2018 MG MG3 ESSENCE

2018 MG MG3 ESSENCE Specifications

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5.8L/100km
Not tested

About the 2018 MG MG3 ESSENCE

The 2018 MG MG3 ESSENCE is a front-wheel drive four-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/10/2016 classified as a . The MG3 is regarded as a light car built in China with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$12,400.

The MG3 is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.5L INLINE 4 engine that has 78 kW of power (at 6500 rpm) and 137 Nm of torque (at 4500 rpm) via a Five-speed Manual. MG claims the MG3 ESSENCE uses 5.8L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 136g of CO2. It has a 45L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 776km per full tank.

The MG3 measures 1507mm (59.3 inches) in height, 4018mm (158.2 inches) in length, 1728mm (68.0 inches) in width with a 2520mm (99.2 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1103kg (2431.7 lbs) of unladen weight. The MG3 ESSENCE comes standard with 195/55 R16 front tyres and 195/55 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2018 MG MG3 ESSENCE has a 133mm ground clearance with a 200kg braked and 200kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the RHS - Front Suspension Tower and the compliance plate is located on the Transmission Tunnel RHS. An example VIN number would be similar to LSJZ14#!@&*ABCDEF.


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MG MG3 ESSENCE Details
Price-
Used Price From DealerA$12,400
Trade-In ValueA$9,100
Series-
Body Stylefour-door hatchback
Release date01/10/2016
Discontinued date31/08/2018
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationRHS - Front Suspension Tower
Compliance plate locationTransmission Tunnel RHS
VIN ExampleLSJZ14#!@&*ABCDEF
Country of originChina
SegmentLight Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
MG MG3 ESSENCE Engine Specifications
TypeMULTI POINT F/INJ
Size1498cc, 1.5L
Power @ RPM 78kW @ 6500rpm (104.6 hp)
Torque @ RPM137Nm @ 4500rpm (101.0 lb-ft)
Cylindersfour-cylinder
Number of Valves16
ValvesDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
Euro RatingEURO 5
Compression ratio10.5
Power/weight ratio70.7kw/tonne
Bore/stroke75mm × 84.8mm (3.0in × 3.3in)
MG MG3 ESSENCE Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Steering typeRACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED
Turning circle10.4m (34.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDRUM
Front tyre & wheel size195/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size195/55 R16 - 6.5x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar
MG MG3 ESSENCE Fuel Specifications
Fuel typePREMIUM UNLEADED PETROL
Fuel tank capacity45L
Fuel consumption (combined average)5.8L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)7.5L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)4.9L / 100km
Vehicle range775.9km (482.1 miles)
Emission standardEURO 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)136g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)173g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)114g / 100km
MG MG3 ESSENCE Dimensions
Length4018mm (158.2 inches)
Width1728mm (68.0 inches)
Height1507mm (59.3 inches)
Wheelbase2520mm (99.2 inches)
Front track1505mm (59.3 inches)
Rear track1493mm (58.8 inches)
Ground clearance133mm (5.2 inches)
Unladen weight1103kg (2431.7 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass1685kg (3714.8 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
MG MG3 ESSENCE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
MG MG3 ESSENCE Warranty
Warranty length72 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
MG MG3 ESSENCE Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
MG MG3 ESSENCE Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adjustable Driver Seat - Manual
  • AUX/USB Input Socket
  • 16 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Body Kit Sports
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Cruise Control
  • Chrome Exhaust Tip(s)
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Child Seat - ISOFIX Anchorage System
  • Cloth Trim
  • Decal Pack With Custom Colour
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Head Airbags
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Intermittent Wipers - Variable
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • MP3 Compatible Audio/CD Player
  • Paint Colour Special
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power Windows
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Storage Compartment Under the Front Seats
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Sunglass Holder
  • Sound System with 6 Speakers
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors
  • Trip Computer
  • Tyre Repair Kit
  • Vehicle Stability Control
Optional Features-