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Things we like in RX8

Smart exterior design

Refined engine

Things we don't like in RX8

Cramped third-row space

Lifeless steering

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Starting at AED 84,525, the MG RX8 is a very capable powerhouse and incorporates a plethora of features and creature comforts. The cabin inside the SUV is tech and comfort rich with all of the Apple Carplay and Android Auto enabled 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system, wireless phone charging, premium leather upholstery, and dual-zone climate control making their way to the RX8. The bold and attractive looks of the SUV come courtesy of the LED headlamps, LED DRLs, hammer-style LED taillights, large five-slat chrome grille, and 20-inch alloy wheels. Available colors include Universal White, Pearl White, Blue, Grey, Brown, and Black. At last, the engine on the MG RX8 is a 2.0-litre turbocharged motor that manufactures 360 Nm of peak torque. The MG RX8 also sports a 5-star safety rating by NCAP and stands against the Mitsubishi Montero Sport, Kia Sportage, Changan CS95, and the Isuzu mu-X.


MG RX8 Price

The RX8 is priced at AED 94,396 .

MG RX8 Variants

There are 1 variants available of RX8: 2.0L Turbo.

MG RX8 Power-trains

The RX8 is powered by a 1999cc 4-cylinder Petrol engine produces 220 hp of power and 360 Nm of torque.

It comes with the option of a 6-Speed Automatic transmission gearbox.

MG RX8 Features

The feature list of RX8 includes Central Locking, Power Door Locks, Anti Theft Device and Engine Immobilizer in terms of security.

Features for Comfort & Convenience include Air Conditioner, Power Windows Front, Power Windows Rear, Automatic Climate Control, Heater, Rear A/C Vents, Engine Start/Stop Button, Adjustable Seats, Height Adjustable Driver Seat, Electric Folding Rear View Mirror, On Board Computer, Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddle, Accessory Power Outlet, Power Steering, Multi-function Steering Wheel, Cruise Control, Foldable Rear Seat, Remote Trunk Opener, Low Fuel Warning Light, Rear Reading Lamp, Rear Seat Headrest, Rear Seat Center Arm Rest, Cup Holders-Front, Cup Holders-Rear, Bottle Holder, Trunk Light, Vanity Mirror, Keyless Entry and Centre Console Armrest.

Features for Entertainment & communication include Touch Screen, FM/AM/Radio, Bluetooth Connectivity, USB & Auxiliary Input, Speakers Front, Speakers Rear and Integrated 2DIN Audio.

MG RX8 Interior

The interior features include Tacho Meter, Electronic Multi Tripmeter, Leather Seats, Leather Steering Wheel, Digital Clock, Digital Odometer, Electric Adjustable Seats and Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank.

MG RX8 Exterior

If we talk about the exterior features then it include Adjustable Headlights, Fog Lights Front, Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror, Rear Window Wiper, Rear Window Washer, Rear Window Defogger, Alloy Wheels, Rear Spoiler, Sun Roof, Side Stepper, Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicator, Integrated Antenna, Chrome Grille and Roof Rail.

MG RX8 Safety

The safety features of the Model includes the Passenger Airbag, Side Airbag-Front, Child Safety Locks, Driver Airbag, Anti-Lock Braking System, Brake Assist, Ebd, Vehicle Stability Control System, Rear Seat Belts, Seat Belt Warning, Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts, Rear Camera, Parking Sensors, Crash Sensor, Engine Check Warning, Tyre Pressure Monitor, Front Impact Beams, Side Impact Beams and Door Ajar Warning.

MG RX8 Competitors

The RX8 Competitors are: Changan CS95, Toyota Fortuner, Mitsubishi Montero Sport, MG RX5 and Toyota Land Cruiser.

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MG RX8 Review

The MG RX8, with its seven-seater layout and squared yet contemporary design, promises a great combination of stance of a modern SUV and practicality of a MUV. The MG RX8 in UAE is available in three different variants – while the base STD variant is being offered with a rear-wheel drivetrain, the COM and LUX trims are offered with a four-wheel-drive system, all of which come with a common petrol automatic powertrain.

