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MG Astor SUV to be launched on October 7, will compete with Creta and Seltos

The wait for MG Motor India’s new mid-size SUV Astor may be over soon. According to the ICN report, the company is going to launch Aster in India on 7 October. The company has not yet announced the official launch date of this SUV. In the market, the Astor will compete directly with the recently launched Volkswagen Taigun along with Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos and Skoda Kushak. The company can offer the entry level variant of Aster with a price of around Rs 9 lakh. At the same time, its top end variant can go up to Rs 15 lakh.

Aster will come with two petrol engine options
The Aster will come in two petrol engines – 1.5L VTi naturally aspirated and 1.3L turbocharged option. Its 1.5 liter naturally aspirated engine produces 108bhp along with 144Nm of torque. At the same time, its turbocharged engine will get 220Nm torque and 138bhp power. The company is about to launch this car with only petrol engine.

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6-speed torque converter automatic transmission also option
Talking about the gearbox, you will get to see a 5-speed manual and 8-step CVT automatic gearbox in the naturally aspirated engine of the Aster. At the same time, the company is going to offer only 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission in the turbocharged variant.

Long list of features for infotainment
Talking about the interior, this SUV has a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The company will also offer Jio e-SIM for the connected car feature in Aster. The infotainment system in the SUV supports Apple Car-Play and Android Auto. The most important thing about Aster is that it has been given AI system assistant, which answers the user’s questions and it can also be given voice commands in Hinglish.

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Enjoy the panoramic sunroof too
The company will offer a 7-inch digital instrument cluster in the SUV. Apart from this, it will get many great features like heated ORVM, panoramic sunroof, 6-way adjustable driver seat, rain sensing wipers and automatic climate control.


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