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(2017 - present)

The MG ZS is a budget compact SUV/crossover that arrived in the UK in late 2017. The car is designed in the UK but built in China.

The ZS is currently available with either a petrol or diesel engine. An electric model joined the range in 2019, but this is not covered by this page. We are building a separate page for the ZS EV, so check back soon.

The MG ZS has received poor to average reviews from the UK motoring media, and has one of the lowest overall Expert Ratings of any of the cars we have collected data on so far. Reviewers have praised the ZS for being more spacious than many rivals and for offering a seven-year new car warranty, but have criticised its poor safety rating and underpowered engines.

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Body style: Small SUV/crossover
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £12,495 on-road

Launched: Winter 2017/18
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA


Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

The Car Expert


Auto Express


Auto Trader






Car Keys






Honest John




The Sun


The Telegraph


Top Gear


What Car?



Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 3 stars
Date tested: December 2017









Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The MG ZS has not yet been lab tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

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