- MG Astor is now the most affordable midsize SUV in India.
- The 2024 version of the SUV is equipped with new features like ventilated front seats, wireless charging, and more.
- The Astor continues to be offered in 2 petrol engine options.
MG Motors has launched the newly updated 2024 Astor in India at a starting price of Rs 9.98 lakh. The midsize SUV is available in seven trims – Sprint, Shine, Select, Sharp Pro, and Savvy Pro. The top-spec Savvy Pro variant of the MG Astor fetches Rs 17.90 lakh. The automaker has also updated the SUV with a handful of new features. Mechanically, the 2024 remains unchanged and continues to be offered in two engine options.
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2024 MG Astor: What’s new?
Here is the full price list for the new MG Astor.
|1.5L petrol CVT
|1.3L turbo-petrol AT
|Rs 9.98 lakh
|Rs 11.68 lakh
|Rs 12.98 lakh
|Rs 13.98 lakh
|Rs 14.41 lakh
|Rs 15.68 lakh
|Rs 16.58 lakh
|Rs 17.90 lakh
Talking about the feature updates, the 2024 MG Astor gets ventilated front seats, auto-dimming Inside Rear View Mirror, wireless charging, and wireless support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The i-Smart OS for the infotainment system offers over 80 connected features. The SUV also sports a Jio-powered voice recognition system, a 360-degree camera, a panoramic sunroof, an anti-theft alert, and a digital key functionality. In terms of safety, the SUV gets a Level 2 ADAS package.
Things remain the same under the hood as the 2024 MG Astor continues to be offered in two engine options – a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine and a 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine. The former produces a maximum power output of 110hp and 144Nm of torque. It can be paired with a 5-speed manual or an 8-speed CVT gearbox. The turbo petrol engine churns out a maximum power output of 140hp and 220Nm of torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
MG Astor is also offered in a ‘Blackstorm’ edition which features an all-black theme for the interior. There are splashes of red highlights on the upholstery, AC vents, steering, and door trims. This special edition is only available for the mid-spec trims and comes with the 1.5-litre NA petrol engine. It gets the standard 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system and the 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster.
With prices starting at Rs 9.98 lakh, MG Astor is now the most affordable midsize SUV in the country, undercutting the Citroen C3 Aircross by a very slim margin. It rivals the likes of Hyundai Creta, Volkswagen Taigun, Skoda Kushaq, Kia Seltos, Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Honda Elevate, Toyota Urban Cruiser HyRyder, and Citroen C3 Aircross.