2021 MG Astor SUV unveiled

Nishmanya Bahadur

new MG Astor in the Indian market in the car manufacturer’s Countless trailers Cause the incident. Astor is MG’s new product in the mid-size SUV space below Hector. Considering Astor’s smaller 4.3m length (compared to Hector’s 4.6m), MG’s goal is to more directly compete with current market segment leader Hyundai Creta.

  • The first SUV in the market segment with Level 2 ADAS technology
  • Embedded Jio e-SIM for connected car functions
  • Get 1.5 petrol and 1.3 turbo petrol engine options

2021 MG Astor: exterior design

In terms of styling, MG Astor looks like its all-electric model, the ZS EV, to a large extent.However, Astor carries ZS with facelifts abroad It is based on this, while India’s ZS EV is based on the model before the facelift. This means that Astor has received a new front end with a hexagonal “Celestial” grille, an improved front bumper, a new fog lamp housing and new headlights with LED daytime running lights (DRL). From the outside, the Astor looks like a ZS EV, although the rear has a new bumper with artificial dual exhaust pipes and artificial anti-skid plates integrated into it. Astor’s new diamond-cut 17-inch alloy wheels also help distinguish the two models.

2021 MG Astor: Interior and functions

MG has equipped Astor with new technologies and features to help it stand out in this highly competitive market segment.Center stage on the dashboard is the new 10.1-inch touch screen infotainment system, which will be equipped with Jio e-SIM for connected car functionsIt is also equipped with an artificial intelligence-based personal assistant that can follow voice commands and answer queries from online sources. In addition, the top models are also equipped with panoramic sunroof, heated ORVM, digital key, automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, 7.0-inch digital instrument panel, 6-way power adjustment driver seat and seat leather interior, door card And dashboard. Three interior color schemes will also be offered, including two-tone sangria red, two-tone logo ivory and tuxedo black.

However, the biggest highlight of Astor is its Level-2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) function, which brings a number of active safety features. These include adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, lane departure prevention and speed assist.Although we have seen ADAS on other SUVs, for example MG Gloucester recent Mahindra XUV700, Astor will become the first vehicle to provide new safety technology in the mid-size SUV segment.

2021 MG Astor: engine and gearbox

Powering the new MG SUV are two gasoline engines. The first is a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine with 110 horsepower and 144 Nm. The other is a more powerful 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine that can produce 140 horsepower and 220 Nm. The latter is designed to compete with high-output turbo gasoline models of Creta, Selfos, Kicks, Duster and Kushaq. The 1.5-liter gasoline engine will be equipped with a manual transmission and an 8-level CVT automatic transmission, while the 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine will only be equipped with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

2021 MG Astor: match check

MG Astor will be listed in October.It will compete with other similar-sized SUVs (approximately 4.3m in length), such as Hyundai Creta, Kia Sertos, Nissan kick, Renault Dust Collector, Skoda Kushak And upcoming Volkswagen Taijun.

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MG Astor Picture Gallery

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