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MG HS Australia

The HS is Chinese brand MG’s entry into one of Australia’s most competitive new car segments, the mid-size SUV market

Having only launched here in 2020, it’s already a popular option with one in 20 new mid-size SUVs bought in the sub-$60,000 segment being an MG HS.

While it generally aims to undercut established rivals like the Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 with a lower price, it still has some relatively well-equipped variants, an option of 1.5- or 2.0-litre petrol engines, and even a plug-in hybrid variant.

The line-up currently starts at $32,990 for the HS Vibe and ranges through to $42,990 for the range-topping HS Essence X.

MG HS Models Price and Specs

The price range for the MG HS varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $32,990 and going to $42,990 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.

Year Body Type Specs Price from Price to
2024 SUV 1.5L, —, 7 SP AUTO $32,990 $42,990
2023 SUV 1.5L, ULP, 7 SP AUTO $26,510 $54,450
2022 SUV 1.5L, ULP, 7 SP AUTO $26,180 $53,900
2021 SUV 1.5L, ULP, 7 SP AUTO $24,640 $48,180
2020 SUV 1.5L, ULP, 7 SP AUTO $23,210 $45,430
See All MG HS Pricing and Specs

MG HS Interior

The MG HS has a fairly spacious interior, although the seat base is notably high on all grades. There are soft touch materials on most inside surfaces, as well as a leather-appointed steering wheel, and the dash is dominated by a large multimedia touchscreen for a contemporary design.

MG HS Interior
Shown above are interior details for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Colours

There are a total of seven colours available in the HS range, although they are grade dependent. In total there are two black shades, two white shades, two blue shades, and a red option.

  • York White
  • Phantom Red metallic
  • Surfing Blue metallic
  • Black Pearl metallic
  • New Pearl White metallic
  • Sterling Silver
  • Clipper Blue
To confirm current colour availability, please check the manufacturer's website. Shown above are the colours for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Accessories

Standard fit on the base HS is a semi-digital dashboard, 10.1-inch multimedia touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, 17-inch alloy wheels, a reversing camera, push-start ignition, automatic halogen headlights, and a full safety suite including adaptive cruise control.

Shown above are the accessory details for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Dimensions

The dimensions of the MG HS SUV vary according to year of manufacture and spec level.

Year Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
2024 SUV 1685x1876x4574 mm 174 mm
2023 SUV 1664x1876x4574 mm 174 mm
2022 SUV 1664x1876x4574 mm 174 mm
2021 SUV 1664x1876x4574 mm 174 mm
2020 SUV 1664x1876x4574 mm 174 mm
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All MG HS Dimensions

MG HS Boot Space

The MG HS has a boot space of 463-litres (VDA) for the non-hybrid models, while the top-spec plug-in hybrid loses a little room, down to 451L.

MG HS Boot space MG HS Boot space
Shown above are boot space details for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Fuel Consumption

The MG HS is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by —, Hyb/PULP and ULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 7.3L/100km for SUV /— for the latest year the model was manufactured.

Year Body Type Fuel Consumption* Engine Fuel Type Transmission
2024 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L 7 SP AUTO
2023 SUV 1.7L/100km 1.5L Hyb/PULP AUTO SP
2023 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L 7 SP AUTO
2023 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L ULP 7 SP AUTO
2022 SUV 1.7L/100km 1.5L Hyb/PULP AUTO SP
2022 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L ULP 7 SP AUTO
2021 SUV 1.7L/100km 1.5L Hyb/PULP AUTO SP
2021 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L ULP 7 SP AUTO
2020 SUV 1.7L/100km 1.5L Hyb/PULP AUTO SP
2020 SUV 7.3L/100km 1.5L ULP 7 SP AUTO
* Combined fuel consumption See All MG HS Pricing and Specs for 2024

MG HS Q&As

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MG HS Speed

Base 1.5-litre turbo front-wheel drive versions of the HS do not have an official 0-100km/h time, but the 2.0-litre turbo all-wheel-drive variants are said to complete the sprint in 8.6 seconds.

Shown above are speed details for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Seats

MG HS Seats
Shown above are seat details for the MG HS 2021.

MG HS Wheel Size

The MG HS has a number of different wheel and tyre options. When it comes to tyres, these range from 215x60 R17 9 for SUV in 2024.

Year Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
2024 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
2023 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
2022 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
2021 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
2020 SUV 215x60 R17 9 215x60 R17 9
The dimensions shown above are for the base model. See All MG HS Wheel Sizes