MG 4 EV hatchback Euro NCAP crash test results
Although the left-drive MG 4 EV was tested, this rating will also apply to right-drive versions.
The MG 4 EV achieved an impressive five-star rating in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety tests. The midsize electric hatchback is disclosure in July this year and MG India will introduce MG 4 EVs at Auto Expo 2023 coming.
If launched in India, the MG 4 EV hatchback will compete with rivals like BYD Atto 3 and Kona Electric facelift coming soon.
- MG 4 EV based on SAIC’s modular expandable platform
- Can come to India as CBU or CKD
MG 4 EV Euro NCAP test results
The MG 4 EV scored 83% in the adult tests, scoring 31.6 out of 38. It also scored 80% on the children’s tests, with a score of 39.5 out of 49. In the safety system tests, MG’s EV hatchback scored 78%, scoring 12.6 points out of 16 points. The lowest score achieved by the MG 4 was 75% in the vulnerable passerby tests, scoring 40.6 out of 54. Although the vehicle tested was left-hand drive, this assessment also applies to the right-hand drive version.
BYD Atto 3 also get 5 star rating in the Euro NCAP safety tests. By comparison, BYD scores higher on the adult and child tests, with scores of 91 and 89%, respectively. However, in the safety systems and vulnerable passersby test, the Atto 3 scored slightly below the 4 EV, with rates of 69 and 74%, respectively.
MG 4 EV: what is it?
The MG 4 EV is an electric vehicle born on top of parent company SAIC’s modular scalable platform, where the battery pack forms an integral part of the platform architecture. The MG 4 is available with two battery packs – 51kWh and 64kWh. While the former makes 170 hp, the latter makes 203 hp. Torque output for both is rated at 250Nm and both come in a single-engine, rear-wheel drive configuration.
In terms of charging capacity, using a 7kW AC charger, the MG 4 EV’s battery can be fully charged from 10% to 100% in 7.5 hours and 9 hours for 51kWh and 64kWh battery packs, respectively. However, using a 150kW charger, the battery can be charged from 10% to 80% in 35 minutes and 39 minutes respectively.
MG 4 EV: India launch details
MG India is currently evaluating a market launch for the 4 EV and it could arrive here as a complete vehicle (CBU) or a complete vehicle (CKD). If it comes to India, MG 4 EV could be launched later EV . air.
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