The MG ZS has its strengths, including its relatively classy interior, decent handling and roomy rear seats. However, a Duster Dacia is cheaper to buy, more comfortable and has a bigger bootget the best price
Mid-spec Excite adds 17in alloy wheels, air conditioning and Apple CarPlay smartphone mirroring. It has most things covered, so it’s our pick.
Engine: 1.0T GDi
The best engine option is the 1.0-litre turbocharged unit, which offers peppier and more flexible acceleration that’s much better on the motorway than the breathless 1.5.