MG Automotive India Is preparing to launch its fourth SUV in India, Astor, Which will release a price announcement before September this year. The company announced today that Astor’s infotainment system will be equipped with in-car connectivity powered by Jio e-SIM.
- Launched in September
- Jio e-SIM in some variants
- Two gasoline engine options are expected
MG ZS Gasoline (Astor): What we know so far
MG Astor is essentially a The facelifted version of the ZS SUV, It has been sold in India, equipped with electric vehicle power system. However, Astor will be equipped with two gasoline engine options.Internally called MG Model K, this new SUV is about 4.3m long and has Creta, Sertos and Kick In its sight. Astor will become MG Motor India’s smallest SUV, which will be lower than the popular Hector It is about 4.6m long.
MG Astor has sharper headlights, a new front grille and bumper to distinguish it from the ZS EV, and it also brings a new look to the SUV. Inside, it is expected that there will be a panoramic sunroof and a long list of features. Astor will be equipped with a 10.1-inch touch screen infotainment system, as mentioned above, the system will be equipped with Jio e-SIM for in-vehicle connectivity.
MG ZS gasoline (Astor): Expected engine and powertrain options
The new MG SUV will be equipped with a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated gasoline engine that can provide 120 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque. In addition, a 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine will be provided, which can produce 163 horsepower and 230 Nm.Its main competitors Creta and Selfos are equipped with 140 horsepower, 1.4-liter turbo gasoline engines, while Kicks and dust collector It is equipped with a 156-horsepower, 1.3-liter turbo gasoline engine. Astor’s engine will be paired with a manual or automatic transmission.
MG ZS gasoline (Astor): Release schedule, expected price in India
MG Motor India plans to locate the Astor SUV in a competitive position because the model will undergo a large number of localizations. We expect MG’s upcoming Creta competitor to be priced at 10-1.6 million rupees. MG Astor’s price announcement is likely to be released sometime in September this year.
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