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2022 MG HS PHEV ESSENCE Specifications

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MRLP $47,990
5 stars

About the 2022 MG HS PHEV ESSENCE

The 2022 MG HS PHEV ESSENCE is a front-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/01/2022 classified as a SAS23 MY22. The HS is regarded as a medium SUV built in China with prices starting at $47,990 before on-road costs.

The HS is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.5L TURBO 4 engine that has 119 kW of power (at 5500 rpm) and 250 Nm of torque (at 4300 rpm) via a 10 SP AUTO EDU. MG claims the HS PHEV ESSENCE uses 1.7L/100km of Premium Unleaded-Electric Hybrid in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 39g of CO2. It has a 55L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 3235km per full tank.

The HS measures 1685mm (66.3 inches) in height, 4574mm (180.1 inches) in length, 1876mm (73.9 inches) in width with a 2720mm (107.1 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1775kg (3913.2 lbs) of unladen weight. The HS PHEV ESSENCE comes standard with 235/50 R18 97W front tyres and 235/50 R18 97W rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 10,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2022 MG HS PHEV ESSENCE has a 174mm ground clearance.

The HS has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Under Driver Seat On Floor and the compliance plate is located on the Lower of Driver Side C-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to LSJA24U97KG123456.


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SeriesSAS23 MY22
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/01/2022
Discontinued date-
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationUnder Driver Seat On Floor
Compliance plate locationLower of Driver Side C-Pillar
VIN ExampleLSJA24U97KG123456
Country of originChina
SegmentMedium SUV
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
MG HS PHEV ESSENCE Engine Specifications
Size1490cc, 1.5L
Power @ RPM 119kW @ 5500rpm (159.6 hp)
Torque @ RPM250Nm @ 4300rpm (184.4 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 5
Compression ratio10.3
Power/weight ratio67.0kw/tonne
Bore/stroke74mm × 86.6mm (2.9in × 3.4in)
MG HS PHEV ESSENCE Drivetrain and Wheels
Transmission10 SP AUTO EDU
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle-
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size235/50 R18 97W - 7.5Jx18
Rear tyre & wheel size235/50 R18 97W - 7.5Jx18
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system
MG HS PHEV ESSENCE Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity55L
Fuel consumption (combined average)1.7L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)5.8L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range3235.3km (2010.3 miles)
Emission standardEURO 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)39g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Length4574mm (180.1 inches)
Width1876mm (73.9 inches)
Height1685mm (66.3 inches)
Wheelbase2720mm (107.1 inches)
Front track1574mm (62.0 inches)
Rear track1593mm (62.7 inches)
Ground clearance174mm (6.9 inches)
Unladen weight1775kg (3913.2 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass2196kg (4841.3 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
MG HS PHEV ESSENCE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Warranty length84 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Service interval (km)10,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Automatic Door Locks
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Automatic Hold Function
  • Ambient Interior Lighting
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • Antenna - Roof-mounted Shark Fin type
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • Around View Monitor
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Body Coloured Bumpers
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Black Headliner
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Curtain Airbags
  • Cornering Brake Control
  • Centre Console Box With Sliding Armrest
  • Cruise Control Intelligent/Active
  • Cargo Cover
  • Chrome Highlight - Exterior
  • Cup Holders - Rear Seats
  • Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Chrome Surround - Front Fog Lights
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Contrast Stitching - Steering Wheel
  • Digital Audio Broadcast Radio
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Driver Mode Selection
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Electric Parking Brake
  • Electric Power Steering
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Extra USB Socket/s
  • Front Centre Armrest with Cooling Function
  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Fog Lights - Rear
  • Global Positioning System
  • Headlights - Auto On/Off Function
  • Headlights Follow Me Home Function
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Headlights On Warning
  • Headlights - Manual Levelling
  • Headrests Rear
  • Heated Rear Windshield
  • Hill Start Assist
  • High Mounted Rear Stop Light
  • Hybrid Drive System
  • Instrument Cluster Display - 12.3 Inch
  • Individual Cool Box
  • Illuminated Glove Box Compartment
  • Instrument Panel Light Dimmer
  • Intelligent Light System
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intelligent Speed Assist
  • Keyless Entry
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light/s
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • LED Headlights
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi-function Control Screen
  • Multi-function Display
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Maintenance Interval Indicator
  • Map/Reading Lights - Front
  • Map/Reading Lights - Rear
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Front Seat Driver 6 Way
  • Puddle Lamps with Logo
  • Power Exterior Mirrors - Heated
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Front Seat Passenger 4 Way
  • Power Tailgate
  • Power Windows With One-Touch Operation
  • Power Windows - Anti-trap
  • Radio AM/FM
  • Rear Air Vents
  • Rear Centre Armrest
  • Remote Boot/Hatch Release
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Reclining Rear Seats
  • Roof Rails
  • Rear Lights - LED
  • Removable Luggage Cover above Boot
  • Rear Spoiler Tailgate Mounted
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear View Assist
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror - Auto Dimming
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Anti-submarine Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Anti-submarine Rear Seats
  • Seatbelts - Height Adjustable Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters 2nd Row Outer
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners 2nd Row Outer
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Surround Camera System
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Sunglass Holder
  • Special Identifying Badging
  • Smart Key
  • Sports Mode
  • Smartphone Pack
  • Seatback Pockets - Front Seats
  • Sport Management Strategy
  • Sports Pedals
  • Sports Seats - Front
  • Panoramic Sunroof with Manual Blind
  • Sound System with 6 Speakers
  • Side Sill Extensions with Chrome Highlights
  • Side Steps
  • Subwoofer
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors & Illumination
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • Tyre Repair Kit
  • USB Input Socket
  • USB Charging Port/s - Rear
  • Virtual Cockpit
  • Vehicle Dynamics Control System
  • Vinyl Upholstery
  • Welcome Lights
  • Whiplash Protection System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - $700