MG has elevated pricing on its MG 3 twice this 12 months with the base-model Core now ranging from $19,990 drive-away.
The model has elevated costs for the MG 3 Core and Core with Nav by $500, whereas the MG 3 Excite stays at $20,990 drive-away.
Since final 12 months the model additionally eliminated three color choices together with Tudor Yellow, Regal Blue and Tartan Pink. MG launched Browsing Blue this 12 months.
The model is reportedly engaged on a alternative for the top-selling mild automobile, which is over a decade previous.
“MG 3 will proceed for one more 12-18 months, earlier than it’s changed. However we received’t name it MG 3,” MG’s business director within the UK, Man Pigounakis advised Auto Specific – although these remarks had been virtually 12 months in the past, and we’ve nonetheless but to see the mooted successor.
It’s not clear what the model will identify its MG 3 successor or if it is going to function any type of electrification.
MG Australia will proceed to have a small hatch inside its line-up to supply a “worth” possibility with a seven-year guarantee to its clients.
“Everyone knows we’re residing in more and more troublesome instances when it comes to affordability, so from our perspective while I talked about worth, we’re not strolling away from worth and nonetheless want to make use of merchandise like that to provide individuals the chance to have a model new automobile with a seven-year guarantee and loads of options,” stated MG Motor Australia’s advertising boss, Rick Whaite, again in March.
Regionally the MG 3 is probably the most inexpensive mild hatch and is one among simply two automobiles on sale as we speak accessible with a drive-away price ticket beneath $20,000. The opposite is the smaller Kia Picanto.
As of June, MG has offered 8449 examples of the MG 3, which holds a 37 per cent share of its phase.
It comfortably outsold rivals such because the Suzuki Swift (3308), Kia Rio (2950) and Mazda 2 (2750). The variety of choices within the mild automobile phase has shrunk as manufacturers have both shifted to solely providing a sizzling hatch variant (Hyundai) or left it solely (Ford, Honda).
- 2023 MG 3 Core: $19,990 (+$500)
- 2023 MG 3 Core with Navigation: $20,490 (+$500)
- 2023 MG 3 Excite: $20,990
All costs are drive-away.
The 2023 MG 3 is on the market solely with one powertrain: a naturally aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 82kW of energy and 150Nm of torque and mated solely to a four-speed computerized transmission.
MG nonetheless markets the MG 3 because the MG 3 Auto though a guide was final seen in 2017 within the pre-facelift mannequin.
The 2023 MG 3 consumes 6.7L/100km on the mixed cycle and requires 91 RON premium unleaded gasoline.
The 2023 MG 3 measures 4055mm lengthy, 1504mm tall and 1729mm vast, with a 2520mm wheelbase.
The MG 3’s complete baggage house is 307L, growing to a most of 1081L with the rear seats folded.
The second row of seats fold down in a 60:40 cut up.
The 2023 MG 3 is backed by a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee.
Servicing is required each 12 months or 100,000km, whichever comes first.
MG provides seven-years capped worth servicing beneath its Exact Value Servicing scheme. The MG 3’s first seven companies are capped at $251, $300, $290, $347, $251, $339, and $251.
The MG 3 has by no means been crash-tested by ANCAP, although it obtained a disappointing three stars when assessed by Euro NCAP in 2014. It additionally lacks any lively security options reminiscent of autonomous emergency braking.
The MG 3’s Euro NCAP ranking has expired.
All 2023 MG 3 fashions come customary with:
- Six airbags
- Emergency brake help
- Lively cornering brake management
- Three prime tether factors and two ISOFIX ports
- Hill launch help
There are two trim ranges accessible.
The Core comes with the next customary options:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wired Apple CarPlay
- Cruise management
- Reversing digital camera
- Rear parking sensors
- Digital aspect mirrors
- 4 speaker sound system
- 1x USB-A port
- Steering wheel controls
- Analogue speedometer and rev counter
- Tyre stress warning system
- Guide dimming rear-view mirror
- 3 x cup holder
- Leather-based steering wheel
- 12V charger
- Chrome accents on door handles, air vents, and steering wheel
- 15-inch alloy wheels
- LED daytime working lights
- Halogen headlights
- Guide height-adjustable driver seat
- Cloth upholstery
The Excite provides:
- Driver and passenger solar visor with mirror
- 16-inch two tone alloy wheels
- Physique-colour aspect mirrors
- Aspect mirrors with Built-in flip sign
- Rear spoiler
- Chrome bumper accents
- Leatherette upholstery
- Satellite tv for pc navigation
- Six speaker audio system
Satellite tv for pc navigation is a $500 possibility for the Core.
MG provides Dover White and Pebble Black as no-cost paint choices. Skye Silver Metallic and Browsing Blue are a $500 value possibility.
The Core and Excite can be found in all 4 exterior finishes.
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