MG Astor is all set for its official launch in India today. And there is a lot more to talk about the new upcoming mid-size SUV. The Astor is the first of a kind technology-based car with Tecno-oriented features and capabilities. The MG Astor is just like its sibling ZS EV but with two petrol engine options on offer instead of an electric motor.
It will be tough for Astor to survive in the Indian market, not because of the lack of any capability but also it will rival a list of mid-size SUVs in the Indian market. The mid-size SUV segment is already dominated by Hyundai Creta and Kia Seletos, and now September sales show that the Tata Harrier will also be an obstacle to Astor in the market. There are also 2 new players to the segment trying to create some space, the Volkswagen Taigun, and Skoda Kushaq.
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Astor will be the fifth car from MG Motor India since its introduction here back in 2019. The company offers Hector, Hector Plus, ZS EV, and the Gloster too.
MG Astor price will start somewhere from ₹9.78 lakh which goes up to ₹16.78 lakh (ex-showroom).
MG Motor is aiming to finish 5,000 deliveries of Astor SUV in the year 2021 because of the continuous semiconductor shortage. The momentum will proceed in 2022.
Bookings for MG Astor will start from October 21 and should be possible by visiting sites or dealerships. Notwithstanding, the SUV will be accessible for pre-reservation starting from today.
MG Astor will come with 27 standard security highlights and up to 49 wellbeing highlights, depending upon the trims. These features incorporate Electronic Stability Program, Hill Descent Control, Traction Control system, Hill Hold Control, All four disk brakes, among others.
Astor gloats on a few state-of-the-art drive assistant systems and safety features. From lane takeoff and lane keep assistant help to Active Cruise Control and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. The Astor comes stacked to the edge to keep driver and passenger secure.
MG Motor India will be offering a 3+3+3 warranty on the Astor. Also, there will be an annual maintenance package which will start at around ₹16,000.
MG’s greatest battling weapon has consistently been the way how technologically advanced its cars are in terms of features. The Astor is the same and is the first in quite a while fragment to offer independent level 2 driving innovation, computerized key innovation, an individual Al partner, among different features.
Astor Engine choices: MG Motor has outfitted the Astor with a 110PS/144Nm 1.5-liter petrol and a 140PS/220Nm 1.3-turbo-petrol. There is no diesel advertising. Transmission obligations are dealt with by either a manual unit, a CVT, or an automatic.
Astor choices on offer: MG Astor will be made accessible in upwards of eight trims.