The MG HS has been revealed as the UK’s best-selling car in January 2023, according to the latest SMMT vehicle sales data.
The large SUV model, which is available in Petrol or Plug-In Hybrid specification, topped the UK sales charts in the first month of 2023 achieving a total market share of 2.6%.
With total UK vehicle sales of 7,433 automobiles, MG recorded an increase in overall sales of over 108% from January 2022. Since their release in the fall of 2022, the new, all-electric MG4 and MG5 models have maintained their popularity, according to SMMT data released in January, which shows that total sales of electric vehicles increased by 19.8% year over year.
After record-breaking sales figures in 2022, when the firm was named the fastest-growing mainstream vehicle brand for a second straight year, the announcement represents a remarkable start to the year for MG Motor UK.
“We’re thrilled to see two of our best-selling models featured in the overall UK top ten,” said Guy Pigounakis, Commercial Director at MG Motor UK. “The HS model has been hugely important in the growth of MG over the last few years, and we’re delighted it remains so popular with customers. The growth in the electric car market is also very encouraging and we expect the recently launched MG4 EV and MG5 EV models to carry us further forward into 2023.”
The HS model, is the largest car MG offers, with a starting price as low as £23,495 and offers an unmatched combination of size, luxury, technology, and affordability.
The MG HS Plug-in Hybrid lineup, which has a starting price of £31,095, combines the 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engine with a 90kW electric motor to produce an EV-only range of 32 miles, making it the ideal choice for buyers who are new to zero-emissions driving.
All MG HS models are equipped with MG’s advanced driver assistance package, MG Pilot, with a comprehensive package of features that includes Active Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Traffic Jam Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control.
With a market-leading selection of electric vehicles, MG is the fastest-growing automaker in the UK, inspiring more people than ever to transition to zero-emission driving.
With roots dating back to 1924, MG is renowned for producing sporty, thrilling, and reasonably priced automobiles. With a reputation for superb design, cutting-edge technology, and great value for money, the company is now establishing itself as a major player in the fast growing UK electric car sector.