The 2020 MG 3 range consists of just two models, with the base MG 3 Core priced at $15,990 before on-road costs and the MG 3 Excite priced at $18,490 before on-road costs.

    The MG 3 is the only non-SUV in MG’s range following the discontinuation of the MG 6. Its main rivals include the Honda Jazz and Toyota Yaris.

    2020 MG 3 price and specs


    • 2020 MG 3 Core: $15,990
    • 2020 MG 3 Excite: $18,490

    All prices exclude on-road costs

    2020 MG 3 price and specs


    The 2020 MG 3 is available only with one powertrain: a naturally-aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 82kW and 150Nm and mated exclusively to a four-speed automatic transmission.

    Fuel Economy

    The 2020 MG 3 consumes 6.7L/100km on the combined cycle and requires more expensive 95RON premium unleaded fuel.

    2020 MG 3 price and specs


    The 2020 MG 3 measures 4055mm long, 1504mm tall and 1729mm wide.

    The MG 3’s total luggage space is 307L, increasing to a maximum of 1081L with the rear seats folded.


    The MG 3 has never been crash-tested by ANCAP, though it received a disappointing three stars when assessed by Euro NCAP in 2014. It also lacks some modern safety features like autonomous emergency braking.

    All 2020 MG 3 models come standard with anti-lock brakes and six airbags.

    2020 MG 3 price and specs

    Standard Equipment

    The base 2020 MG 3 Core comes with the following standard features:

    • Reversing camera and rear parking sensors
    • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Apple CarPlay
    • Cruise control
    • Four-speaker sound system
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
    • 15-inch alloy wheels
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Tartan fabric trim

    The MG 3 Excite adds the following:

    • Leatherette and tartan fabric trim
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • Six-speaker sound system
    • Satellite navigation
    2020 MG 3 price and specs


    MG doesn’t currently offer capped-price servicing for the MG 3, though it does offer a service plan. The MG 3 also has a seven-year unlimited kilometre warranty.

    William Stopford

    William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel, briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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