MG Motor continues rapid growth

MG Motor UK sales figures in January and February exceeded those for the whole of 2017 .

March registrations of 9,367 were greater than the whole of 2018 and the total volume of cars registered by the brand in the first quarter of 2022 (13,838 units) is up 124.6% on the first quarter of 2021.

This gives the brand a market share of 3.31% year-to-date, up from 1.45% in 2021.

Growth was seen across all drivetrains offered by the brand, with petrol sales up 155%, PHEV up 441% and pure electric up 40%. The MG ZS was the brand’s biggest seller, accounting for 29% of sales or 4,042 units.

Guy Pigounakis, commercial director at MG Motor UK, said: “We are absolutely thrilled with the results we have achieved in the first quarter and that the incredible momentum we built in over the course of a record-breaking 2021 has carried into the new year. We are particularly pleased because it means that our core message of cutting edge technology, great quality and exciting cars all at an affordable price is clearly resonating with our target demographic.”