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    2024 MG ZS EV

    2024 MG ZS EV
    Variants
    3
    Price Range
    $40,990 - $49,990
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    Fuel EfficiencyN/A
    ANCAP Rating5-star
    Warranty7 years
    MG
    2024 MG ZS EV
    Fuel Efficiency
    N/A
    ANCAP Rating
    5-star
    Warranty
    7 years
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    About the MG ZS EV

    The MG ZS EV enters 2024 with no specification changes but price increases of between $1000-$2000.

    Pricing for the base Excite and mid-range Essence is up by $1000 while the top-spec Essence Long Range receives a $2000 increase.

    It’s worth mentioning MG Motor Australia reduced the pricing of the ZS EV by up to $6000 in November 2023.

    In 2023, MG Motor Australia CEO Peter Ciao confirmed the brand will be discontinuing the base Excite to make way for the MG 4 electric hatchback, however the timing for its official departure is yet to be confirmed.

    Summary

    Our expert's shortest summary
    Hit

    Appealing price point under $45k

    Enhanced range, refinement and interior design

    Seven-year warranty, plus MG will sort out your home charging

    Miss

    Brake-energy recuperation could be stronger

    No telescopic steering wheel movement

    Base variant misses some driver-assist features

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    MG ZS EV Video Review

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    Intro
    Exterior
    EV Specs
    Interior
    Infotainment
    Safety Tech
    Practicality
    On the road
    Verdict

    2021 MG ZS EV

    This is the cheapest electric SUV on the market
    Date
    Feb 5, 2021
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    What is the most affordable electric SUV on the market? The 2021 MG ZS EV is a Chinese-built SUV that aims to dominate on price. With around 300km of driving range, it could be a good option for those after a cheap electric vehicle. Paul Maric reviews the MG ZS EV by SAIC Motor to see if it's worth spending your money on.

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    MG ZS EV Range Guide

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

    The Excite comes standard with:

    • 17-inch alloy wheels
    • Automatic LED headlights
    • 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster
    • 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system
    • Wired Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
    • Satellite navigation
    • DAB+ digital radio
    • iSmart app connectivity
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Cloth upholstery with houndstooth pattern
    • Keyless entry and start
    • Tyre pressure monitoring
    • Vehicle-to-load (V2L) charging
    • Four-speaker sound system

    The Essence adds:

    • Six-speaker sound system
    • Six-way power driver’s seat
    • Wireless phone charger
    • Leatherette upholstery
    • Heated front seats
    • Power-folding exterior mirrors
    • Panoramic sunroof
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • Sunglass holder
    • Front seatback map pockets
    • Roof rails

    Interior

    Photos and Images of the MG ZS EV Interior

    The overall layout of the MG ZS remains much the same inside, with a comfortable and spacious cabin.

    Where the biggest changes come are the instrument cluster and centre console. The former is now an all-digital affair with a more modern look that remains simple to read at a glance.

    Some manufacturers like to pack out these digital instrument displays with layers of information, but MG keeps it refreshingly simple.

    New materials on the dashboard fascia include a faux carbon-fibre effect, but by far the most welcome change is the replacement of the cheap and dated-looking touchscreen with a larger, more up-to-date 10.1-inch unit. Not only does it appear more modern, but it also reacts far quicker to inputs.

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    Exterior

    Photos and Images of the MG ZS EV Exterior

    There’s a fresh new look and more range than before.

    MG ZS EV Colours

    What colours are available for the MG ZS EV?

    The ZS EV is available in the following colours:

    • Dover White
    • Pebble Black
    • Brighton Blue metallic
    • Sloane Silver metallic
    • Diamond Red metallic

    Metallic finishes cost an extra $700.

    Cost of Ownership

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

    MG Australia currently offers a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on its electric cars that includes the battery, too.

    Drivers using their cars commercially (for Uber, for example) will be capped at 160,000km.

    Servicing is required every 12 months or 20,000km, with the first seven services capped at $268 – with the exception of the 80,000km service, which costs $807.

    How it Drives

    Our expert take on MG ZS EV drivability?

    Good road manners and sufficient real-world performance, plus the ability to make the most of rapid charging, confirms the ZS EV is a more usable electric car than ever.

    The larger battery also opens the ZS up to a wider audience now that it can travel further per charge.

    The 2024 MG ZS EV has a front-mounted electric motor with 130kW of power and 280Nm of torque, with a claimed 0-100km/h time of 8.2 seconds.

    It’s available only with front-wheel drive.

     

    MG ZS EV Safety Rating

    ANCAP Safety Rating Australia

    The outgoing MG ZS EV has a five-star rating from ANCAP based on testing conducted in 2019.

    It received an adult occupant protection score of 90 per cent, a child occupant protection score of 84 per cent, a vulnerable road user protection score of 64 per cent, and a safety assist score of 71 per cent.

    MG has told CarExpert it’s currently working with ANCAP to deliver an updated rating for the new model.

    Standard safety equipment includes:

    • Six airbags
    • Autonomous emergency braking
    • Lane-keep assist
    • Adaptive cruise control with intelligent cruise assist
    • Traffic sign recognition
    • Surround-view camera

    The Essence adds:

    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Rear cross-traffic alert

    5
    overall
    90%
    adult occupants
    84%
    child occupants
    64%
    pedestrians & cyclists
    71%
    collision avoidance

    MG ZS EV Warranty

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

    MG backs its cars with a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty. It also offers capped-price servicing under its Precise Price Servicing scheme.

    Servicing is required every 12 months or 20,000km

    MG ZS EV Boot Space

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

    There’s 359L of boot space behind the second row, while under the boot floor there’s a tyre repair kit.

    MG ZS EV Dimensions

    The dimensions of the MG ZS EV

    The 2024 MG ZS EV measures 4323mm long, 1809mm wide and 1625mm tall (1649mm including roof rails). It rides on a 2585mm wheelbase.

    Kerb weight is 1570kg in the Excite and 1610kg in the Essence, with maximum braked and unbraked towing capacity of 500kg.

    Depending on the variant, the 2024 MG ZS EV measures as below.

    VariantSeriesStyleLength (mm)Width (mm)Height (mm)Wheelbase (mm)
    EXCITEMY234D WAGON4323180916252585
    ESSENCEMY234D WAGON4323180916492585
    LONG RANGEMY234D WAGON4323180916492585

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

    MG ZS EV Market Fit

    Where does it fit in the competitor segment?

    The MG ZS EV is categorised as a Small SUV and has a price range of $40,990 to $49,990.

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    The MG ZS EV range kicks off from $40,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "ZS EV EXCITE" variant and finishes at $49,990 (plus on-road costs) for the "ZS EV LONG RANGE" variant.

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

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

    MG suggested that owners service their MG ZS EV every 24 months or 40,000km, whichever comes first.

    The MG ZS EV has a five star ANCAP safety rating out of five.

    The MG ZS EV has a fully electric engine and does not use any fuel.

    The MG ZS EV has 4 doors.

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

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