The MG3 Hybrid already has a price, and it is much cheaper and more powerful than the Toyota Yaris

MG 3 Hybrid

MG It is positioning itself as one of the most accessible car brands in the Spanish market. Proof of this is the MG ZS, which is working so well, especially at a private level. Now the MG3 Hybrid arrives, a utility vehicle that completely ousts the Toyota Yaris and Renault Clio as the hybrid alternative, at least in terms of price and power, which is no small feat.

The MG 3 Hybrid measures 4,11 meters, so it is a clear model of the segment B. That is, it is located next to the aforementioned Yaris and Clio, but also in the same category as the Dacia Sandero, Seat Ibiza, Hyundai i20 or Skoda Fabia among many others. Of course, all of them should be nervous about the arrival of this car.

It is true that some versions of its rivals may have a somewhat lower price, but none of them with conventional hybrid technology. Without going further, The cheapest Yaris hybrid and Clio E-Tech are close to 22.000 euros. All this taking into account that they are considerably less powerful.

Performance of the MG3 Hybrid

MG3 Hybrid

The hybrid system of MG3 Hybrid produces 195 HP on the whole. The thermal engine is a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated engine that works in the Atkinson cycle and develops 102 HP. Meanwhile, the electric drive motor generates 109 HP. There is a second electric motor, but it works only as a generator. For its part, the battery is 1,83 kWh.

The brand claims that it can go from 0 to 100 in 8 seconds and recover from 80 to 120 km/h in just 5 seconds. All this with a approved consumption of 4,4 l/100 km. They also point out that in electric mode, that is, with the gasoline engine turned off, the vehicle can travel at a maximum speed of 95 km/h.

Unlike Toyota hybrids, which use a CVT-style gearbox, the MG3 hybrid has a three-speed gearbox, so it should have a more direct throttle-engine connection with lower noise levels under intense acceleration. .

Five automatic operating modes and three selectable driving modes

MG 3 Hybrid interior

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. operating modes of the system, which are selected automatically by the electronics, are the following:

  • EV: It works only with electrical energy during the time allowed for charging.
  • In series: the generator powers the electric motor for propulsion.
  • Series and charging: series driving and recharging the battery when the charge is low.
  • Traction and charging: The motor drives the wheels and charges the battery through the generator.
  • In parallel: both the engine and the electric motor drive the wheels.

The driver can then change the character of the car by choosing between driving modes Eco, Standard and Sport.

Equipment and prices of the MG 3 Hybrid 2024

MG3 Hybrid price

El MG3 Hybrid cheaper is the one with the Standard finish, which already includes a good supply of . We can mention automatic lights, rear parking sensors, reversing camera or automatic climate control. To this we must add a 7-inch digital instrument panel, 10,25-inch multimedia screen, navigation and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connection.

As far as driving assistants refers, from the basic trim it has lane keeping, automatic emergency braking, collision warning, lane keeping, adaptive cruise control and automatic high beams among others.

Then there are the finishes Comfort, which adds 16-inch wheels, push-button start, darkened rear windows and heated mirrors with electric folding, and the Luxury, which adds a 360-degree camera, LED headlights, keyless entry and the expanded MG Pilot Plus system.

At the moment we only know the price of the MG3 Hybrid Standard, which is 19.990 euros for those customers who reserve before May 22. In addition, they will be given a Repsol fuel card valued at 526 euros.


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