2021 MG MG3 CORE

2021 MG MG3 CORE Specifications

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About the 2021 MG MG3 CORE

The 2021 MG MG3 CORE is a front-wheel drive five-door hatchback that was released to the Australian market on 01/09/2020 classified as a SZP1 MY21. The MG3 is regarded as a light car built in China with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at $15,100.

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 CORE 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 CORE comes standard with 185/65 R15 front tyres and 185/65 R15 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2021 MG MG3 CORE 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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MG MG3 CORE Details
Used Price From Dealer$15,100
Trade-In Value$11,300
SeriesSZP1 MY21
Body Stylefive-door hatchback
Release date01/09/2020
Discontinued date31/12/2021
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 CORE 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 CORE 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 size185/65 R15 - 6Jx15
Rear tyre & wheel size185/65 R15 - 6Jx15
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut
Rear suspension typeTorsion bar
MG MG3 CORE 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 CORE 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 CORE Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity200kg (440.9 lbs)
MG MG3 CORE Warranty
Warranty length84 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
MG MG3 CORE Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
MG MG3 CORE Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Automatically Activated Hazard Lights
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Apple Car Play
  • 15 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Body Coloured Exterior Door Handles
  • 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
  • Cloth Trim
  • 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
  • Luggage/Cargo Area Light/s
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi-function Control Screen
  • Multi-function Display
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Projector Headlights
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Power Windows - Driver With One-Touch Operation
  • 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 4 Speakers
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering
  • Trip Computer
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
Optional Features
  • Metallic Paint - $300