Is the reborn MG brand on the right track with its crucial new crossover, the ZS? We grab a go in one in the UK to get a feel for the latest offering from the Chinese-owned British-marque.

This MG ZS is a UK-spec 1.0-litre 3-cyl Turbo version producing 111bhp and 160NM giving a 0-100kph acceleration time of 12.3 seconds and a 180kph top speed with 6.3L/100km combined fuel consumption. It's about GBP12,000.

In our region we get the 1.5-litre 4cyl version with 119bhp and 150NM giving a 0-100 time of just under 11 seconds with a top speed of 175kph and fuel consumption of 5.8L/100km. It's front-wheel drive with a 4-speed auto and is priced from AED44,000 ($12k).

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Comments

    • danvanbelk1
      danvanbelk1

      The weather is really bad in the UK, the commentary was really good, good review 👍🏻😊

      about 1 month ago
    • Shahzad Sheikh
      Shahzad Sheikh In reply to danvanbelk1

      Thanks!

      about 1 month ago
    • Shaz Hamza
      Shaz Hamza

      Good review. Would like to see your review on MG RX5 with 2 litre Turbo option which comes for the Middle East.

      about 1 month ago
    • Joe Peddie
      Joe Peddie

      You make awesome reviews . In fact i just bought one because of your review

      about 2 months ago
    • danvanbelk1
      danvanbelk1 In reply to Joe Peddie

      Joe Peddie I should get mine next week, I got the metallic black exclusive in auto. Looking forward to it 😊

      about 1 month ago
    • Joe Peddie
      Joe Peddie In reply to Joe Peddie

      +Bamisha Todd

      Not got it yet, but test drove it and was a dream to drive. A lot of reviews seem to judge it on cars that cost about 5 grand more. For real people who test drive it and in their price range will love it. I got the dynamic red Exclusive. It looks far better than the price suggests

      about 2 months ago
    • Bamisha Todd
      Bamisha Todd In reply to Joe Peddie

      Is it a good car? I'm planning on getting it

      about 2 months ago
    • Jacob Price
      Jacob Price

      Not a mg just a rebadged roewe rx3

      about 2 months ago
    • سبحان الله وبحمده
      سبحان الله وبحمده

      Thank you very much very good review ... can you please reduce the volume in your clip opening, it is too loud on headphone.

      about 2 months ago
    • Kevin Walker
      Kevin Walker

      Thanks......You didnt mention the seats.

      about 3 months ago
    • Paul Lynch
      Paul Lynch

      What a pleasure to see an open minded and honest review.
      I have already started watching more of your reviews..

      about 3 months ago
    • Shahzad Sheikh
      Shahzad Sheikh In reply to Paul Lynch

      Paul Lynch Thanks so much, glad you liked it!

      about 3 months ago
    • Christopher Pass
      Christopher Pass

      Good review

      about 4 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to Christopher Pass

      Many thanks!

      about 4 months ago
    • Global Explorer
      Global Explorer

      3:50 and you start to review the car???

      about 5 months ago
    • Moira Holland
      Moira Holland In reply to Global Explorer

      Global Explorer Great car😍

      about 1 month ago
    • Possum Sam
      Possum Sam

      It sounds like the New 2018 MG6 might be an improvement over the previous gen which already had excellent dynamics, judging from this ZS.
      But bad news overall for those who bought the GS.

      about 5 months ago
    • ali abdelaziz
      ali abdelaziz

      Thank you so much cor the review,
      I want to know about the weak points for that car?
      Is there is any noise inside the car with the high speed?

      about 5 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to ali abdelaziz

      ali abdelaziz noise refinement is average

      about 5 months ago
    • Mon legaspi
      Mon legaspi

      Which is better for daily city drive to work (for small family), this ZS or the Nissan Sunny 2019?

      about 5 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to Mon legaspi

      I'd say the ZS is definitely worth considering, especially if you need a small family-sized SUV.

      about 5 months ago
    • V Arffman
      V Arffman

      Yes, front are 99% ripoff Mazda.

      about 6 months ago
    • kolkat c
      kolkat c In reply to V Arffman

      V Arffman yup britzy are crap car designers

      about 2 months ago
    • Fishlips
      Fishlips In reply to V Arffman

      They could've used an uglier car to ripoff

      about 3 months ago
    • DJA 67
      DJA 67

      This is full of good information. Very good review. Please do more!

      about 6 months ago
    • Andrew K. NI
      Andrew K. NI

      Great review. I'm tempted by the 1.5 petrol version which is very well priced in Northern Ireland.

      about 6 months ago
    • siskin58
      siskin58 In reply to Andrew K. NI

      +Andrew K. NI In the current market it's the best deal and there's a hell of lot a car for that money.

      about 4 months ago
    • Andrew K. NI
      Andrew K. NI In reply to Andrew K. NI

      +siskin58 Yes, that is hard to beat.

      about 4 months ago
    • siskin58
      siskin58 In reply to Andrew K. NI

      The best part of it is that it's coming with 7 years/80 000 miles warranty and 0% 5 years finance

      about 4 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to Andrew K. NI

      Thanks, glad you enjoyed it.

      about 6 months ago
    • Its_Bikash Nu
      Its_Bikash Nu

      Would love to see ur review video on New Renault Duster.

      about 7 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to Its_Bikash Nu

      Imthishan did a review of the new Duster - you can see it here

      https://youtu.be/uc0eJKO27HE

      about 7 months ago
    • Vinay Bhatia
      Vinay Bhatia

      would it have a good A/C to suit the Middle East temperatures ?

      about 7 months ago
    • Kevin Walker
      Kevin Walker In reply to Vinay Bhatia

      You wouldnt want plastic seats in the Middle east

      about 3 months ago
    • MotoringMiddleEast
      MotoringMiddleEast In reply to Vinay Bhatia

      Good question. The AC was pretty good on this UK car and it was a hot summer this time there, though not as hot as here in the UAE obviously. Hopefully the Middle East spec cars will have an even stronger AC. But I can't be sure until I try one locally. Hope to do that soon. Stay tuned!

      about 7 months ago