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MG RX8 Interior & Features

While the MG RX8 has a posh and rather extrovert design when viewed from the outside, it is the interior cabin which has a subtlety to it. The whole interior, though, feels luxurious with the rich in feel brown leather upholstery with the right amount of silver and faux wood finishes at places.

The dashboard looks tad too simple for an SUV of this stature, with a flat-bottom steering wheel and a rectangular housing for touchscreen infotainment system tapered towards lower edges. The quilted leather seats and door pads do add to the premium experience, and so is the extensive list of features, with a panoramic sunroof, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, 360-degree camera and wireless smartphone charging to name a few.

Being a seven-seater vehicle, the MG RX8 does feel large on the inside, with a great sense of space. However, the third row is best suitable for kids with limited knee room on offer.

RX8 Exterior

The MG RX8 tries to stand out from the crowd of modern-day SUVs with its conventional boxy stance fused with a couple of distinctive design elements.

At the front, the MG RX8 looks wide and bold with a big trapezoidal chrome grille, which is flanked by blocky but angular full LED headlamps, which do have crystal-cut like dual projectors and daytime running LEDs within them. What, however, catches one’s attention is the four-squared fog lamps encased in a C-shaped chrome housing.

The side profile of the MG RX8 reminds one much of the Mercedes Benz GLS, with its angular stance, sharp character line flowing through the centre and the chrome garnished waistline rising upwards towards the C-pillar. The large 20-inch machined alloy wheels, along with big roof rails, do add some more premium appeal to it.

At the rear, the MG RX8 has a busy but not too dramatic design, which is characterised by large and stretched LED tail lamps with rounded edges joined by a sleek chrome bar. The large silver skid plate with exhaust outlets in both of its outer edges do add some sporty touch.

MG RX8 Ride & Handling

It is the four-wheel-drive variant of the MG RX8 which is worth going for. The reason behind this is the availability of six different drive modes in this variant – auto, 4L, off-road, snow, sport and 2H, all of which vary in terms of power delivery to the wheels for varying driving preferences. The body roll at higher speeds can be felt a bit, however, the low-speed ride is brilliant with soft suspension setup.


RX8 Engine & Fuel Consumption

The MG RX8 has a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine coupled to a 6-speed torque converter, which happens to be the only powertrain combination for this large SUV. The engine is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 225 PS and a peak torque output of 360 Nm. The engine is refined and has a good mid-range performance to propel this large SUV with ease.

MG RX8 Braking & Safety

With a C-NCAP rating of 5-stars, the MG RX8 is indeed a safe vehicle to be in, the prowess of which is characterised by the presence of front, side and curtain airbags, front and rear parking sensors with 360 degree camera, cruise control, active rollover protection, tire pressure monitoring system and lane departure warning.

RX8 Verdict

The MG RX8 is a great package when you factor in its positive attributes like bold exterior styling, plush and comfortable interiors, an extensive list of features, refined performance and cushy ride quality – al of which make it a great sensible option to go for.

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  • Fuel economy

    The fuel economy is very bad in the MG rx8 black edition 2022 they are saying 11.4 per liter and it’s doing 4 per litre but overall in everything...

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    Asif Feb 18, 2022 for MG RX8
  • Workshop lies

    Do you also find that the steering wheel of the rx8 vibrates when driving over 110km/h? I'm trying to figure out if this is a common problem or not....

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    Nic Jun 03, 2021 for MG RX8
  • You won't find one better at its price point

    Having recently arrived in Abu Dhabi, I was advised to purchase a big automobile in order not to get "bullied" on the road. That set me on a path to...

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    Kwee Aug 14, 2020 for MG RX8
  • A luxurious seven seater car

    I am very fond of new luxurious cars in market. To me driving mostly means driving through off roads. That is the main reason I opted for MG RX8.If...

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    Usman Nov 27, 2019 for MG RX8
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