The MG ZS Excite is one of the most popular small SUVs on the market. Its spacious size and budget-friendly price tag have made it one of the top-selling models in its category according to


Equipped with a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine, the MG ZS Excite can generate 84kW of power at 6000rpm and 150Nm of torque at 4500rpm. It’s a four-wheel drive with a four-speed automatic transmission.  

Some drawbacks of the ZS Excite include its speed with 0-100km/h time of 13.56 seconds and a 4-star ANCAP rating. Although the speed and score are adequate, those looking for faster and safer SUVs may opt for something else. 

If you’re looking for space, the MG ZS Excite has plenty of rear head and legroom for a comfortable experience. It is 4314mm in length, 1809mm in width, and 1644mm in height.


The standard features of the ZS Excite include six airbags, stability control, cruise control, Apple CarPlay, a reverse camera, and switchable electronic power steering. The infotainment system has received updates, and the car now features fresh colour schemes. 


Priced at $22,990 drive-away, the MG ZS Excite offers amazing value for money. It’s the most affordable SUV in Australia when considering on-road costs. Despite rumours of potential styling changes and hybrid options in the future, the ZS Excite remains a compelling choice for those seeking a simple and spacious SUV at an affordable price point. 

Example Calculation for an MG ZS Excite

Let's take a look at an example calculation for an MG ZS. Suppose you're considering purchasing an MG ZS Excite for $22,990 MSRP. You have a trade-in vehicle of $4,990, leaving your loan amount borrowed at $18,000 and your credit score and personal situation qualify you for an indicative interest rate of 6.79%. You decide to finance the vehicle over a 60-month term.

Using an online loan calculator, you can estimate that your monthly payments would be around $354.64, with the total cost of the loan coming in at around $21,278. This includes the principal amount of the loan, interest paid over the term of the loan, however any fees or charges associated with the loan would still have to be added.

Other Options

Love MG but not sure if the MG ZS is for you? Check out the MG HS or if you are looking for a different brand of car, the Haval Jolion.