2012 MG6 on sale

12 Apr, 2012 11:06am Damion Smy

The 2012 version of the MG6 is more efficient than ever

The MG6 has been tweaked for the 2012 model year, with efficiency and price reductions across the range. 

Fuel economy has been improved, with an official combined figure of 37.7mpg, which is 2.1mpg better than before. Emissions have also been reduced, with the 1.8-litre petrol engine dropping from 184g/km to 174g/km. This puts the MG6 into road tax Band H, saving £70 in road tax in the first two years of ownership.

MG is citing ‘improved production methods’ at its Birmingham factory, where final assembly and quality sign-off takes place, for the new figures, rather than any significant changes to the car itself.

The improved figures also see a £40 price drop for each model of the entire line-up, while MG has announced a zero per cent finance offer for the range, too.

Prices now start from £16,955 for the entry level MG6 SE, with the range-topping MG6 Magnette four-door now £19,955.

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Never mind the 2012 version, has any one even seen a 2011 model?

"improved production methods" increasing engine efficiency? That's a new one!

174 g/km is still very poor. Hyundai i40 ranges from 119-140... and is better in almost every way.

I saw a 61 plate one today in a drab grey, did not look too bad at all, sadly won't be a common site until the derv comes at the end of the year co2 will at least be decent then........

Raeding it again my SEAT Leon TSi 211 has the same Co2 and a better combined figure than by 1mpg than the MG eeek. MG really needs some more advanced engines for the European market.

I had exactly the same thought as 'Chirpy' above when I saw this headline because the only MG6's I' ve seen are those sitting on an MG garage forecourt that I passed recently with a for sale sticker on the screen!!
Actually quite a nice looking car but obviously one that the car buying public are not taking to.

Hardly anyone is going to buy one of these. It lacks behind everything else is almost every way. The only reason I can see for someone buying one is maybe to support British jobs, but then they'd can do this buy buying a Nissan, Honda, Vauxhall, Land Rover, Mini etc etc.
In fact I'd rather risk my money on buying a new Saab of a forecourt now than buying an MG. At least the Saab will have a continued support and parts supply in the future.

....and I still wouldn't buy one.

So far I've seen one.

To be honest, it was probably a hire car, because there's no MG dealership near me to offer test drives, or actually sell any.
I've said before that these cars all look like the MG badge is stuck on as an afterthought and even the MG3 which is the only model that I might consider has an interior that just looks tacky.
No doubt in years to come, the MG range will attract customers who feel that they're worth the money. At the moment, they're probably not worth a punt.

MG need to bring new models in to this country much faster.

The MG6 should have launched at the outset with a diesel engine. The MG3 seems to be taking an absolute age to launch. The company also needs to remember what the MG badge stands for.

It would be sad to see yet another british brand disappear from this country to the history books.

At least they are doing well in the BTCC with Jason Plato! This hopefully will lift MGs presence in the UK.

Absolute rubbish car, pure garbage, waste of money and will forever be excrement.

I dont care you cay - there is NO AE reader here that would spend £20k of their hard earned money on a POS car like this. Its an f-ing joke.

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Absolute rubbish car, pure garbage, waste of money and will forever be excrement.

I dont care what you say - there is NO AE reader here that would spend £20k of their hard earned money on a POS car like this. Its an f-ing joke.

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I've seen at least 5 now, not a huge amount sure, but four of these have been in the last week! Maybe the BTCC has helped or maybe they take awhile from order to delivery? As for FreakRunner: Don't knock it until you try it. I did have a drive and it was brilliant the tech inside was bang up to date the build quality, refinement and handling was superb. Two drawbacks however; the lack of diesel and only a 5 speed box stopped me ordering a Magnette. I think the car looks so much better in the flesh than on photo's. Please MG make a 6 speed diesel and you can add me to your sales. Also maybe offer a coupe you will sell plenty!

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