MG Astor: Variants Explained

MG recently launched the MG Astor SUV in India and it is available in four trim levels and five exterior colours.

Moreover, the MG Astor is available with two engine options. The first one is a 1.5-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine with 108.49 bhp at 6000 rpm and 144 Nm of torque at 4400 rpm.

MG Astor: Variants Explained

This engine is available with either a 5-speed manual transmission or a CVT automatic transmission.

The next engine option is a more powerful 1.3-litre turbocharged unit with 138.08 bhp at 5600 rpm and 220 Nm of torque at 3600 rpm, and this engine is solely mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

MG Astor: Variants Explained

Moreover, the four trim levels on offer are; Style, Super, Smart, and Sharp. However, according to MG, once the Sharp trim gets equipped with the optional Autonomous Level 2 Package, the Sharp variant can also be represented as ‘Savvy'.

MG Astor: Variants Explained


The Style variant is the base variant, and it is only available with 1.5-litre VTi-Tech naturally-aspirated engine equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission.

MG Astor: Variants Explained

A few of the noteworthy features in the Style variant are as follows.

  • Full LED Hawkeye Headlamps with Chrome Highlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • R16 Steel Wheel with Wheel Cover
  • Body Coloured ORVM
  • Turn Indicator on ORVMs
  • Premium Soft Touch Dashboard & Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • MG Astor: Variants Explained
    • 3.5-inch Coloured Multi Info Display
    • 10.1-inch Touchscreen Infotainment with Android Auto & Apple Carplay
    • 4 Speakers & Tweeters
    • Steering Mounted Audio Controls
    • USB, FM Radio, Bluetooth Music & Calling function
    • Manual 6 Way Adjustment
    • Rear 60:40 Split Seat
    • Height Adjustable Rear Seat Headrests
    • MG Astor: Variants Explained

      Follow Me Home Headlamps
      Auto AC
      PM 2.5 Filter
      Rear AC Vent
      Electronic Power Steering with Mode Adjust
      Tilt Steering
      All Power Windows
      Driver Window One Touch Auto Down

      MG Astor: Variants Explained
      • Rear Wiper & Washer
      • Powered ORVM
      • 2 Airbags
      • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      • ABS + EBD + Brake Assist
      • Traction Control System (TCS)
      • Active cornering brake control (CBC)
      • Hill Hold Control (HHC)
      • MG Astor: Variants Explained
        • Hill Descent Control (HDC)
        • Emergency Stop Signal (ESS)
        • All 4 Disc Brakes
        • Rear Parking Sensors
        • Speed Sensing Auto Door lock
        • Impact Sensing Door Unlock
        • Engine Immobilizer
        • Emergency Fuel Cutoff
        • Rear Defogger
        • MG Astor: Variants Explained

          2. Super

          Though this variant is available in both CVT automatic and manual transmission, it is not available with the more powerful 1.3-litre turbocharged engine.

          MG Astor: Variants Explained

          In addition to the features in the Style variant, the Super variant gets the following features.

          • R17 Silver Alloy Wheel
          • Satin Silver Finish Roof Rails
          • LED Tail Lamps
          • LED Interior Map Lamp
          • Reverse Parking Camera
          • Front Fog Lamp with Cornering Assist
          • MG Astor: Variants Explained

            3. Smart

            The more potent 1.3-litre turbocharged engine is available from this variant onwards. In addition to the features in the Style and Super variants, the Smart variant has the following features. Moreover, the Smart variant takes a significant step forward compared to the lower trim levels.

            MG Astor: Variants Explained
            • Front & Rear Bumper Skid Plate - Glossy Black Finish (Available only with 1.3-litre turbo engine)
            • Door Garnish - Glossy Black Finish (Available only with 1.3-litre turbo engine)
            • Sporty Black ORVM (Available only with 1.3-litre turbo engine)
            • Interior Theme - Tuxedo Black (Available only with 1.3-litre turbo engine)
            • Brit Dynamic Emblem on Dashboard (Available only with 1.3-litre turbo engine)
            • MG Astor: Variants Explained
              • Full Digital Cluster with 7-inch Embedded LCD Screen
              • i-SMART : Connected Car Features
              • 6 Speakers & Tweeters
              • Interactive Emojis Including Greetings and Festival Wishes Jokes
              • Digital Key with Bluetooth Technology
              • Discover and Book Parking Slots: Powered by MapMyIndia and Park+
              • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                • Inbuilt Jio Saavn App with Premium Account for Music and Podcasts
                • In Car Remote Control via i-Smart App for Music and AC Controls
                • Live Location Sharing with friends and Family
                • Anti Theft Immobilisation
                • Shortpedia News App with English and Hindi Voice Readout Support
                • Remote AC On/Off & Temperature Setting
                • Remote Door Lock/Unlock
                • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                  • Find My Car & Route to it
                  • Geofence
                  • I Smart App for Apple & Android Watches
                  • Online Navigation with Live Traffic - Powered by MapMyIndia Maps
                  • Multi-Language Navigation Route Voice Guidance : English and Hindi
                  • Smart Drive Information
                  • Engine Start Alarm, Overspeed Alert
                  • Vehicle Status Check on App ( Tyre Pressure, Security Alarm etc)
                  • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                    • Send POI to Vehicle From App
                    • Current & Forecast Weather Information: Powered by Accuweather
                    • E-Call & I-Call
                    • Preloaded Entertainment Content on Headunit
                    • Customisable Lockscreen Wallpaper
                    • Headunit Theme Store with Downloadable Themes
                    • Personal AI Assistant, Headunit & Navigation
                    • Capability Enhancement by Over the Air (OTA) Updates
                    • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                      • Push-Button Engine Start/Stop with Smart Entry
                      • Cruise Control
                      • Rear Seat Middle Headrest
                      • Smart Entry
                      • Auto Headlamps
                      • Driver Window One Touch Up/Down with Anti Pinch
                      • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                        • Power Foldable ORVM
                        • Driver and Co-Driver Vanity Mirror
                        • Rear Parcel Shelf
                        • 4 Airbags
                        • Heated ORVM
                        • Speed Assist System (SAS) with Manual Mode
                        • MG Astor: Variants Explained

                          4. Sharp

                          This variant is the top-end variant and comes with all the bells & whistles. However, the Autonomous Level 2 drive aids are an optional extra as part of the Autonomous Level 2 Package.

                          MG Astor: Variants Explained
                          • Panoramic Sunroof
                          • 6 Way Power Adjustment Seat
                          • Rain Sensing Wipers
                          • 360 surround View Camera
                          • MG Astor: Variants Explained

                            Autonomous Level 2 Package (optional) (Savvy Trim)

                            • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
                            • Intelligent Headlamp Control (IHC)
                            • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
                            • Lane Departure Prevention (LDP)
                            • Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
                            • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                              • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
                              • Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
                              • Automatic Emergency Braking - Pedestrian (AEB-P)
                              • Speed Assist System (SAS) Information Mode
                              • Speed Assist System (SAS) Intelligent Mode
                              • MG Astor: Variants Explained
                                • Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
                                • Lane Change Assist (LCA)
                                • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA)

                                • Thoughts About MG Astor Trim Levels

                                  MG Astor comes in four trim levels and it must be said that even the base Style trim, comes heavily loaded with features.

                                  MG Astor: Variants Explained

                                  However, it is the Smart trim that comes loaded with most of the smart features and the top-end Sharp trim adds few more features like the Panoramic Sunroof, 6 Way Power Adjustment Seat, Rain Sensing Wipers, and 360 surround View Camera.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 12:36 [IST]
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