MG4 UK Automotive of the Yr 2023

The MG4 EV is the UK Automotive of the Yr 2023, though its closest rivals have been all inner combustion engine (ICE) fashions, not like the highest 4 final 12 months which have been all battery electrical autos (BEVs).

John Challen, left, presents Man Pigounakis with the UK Automotive of the Yr 2023 trophy. Photograph: Alister Thorpe

“The MG4 proves that electrical automobiles could be reasonably priced, sensible and attraction to all areas of the automotive market,” says UK Automotive of the Yr Awards director John Challen.

“Absolutely charged, it affords greater than sufficient miles (452km) for many journeys, whereas the design and driving dynamics tick two different essential bins for shoppers. A deserved winner for the electrical future.”

The MG4 has simply debuted in Australasia on the Absolutely Charged Stay present in Sydney.

MG UK business director Man Pigounakis is thrilled with the UK Automotive of the Yr victory.

“The MG4 has proved to be successful with each current and new prospects because it arrived in September final 12 months  – and it’s also massively encouraging that so many knowledgeable reviewers maintain the identical opinion as properly.”

The 27-strong UK Automotive of the Yr Awards panel praised the MG4.

“The MG4 does all the pieces higher than anybody might have imagined for the price range,” says The Late Brake Present host Jonny Smith.

Carwow’s Paul Barker says the MG4 is: “The automotive a number of different producers will want that they had constructed.”

“MG has achieved an awesome job of bringing EVs to extra individuals, due to its pricing,” provides The Motoring Podcast host Jonny Smith, whereas decide James Batchelor provides: “An MG you may lastly suggest on fashion, high quality and value-for-money”.

Chris Evans, gross sales head at Heycar UK – sponsor of the UK Automotive of the Yr Awards – says spectacular vary (452km), putting styling and design means the MG4 has a wonderful stability of desirability, practicality and efficiency.

“With shoppers dealing with financial pressures greater than ever earlier than, it additionally proves that EV possession doesn’t must be prohibitive. The MG4 represents improbable worth for cash.”

The MG4 additionally gained the ‘Finest Household’ class, whereas different class winners have been the Toyota Aygo X (Finest Metropolis), Dacia Jogger (Finest Giant Household), Kia Niro (Finest Crossover), Vary Rover (Finest Giant Crossover), Toyota GR86 (Finest Coupé), and Lotus Emira (Finest Efficiency).

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