MG Aster was launched in India in October last year.
The Astor SUV can be bought in India in 11 variants and 5 models.
It is the first SUV, in which safety features like AI and ADAS are available.
New Delhi. MG Motor has once again increased the price of the Aster SUV. The carmaker had earlier increased the prices in June. This mid-size SUV is the first car in the segment to offer advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and artificial intelligence. Overall, the price of the Aster SUV has increased by up to Rs 50,000, depending on the variant, within 11 months of launch.
Now the on-road price of the top model of the Aster SUV will exceed Rs 21 lakh. Earlier in June, the price of the Astor SUV was increased by between ₹30,000 to ₹40,000, depending on the MG Motor variant.
Launched a year ago
MG Aster was officially launched in India in October last year. Its initial price at that time was Rs 9.78 lakh ex-showroom. The starting price of the SUV is currently Rs 10.31 lakh for the entry-level style EX 1.5-litre manual variant. At the same time, the price of the top model Savvy 1.3 Turbo AT S Red variant now goes up to 18.23 lakh ex-showroom.
Powerful SUV engine
The Astor SUV can be bought in India in 11 variants and 5 models. The SUV comes with either a 1.5-litre petrol engine or a 1.3-litre turbocharged petrol unit. The big engine is capable of producing 110PS of power and 144Nm of torque. The turbocharged unit can generate a maximum output of 140PS and 220Nm of maximum torque. Both engines come mated to a five-speed manual or 6-speed CVT or automatic torque converter gearbox.
First SUV to come with advanced features
The Aster is the first SUV in the segment to get safety features like AI technology and ADAS. More than 80 connected car features are available in the smart and sharp variants of the SUV. It also offers Autonomous Level 2 technology features as an optional package on the Sharp variant for 220 Turbo AT and VTI-Tech CVT transmission trims. 27 safety features are standard across all variants of the Aster. 49 safety features are available in the top model.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 19, 2022, 13:26 IST