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MG hikes SUV costs; Astor decrease variants unavailable for bookings | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

MG Astor has a ready interval of 5 to 6 months for Sensible petrol-manual variants.

Simply as we step into the brand new monetary yr, MG Motor has revised costs of its SUV line-up in India. Extra importantly, the 2 decrease variants of the MG Astor midsize SUV are at present unavialable for bookings, due to this fact mentioning the beginning value of the Astor significantly.

  • MG Astor Model, Tremendous variants bookings briefly paused
  • Hector, Hector Plus, Gloster costs elevated by as much as Rs 50,000
  • Newly launched ZS EV value stays unchanged

MG Astor: ready intervals

Chatting with our supplier sources, we will verify that MG has briefly paused bookings for the decrease Model and Tremendous variants of the Astor. The carmaker is at present specializing in delivering its present orders of the Astor, though Model and Tremendous are anticipated to be introduced again quickly. The costs of the opposite variants stay unchanged.

With the short-term halt in bookings for Model and Tremendous variants, the entry value of the Astor has shot up significantly. The bottom Model trim was priced from Rs 9.98 lakh. However now, the entry value begins at Rs 13.28 lakh* (for Sensible), going as much as Rs 17.72 lakh* for the top-spec Savvy turbo-petrol computerized variant.

As such, the Astor is at present out there in three variants: Sensible, Sharp and Savvy. Thus, the Astor’s costs have gone up by Rs 3.Three lakh, which additionally makes the entry-price the most costly within the midsize SUV phase.

As for engine choices, there’s a 110hp, 1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine, mated to both a five-speed guide or eight-step CVT computerized gearbox. There’s additionally a 140hp, 1.3-litre, turbo-petrol engine that solely will get a 6-speed torque converter computerized.

Our supplier sources have additionally confirmed that almost all variants of the Astor at present have a median ready interval of two to 3 months. Nevertheless, the brand new entry-level Sensible petrol-manual variant has the best ready interval of 5 to 6 months.

MG Hector, Hector Plus, Gloster: value hike

As is synonymous originally of any monetary yr, MG has additionally elevated costs of the Hector, Hector Plus and Gloster SUVs. The Gloster sees a uniform value hike of Rs 50,000 for all variants. It’s now priced from Rs 31.49 lakh-39.49 lakh*, up from the Rs 30.99 lakh-38.99 lakh*.

In the meantime, costs for the Hector have gone up by Rs 20,000 throughout all variants. The Hector is now priced from Rs 14.15 lakh-20.11 lakh*. Costs for the three-row Hector Plus have additionally gone up by Rs 20,000, though the second-from-base Sharp variant sees a hike of Rs 25,000. The Hector Plus is at present priced from Rs 18.65 lakh-20.75 lakh*.

*All costs ex-showroom, India

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