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2016 MG GS crossover makes their official debut in Philippines
Recently, Morris Garages (MG) Philippines launched their new crossover, the 2016 MG GS at Greenbelt 5 in Makati City. With this latest model, the sleek exterior desgn is partnered with a turbocharged powertrain.
It also features brand's 'Faceted Flow' design that provides a sweeping and angular shape for the vehicle. Its front fascia is largely covered by “Shard” headlights and depending on its variant, supports either halogen or HID lighting. Its wheelsizes are 17-inches wrapped in 215/60R17 tires and 18-iches wrapped in 235/50/R18 tires.
Its interior features streaks of metal accents and piano black trim pieces aboard the 2016 MG GS. It also has a 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, dual-pod gauge cluster, heated door mirrors and a multi-information display.
The 2016 MG GS depending on its variant may also come with automatic climate control, sunroof with anti-jam, automatic headlights, fabric or leather seats, auto-dimming rearview mirror, cruise control, rear aircon vents and a touchscreen-based infotainment system.
Available turbocharged engines include the 1.5-liter TGI and the range-topping 2.0-liter TGI. The smaller engine produces 168 PS at 5600 rpm along with 250 Nm of torque at 1700 – 4400 rpm which can be paired either with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dry dual-clutch gearbox sending power to the front wheels. The bigger motor, on the other hand, generates 220 PS at 5000 rpm and 350 Nm of torque at 2500 – 4000 rpm. The 2.0-liter is exclusively paired with a 6-speed wet dual-clutch transmission which drives all four wheels.
For customers' safety, the latest MG GS crossover also features an elecetronic stability control (ESC), cornerning brake control (CBC), anti-lock brakes (ABS) with brake assist (BA) and front SRS airbags. High-tier models will even come with additional features like: tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), hill-descent control (HDC), anti-roll program (ARP), reverse camera and side / curtain airbags as such.
2016 MG GS are available in Moonlight White, Birmingham Orange, Black Opal, Champagne, Scottish Silver and York Brown and retails for Php 1,250,000. Morris Garages said that there will be more trim upgrades at a later date.
For service, customers can schedule an appointment through MG's own trunk line. On the scheduled date, the customer should expect a driver to come and pick up their vehicle. Once done, it will be returned to the owner riight away.