug-in hybrid model will launch locally next month, with the HS PHEV set to join the Anglo-Chinese brand's first electric vehicle, the ZS EV, in showrooms. Powering the model is a variant of the standard HS's 1...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

2021 MG HS price and specs: Mid-size SUV gains entry-level Core variant

The 2021 MG HS range has been expanded for 2021, with the addition of an entry-level Core variant for the new year. Priced from $29,990 drive-away, the Core retails for $2000 less than the existing 'base' HS variant, the Vibe, with first examples scheduled to arrive in MG showrooms in January 2021. Standard equipment includes a 10...

The all-new models of 2020 – and how they're selling so far

The young up-starts, the fresh faces, the newcomers – whatever you want to call them, we've had a raft of new model arrivals in Australia over the course of 2020...

2020 MG HS Essence Anfield, MG ZS Essence Anfield pricing announced

Australian pricing for two new soccer-celebrating MG models has been announced, with the new 2020 MG HS Essence Anfield and 2020 MG ZS Essence Anfield SUVs launching this week. Both Anfield models  – named for Liverpool's home stadium – have been announced to commemorate the Liverpool Football Club's drought-breaking win in last week's English Premier League championship...

2021 MG HS Essence price and specs

CarAdvice testing of the 2020 MG HS has revealed it is undoubtedly the most proficient new vehicle to come from the revitalised MG Motor Company. With a five-star ANCAP rating and above average driving dynamics, the HS is well-positioned to make some headway in the incredibly competitive medium SUV segment...

MG plans 1 million car sales annually, three new models by 2024

Chinese car maker MG is planning to add three new models to its lineup and top 1 million annual sales by 2024. According to UK magazine AutoCar, MG will enter up to 100 global markets to achieve the feat as part of its ‘Mission 100’ strategy – which also coincides with the brand’s 100th anniversary...

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...

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