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MG GS crossover to launch priced from £14,995

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MG has announced pricing for its new GS SUV, which goes on sale from Thursday (June 16).

The vehicle is available with a single petrol engine, starting from £14,995 and finishing at £19,495 for the manual transmission and £20,995 for the DCT (dual-clutch transmission).

The MG GS includes a full five year factory warranty as standard.

The vehicle has 163hp power output, with CO2 figures of 139g/km for the manual and 141g/km for the DCT automatic. The vehicle is able to tow 1750kg.

The MG GS, which has been designed and engineered in Longbridge, Birmingham, is available in three trim levels, with an option of manual or DCT on the top specification. 

Explore starts from £14,995 and includes cruise control, automatic headlamps and air conditioning. 

Excite adds DAB radio, Bluetooth connectivity and rear parking sensors to the base Explore specification, for £17,495.

Exclusive is available with a choice of transmissions; 6-speed manual or MG’s first 7-speed DCT gearbox. Specification includes Leather sports seats, that are electrically adjustable, and an iGO navigation system. The manual is available at £19,495 and the DCT at £20,995.

Matthew Cheyne, head of sales and marketing for MG, said: “This is a great day for us, as we can finally share the information so many people have wanted to know. The MG GS is competitive in many ways and we are confident it will do well in the SUV market.

“This car offers so much for comparatively little, making it the SUV to choose. The specification on these cars is phenomenal and when you add in the five year warranty it’s a no-brainer. There are some really great features as well, such as the adjustable rear seats that not only recline but fold completely flat making it adaptable for whatever the customer’s lifestyle.

“Customers choosing the MG GS will save money over more expensive SUVs. They will have all the specification they could want and still have money left to enjoy holidays or family days out.”

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