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    $22,990 - $24,990 excl. on-roads
    2024 MG ZS

    2024 MG ZS

    $22,990 - $24,990 excl. on-roads

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    Fuel Efficiency6.7 - 7.1 / 100km
    ANCAP Rating4-star
    Warranty7 years
    MG

    About the MG ZS

    The MG ZS continues to be offered as a one-variant range, with no specification or price changes for 2024.

    The 2024 MG ZS Excite is priced from $23,990 drive-away. It was the most popular small SUV under $45,000 in Australia for 2023 – it’s worth noting the ZST and ZS EV ranges are included in this tally.

    Customers who are looking for a turbocharged engine will have to upgrade to the related MG ZST, as the ZS only comes with a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine.

    The ZS misses out on the ZST’s safety suite which includes autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert to name a few.

    Summary

    Our expert's shortest summary
    Hit

    Bargain entry price

    Seven-year warranty

    Handsome design

    Miss

    Short on active safety

    Uninspiring drivetrain

    Cabin built to a price

    News

    All the latest MG ZS news

    MG ZS Range Guide

    Which variant of the MG ZS range is best for you?

    ZS Excite highlights:

    • 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Wired Apple CarPlay
    • 6-speaker sound system
    • Cruise control
    • Leatherette upholstery
    • Height-adjustable steering wheel
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Synthetic leather trim on doors and shifter
    • Tyre pressure monitoring
    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • Front and rear fog lights
    • Halogen headlights with manual height adjustment
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Automatic headlights
    • 1 x USB port
    • Analogue speedometer, rev counter
    • LED daytime running lights
    • Halogen headlights
    • Manual driver’s seat height adjustment

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    Interior

    Photos and Images of the MG ZS Interior

    It's back-to-basics in here, although the handsome steering wheel and Volkswagen-like switchgear on the doors add some glamour.

    The synthetic leather-trimmed driver's seat has height adjustment as well as tilting and sliding, but unfortunately the steering wheel only moves up and down and does not telescope.

    The centre screen is flanked by faux carbon-fibre trim, while silvery plastic inserts and soft touch points make it feel a little nicer. The vinyl seat trims are easy to keep clean.

    The back seats are relatively capacious by class standards, for adults 180cm or below. The boot is 359L with five seats in use, which is about what you'd expect of a lower small hatchback.

    A temporary space-saving spare wheel sits below the loading floor.

    Exterior

    Photos and Images of the MG ZS Exterior

    A key factor behind the ZS's take-up is its design.

    It's fairly anonymous, but its curves and proportions are contemporary. Nobody will know you're in a budget SUV unless they're real car people.

    MG ZS Colours

    What colours are available for the MG ZS?
    • Sloane Silver Metallic
    • Diamond Red Metallic
    • Regal Blue Metallic
    • Dover White
    • Pebble Black

    Cost of Ownership

    What is the running, servicing and ownership costs of buying a MG ZS?

    Servicing is required every 12 months or 10,000km, whichever comes first. MG offers seven-year capped price servicing under its Precise Price Servicing scheme.

    The MG ZS’s first seven services are capped at $251, $298, $301, $359, $249, $350, $249.

    How it Drives

    Our expert take on MG ZS drivability?

    It's a pretty simple bit of kit, with electric power steering with a few modes of resistance, MacPherson strut front suspension, and a torsion beam at the rear. It has disc brakes at each end.

    It's not the final word in agile handling or cushy ride, but for those hopping out of a used vehicle should prove a pleasant enough bit of A-to-B transport.

    The 2024 MG ZS is powered by a naturally aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 84kW of power and 150Nm of torque.

    It’s mated to a four-speed torque-converter automatic transmission driving the front wheels.

    MG ZS Safety Rating

    ANCAP Safety Rating Australia

    There’s no active safety technology like autonomous emergency braking available, though a full suite of active safety and driver assist features is standard on the ZST.

    Standard fit includes front, front-side, and curtain airbags, as well as a reversing camera with rear parking sensors.

    MG ZS Options

    Options list for the MG ZS

    What you see is what you get, there are no options on the MG ZS.

    MG ZS Warranty

    What is the warranty period and kilometre limit for the MG ZS?

    Depending on the variant, MG suggests that owners service their 2024 MG ZS every 12 to 6 months, or 10,000km, whichever comes first.

    The 2024 MG ZS has a 7 year, unlimited km warranty.

    MG ZS Stock Availability

    Is the MG ZS available to buy now and what are stock levels and how long are wait times?

