16 Dec 2020: MG ZS (petrol) SUV to be launched in H1 2021
As for the highlights, the car will sport an eye-catching look and feature a premium cabin. It should be offered with two BS6-compliant engine choices.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: MG ZS (petrol): At a glance
As per an earlier report, the MG ZS (petrol) will feature a sloping roofline, a wide air vent, a black hexagonal grille, and narrow projector headlamps with eyebrow-shaped LED DRLs.
The car will be flanked by silvered roof rails, indicator-mounted ORVMs, blacked-out B-pillars, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
A refreshed bumper with reflectors and updated LED taillights will grace the rear section.
Fact: Power and performance
The MG ZS (petrol) should be offered with two BS6-compliant engine choices- a 1.5-liter VTi motor that makes 118hp/150Nm and a 1.3-liter turbocharged mill that generates 161hp/230Nm. Transmission choices will include a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: Inside the cabin?
MG ZS (petrol) will have a 5-seater cabin with auto climate control, a sunroof, leather upholstery, and a multifunctional steering wheel.
For safety, there will be six airbags, crash sensors, ABS with EBD, and a rear-view camera.
The SUV will also pack a digital instrument cluster and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity features.
Fact: What about the pricing?
The MG ZS (petrol) will be launched in India in the first half of 2021 and will sport a price-figure of around Rs. 16 lakh. Once available, it will take on rivals like Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass, and Hyundai Creta.