BMW X1 vs MG ZST Comparison

    BMW X1

    MG ZST

    2024 BMW
    X1
    vs
    2024 MG
    ZST
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv small category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.5.
    0.0
    8.1
    7.7
    0.0
    Based on the BMW X1
    Based on the MG ZST ESSENCE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    City drivingCity driving
    LuxuryLuxury
    Fuel Efficiency
    54L
    351 to 421 km
    45L - 48L
    311 to 350 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    7 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $60,400 - $90,900
    $24,490 - $32,990
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    CarExpert's Take

    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Slick tech
    • Upscale, comfortable interior
    • Has pep in its step
    Misses
    • Not cheap
    • Not as much range as some rivals
    • Servicing a bit expensive
    Scott Collie
    Head of Content
    Scott Collie drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Punchy turbo engine
    • Generous equipment list
    • Handsome exterior design
    Misses
    • Cheap seat trim
    • Sluggish infotainment
    • Not the value pick in the ZST range

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Individual Metallic Paint (+$2,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,800)
    • Metallic Paint (+$700)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 BMW X1 comes standard in non-metallic Alpine White, with a range of metallic finishes costing an extra $1800 or coming free as part of the Enhancement pack:

    • Black Sapphire
    • Phytonic Blue
    • M Portimao Blue
    • Sanremo Green
    • Cape York Green
    • Utah Orange

    BMW Individual Storm Bay is a $2500 option, or $700 if you specify your X1 with the Enhancement pack.

    The MG ZST is available in five colours:

    • Brighton Blue (metallic)
    • Diamond Red (metallic)
    • Sloane Silver (metallic)
    • York White
    • Pebble Black

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO DIRECT F/INJTURBO DIRECT F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1499 - 19981349 - 1498
    Size (L)
    2.0L, 1.5L1.3L, 1.5L
    Induction
    TURBO 4, TURBO 3TURBO 3, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1612 - 16
    Power
    115kW - 233kW84kW - 115kW
    Power RPM
    4400 - 57505200 - 6000
    Torque
    230Nm - 400Nm150Nm - 230Nm
    Torque RPM
    1500 - 20001800 - 4500
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.5 - 11-

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