Pricing and first transport dates for the MG4 have emerged, and a few MG dealerships are taking “pre-orders” for the extremely anticipated electrical hatchback.

A brand new video posted on YouTube lets viewers in on slightly secret. Particularly, a $1,000 deposit could be left with sellers for what may very well be Australia’s least expensive EV thus far.

The MG4 is the primary to be constructed on a ground-up electrical platform from the SAIC-owned model. It arrived to obtain certification on the market in early September, and has been well-received within the UK.

And now, the MG4 is seemingly obtainable for pre-order – however solely by way of sure dealerships, it will seem.

The YouTuber identified merely as “Storm Juice” says they’ve submitted their very own deposit. As proof, they shared a fastidiously redacted copy of their deposit receipt within the video.

Estimated MG4 pricing for Australia

Importantly, they are saying they have been instructed that the worth for the MG4 will probably be across the $40,000. That’s round $5,000 lower than the MG ZS EV and BYD Atto 3 compact SUVs.

The YouTuber has additionally revealed they have been instructed {that a} consignment of MG4s has already been ordered for March/April supply.

“I had a buddy yesterday that went to MG in Wangara to check drive the MG ZS EV,” he says. He provides, “…whereas he was there …. the vendor mentioned that they have a consignment coming in from China for the MG4 in March/April subsequent 12 months and that they’re taking deposits of 1 thousand {dollars} for a pre-order.

“In order that’s what I did,” he says. He then shares a replica of his receipt which states on the backside it’s for an MG4.

“Now they don’t have it on the system but, it’s that new, so this truly says MG ZS EV Essence. However ignore that …. ignore the worth there as nicely, it’s simply an estimate, it’s truly about $40,000 is what the automotive will probably be costing.

“Down right here in particular situations it says deposit $1,000 required, (and) this contract is for a pre-order MG4 not as described above (the ZS EV), deposit is totally refundable topic to viewing and check drive 64kWh and orange variant,” he reads.

Supply: StormJuice/Youtube

Just some MG sellers could take MG4 pre-order deposits

“So I’d recommend you if anybody is thinking about truly trying out the MG availability for pre-order in your state, ring every of your sellers and see what they might or could not must give you,” he says.

“As a result of Wangara MG had the foresight to really order their very own consignment of MG4 they’re clearly getting them sooner and subsequently I will probably be getting one sooner.”

“Your luck could fluctuate in every of those different states,” he provides.

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Bridie Schmidt is affiliate editor for The Pushed, sister website of Renew Financial system. She has been writing about electrical automobiles since 2018, and has a eager curiosity within the position that zero-emissions transport has to play in sustainability. She has participated in podcasts corresponding to Obtain This Present with Marc Fennell and Shirtloads of Science with Karl Kruszelnicki and is co-organiser of the Northern Rivers Electrical Car Discussion board. Bridie additionally owns a Tesla Mannequin Y and has it obtainable for rent on