MG HS: Brand new SUV to arrive on UK roads
Having been revealed last year for the Chinese market, MG has revealed its new HS model, a family SUV, will soon be arriving in the UK priced from £17,995.
Promising a sporty exterior and a family friendly interior, the HS looks to continue the momentum the brand has gained with the ZS compact crossover in recent years. Measuring 4,574mm in length, 1,876mm in width and 1,664mm in height, MG HS will be the largest model in its UK range.
On the outside the latest iteration of MG’s stellar field grille frames the MG logo, while at the rear twin tailpipes and an aluminium lower bumper add a classy and sporty finish. Chrome highlights are dispersed across the car, from the front grille and roof rails to the door handles and sill.
Inside soft-touch materials reign supreme, with comfort and quality prioritised to make the cabin a very inviting place. Piano key buttons, turbine design air vents and soft-touch door cards add a level of class at the front while rear seat passengers can take advantage of reclining seats, twin air vents, two USBs and a sleek fold-out arm rest.
The all-new MG HS provides a quality driving experience with measured performance and driver assistance its main priorities. Active emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, intelligent speed limit assist, intelligent headlight control, traffic jam assist, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot detection and door opening warning all feature as standard.
The entry level Explore model (£17,995) features 17-inch alloy wheels, electric folding/heated door mirrors, keyless entry, and 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Moving up to the mid-level Excite model (£20,495) it adds rear parking camera, 18-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing wipers and sat-nav. The top of the range Exclusive model (£22,995) offers a choice of two leather interiors, front and rear sequential indicators, electrically adjustable heated sports seats, dual zone climate control and panoramic sunroof.
All three models are powered by a 160hp turbo petrol engine and are offered with either a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DCT transmission on Excite and Exclusive models.
Daniel Gregorious, head of sales and marketing at MG Motor UK, commented, “All New MG HS will appeal to families looking for a high-quality alternative to run of the mill SUVs. This car delivers a combination of quality and value that only MG can achieve, and we’re delighted to add it to our growing range.”
On sale now with customer deliveries starting in November, the MG HS becomes the fourth car in MG’s range alongside the MG3 hatchback, MG ZS compact SUV and the all-electric MG ZS EV.