Recently, we learned from the official SAIC MG power information of the mid-term facelift of the MG 6 model (official calls it the 3rd-gen MG6). The new car will continue to be powered by a 1.5T engine + 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, and at the same time the maximum power of the engine has been increased. It is reported that the new MG 6 will be available in July 2020.
In terms of power, the new MG 6 continues to be powered by a 1.5T engine, with a maximum power of 181 horsepower and a peak torque of 285 Nm, which is an increase of 12 PS and 35 Nm respectively compared to the outgoing model. In terms of transmission, MG 6 facelift is equipped with a 7-speed wet dual-clutch gearbox, but the previous 6-speed manual transmission is not known whether it will continue to be available or not. In addition, the official also announced that the overall fuel consumption of the new car is 6.2L/100km.
As a review of the appearance, the headlight of the new MG 6 features a new design. The internal lamp cavity is filled and divided by more LED light sources, the visual effect is more sharp. At the same time, the hexagonal grille of the new car is retained. The internal grille is divided into two types: straight waterfall and honeycomb. At the same time, the grille on both sides of the front bumper also adopts a new design, which makes the front of the car look wider and thicker.
In terms of body size, the length, width and height of the new car are 4704/1848/1466mm and the wheelbase is 2715mm, which is 9mm longer than the current model. The wheelbase remains unchanged. At the rear of the car, the shape of the new MG 6’s tail lights has been changed, and the interior of the lamp cavity has also been rearranged. In addition, the lower part of the rear bumper of the new car also adopts a new shape, and is equipped with a circular exhaust with two sides in total.
In terms of interior, MG6 facelift adopts a dark design as a whole, and adds a yellow trim to the block area to decorate it. With multiple chrome elements in the car, it looks very fashionable. At the same time, the new shape of the gear bar also adds a bit of technological texture to the car’s interior. In terms of configuration, the new car will be equipped with a 12.3-inch full LCD high-definition instrument, a 10.1-inch IPS central control screen (multi-screen linkage + voice control), wireless charging, electronic handbrake, electronic parking, independent Super Sport (sport mode) buttons, etc.