MG’s new SUV is finally here! MG Motor India officially launched the new MG Astor mid-size SUV in the Indian market. The new MG Astor is the fifth product from MG in India after the Hector, Hector Plus, ZS EV and the MG Gloster full-size SUV. The new MG Astor SUV looks great, is quite spacious and gets a host of segment-first features. The new MG Astor mid-size SUV has been launched in India today and it is now the most affordable MG car in the country. Here we have all the details about the all-new MG Astor SUV.
MG Astor Variant-wise Price in India
|Engine and Gearbox||Style Trim||Super Trim||Smart Trim||Sharp Trim|
|1.5-litre VTi-Tech MT||Rs 9.78 lakhs||Rs 11.28 lakhs||Rs. 12.98 lakhs||Rs. 13.98 lakhs|
|1.5-litre VTi-tech CVT||Not Available||Rs 12.68 lakhs||Rs. 14.18 lakhs||Rs. 14.98 lakhs|
|1.3-litre 220 Turbo AT||Not Available||Not Available||Rs. 15.88 lakhs||Rs. 16.78 lakhs|
The price of the new MG Astor mid-size SUV starts at Rs 9.78 lakhs for the base Style variant and it goes up to Rs 16.78 lakhs for the top-spec Sharp variant. All the prices mentioned here belong to Ex-showroom Delhi. However, the level-2 ADAS is offered as an optional kit and its price has not been announced yet. The new MG Astor rivals the other mid-size SUVs in India, which include the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Nissan Kicks and also some bigger mid-size SUVs like the Tata Harrier, MG Hector, Mahindra XUV 700, etc.
MG Astor Engine Specifications
The new MG Astor gets a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine that churns out around 110 PS of maximum power and 144 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox and it gets an 8-speed CVT too. The MG Astor also gets a BS6 compliant 1.3-litre turbo petrol engine. It develops 140 PS of maximum power and 220 Nm of peak torque. This powerful turbo petrol engine doesn’t get a manual gearbox and it comes paired to a 6-speed automatic transmission only. The MG Astor doesn’t get any diesel engine too. However, its powertrain options are great in the segment.
MG Astor Features and Safety
The new MG Astor gets a large 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It also gets MG’s iSmart 2.0 connected car features along with a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, 6-way electrically adjustable driver seat, etc. Also, the biggest highlight of the new MG Astor is its optional Level-2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) functions. It will get several active & passive safety features. The features of Level-2 ADAS include Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Prevention and Speed Assist.
MG Astor Warranty Plan
MG Astor comes with a standard 3-3-3 package which includes a warranty of three years and unlimited kilometres, three years of Roadside Assistance and three Labor-Free periodic services. Speaking on the launch, Rajeev Chaba, President and MD, MG Motor India, said, “Astor brings personality, practicality and technology in one compelling expression of future mobility based on established brand heritage. Enriched with features and packed with technologies never seen before in this segment, we believe that Astor will set a new benchmark in the segment. While the car has been positioned and priced attractively, My MG Shield offers customers complete peace of mind and aligns with our philosophy of creating exciting experiences every time”.
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