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blog large image - And the winner is? MG4 named 2023 carsales Car of the Year

And the winner is? MG4 named 2023 carsales Car of the Year

The all-new MG4 has beaten the competition and won this year's title for the 2023 carsales Car of the Year Overall award. This spacious hatch marks a tremendous evolution in safety, design, and performance. 
These awards are amongst the most prestigious in Australia and are judged by a panel made up of some of the most respected motoring journalists and automotive experts around the world.  
The all-electric hatch has firmly left its mark in the Australian market since it first launched in August this year. The MG4 brings up to 530 kilometres of range, equipment, dynamic driving and European style to the small but spacious electric car party as well as a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. Perfect for busy drivers throughout Brisbane and Ipswich! 


The MG4 battled 100 eligible candidates, both electric and conventionally powered, for the award, including ten finalists and an additional two wildcards before being named the winner. 
Remarking on the win, Mike Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief, carsales commented, “The MG4 is not just one of Australia’s cheapest and best-value electric cars, its trump card is excellent dynamics and that makes it a worthy winner of our flagship award." 

“The MG4 fulfilled our testing criteria more comprehensively than any other finalist this year, and all judges were impressed. It’s really a very good car.” 
The all-electric model with 50:50 weight distribution was also commended for its “Accurate and well-weighted steering, a genuine sense of agility and finely-tuned electronic aids make the MG4 an enjoyable car to drive – and its price  
tag puts EV ownership within reach of more people.  

The CEO of MG Motor Australia and New Zealand, Peter Ciao said he’s beyond happy to take home the win for the MG4 Electric and said it’s a clear indication that the brand is playing a strong role as a pioneer in the electric vehicle market.  
“We’re happy MG4 was a clear winner of the 2023 carsales Car of the Year,” Mr Ciao said. 
“The MG4 proves that electric vehicles can be sustainable, affordable, fun, safe and technologically advanced all at once. The MG4 is considered a trailblazer for MG and Australia’s electric future; because of its modular scalable platform, the sky really is the limit for us. 
“Despite our small population relative to land size, Australia is perfect for an EV range of between 350km and 530km (WLTP).  Think about what you use your second car for day in and day out. How long is the drive to work, kid’s sports, or the shops? Do some quick calculations and it is easy to understand why the MG4 was a clear winner for 2023 carsales Car of the Year,” he said. 
The award-winning MG4 is offered in four variants of battery packs with a specification to suit everyone’s individual lifestyle. The base level Excite 51kwh, Excite 64kwh, Essence 64kwh, Long Range 77kwh and XPower. 
Don't just take our word for it, discover this ride for yourself. You can book a 24 hour test drive in the MG4 today, exclusively at Llewellyn MG in Ipswich, servicing the Greater Brisbane Area.