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MG Hs 1.5 T-GDI Exclusive 5dr DCT Petrol Hatchback

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£899 Advance Payment

These prices are based on the Higher Rate Motability Component. Pricing and offers are correct at the date of publication and are subject to confirmation. Pricing may not be accurate as pricing is updated quarterly. Unless otherwise stated, metallic paint at extra cost. Library image for illustration purposes only.

Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Rain sensing wipers, ABS/EBD, Apple CarPlay, Adaptive cruise control, Satellite navigation system, Electric folding door mirrors, DAB audio, Power tailgate, Front fog lights, Dual Zone automatic air conditioning...

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MPG

Mpg stands for miles per gallon, and is used to show how far your car is able to travel for every gallon (or 4.55 litres) of fuel it uses. The combined WLTP fuel economy figure provides a general overview of a car's fuel consumption over a variety of speeds and road types.

Insurance Group

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of £40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional £320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

HS here doesn't designate a super-fast rail route but MG's largest SUV, which is offered in both conventionally-engined and PHEV plug-in forms. It's one of the most spacious mid-sized SUVs you could choose, yet it retails for thousands less than you'd pay for comparably-shaped rivals. The usual MG formula in other words, backed up by the normal lengthy brand warranty.

Background

MG is one of the market's fastest growing brands, with almost all its sales currently being of its compact ZS SUV. This HS model slots in above that car, enabling the brand to hold on to family buyers who might have out-grown its smaller models. And to target new customers who previously would never have considered MG in this segment. These people are going to want a higher standard of luxury and sophistication than anything the brand has previously offered - and the HS range sets out to provide just that. If MG can successfully deliver with a car like this, all kinds of things might be possible in the future.

Driving Experience

The mainstream engine is a 162PS 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol unit that only drives through the front wheels. It's a reasonably willing thing, capable of 0-62 miles per hour in 9.9 seconds, reaching a top speed of 118mph. Customers have the choice of either a six-speed manual or seven-speed DCT auto gearbox, which on top versions can also be manually controlled using the steering-wheel-mounted paddles. DCT versions also feature a series of drive modes including Eco, Normal, Sport and a driver customisable option. A steering wheel mounted 'Super Sport' button allows the driver to quickly engage Sport mode and it also illuminates the interior's red ambient lighting. You might worry about a petrol engine's relative lack of torque being insufficient for towing duties. This MG's unit develops 250Nm of pulling power, enough to allow it to tug along a braked trailer of up to 1,750kgs in weight - which should be enough for owners to haul medium-sized trailers, caravans, or boats. Because this is a front driven-only model, you shouldn't expect to be able to engage in any serious off road shenanigans - the relatively restricted ground clearance doesn't allow for that anyway. And you shouldn't expect ride and handling to be cutting-edge, though typical family buyers will probably be quite satisfied. The alternative powerplant is a PHEV version of this same engine mated to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. In this plug-in model, this unit works with a 90KW electric motor hitched to a four-speed drive unit and powered by a 16.6kWh battery pack. When the battery pack is fully charged, a WLTP-rated pure electric range of 32 miles is apparently possible, which in urban conditions MG says can be stretched as far as 43 miles.

Design and Build

You expect plenty of metal for your money from an MG and you'll not be disappointed here. Don't be put off by the fact that an HS isn't much cheaper than, say, a Nissan Qashqai; it's quite a lot bigger than one of those - though there are still only five seats. The styling's pretty straightforward, taking the family look lately established with the compact ZS and applying it to a wider, squarer shape. Inside, interior space is class-leading, something you'll especially notice in the rear where there's vastly more space than you'd get in a Qashqai or an Ateca. It's possible to fit three adults here, which is unusual in this class. Headroom's good too - even with the panoramic sunroof fitted. Up front, there's a much higher quality dash than you might be expecting. The seats could be a little more supportive and the indicator stalks feel a bit plasticky, but that's about it on the debit side. There aren't many buttons, most features re-located to a large 10.1-inch centre-dash infotainment touchscreen compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Out back, there's a decently-sized 450-litre boot - that capacity measured up to the windowline. Fold the 60:40-split rear bench and capacity rises to 1,454-litres.

Market and Model

Pricing for this mid-sized family SUV is pitched in the £21,000-£33,000 bracket. That's good value, even if your point of comparison is merely a volume family hatch-based model like a Nissan Qashqai or a SEAT Ateca. But the HS is sized - and priced - to compete more with bigger, more complete mid-sized SUVs; Volkswagen's Tiguan, Mazda's CX-5, Ford's Kuga and Honda's CR-V. Opt for this MG and you're looking at a like-for-like saving of up to £6,000 over something like that. On the mainstream model, just one single 1.5-litre petrol engine is offered but there's a DCT automatic option and two levels of trim - 'Excite' and 'Exclusive'. Even base 'Excite'-spec gives you 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry with push button start, a 10.1" colour touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and electric folding and heated door mirrors. Plus a rear parking camera, rain sensing wipers and sat-nav. Top spec 'Exclusive' gives you leather upholstery, front and rear LED sequential indicators, electrically adjustable heated sports front seats, dual zone climate control, ambient lighting and a panoramic opening Skyroof. DCT versions also include driving modes including Super Sport and a customisable electronic opening tailgate. The alternative 1.5-litre PHEV variant is priced from around £30,000 and is again available in 'Excite' and 'Exclusive' levels of trim.

