Customers can book the new MG Astor either on the company’s official website or by visiting authorized MG showrooms from October 21, 2021. MG is also allowing buyers to pre-reserve the booking slot from today, though deliveries will start from November 2021.
Morris Garages India has finally launched the new Aster compact SUV in the country. Available at a starting price of ₹9.78 Lakh to ₹16.78 Lakh (ex-showroom, India), bookings for the SUV will start from October 21, 2021. Customers can book the new MG Astor either on the company’s official website or by visiting any of the authorized MG showrooms. Having said that, starting today, MG is allowing interested buyers to pre-reserve a slot to book the SUV on October 21, 2021. Let us remind you that these are introductory prices and MG will revise them later.
As for delivery, MG Motor India has said that the first batch of Astor SUVs will be delivered between November and December 2021. MG Motor India Chairman and Managing Director Rajeev Chaba also said that the current global shortage of components such as semiconductor chips is still an issue. However, the company aims to deliver around 5,000 units of the MG Astor by the end of the 2021 calendar year, and the momentum will continue into 2022 as well.
NS MG Astor Offered in four major trims – Style, Super, Smart and Sharp, and based on engine and transmission options, it is further classified into nine variants. All four variants can be bought with the 1.5-litre VTi-Tech four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 108 bhp and 144 Nm of peak torque and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. Their price ranges from ₹ 9.78 lakh to ₹ 13.98 lakh. However, the same engine with an 8-step CVT automatic unit is only offered in the Super trim and above, with prices starting from ₹ 12.68 Lakh to ₹ 14.98 Lakh (all prices ex-showroom, India).
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|1.5-litre MT||₹9.78 lakh||₹ 11.28 lakh||₹12.98 lakh||₹ 13.98 lakh|
|1.5-litre CVT||–||₹ 12.68 lakh||₹ 14.18 lakh||₹ 14.98 lakh|
|1.4-Litre Turbo AT||–||–||₹ 15.88 lakh||₹16.78 lakh|
MG also introduced a more powerful 1.4-litre 220Turbo, four-cylinder turbo petrol engine that makes 138 bhp and 220 Nm of peak torque mated to a 6-speed automatic torque converter as standard. This engine drivetrain is only offered with the higher-spec Smart and Sharp trims, which are priced at ₹ 15.88 Lakh and ₹ 16.78 Lakh (ex-showroom, India) respectively.