We are not used to mentioning the British brand MG, but in recent months you have also been able to find news about it on the AutoSUV website. It is currently the Chinese carmaker Saic Motor and is gradually expanding its operations in Europe. The nearest official representation has so far been in Austria. Today, you are also entering the Slovak market and selling through a network of nine sellers.
The offer consists of two crossovers MG ZS and MG EHS.
MG ZS has been on sale for a long time and in the spring of 2020 it underwent modernization. The electric MG ZS ZS was improved again in the autumn of 2022. The ZS model belongs to the B-SUV segment and is the current EV model of the brand.
The drive is provided by petrol engines, the smaller three-cylinder 1.0 l TGI offers 82 kW, the larger four-cylinder with a capacity of 1.5 l does not have a turbo and provides 78 kW. The model is available exclusively with front-wheel drive and the engines work with the 5th, resp. 6-speed manual transmission. The top-of-the-range Exclusive turbo engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The Slovak price list is still missing the electric version of ZS EV. It is offered with batteries with a capacity of 50 kWh and 70 kWh. if the range is 320 km or up to 440 km. The power of the electric motor in this case is 150 kW and the maximum torque reaches 280 Nm.
MG EHS is with a length of 4,574 mm to recognize a larger crossover compared to the sibling ZS. The model is driven as standard by a four-cylinder with a volume of 1.5 l and an output of 119 kW. In the Slovak price list we found only a plug in hybrid with a system power of up to 190 kW. The heart of the plug in hybrid is the 1.5 TGI motor, which is assisted by an electric motor.
using a 10-speed automatic transmission, the hybrid unit drives the front axle wheels. The battery with a capacity of 16.6 kWh will allow the vehicle in an electric mode of continuous charging of 52 km.
MG offers a 7-year or 150,000 km warranty on both vehicles.