MG HS Plug-In is MG's third model with an electrification powertrain and the company's first ever plug-in Hybrid. It used the petrol models 1.5-litre turbocharged engine working in tandem with a 90KW electric motor to give an EV-only range of 32 miles with zero tailpipe emissions - plenty enough for most commutes.
Inside, soft touch materials reign supreme as MG's designers have prioritised comfort and quality to make the cabin a very inviting place. THe well-appointed driving position and roomy seats make MG HS a quality space for quality family moments.
It is designed to look purposeful, sporty and perfectly at home on British roads. At the front, the latest iteration of MG’s stellar field grille perfectly frames the largest MG logo yet. At the rear, twin tailpipes and an aluminium lower bumper add a classy and sporty finish.
Exclusive versions also get LED lights, with eye-catching LED sequential indicators front and rear.
A great convenience feature offered as standard on Exclusive versions is the power tailgate. This opens up to an impressive 448 litres of luggage space. Folding the rear seats flat extends the total capacity to 1,375 litres. There’s also a dual height boot floor virtually eliminating any lip when loading items and giving a flat load area.
Two models are offered in the MG HS Plug-in line-up. Excite is extremely well-equipped and comes with MG Pilot, 18-inch ‘Hurricane’ diamond cut alloy wheels, leather-style trim, electrically adjustable heated front seats, auto headlamps and wipers, keyless entry, dual zone climate control, a 10.1-inch colour touchscreen with Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM capability, a 360 degree parking camera and smart silver roof rails.
The upmarket Exclusive trim adds a power-operated tailgate, panoramic sky roof, full leather upholstery with ambient interior lighting which can be fully-adjusted to the driver’s preference, metal sports pedals, an electrically adjustable passenger seat and LED bi-function headlights with sequential LED indicators.
|Acceleration (0—60 mph)||6.9 seconds||6.9 seconds|
|Max Speed||118 mph||118 mph|
|Engine Type||1.5T-GDI Plug-in Hybrid||1.5T-GDI Plug-in Hybrid|
|Battery Capacity (kWh)||16.6||16.6|
|Maximum Power PS (kW)||258 (190)||258 (190)|
|Maximum Torque lb ft (Nm)||273 (370)||273 (370)|
|WLTP Combined MPG (litres/100km)||155.8 (1.8)||155.8 (1.8)|
|CO2 Combined (g/km)||43||43|
|Estimated 7kW Charge Time (full charge) / hours||3 hours||3 hours|
|Driving Range EV Only: WLTP Combined Cycle (miles)||32||32|
|Driving Range EV Only: City (miles)||43||43|