Used MG ZS Saloon (2004 - 2005) Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014
3
MG's ZS is directly descended from the Rover 400 of 1995, but you shouldn't let that put you off. Consider it instead as a decade of development time, because inspite of such uninspiring ingredients, the ZS delivers a thrilling driving experience, especially in 180 guise.

MG ZS Saloon (04-05)
Driving pleasure, national pride
Ageing underpinnings

New price range:

£11,850 - £17,135

Used price range:

£233 - £1,245

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3 out of 5

MG's ZS is directly descended from the Rover 400 of 1995, but you shouldn't let that put you off. Consider it instead as a decade of development time, because inspite of such uninspiring ingredients, the ZS delivers a thrilling driving experience, especially in 180 guise. The latest facelift has taken a step away from the overtly 'boy racer' colours and spoilers seen previously and adopted a more understated yet still undeniably sporting visage that borrows heavily from the flagship SV coupe.

Great to drive, but you need to make some concessions to it in terms of details and ergonomics.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3 out of 5

Performance

3.5 out of 5

Handling

4.5 out of 5

Comfort

2.5 out of 5

Practicality

3.5 out of 5

Behind the wheel

2.5 out of 5

Safety

2.5 out of 5

Reliability

3 out of 5

Running costs

3 out of 5

Green credentials

3 out of 5

Buying used

3.5 out of 5

Selling

3.5 out of 5

Equipment

3.5 out of 5

What owners say...

 The car has a very large boot compared to others in the class.  

4 out of 5

Matthew Speare ,   17 Apr 2013    ... read more

 i have a lot of friends with more than one child so there are a lot of buggies and car seats. i can get a double buggy, a single buggy and a full load of shopping and a few extras with room to spare...  

5 out of 5

stephanie croome ,   16 Nov 2008    ... read more

 The amount of space it has in its boot (rear seats fold down fully).  

4 out of 5

Chris Ball ,   18 Oct 2008    ... read more

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