The electric brilliance of the MG4 puts it to the competition

Bar some questionable styling, the latest MG can hold its own against VW’s ID.3 in pretty much every area

The new MG4: an electric hatchback that’s value for money and a pleasure to drive

In modern times, MG’s reputation has largely been built on value, but now the Chinese-owned brand is trying to be more than just cheap and cheerful. With the new MG4 electric hatchback, it has not just created a low-cost alternative to the Volkswagen ID.3, it has created one that competes with the latter in pretty much every area.

We will get to that shortly, but first a negative. Perhaps the least convincing aspect of the ...