MG HS review

Category: Large SUV

Section: Introduction

Available fuel types:petrol
Available colours:
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RRP £18,480What Car? Target Price from£18,480

Introduction

What Car? says...

Despite its maker finding fame as a sports car manufacturer, the MG HS proves that now the brand is far more interested in chasing volume sales than pursuing what has become a very small niche these days. It also cements the MG’s current reputation for good value. After all, this is a large SUV at a price that undercuts a fair few small SUVs.

The line-up is refreshingly simple, with one engine and three trim levels to choose from. A six-speed manual gearbox is standard, with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox available as an option on the top two trims. If you’re hoping for four-wheel drive or a diesel engine, though, forget it.

For a large SUV to be so cheap, you might be expecting an interior that feels a generation or two out of date, like the smaller Dacia Duster’s. However, as you’ll find out from our comprehensive review, the HS is full of surprises.

So, to find out how it compares to other large SUVs, such as the Citroën C5 Aircross, Mazda CX-5 and Peugeot 5008, keep with us over the next few pages. We’ll tell you all about how it drives, what the interior is like and how much you can cram into it, too. You’ll also find our preferred trim.  

Then, for the chance to save more than a few bob, head over to our New Car Buying page for the greatest deals available, all without any bothersome haggling.

At a glance

Number of trims3 see more
Available fuel typespetrol
MPG range across all versions36.2 - 37.2
Avaliable doors options5
Warranty7 years / 80000 miles

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