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Parkers overall rating: 2.5 out of 5 2.5
MG TF (02-05) - rated 2.5 out of 5
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PROS

Styling, handling, brand heritage

CONS

Dated interior, patchy build quality, poor reliability

PROS

Styling, handling, brand heritage

CONS

Dated interior, patchy build quality, poor reliability

MG TF rivals

Toyota
MR2
4 out of 5 4.0
Mazda
MX-5
4 out of 5 4.0

These funsters are fitted with free-revving engines located behind the rear seats to give balanced handling and confident roadholding. The F had a hydra-gas suspension set up that has been replaced with more conventional springs and dampers on the TF. This allows a more sporting feel, but at the expense of ride quality which is better on the older car.

The VVC engine is the pick of the range - adding spice to this already convincing package.

MG TF rivals

Toyota
MR2
4 out of 5 4.0
Mazda
MX-5
4 out of 5 4.0