Apart from attractive European design and high level of features, the new MG5 sedan also comes with lower pricing compared to its main competitors.
Official retail pricing of the MG5 is Bt559,000 for the C trim, Bt599,000 for the D trim and Bt689,000 for the range-topping X trim with full options.
The MG5 will compete against B-segment market leaders such as the Totota Vios, Honda City and Mazda2, and could even snatch some customers from the Eco Car neighbourhood as well.
The MG5 comes with a 1.5-liter engine developing 114hp mated to a CVT. Highlights include intelligent features such as the digital key, which is normally available in luxury cars and allows key sharing function via smartphone, front collision warning, blind spot detection and lane change assist.
There are also automatic LED headlights and tail lights, sunroof, multi-function steering wheel with adjustable steering weight, 7-inch instrument panel display, 10-inch center touchscreen with i-SMART and six airbags.
Pongsak Lertruedeewattanawong, vice president of distributor MG Sales (Thailand) Co Ltd, says new MG models are developed with technology, fashion and value in mind.
“This model shows identity of one who wish to be outstanding among others and it reaffirms MG’s vision on creating unique selling points over B-segment models and Eco Cars in Thai automotive market, he said. “MG is certain that superiority of ALL NEW MG5 and our comprehensive after-sales with 150 authorized service centers across Thailand will popularize this model among consumers.”
Customers of the MG5 also get a 4-year/120,000km warranty, mobile service maintenance and inspection, roadside assistance and 24-hour call center service.