MG GS 2017

Variants built from August 2017

The 2017 MG GS hitting the barrier in the frontal offset test.

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5 ANCAP Star RatingANCAP Logo
Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Scoreout of
Frontal Offset test13.47out of 16
Side impact test16out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points3out of 3


2017 tested 5 star ANCAP rating

The MG GS was introduced in Australia in late 2016. This ANCAP safety rating applies to all variants built from August 2017 (on sale from October 2017) when production upgrades were introduced. A separate rating applies to models built prior.


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-protecting airbags (curtains) are standard. Intelligent seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and lane support systems (LSS) are not available.

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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?

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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

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Pedestrian Summary

Scored out of 36 points

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. 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

Base Model Safety Features

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Optional
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