Driven: MG6 GT Diesel Gallery and Information

Model Tested: MG6 GT TSE 1.9 DTi-TECH

Price: £19,390 including metallic paint at £395. The MG6 range starts at £15,445 MG6 GT S 1.8 TCi-Tech, rising to £21,195 for the MG6 Magnette 1.9 DTi-TECH.

Good and Bad

Good Stuff: Confident, different and memorable. Quality of fit and finish improving. Strong engine and smooth gearbox. Exemplary ride and handling. Very spacious. Good value.

Bad Stuff: Bland on the inside. Lack of dealer facilities around the country. Unknown residuals.

Performance

Maximum Speed: 120 mph
0-62 mph:8.9 seconds

Economy and Costs

Official combined cycle fuel economy: 53.5 mpg
Front Seat Driver Test Route Economy: N/A mpg
CO2 Emissions: 139 g/km
Road Tax Band: E / £120
Company Car Tax at 40%: £1,628.76

Technical Details

Engine: 1.9 litre four cylinder turbocharged common rail direct injection diesel
Power: 148 bhp (150 ps)
Torque: 258 lb-ft (350 nm)

Length: 4,651 mm
Width: 2,008 mm
Height: 1,472 mm
Wheelbase: 2,705 mm
Kerb weight: 1,605 kg

Phil Huff

Phil is a motoring writer for print and web, failed racing driver, car hoarder and banger rally competitor. Nominated for the Headline Auto Rising Star award and a MGMW member, Phil freelances for outlets as diverse as Diesel Car magazine, DAD.info and Cambridge Magazine, amongst many others. He also maintains a fleet of unloved motors, but spends most of his time driving an old Corvette.

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