MG RX5 SUV review

The Chinese crossover company MG-morris garages is about to launch its MG RX5 in India with a couple of their other SUV. MG is the biggest car manufacturer in China

Design of the MG RX5 is sleek, comes with a LED headlamps,Roof rail,Shark fin antenna,Sunroof,weighs about 1600KG and overall stunning looking design which will definately turn heads in traffic

 

The wheels get 18inch alloy wheels with Michelin tires, Disc breaks on read and front, Multi link suspension on the real and MacPherson suspension on the front. Twin Exhausts at the rear with MG RX5 badging. The MG RX5 comes in 2wheel drive as well as All Wheel Drive which makes it a perfect vehicle if u want to do some off roading as well.

There are basically 2 types of engines you can opt for which is 1.5T petrol and a 2.0T petrol engine,and gives average mileage of 12-14km/L,

The 1.5T petrol engine is a 2wheel Drive which produces 250NM of torque at 124KW and is 7 speed auto transmission which has a top speed of 190KM/H, whereas the 2.0T Petrol Engine is a 4Wheel Drive which produces 350NM of torque, has a 6 speed auto transmission and is capable of 208KM/H.

MG made no compromises on the safety portion of the vehicle, the RX5 gets 6 Air bags, ABS, EBD, Electronic Stability Control, Emergency Break Assist, LKA, Cornering Control, Tire Pressure monitoring, Anti roll program, Auto hold breaks, Hill descend control and of course Parking camera and sensors.

The boot is large enough to fit 2 large size bags with 3 small sized bags and the storage can be increased further by folding the rear seats, MG has given a full sized spare wheel under the boot with some space to store the toolkits as well, so the boot is really spacey and fits in the standards of a SUV.

As you open the door to take a view of the interior of the car, MG pleases your eyes with the interior, they didn’t cheap out on anything, first thing you’ll see is the MG branded Scuff plate, Leather stitched interior, Wooden finish on the doors. The driver seat is 6 way electrically adjustable seat where as the side passenger seat get a 4 way adjustable seat with lumbar support, 2 cup holder 1 12v and 1 usb charging port, front and back sunroof.

8″ Touch Screen infotainment system which supports android auto and apple car play, Automatic temperature control AC, cooled glove box and the 3 spoke stearing wheel looks decent with all the basic navigation control button provided on t for easy access.

As you hop on to the rear seats, it offers a good amount on leg room as well as head space, we get 2 ac vents and 1 12v charger as well, magazine holders on the front seats and some storage on the doors which can easily fit a 1ltr bottle.

So all in all MG RX5 is a fantastic SUV with everything you need and even extra, at the Price of 14.0 lakh for the base model which can climb all the way up to 21.4 lakhs for the top model it seems like a good deal

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