Now if you are an ardent follower of our channel on YouTube – MotorOctane, you might know about the MG sub-four meter SUV. With the sub-four meter product, MG will enter a very important segment in the India market – the compact SUV. It is what the people in the country now like. They want something that is powerful, very stylish, big and priced competitively.

MG sub-four meter SUV

A compact SUV is already being planned by the brands competitor and new brand – Kia Motors India. The car will be made using the existing platform and technology of the Hyundai Venue. This is an easy way for Kia to increase its portfolio in the Indian market. MG will have to counter with something quickly. MG has a plan to get the eZS electric SUV first, followed by a Creta competition SUV and then a compact SUV. MG will also get a hatchback for India. Kia plans to get a seven-seater in the form of the Carnival and to compete with MG’s big SUV – the D90 Maxus.

But that’s just the plan for both these brands. Let’s get back to what MG wants to do with the sub-compact SUV segment. Read further below.

MG sub-four meter SUV Launch

The launch of this car will take place in 2021 and not before that. MG wants to first bring all its premium cars and big SUVs before venturing into the sub-four meter class or hatchback market. This top-down approach will make sure that the market is really good to show oneself as a premium player and not just another brand with budget offerings.

MG sub-four meter SUVLaunching in 2021

MG sub-four meter SUV

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MG sub-four meter SUV Price in India

The price of the MG sub-four meter SUV will be competitive. It will be a car that will compete with a wider range of players in the market. MG will also make sure that at the same time it comes with more features and is available with connected car technology like the Hyundai Venue in this class. MG will want to sprinkle more goodies to make sure that it is competing with the Kia sub-four meter SUV car on the same level. The car will get both petrol and diesel options. It will be interesting to see which BS6 compliant engines do the manufacturer’s source. The pricing should be on par with the Mahindra XUV300 which is the most expensive offering in the segment.

MG sub-four meter SUVPrice
BaseRs 7 lakhs
TopRs 13 lakhs

MG sub-four meter SUV Features

In terms of features, the cars will get everything that the current stock of compact SUVs provides plus some more first in class features. Below is a list of some ->

  • Cruise control
  • 12-inch touchscreen (first-in-class)
  • HUD(first-in-class)
  • 10 speakers and a subwoofer(first-in-class)
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Electrically adjustable seats
  • Ventilated seats
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Connected Car Technology – Hello MG
  • Different driving modes
  • Eight airbags (first-in-class)

MG compact SUV Specifications & Design

Both specifications and design are where it is way too early to predict or speculate what will this car take inspiration from or what will it be powered by. Like we said above, MG first needs to get more engine options for us to know what they could use in future products. In terms of design, we think MG will use the Hector and the Baijon 510 or the upcoming Creta completion SUV for design inspiration. MG will also make sure that it will get LED headlamps, taillamps, and a panoramic sunroof.

MG sub-four meter SUV

MG sub-four meter SUV Competition

The MG compact SUV competition will be the following – Tata Nexon, Ford Ecosport, Mahindra XUV300, Hyundai Venue and the upcoming Kia sub-four meter SUV. This addition from MG will totally make the compact SUV market a big segment for buyers to pick and choose from.


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