Just a few weeks after its reveal, the MG 4 (MG MG4) opens its order e-book. It’s accessible for a value of lower than 30,000 euros.
In mid-June, MG lifted the veil in China on an unprecedented compact, known as Mulan. Just a few days later, it was made official with us underneath the identify MG 4 (MG MG4), a couple of months after the MG 5 station wagon. A variety that due to this fact continues to broaden for the Asian agency, which arrived in 2019 on French territory.
Now after its official presentation, the brand new electrical compact lastly opens its reservation e-book. And, the least we are able to say is that it’s quite reasonably priced!
Cheaper than a Mégane E-Tech
If it’ll nonetheless be vital to point out a bit of persistence earlier than figuring out the completely different finishes, MG proclaims in a press launch that its compact is accessible for lower than 30,000 euros in its entry-level model. A greater than enticing value, which doesn’t bear in mind the ecological bonus of €6,000 nonetheless in pressure till the tip of the yr earlier than rising to €5,000 subsequent yr. By the use of comparability, the MG 4 will then value no less than €5,000 lower than the Renault Mégane E-Tech, displayed from €35,200 in its 130 horsepower model and with a 40 kWh battery.
The Chinese language compact begins with a 51 kWh battery, permitting it to journey 350 kilometers in accordance with the WLTP cycle., in accordance with the producer whereas the facility is displayed at 170 horsepower. A 2ᵉ model can even be supplied, with a 65 kWh battery providing a variety of 450 km for an influence of 204 horsepower. It then rivals the 220 model of the Mégane E-Tech, with its 60 kWh battery.
Later, different variations with four-wheel drive can even see the sunshine of day.. For now, probably the most environment friendly variant achieves 0 to 100 km/h in lower than 8 seconds, for a most velocity restricted to 160 km/h.
A brand new platform
This MG MG4 is the very first mannequin within the vary to be based mostly on the brand new MSP platform (Modular Scalable Platform) developed by SAIC. This will then be fitted to fashions with a 2,650 and three,100 mm wheelbase and probably embeds batteries from 40 to 150 kWh. If MG doesn’t present info on the recharging energy of its electrical compact, we all know that this technical base is supplied with a 400 volt system, which may be up to date to 800 volts.
It will have a small impression on the facility, with out essentially revolutionizing it. Observe that the MSP is appropriate with battery alternate, as Nio already provides in China and Norway. The model doesn’t specify if the MG will probably be geared up with this perform, however we all know thatit is going to be geared up with semi-autonomous driving through the MG Pilot system. The compact can even be appropriate with distant OTA updates.
Reservations for the brand new MG 4 are due to this fact already open on the model’s web site, whereas the primary deliveries will start this fall. The primary 500 clients will be capable to reap the benefits of an advantageous supply, together with a house charging cable price 268 euros in addition to an MG common charging card with a credit score of 300 euros.
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