MG4 UK Automotive of the 12 months 2023

The MG4 EV is the UK Automotive of the 12 months 2023, though its closest rivals had been all inside combustion engine (ICE) fashions, not like the highest 4 final 12 months which had been all battery electrical automobiles (BEVs).

John Challen, left, presents Man Pigounakis with the UK Automotive of the 12 months 2023 trophy. Photograph: Alister Thorpe

“The MG4 proves that electrical automobiles might be reasonably priced, sensible and attraction to all areas of the automotive market,” says UK Automotive of the 12 months Awards director John Challen.

“Absolutely charged, it gives greater than sufficient miles (452km) for many journeys, whereas the design and driving dynamics tick two different necessary containers for shoppers. A deserved winner for the electrical future.”

The MG4 has simply debuted in Australasia on the Absolutely Charged Stay present in Sydney.

MG UK industrial director Man Pigounakis is thrilled with the UK Automotive of the 12 months victory.

“The MG4 has proved to be a success with each present and new clients because it arrived in September final 12 months  – and it’s also vastly encouraging that so many skilled reviewers maintain the identical opinion as properly.”

The 27-strong UK Automotive of the 12 months Awards panel praised the MG4.

“The MG4 does all the pieces higher than anybody may have imagined for the finances,” says The Late Brake Present host Jonny Smith.

Carwow’s Paul Barker says the MG4 is: “The automotive a number of different producers will want that they had constructed.”

“MG has finished an incredible job of bringing EVs to extra individuals, due to its pricing,” provides The Motoring Podcast host Jonny Smith, whereas decide James Batchelor provides: “An MG you may lastly suggest on fashion, high quality and value-for-money”.

Chris Evans, gross sales head at Heycar UK – sponsor of the UK Automotive of the 12 months Awards – says spectacular vary (452km), hanging styling and design means the MG4 has a wonderful steadiness of desirability, practicality and efficiency.

“With shoppers dealing with financial pressures greater than ever earlier than, it additionally proves that EV possession doesn’t should be prohibitive. The MG4 represents improbable worth for cash.”

The MG4 additionally gained the ‘Finest Household’ class, whereas different class winners had been the Toyota Aygo X (Finest Metropolis), Dacia Jogger (Finest Massive Household), Kia Niro (Finest Crossover), Vary Rover (Finest Massive Crossover), Toyota GR86 (Finest Coupé), and Lotus Emira (Finest Efficiency).

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