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MG Astor Bound for Nepal: Expected for Showcase at NADA Auto Show 2022

MG Astor is coming soon to Nepal.

MG Astor price nepal
MG Astor

Paramount Motors, the authorized distributor of MG vehicles in Nepal, is planning to further expand its portfolio.

MG Astor will be an all-new SUV, packed with modern styling with many interesting features.

It will be interesting to see if there will be any difference between the Indian and the Nepali variant. Especially since the Indian variants bring in AI-enabled quirky features and smart connectivity applications.

As for the pricing, the MG Astor price in Nepal is yet to be disclosed.

Unfortunately, the important details like pricing and official launch date are still under discussion. Nevertheless, it is set to make its debut at the NADA Auto Show 2022.

Before that happens, let’s take a quick look at the upcoming MG Astor in Nepal and its key specifications.

MG Astor Specifications

  • Engine: Petrol
    • 1.5L, 4-Cylinder, VTi-TECH
    • 1.4L, 3-Cylinder, 220 TURBO
  • Emission Standards: BS6
  • Displacement: 1451 cc
  • Dimension: 4323 x 1809 x 1650 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2585 mm
  • Max Power: 
    • 110 PS @ 6000 rpm in VTi-TECH
    • 140 PS @ 5600 rpm in TURBO
  • Max Torque: 
    • 144 Nm @ 4400 rpm in VTi-TECH
    • 220 Nm @ 3600 rpm in TURBO
  • Transmission: 
    • 5-Speed MT / CVT in VTi-TECH
    • 6-Speed AT in TURBO
  • Drive Type: FWD
  • Top Speed: 165 Kmph
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 
    • 48 liters in VTi-TECH
    • 45 liters in TURBO
  • Mileage: 12-16 kmpl
  • Front Tyre: 215/55 R17 Alloy – Disc
  • Rear Tyre: 215/55 R17 Alloy – Disc
  • Tubeless Tyres: Yes
  • Safety System: ABS, EBD, ESP, HA
  • Suspension Setup: MacPherson Strut and Semi-Independent Torsion Beam
  • Seating: 5-Seater
  • Storage Capacity: 475 liters
  • Ground Clearance: 205 mm
  • Kerb Weight: 1245 kg
  • Colors:  Orange, Silver, Red, White, and Black

MG Astor Price in Nepal: TBA

MG Astor Overview

Design

MG Astor tries to impress with its striking and elegant contours.

It shares a resemblance with every other MG vehicle, especially with its signature MG elements and athletic details.

The front section sports Full LED Hawkeye Headlamps with LED DRLs. Moreover, the center Bold Celestial Grille demands attention with its eye-catching patterns.

Interestingly enough, the bonnet gets a sloped styling reminiscent of other MG siblings.

MG Astor Front Styling
MG Astor Front Styling

The side profile is relatively simple. However, there are few elements for an added premium feel.

It gets Turbine-Inspired Machined Alloys along with Chromed finish at the windows.

Finally, the rear section gets an attractive LED Tail Lamp with Chrome Accentuated Dual Exhaust Design.

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The interior sports Dual-Tone high-quality elements with a Premium Leather finish.

Inside, you will notice a Personal AI Assistant.

This first-in-the-segment feature list follows commands, shares jokes, news, in-car controls, and more.

MG Astor Rear Styling
MG Astor Rear Styling

Additionally, MG Astor will be available in five different colors: Orange, Silver, Red, White, and Black.

Performance

MG Astor is available in two engine configurations: 1.5L VTi-TECH and 1.4L 220TURBO.

The 1.5L VTi-TECH engine is powered by a 1498cc, 4-Cylinder, Petrol engine. It can generate a max power of 110 PS at 6000rpm and a max torque of 144 Nm at 4400rpm.

Moreover, it is mated to either a 5-speed MT or CVT transmission with a 48-liter fuel tank.

MG Astor Side Styling
MG Astor Side Styling

Similarly, the 1.4L 220TURBO engine is powered by a 1349cc, 3-Cylinder, Petrol engine. It can generate a max power of 140PS at 5600rpm and a max torque of 220 Nm at 3600rpm.

Furthermore, it is mated to a 6-speed AT transmission with a 45-liter fuel tank.

It is unclear just which variant will make its way into Nepal. Nevertheless, MG Nepal will likely opt for the 1.5L option due to its multiple transmission options.

Additional Details

The suspension duties are handled by MacPherson Strut at the front and Torsion Beam at the rear.

The dimensions are 4323mm in length, 1809mm in width, and 1650mm in height. And, the wheelbase sits at 2582mm.

MG Astor comes with 205mm of ground clearance. Moreover, the kerb weight sits at 1245kg.

Additionally, the boot space is 475 liters.

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Features

Here is a quick feature highlight in the new MG Astor in Nepal.

Personal AI Assistant in MG Astor
Personal AI Assistant in MG Astor

MG Astor Features Highlight

  • Dual Petrol Engine Option
  • Distinctive MG Styling
  • Bold Celestial Grille
  • Full LED Hawkeye Headlamps with LED DRLs
  • LED Tail Lamp
  • Chrome Accentuated Dual Exhaust Design
  • Full Digital Cluster with 17.78cm Embedded LCD Screen
  • 25.7cm HD Touchscreen Infotainment System
  • Automatic AC
  • Turbine-Inspired Machine Alloys
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • 5 Star NCAP Ratings
  • Six Airbags
  • ABS + EBD + Brake Assist
  • Hill Control
  • Traction Control
  • Autonomous Driving Level 2 (with 14 Autonomous Features)
  • AI-Enabled Personal Assistant
  • 360-Degree Camera

MG Astor Price in Nepal and Availability

Talking about the price, the MG Astor price in Nepal is still under consideration. Moreover, the variant details are also kept a secret.

Nevertheless, there are four variants available in the Indian market: Style, Super, Smart, and Sharp. MG Nepal can introduce all of or some of those variants.

We will update this when we know more.

MG Astor Price in Nepal
MG Astor Rs. 50 Lakhs – 70 Lakhs (expected)

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Interested individuals will have to wait until the NADA Auto Show to know more.

MG Astor rivals Hyundai Creta, Skoda Kushaq, Kia Seltos, and Volkswagen Tiagun.

All four competitions share a similar price range. So, MG Astor will likely be priced around Rs. 50 Lakhs to Rs. 70 Lakhs bracket.

Again, this is just speculation at the moment.

Nevertheless, we will be sure to update this when we know more.

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