MG has elevated pricing on its MG 3 twice this yr 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 yr the model additionally eliminated three color choices together with Tudor Yellow, Regal Blue and Tartan Pink. MG launched Browsing Blue this yr.
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 industrial director within the UK, Man Pigounakis instructed Auto Categorical – although these remarks have 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 characteristic any type of electrification.
MG Australia will proceed to have a small hatch inside its line-up to supply a “worth” choice with a seven-year guarantee to its clients.
“Everyone knows we’re dwelling 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 offer folks 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 essentially the most inexpensive mild hatch and is certainly one of simply two automobiles on sale at this time out there with a drive-away price ticket below $20,000. The opposite is the smaller Kia Picanto.
As of June, MG has bought 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 obtainable solely with one powertrain: a naturally aspirated 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine producing 82kW of energy and 150Nm of torque and mated completely to a four-speed automated transmission.
MG nonetheless markets the MG 3 because the MG 3 Auto regardless that a handbook 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 gas.
The 2023 MG 3 measures 4055mm lengthy, 1504mm tall and 1729mm broad, with a 2520mm wheelbase.
The MG 3’s complete baggage area is 307L, rising 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 presents seven-years capped worth servicing below 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 score has expired.
All 2023 MG 3 fashions come normal 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 out there.
The Core comes with the next normal options:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wired Apple CarPlay
- Cruise management
- Reversing digital camera
- Rear parking sensors
- Digital facet mirrors
- 4 speaker sound system
- 1x USB-A port
- Steering wheel controls
- Analogue speedometer and rev counter
- Tyre strain 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
- Material upholstery
The Excite provides:
- Driver and passenger solar visor with mirror
- 16-inch two tone alloy wheels
- Physique-colour facet 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 choice for the Core.
MG presents Dover White and Pebble Black as no-cost paint choices. Skye Silver Metallic and Browsing Blue are a $500 value choice.
The Core and Excite can be found in all 4 exterior finishes.
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