2018 MG MG3 EXCITE Specifications

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About the 2018 MG MG3 EXCITE

The 2018 MG MG3 EXCITE is a front-wheel drive five-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/08/2018 classified as a MY18 UPDATE. The MG3 is regarded as a light car built in China with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$13,200.

The MG3 is a front-wheel drive 5 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.5L INLINE 4 engine that has 82 kW of power (at 6000 rpm) and 150 Nm of torque (at 4500 rpm) via a Four-speed Automatic. MG claims the MG3 EXCITE uses 6.7L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 159g of CO2. It has a 45L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 672km per full tank.

The MG3 measures 1504mm (59.2 inches) in height, 4055mm (159.6 inches) in length, 1729mm (68.1 inches) in width with a 2520mm (99.2 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1170kg (2579.4 lbs) of unladen weight. The MG3 EXCITE 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 EXCITE has a 132mm ground clearance with a 200kg braked and 200kg unbraked towing capacity.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle and the compliance plate is located on the Lower of Driver Side C-Pillar. An example VIN number would be similar to LSJZ14U91JS123456.


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Used Price From DealerA$13,200
Trade-In ValueA$9,600
Body Stylefive-door hatchback
Release date01/08/2018
Discontinued date30/11/2019
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
Compliance plate locationLower of Driver Side C-Pillar
VIN ExampleLSJZ14U91JS123456
Country of originChina
SegmentLight Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors5
Seating capacity5
MG MG3 EXCITE Engine Specifications
Size1498cc, 1.5L
Power @ RPM 82kW @ 6000rpm (110.0 hp)
Torque @ RPM150Nm @ 4500rpm (110.6 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 5
Compression ratio10.5
Power/weight ratio70.1kw/tonne
Bore/stroke75mm × 84.8mm (3.0in × 3.3in)
MG MG3 EXCITE Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFour-speed Automatic
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle10.4m (34.1 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC
Brake (rear) typeDRUM
Front tyre & wheel size195/55 R16 - 6.5Jx16
Rear tyre & wheel size195/55 R16 - 6.5Jx16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar
MG MG3 EXCITE Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity45L
Fuel consumption (combined average)6.7L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)9.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)5.3L / 100km
Vehicle range671.6km (417.3 miles)
Emission standardEURO 5
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)159g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)218g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)126g / 100km
MG MG3 EXCITE Dimensions
Length4055mm (159.6 inches)
Width1729mm (68.1 inches)
Height1504mm (59.2 inches)
Wheelbase2520mm (99.2 inches)
Front track1496mm (58.9 inches)
Rear track1483mm (58.4 inches)
Ground clearance132mm (5.2 inches)
Unladen weight1170kg (2579.4 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
MG MG3 EXCITE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
MG MG3 EXCITE Warranty
Warranty length84 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
MG MG3 EXCITE Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Automatically Activated Hazard Lights
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Automatic Air Con / Climate Control
  • Apple Car Play
  • 16 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • Body Coloured Exterior Mirrors
  • Bottle Holders - Front Seats
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Cornering Brake Control
  • Cruise Control
  • Cargo Cover
  • Chrome Grille Surround
  • Cup Holders - Front Seats
  • Chrome Highlight - Interior
  • Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Door Ajar Warning
  • Daytime Running Lights - LED
  • Driver Seat Height Adjustable
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Rear
  • Head Airbags
  • Headrests - Adjustable Front Seats
  • Headlights - Auto On/Off Function
  • Headlights - Coming/Leaving Home Function
  • Headlights - Height Adjustable
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Illuminated - Entry/Exit with Delayed Fade
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
  • Intermittent Wipers - Front
  • Intermittent Wipers - Rear
  • Leather Accented Upholstery
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light(s)
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Control Screen
  • Multi Function Display
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Map Pocket/s
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Projector Headlights
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Windows
  • Power Windows - Driver With One-Touch Operation
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Reversing Camera
  • Rear View Mirror Day/Night
  • Side Airbags
  • Seatbelts - Load Limiters Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Seatbelts - Reminder for All Seats
  • Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
  • Sliding Door/s Windowed
  • Split Fold Rear Seat
  • Side Impact Protection
  • Sound System with 6 Speakers
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering
  • Sunvisors with Vanity Mirrors
  • Trip Computer
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - A$500
  • Metallic Paint Premium - A$500