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For The MG6 is spacious and well equipped, plus it remains composed in bends.

Against It makes very little financial sense due to its inefficient engines and weak resale values, while the interior plastics look cheap and nasty, and refinement is awful.

MG MG6 Hatchback
11 5stars

The MG6 feels out of date in several key areas, so it’s impossible to recommend.

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The full MG MG6 review


There are 6 MG MG6 versions available

Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT S 5dr £15,455
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT SE 5dr £16,955
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.9 DTi GT S 5dr £16,995
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.9 DTi GT SE 5dr £18,195
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT TSE 5dr £18,955
What Car? says:2 stars out of 5
Hatchback 1.9 DTi GT TSE 5dr £20,195
What Car? says:1 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

The MG6 is available as a four-door saloon, which is badged Magnette, and a five-door ‘fastback’, badged GT.

There are also two engines to choose from: a turbocharged 1.8-litre petrol and a 1.9-litre diesel. We prefer the latter because it makes more financial sense, although it’s still inefficient compared with the engines in most rivals.

Once you’ve chosen your preferred bodystyle and engine, you have three trims to pick from. We’d recommend the cheapest of these because it still comes pretty well equipped, although mid-spec SE cars do get several desirable extras, including sat-nav and rear parking sensors.

All MG6s come with a three-year/60,000 mile warranty, which is a little disappointing compared with the five- and seven-year deals offered by some rivals. There is a three-year, unlimited-mileage roadside assistance package, though.

Reader test team says:

MG MG6 Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT S 5dr

I don't understand the hate in your review. I own a petrol GT, and whilst not perfect (like any car), it is certainly a much better car than you give…

John Warren

4 out of 5 stars

MG MG6 Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT TSE 5dr

Quite frankly, I am tired of reading all the terrible reviews for this car. I travelled 420 miles to pick mine up from London for £11,500 with 1 mile…

Mark Dougan

5 out of 5 stars

MG MG6 Hatchback 1.9 DTi GT TSE 5dr

I have owned this car for coming up to a year now and I have to say it is a much under rated machine. The road holding and ride quality are in…

Peter Stokes

5 out of 5 stars

MG MG6 Hatchback 1.8 TCI GT SE 5dr

Excellent value for money, feel on the road nothing less than luxury car. Fuel economy far better than some other rivals cruise control takes care of…

Sandeep Sharma

5 out of 5 stars
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