What Car? says...
The MG GS was the first SUV the Chinese-owned brand made, and it's a big step away from the sports cars that the old MG famously produced for decades. Instead, this budget SUV is a rival for the likes of the Dacia Duster and Ssangyong Tivoli.
Not that the GS is a total departure from those roots. If its maker is to be believed, the GS is plenty of fun to drive, helped by a surprisingly powerful 164bhp 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine. Although MG does have a diesel engine that would fit under the GS's bonnet, there are no immediate plans to offer that.