MG Astor to be introduced on September 15

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Essentially, the MG Astor is the petrol version of the brand’s first electric vehicle on our market, the ZS EV. The automaker will unveil a specific production model on September 15, 2021, before hitting the market in October. Integrated ADAS Layer 2 Jio eSIM technology for Internet functions. Two options for choosing a gasoline engine.

The Astor will be MG’s new mid-size SUV, which will be below the Hector in the Indian lineup. The 4.3 meter SUV will be smaller than the Hector (4.6 meters long) and therefore better equipped for it. Hyundai Creta, the current segment leader, will also showcase some design changes to its electric vehicle.

Expected Features

Like other products, MG is committed to bringing new technologies and features to Astor. security. such as adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, and acceleration.

The Astor will also have a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Jio eSIM for in-car connectivity functions. It will also have an artificial intelligence-based personal assistant that will be able to perform voice commands and answer questions from online sources.

Engine Choice

Under the hood of the MG is expected to be a naturally aspirated 1.5-liter petrol engine with 120 hp. 150 Nm, accompanied by a powerful 1.3-liter turbocharged petrol engine with 163 hp. and 230 Nm. the choice between manual and automatic.

MG Astor Competitors

MG Astor will go up against similarly-sized SUVs, such as the Hyundai CretaKia SeltosNissan Kicks, Renault DusterSkoda Kushaq, Mahindra XUV700, and the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun. In terms of cost, we expect MG to price the Astor in the range of Rs 12-20 lakh (ex-showroom).