Artificial intelligence and the best safety features will be available in the 2021 MG Astor SUV
2021 MG Astor SUV Launched in India
MG Motor Wednesday officially introduced the new mid-size SUV MG Astor. This is MG Motor’s fifth product in the country, which is the ICE version of the company’s electric SUV ZS EV. The company has previously launched MG Hector, Hector Plus, ZS EV, and Gloster. The company will launch Astor next month in October. The company has not yet made any disclosure regarding the prices of 2021 MG Astor, but it can be launched at a price of Rs 10 to 16 lakhs (ex-showroom). In this SUV, the company has given full features, which will definitely attract the customers towards it. At the same time, many features are presenting for the first time in this segment by any car company. The MG Astor is closely related to the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, as well as the Nissan Kicks, Renault Duster, Skoda Kushaq, and the Volkswagen Taigun. The special thing is that MG has not given the option of a diesel engine in the Astor.
Dimensions and Exterior Design
The length of the Astor is 4323 mm, 1809 mm, 1653 mm. And its wheelbase is 2585 mm, while it gets a ground clearance of 205 mm. Talking about the front look, MG Astor will get a traditional hexagonal grille with a honeycomb design. In which the badge of MG will be installed. It will get LED projector headlamps, LED DRLs, and fog lamps. Apart from mesh pattern air vents in the front bumper, 17-inch dual-tone alloy wheels, silver roof rails, and the panoramic sunroof will be available. The company has tried to give a coupe touch to this midsize SUV. The company will launch Astor in five colors – White, Red, Black, Orange, and Silver.
2021 MG Astor SUV Interior
In the interior, the company has tried to give a premium look to this SUV. The design and details stitching of soft-touch material has been given on the dashboard. At the same time, apart from Bluetooth connectivity with a 10.1-inch floating touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support will be available. Apart from this, piano keys have been given for the air-conditioner below the infotainment system. Apart from this, brushed aluminum door panels, climate control, panoramic sunroof, rain-sensing wipers, 6-way electrically adjustable driver seat, heated ORVMs, digital keys, flat-bottom steering wheels will be available on which mounting controls have been given for audio control. The SUV will get a 3-color interior color scheme which includes Sangria Red, Dual Tone Iconic Ivory, and tuxedo Black scheme. At the same time, it will get a fully 7-inch digital instrument cluster. Also, it will get the feature of AI (Artificial Intelligence), as well as 80 internet-connected features will be available with MG i-SMART technology. It will get the feature of 3-drive modes Normal, Urban and Dynamic according to your needs.
2021 MG Astor SUV Engine
MG Astor will only come in a petrol engine. It will get a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated unit, which will make 110 bhp power and 144 Nm torque. At the same time, it will get a strong 1.3-liter turbo petrol engine, which will give 140 bhp power and 210 Nm torque. Talking about the transmission, the 1.5-liter engine will come with manual transmission and 8-speed CVT. While the Turbo 1.3 engine will only get a 6-speed automatic torque converter.
2021 MG Astor SUV Safety Features
The special thing is that the MG Astor will get Level-2 ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System), which will be available in an SUV for the first time in the mid-size segment. Features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Prevention and Speed Assist, Hill Descent Control will be available. At the same time, the ADAS feature is given in the company’s premium SUV MG Gloster, as well as the upcoming Mahindra XUV700. Along with this, it will get five cameras that will give a 360-degree view and six radar sensors will be available for ADAS.