True test of the autonomy of the model at 22,990 €

For 15 years, the absolute grasp of “low price” is known as Dacia. And if nobody steals the present quickly, MG started to make a small fame amongst worth breakers. Naturally Chinese with a takeover by big SAIC in 2007, the former British label returned to Europe with a giant increase in electrification and well-placed pricing. After an ideal SUV – accessible in Thermal (ZS), Rechargeable Hybrid (EHS) and Electric (EV) Compact “4” makes a replica far more profitable. More harmful, too, as a result of its entry worth stands at €28,990 earlier than CO2 bonus, i.e. €5,000 lower than a Renault Zoé which is definitely extra environment friendly and anchored to an actual community however in any other case much less livable and due to this fact much less versatile.

Obviously, at 22,990 € if the super-bonus is deducted, you’ll not have entry to the 450 kilometers of autonomy claimed by the MG4 on the producer’s website, this worth issues the 64 kWh model. For the entry-level referred to as “Standard”, it’s a must to make do with a 51 kWh battery referred to as “LFP” and a mean vary of 350 km in keeping with MG in the WLTP cycle.. This model is what we measure to know autonomy in actual life. Like different fashions passing by way of our Montlhéry base, the Chinese crossed our three metropolis, street and motorway cycles, in temperatures of 12 to fifteen levels relying on the day. Because we’d like, between every cycle, to recharge the battery to start out once more. For this self-examination it’s also a chance to recall, Heating and/or air-con is turned off, in order to not disrupt vitality consumption And maintain the automotive on an excellent footing.

Read extra: Our first test of the MG4 64 kWh

MG4 51 kWh in shot in direction of autonomy

The MG4’s traction management often intervenes just a little late in curves.© MG

In the metropolis, we coated 320 km earlier than the accumulator flat. On the freeway, it takes solely 250 km on the freeway, you should not anticipate to succeed in 200 km. From the starting, we are able to say that the reserves supplied by the small battery are already enough each day.. But given this, these statistics will not be telling sufficient. To place the MG4, it is nonetheless finest to check them to the competitors. And observe that on a Zoé R110 entrance, the Chinese do barely much less effectively. As against the Mégane E-Tech EV60 and VW ID.3, nonetheless, these two are additionally effectively geared up in phrases of battery. In reality, confronted with a Peugeot 208 with its battery equal, the MG, 150 kg heavier on our scale, is at least doing effectively! So, at below €23,000 there aren’t any actual faults with this new Chinese automotive, which solely has to make do with a lackluster end that casts doubt on its sturdiness…and a really small community. For the relaxation, it proves environment friendly, snug, livable and well-equipped.

Compared to the competitors, the MG4 has an autonomy of 51 kWh

*Average consumption expressed in kWh/100 km.

attribute MG4 Renault Joe Megane EV40 Megane EV60 Peugeot e-208 VW ID.3
attributeBattery capability MG451 kWh Renault Joe50 kWh Megane EV4040 kWh Megane EV6060 kWh Peugeot e-20850 kWh VW ID.358 kWh
attributeCity autonomy MG4320 km Renault Joe395 km Megane EV40282 km Megane EV60356 km Peugeot e-208309 km VW ID.3335 km
attributeRoad autonomy MG4252 km Renault Joe280 km Megane EV40235 km Megane EV60342 km Peugeot e-208257 km VW ID.3283 km
attributefreeway vary MG4180 km Renault Joe220 km Megane EV40170 km Megane EV60245 km Peugeot e-208190 km VW ID.3220 km
attributeAverage price* MG420.4 Renault Joe21.9 Megane EV4017.6 Megane EV6019.5 Peugeot e-20818.1 VW ID.320.6

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