What Does The New MG ZS Remind You Of?

Set to debut this weekend, at the 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show, the new MG ZS carries a familiar look.

Various Chinese Media outlets have released a few images of the model ahead of its official unveiling, and by the looks of it, the vehicle’s front end features a design similar to Mazda CX-3 model, while the back is reminiscent of its upscale counterpart; the MG GS.

Built on a shortened GS platform, the new MG is said to rival models like the Nissan Juke, as well as Ssangyong’s Tivoli. Under the hood, it will supposedly feature the same engine as the GS, including a 130 hp, 1.5-litre petrol engine (mated to a speed six manual), as well as a 120 hp, 1.0-litre three-cylinder unit.

Judging by the spy photos, the car will also be offered with an automatic transmission – possibly the same seven-speed DCT unit found in the GS.

Although there’s no official word on its pricing, speculations indicate that it will cost significantly less than its competitors, starting from around 80,000 ($11,600) to 120,000 yuan ($17,500) in China.

The ZS will be made available, eventually, in the U.K. as well, although it will have a different name.


  • Dennis James

    A car.

    • Bash

      no way! looool

  • T_Cake

    Like an F-Pace and a CX-5 mated and had a homelier child.

  • Carson

    Borgward BX7.

  • DanGER

    Front: Borgward BX-7/Mazda CX-5/Kia Sorento
    Rear: 95% Kia Niro
    Interior: Volkswagen/Kia/Jeep Renegade

    –> What a shame!

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Kia and Mazda.

    Plain and simple.

    • alexxx

      spot on

  • Matthew Raworth

    I mean it does look similar. But there are so many different designs in the world, some of them are bound to look similar. Either that or they used photoshop 🙋

  • Mr E Fella

    This makes me sad. Poor MG, china ruined you.

  • ediotsavant

    MG => My Gawd!

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  • Sourabh

    The back is copied from new Jaguar I-Pace concept….

  • Six Thousand Times

    A little of everything. Of course, if you’ve ever see original Chinese designs…gaaack!

  • Kash

    a CX-5 with new grille and Talisman tail lights?

  • Bash

    sorento up front and a little bit of alfa on the back