    MG has better stock of the ZS than most of its rivals.

    The brand earlier this year welcomed its own shipload of cars Down Under, and hasn't been hit by the same supply crunch as other carmakers due to its different supply chains.

    MG ZS Boot Space

    How much luggage or cargo capacity and boot space is there in the MG ZS?

    Boot space measures 359L up to the cargo cover. With the rear seats folded, this expands to 1166L measured up to the window line. The second row of seats fold down in a 60:40 split.

    MG ZS Fuel Economy

    How much fuel does the MG ZS use and what are its emissions?

    The 2024 MG ZS uses 7.1L/100km on the combined cycle, compared to 6.9L/100km for 1.5-litre ZST models with their CVT automatic. It has a 48L fuel tank.

    Depending on the variant, view the 2024 MG ZS fuel usage below.

    All Highway, City, and Combined figures below are litres per 100km

    VariantSeriesStyleFuel TypeHighwayCityCombinedE10?
    EXCITEAZS1 MY244D WAGONUNLEADED PETROL--7.1Yes
    ESSENCEMY234D WAGONUNLEADED PETROL--6.7Yes

    MG ZS Dimensions

    The dimensions of the MG ZS

    The 2024 MG ZS measures 4314mm long, 1809mm including the mirrors, and 1644mm tall (1620mm excluding the roof rails). It rides a 2585mm wheelbase.

    The 2024 MG ZS measures 4314mm long, 1809mm wide and 1644mm tall, with a 2585mm tall wheelbase.

    The 2024 MG ZS has a braked towing capacity of 500kg and an unbraked towing capacity of 500kg.

    MG ZS Market Fit

    Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

    Nothing beats the MG ZS on price. At $21,990 on the road, it actually competes better against used cars.

    MG ZS Sales Data

    How well has the MG ZS been selling?

    In a market where rivals are jacking up prices, the MG has skated to top spot on the sales charts.

    The company sold 29,258 ZS and ZST models in 2023.

    Should you buy the MG ZS

    Is this the right car for you? Our experts buy or not guide.

    We won't pretend it's a class-leader, and if you prefer to spend your money on brands with long and uninterrupted periods in the market, then it's not for you.

    But if you want a new SUV for the price of rival used ones, then it's on a list of one at this price.

    Competitor Analysis

    What other cars should you look at?

    The Haval Jolion matches it on value, the Mitsubishi ASX has more space, the Toyota Yaris Cross has a hybrid option, the Mazda CX-3 offers similar style with a nicer interior, and the Hyundai Venue comes with more badge cred.

    MG ZS Interesting Facts

    Did you know?

    MG finished ninth in the 2021 sales race, ahead of Subaru and Honda.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Enquiring through CarExpert is one of the easiest ways to order a new 2024 MG ZS. We connect you with an accredited dealer/s and equip you with information on current deals, what others have paid, plus, our independent reviews and ratings. You can also call our friendly Concierge team whenever you need support - they remain on hand throughout the process to ensure you get the service (and value!) we demand of our partnered dealers.


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    The MG ZS range kicks off from $22,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "ZS EXCITE" variant and finishes at $24,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "ZS ESSENCE" variant.

    The MG ZS is built in China and is then shipped to Australia.

    The MG ZS has a braked towing capacity of 500kg and an unbraked towing capacity of 500kg.

    Depending on the variant, MG suggested that owners service their the MG ZS every a 12 to 6 months, or 10,000km, whichever comes first.

    The MG ZS range has a ANCAP rating from 4 to 5 (out of 5), depending on the variant.

    The MG ZS uses Unleaded Petrol. It is compatible with E10 fuel.

    The MG ZS has 4 doors.

    In our latest review the MG ZS scored 7.7 out of 10. Read the full MG ZS review here.

    The MG ZS had a 7 year, unlimited km warranty.

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    MG ZS EXCITE 1.5L MY23 Drive Away Price From $22,990
    Drive away from $22,990
    With an 8" Colour Touchscreen, luxurious front grille, LED DRL headlights, 3D audio and rear-view camera, the MG ZS combines practicality with style to create the ultimate compact SUV, your way.
    $22,990 is the driveaway price for the MG ZS Excite MY23 model without any options applied. Driveaway price includes 12 months registration and compulsory third-party insurance cover. Offers available at participating MG Dealers for new stock vehicles only, sold and delivered between 01 June 2024 to 30 June 2024. While stock lasts. Excludes fleet, government, or rental buyers, or with any other offers.
    Refer to Manufacturer or Dealer website for more details.

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