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MG 4, priced at £26,695 here, costs as little as £16,423 in its home country, and others follow similar price gaps

Cars in China are almost obscenely cheap; the same model over here costs up to double as much for the same specification.

Almost two-thirds of Chinese automotive exports to the UK are electric cars, and despite their well-known price premium over ICE cars, the same EVs are being sold in China at prices below that of petrol and diesel models here.

Examples include the new BYD Dolphin, a small hatchback costing from the equivalent of £13,158 in China.

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