MG Philippines has locally launched the all-new MG 5 subcompact sedan which boasts dimensions closer to a mid-size vehicle. The company says in a release that it is “the longest (at 4,601mm) and widest (at 1,788mm) option in its class, and has the longest wheelbase (2,680mm), resulting in impressive legroom for both front and rear occupants of the car.”
Powering the MG 5 is a fuel-efficient, 1.5-liter, DOHC, 16-valve, naturally aspirated engine that produces 114ps and a best-in-class torque output of 150Nm. The MG 5 is available with either a five-speed manual transmission or a CVT gearbox with manual mode.
Inside, the vehicle has a user-friendly 10-inch touchscreen infotainment head unit that can run both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; and affords a 360-degree vehicle view which gives drivers a bird’s-eye view of their car, making it easier to negotiate tight parking spaces and obstructions in low speed traffic. The driver’s seat is power-adjusted, and headlamps are auto on/off.
Other safety and convenience highlights of the MG 5 include driver and passenger airbags, four-wheel disc brakes, hill start assist, auto brake hold, a push start/stop button, cruise control, electronic climate control, a tire pressure monitoring system, a reversing camera, and a sunroof.
The MG 5 arrives in the country after a string of consecutive product launches that took place during the first 11 months of MG Philippines’ operation under The Covenant Car Company, Inc. Said Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla, president and CEO of TCCCI-MG Philippines, “After having launched three vehicles in less than a year, we want to keep the momentum going with the launch of yet another brand-new model… Wth the introduction of the MG 5, MG Philippines now has a model that will be recognized as an important participant in the packed and highly competitive subcompact sedan segment.”
The MG 5 is offered with MG Philippines’ premium aftersales services and warranty. These include a five-year or 100,000km warranty (whichever comes first), and one-year free periodic maintenance service (PMS). MG owners can also download the My MG mobile app which allows them to easily schedule vehicle servicing appointments from the convenience of their smartphones. They can also use the app to book a visit from a Mobile Garage service caravan that provides MG owners with vehicle home service for major technical issues. MG Hero Services, on the other hand, provides 24/7 roadside support through the MG Philippines hotline (+632 328 4664).
The all-new 2020 MG 5 is available in the following variants and price points:
|1.5L STD 5MT P658,888||1.5L COM CVT P848,888|
|1.5L STD CVT P718,888||1.5L DEL CVT P938,888|
The MG Philippines network is composed of 11 dealerships: MG BF Parañaque, MG EDSA Centris, MG Batangas, MG Carmona, MG Dasmariñas, MG Lipa, MG Sta. Rosa, MG Cebu Mandaue, MG Davao, MG Cabanatuan (sales office), and MG Iloilo (sales office.) An additional seven facilities are set to be launched before year’s end: MG Alabang, MG Commonwealth, MG Quezon Avenue, MG Pampanga, MG Cabanatuan, MG Iloilo, and MG Tacloban.
Visit www.mgmotor.com.ph for more information about products and services, and follow MG Philippines on social media: OfficialMGPhilippines (Facebook) @mg_philippines (Instagram and Twitter). The 24/7 MG Philippines hotline is (02) 328-4664.