The Astor EX variants are solely accessible with the 1.5-litre NA petrol engine paired with a handbook gearbox.
The MG Astor’s trims have acquired new EX variants that miss out on sure energetic security options like ESP, traction management and hill begin, amongst others, and are priced Rs 6,000-12,000 decrease than their non-EX counterparts. The brand new variants – Model EX, Tremendous EX, Good EX and Sharp EX – are solely accessible with the 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine paired with the handbook gearbox.
MG Astor EX variants miss out on energetic security options
MG has deleted some energetic security options on the EX variants, like ESP, traction management, hill begin and hill descent management. The Sharp EX variant misses out on Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Help and Rear Cross Site visitors Alert. Different security options, just like the variety of airbags, stay an identical to their respective non-EX variants. There’s additionally no change to different gear on the Astor.
Regardless of shedding out on necessary security options, it’s fascinating to notice that the EX variants of Model, Tremendous and Good are solely Rs 6,000 cheaper than their non-EX counterparts. The Sharp EX variant, however, is cheaper by Rs 12,000. Costs for the Astor now begin at Rs 10.22 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
|MG Astor 1.5P MT variant costs|
|Model EX||Rs 10.22 lakh|
|Model||Rs 10.28 lakh|
|Tremendous EX||Rs 11.89 lakh|
|Tremendous||Rs 11.95 lakh|
|Good EX||Rs 13.51 lakh|
|Good||Rs 13.58 lakh|
|Sharp EX||Rs 14.45 lakh|
|Sharp||Rs 14.58 lakh|
This transfer might doubtless be as a result of ongoing semiconductor scarcity. MG just isn’t the one model to have launched decrease variants to confront the chip disaster. Just lately, Skoda had launched new variants to the Kushaq and Slavia‘s line-up by deleting a couple of options, thereby requiring much less chips. The carmaker additionally swapped the bigger 10-inch display with a smaller 8.0-inch unit within the two fashions. Hyundai, too, simply launched a brand new Status Govt variant within the Alcazar with a couple of function deletions.
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