The new MG 6 is a sporty four-door sedan from British heritage carmaker MG loaded with features everyone will adore. Its interior will remind you of top-of-the-line European cars designed with sophistication in mind. Stepping inside is another experience as luxurious and sporty details are splashed everywhere efficiently utilizing its big space. The MG 6 is locally available in two variants: the MG 6 Alpha MT and the MG 6 Trophy AT. You can choose from Obsidian Black, Carbon Gray, Pearl White, and Racing Red.
This midsize executive sedan was introduced in 2018. It was also the year of the company’s relaunch in the Philippines where their attractive line up joined the local market. The MG 6 is the brand’s challenger in the tightly contested compact sedan segment. This car goes up against segment rivals such as the Toyota Corolla Altis, Honda Civic, Nissan Sylphy, Hyundai Elantra, among others.
The fast is back with the MG 6
One of the most noticeable characteristics of the MG 6 is its short rear that graciously complements its long hood. This pairing provides the car its muscled and sporty posture.
Its fascia is designed with the company’s wide and hexagonal “Stardust Grille.” The MG badge is attached in the middle displaying power and dominance. The MG 6’s headlamps are projector-styled, paired with daytime running lights.
Its rear is affixed with LED taillights, back fog lights, and dual exhaust pipes. No defining lines are splashed on its body as it will spoil its gorgeous fastback profile. A bonus is a sunroof that adds to its sophisticated appeal. To match the MG 6’s sporty vibe, a set of 18-inch two-tone alloy wheels supports the vehicle.
Red, black, and leather dominate the classy interior of the new MG 6. Carbon fiber prints highlight its console, panels, and columns.
The driver’s seat can be automatically adjusted. The flat bottomed steering wheel of the MG 6 feels and looks premium. All seats are heavily padded to ensure comfort. At the rear, air condition vents provide a pleasing temperature.
Technology & Safety Features
The MG 6 is equipped with an eight-inch capacitive LCD touchscreen to provide entertainment inside its wide cabin. Other exciting features include a push-button start, keyless entry, speed-sensing door locks, cruise control, automatic dual-zone climate control, reverse parking sensor, a semi-analog instrument in between a seven-inch screen, a driver seat with lumbar support and a steering wheel affixed with audio controls and paddle shifters.
The MG 6 also comes with seat belt reminders at the front and rear, six airbags, child locks at the rear door, and an anti-lock braking system with electronic brake-force distribution. Controls for hill hold, vehicle dynamic, traction, cornering brake are also included. A higher variant of this full-packed sedan comes with curtain airbags.
Platform & Chassis
The MG 6 is equipped with a MacPherson strut suspension at the front and a multi-link suspension at its rear. Its platform is the same as the Roewe ei6, a hybrid sedan launched in the 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show.
Engine & Drivetrain
Powering the new MG 6 is a 1.5L inline-four turbocharged gasoline engine that produces 167 hp and a torque of 250 Nm. This front-engine, front-wheel drive is affixed with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.