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Business Car Manager road test verdict

Despite the arrival of the new diesel engine and other improvements, the MG6 Diesel is likely to remain a minority choice in the company car market, appealing mainly to user-choosers at SMEs with small fleets and a wider choice of company car.

But for business car buyers who fancy something a bit different, the MG6 diesel is certainly worth a look.

Keen drivers, in particular, will be pleasantly surprised by the MG’s excellent chassis dynamics and strong performance, which match just about anything in a company car comparison, although they should also be prepared to spend a lot of time explaining their choice to others. The rebirth of MG is a fascinating story but awareness levels seem to be quite low.

And the MG6 is only the start of that story; two smaller models, the MG3 and MG5, are already in the pipeline and SAIC has plenty of muscle.

Your next company car probably won’t be an MG; but the one after that just might be.

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MG6 DTi TECH 1.9D S – the low down

P11D Value £16,820
Monthly business rental (ex VAT) N/A
Company car tax band 2012/13 to 2014/15 21%, 22%, 23%
BIK tax £3,658.95, N/A, N/A
Engine 1.9-litre four-cylinder turbodiesel
CO2 139 g/km
Power/torque 150 PS/350 Nm
0-62mph/top speed 8.9 seconds/
Economy 53.5 mpg

Figures correct at time of posting

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