MG Astor Mid-Size SUV fully unveiled with first in space features like level 2 autonomous-based safety features and two petrol engine options.
- MG Astor Mid-Size SUV unveiled with level 2 autonomous safety features
- It measures as 4,323 mm in length, 1,809 mm width and 1,650 mm in height
- It comes powered by a two petrol engines 1.5 Litre and 1.3 litre
MG Motor India entered India back in 2019 with its good-looking features loaded Mid-Size SUV Hector and further launched its electric vehicle ZS EV and 6- 7- seater configuration SUV Hector plus. MG India today introduced its new Mid-Size SUV Astor to expands its line-up in the Indian market. It is a dubbed version of the ZS petrol version which is currently on sale in a limited global market. The MG Astor will go on sale next month and it already started reaching dealerships across India. The MG Astor will compete against many legends SUVs in India like Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Renault Duster, Nissan Kicks, and many more in a highly competitive segment. The MG Astor measures 4.3 m in length, 1.8 m in width, and 1.6 m in height and upon launch positioned above Hector. MG Astor comes offered in three interior themes namely two-tone Sangria red, a two-tone iconic Ivory, and Tuxedo black.
While, if we compared it with its electric sibling ZS EV it gets a host of changes, and the most notable update it gets a level 2 autonomous safety features like lane assist, auto braking system, impact sensing seniors, speed assist, forward impact warning, adaptive cruise control, lane departures prevention and so on. As at the time of MG Hector launch it was also getting plenty of first-in-class features same is done to Astor as it is the first Mid-Size SUV to offer radar-based safety and assistive safety features in India and could benefit it, attract more and more buyers. While, talking about the design starting from the front continues to have a hexagonal chrome front grille with unique inserts, sleek headlamps with integrated LED DRLs with boomerang-shaped, a sporty bumper section with larger and wider air intake.
As for performance, it comes showered with 2 petrol engines – one is a 1.5 Litre four-cylinder naturally aspirated engine which belts out 110 HP of maximum power and 144 Nm of peak torque. The second is a 1.3 Litre turbocharged petrol engine that is rated at 140 HP of top power and 220 Nm of maximum torque. A 1.5 Litre petrol powertrain comes coupled with 6-speed manual transmission and an optional CVT gearbox system, while a 1.3 Litre petrol comes with a sole 6-speed automatic gearbox system. The exterior also boasts Wraparound LED taillights, grey roof rails, sloping roof rails, faux skid plate and dual exhaust, 17-inch newly designed diamond-cut alloy wheels, and so on. To differentiate it from its rival MG has added more advanced features to its tech list.