In the past three years, MG’s global product layout has exceeded 36 countries on 4 continents. MG’s global sales have exceeded 600,000 units in the past three years, among them, the MG ZS is the hot-selling model – the MG ZS has created a sales miracle of 250,000 vehicles worldwide, it also ranked the third in China, this is the market recognition of MG ZS.
At 2019 Chengdu Motor Show, the SAIC MG brand brought MG ZS facelift, a mid-gen refresh, compared to the outgoing model, MG ZS facelift has not only been redesigned for the exterior and interior, but also has a new 1.3T+6AT power combination and features L2 autopilot driving assistance system.
In terms of appearance, the new MG ZS features a more fashionable design style. The new car adopts a black honeycomb grille, the newly designed polygonal grille and the headlights are independent each other, the shape of the LED headlight group has also updated, he overall visual effect is sportier. On the body side, the new car maintains the basic shape of the current model but replaced with the new style black rim. On the rear end, the taillight design has been adjusted, the exhaust has been changed from a hidden design to a bilateral two-out. In addition, the new car is also painted in black on the headlights, air intake grille, rear view mirror, etc., which is sportier.
In the size section, the 2020 MG ZS China version has a body length of 4323 mm, width of 1809 mm, height of 1628 mm and wheelbase of 2585 mm.
In the interior part, the overall shape of the new MG ZS is not much different from that of the outgoing model. The main change is that the central control is replaced with a larger size display, the instrument part is also replaced with a full LCD panel, the most satisfying thing is that it cancels the traditional mechanical handbrake and replaces it for the mechanical handbrake.
In terms of configuration, the new MG ZS features new generation Zebra 3.0 car interconnect system to support more applications. In addition, the new car will also be equipped with L2 driving assistance, adding LKA (active lane keeping) and LDP( lane departure correction).
In the power section, MG ZS facelift China version is powered by a 1.3T inline three-cylinder engine with maximum power of 160 hp and a peak torque of 230 Nm. The transmission system is matched with Aisin’s 6-AT gearbox, the official claimed 0-100km/h acceleration time is 8.5 seconds.