MG GS 2016

Variants built from December 2016

The 2016 MG GS hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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4 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score31.47out of 37
Frontal Offset test13.47out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)out of 2
Bonus points2out of 3


ANCAP 4 star rating 2016 tested

The tested model of MG GS was introduced in Australia in December 2016. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants (1.5 litre frontwheel-drive and 2.0 litre turbo all-wheel-drive).


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual frontal, side chest and side head airbags (curtains) are standard. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane support systems (LSS) are not available.

ANCAP & UCSR Rating Explained
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Frontal Offset Crash Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 13.47 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 3.29 pts
Upper Legs 4 pts
Lower Legs 2.18 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the frontal offset test. Pedal and steering wheel displacements were well controlled. Driver and passenger contact with the airbags was stable. All doors remained closed during the crash.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 16 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 4 pts
Abdomen 4 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The side impact test normally used by ANCAP simulates a small car striking the driver's door of the test vehicle. Experience shows that large vehicles like the GS can be expected to perform well in this test. ANCAP has adopted a policy of awarding these types of vehicles a default score of 16 points (out of 16).

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Whiplash Protection Test

Whiplash protection is assessed to the RCAR Protocol

Geometric test: Good

Dynamic test: Good

Overall whiplash rating: Good

Whiplash Protection Crash Test Image
Acceptable

Pedestrian Summary

Adult & child head impacts: 14.76 points
Upper leg impacts: 4.96 points
Lower leg impacts: 6.00 points

This vehicle scored 25.72 out of 36 points (Acceptable). Performance was predominately mixed for head impacts on the bonnet. The windscreen base could be modified for improvement. The bumper tested well in the full leg area and mixed in the upper leg area. (v8.2)


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Pedestrian Rating - please view table for scores

Green Vehicle Guide

Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
7.4 L/100km 172 g/km

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