Cost of Ownership

We didn't expect the HS to deliver class-lading efficiency stats and in its conventional form, it doesn't. It gets pretty close to the class standard though. The 1.5-litre petrol manual model manages a combined WLTP combined cycle figure of 37.2mpg and an WLTP-rated CO2 emissions figure of 172g/km. For the DCT auto, the figures are 36.2mpg and 177g/km. All of this means that this car could return up to around 400 miles from every tank - though you'll need to restrain your right foot a bit to get close to that figure. MG reckons the HS PHEV variant will deliver a combined cycle fuel economy reading of 155.8mpg and 43g/km of CO2. We briefed you in our driving section on the all-electric range, WLTP-rated at 32 miles - or 43 miles in urban conditions. That's of course when the battery is fully charged, a process that will take 3 hours when the car is plugged into a 7kW wall box charger, the type of thing that you'll need to get installed in your garage. What about other running cost issues? Well, all versions of this MG come with an impressive seven-year, 80,000-mile warranty as standard - which is better than most rival brands can offer. You might be aware that rival Kia offers a seven-year 100,000 mile package, but MG still reckons its deal is preferable because it's backed by full factory support throughout, whereas direct manufacturer support for rival warranties declines the longer they go on. In many cases they don't go on too long. Many competitors still limit you to a three year back-up package; a few offer five years. MG does better: this is the brand putting its money where its mouth is. The warranty is fully transferrable to future owners. Additionally, there's a six year factory warranty against rust, while a year's breakdown cover is also part of the deal. The MG dealer network is growing all the time - the brand expects to shortly have 120 outlets in the UK. At those outlets, a full digital service record of checks and maintenance provides the customer with complete transparency and full access to the service history of their vehicle.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Arctic White
  • Solid paint
  • Leather upholstery
  • Leather upholstery - Black
  • Leather - Black

Body Glass

  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Front and rear aero wiper
  • Front and rear electric windows with one-touch up/down

Brakes

  • ABS/EBD
  • Hill descent control
  • ESP
  • CBC - (Cornering brake control)
  • Hill Launch assist
  • Electric parking brake with auto hold function

Communication

  • Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • USB mobile phone charging function

Driver Aids

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Rear parking camera
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Intelligent speed assist
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Blind Spot Detection (BAS)
  • Lane keep assist system (LAS) with Lane departure warning system (LDWS)
  • Driving modes
  • PAS

Driver Information

  • Satellite navigation system
  • Trip computer
  • Traffic jam assist
  • 10.1" colour touchscreen

Driving Mirrors

  • Electric folding door mirrors
  • Body colour electric adjustable heated door mirrors
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror

Entertainment

  • DAB audio
  • 6 speaker audio System

Exterior Body Features

  • Power tailgate
  • Silver roof rails
  • Panoramic sky roof
  • Body coloured bumpers

Exterior Lights

  • Front fog lights
  • Automatic headlights
  • LED centre brake light
  • Follow me home headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED Bi-Function headlights
  • LED front and rear sequential indicators
  • Intelligent high beam

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Dual Zone automatic air conditioning

Interior Features

  • Leather steering wheel
  • Android Auto
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • Steering wheel paddle shift
  • 12V power sockets
  • Front centre sliding armrest with storage compartment
  • Metal sports pedals

Interior Lights

  • Ambient Lighting

Safety

  • Front seat belt height adjuster
  • Front side airbags
  • Dual front airbags
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Side curtain airbags
  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • Front seatbelts (3-point + pretensioner + load limiter)
  • Front passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Anti rolling protection
  • Driver, passenger and 2 row rear seat belt reminder
  • Active emergency braking with pedestrian/Bicycle detection
  • Rear outer seatbelt pretensioner and load limiter

Seats

  • Heated front seats
  • 3 rear headrests
  • 4 way electric adjustable passenger seat
  • ISOFIX restraints on outer rear seats x2
  • 2nd row 60/40 split fold seat
  • 2nd row seat with 2 stage incline adjustment
  • Front headrests
  • Sports Style Front Seats with One-Piece Back
  • 6 way electric adjustable drivers seat + lumbar support

Security

  • Remote central locking
  • Speed sensing door locks
  • Keyless entry and push button start system
  • Alarm system and engine immobiliser

Wheels - Alloy

  • 18" diamond cut alloy wheels
  • 18" Hurricane diamond cut alloy wheels

Wheels - Spare

  • Tyre repair kit

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 9.9
  • Engine Power - BHP 162
  • Engine Power - KW 119
  • Engine Power - PS True
  • Engine Power - RPM 5500
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 184
  • Engine Torque - NM 250
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1500
  • Top Speed 118

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