The Astor, based on the MG ZS, is set to make its debut in India. The Astor will be the first model in the company’s global portfolio to feature an industry-first personal AI assistant system when it launches. i-Smart Hub powers this technology, which is capable of displaying human-like emotions, voices, and providing detailed information via Wikipedia. The Personal AI Assistant has the following features:
LEVEL 2 AUTONOMY
The Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) is a collection of safety and convenience features aimed at improving driver comfort and road safety, as well as preventing or minimizing the severity of future collisions. All of this can be accomplished with ADAS by warning the driver, establishing possible vehicle safeguards, and automating driving controls. Level 2 autonomous features make driving more comfortable while also keeping your safety in mind. Level 2 allows the system to conduct not just accelerating and braking tasks, but also steering control to aid the driver.
Functions of the Lane
Assist in lane-keeping. Preventing lane departure. Warning of Lane Departure
The versatile camera recognizes lane markers, notifies you if your car is straying from the lane, and even corrects your direction if necessary. It can also control the steering to maintain the car in the middle of the lane.
Cruise Control with Adaptive Settings
Adaptive Cruise Control is a more advanced cruise control system compared to other competition. It detects and monitors the road ahead, automatically accelerating and decelerating to keep a safe distance from the car ahead.
6 Airbags, ABS + EBD + Brake Assist, ESP, Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Hold Control (HHC), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), All 4 Disc Brakes, ISOFIX Child Anchor, Electric Parking Brake with Auto Hold, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), 360° Around View Camera, Front Fog Lamp with Cornering Assist, Rear Fog Lamp, Security Alarm, Rear Defogger, Security Alarm
NEXT-GENERATION i-SMART Technology
Astor blends hardware, software, services, and applications to make your driving experience easier and smoother with first-in-the-segment seamless and always-on connectivity.
In-Car Remote Control for Music and Climate Controls via the i-Smart App, Live Location Sharing with Friends and Family, Digital Car Key, i-Smart App for Apple and Android Watches, The MG Astor now has an integrated Jio Saavn App with a Premium Membership for Music and Podcasts, a Shortpedia News App with English and Hindi Voice Readout, Vehicle Status Check (Tyre Pressure, Security Alarm, etc.), and Anti Theft Entrapment.
Koinearth- With this blockchain-protected digital passport of your Astor, you may get lower insurance premiums or a greater resale value by driving safely.
With Jio’s embedded sim in the Astor, you can enjoy smooth internet connectivity around the country. In addition, JioSaavn provides limitless in-car entertainment.
Park+ – Find, book, and pay for parking from your automobile, even before you arrive at your location.
MapMyIndia- With its AI-powered maps engine and intuitive voice interaction technology, MapMyIndia provides excellent navigation.
Warranty: 3 years, unlimited kilometers
The new MG Astor comes with a three-year unlimited-kilometer warranty, with the option to extend it. According to the firm, Astor’s maintenance costs are only 47 paise per kilometer. MG Motor India has also announced a repurchase program for the Astor, with consumers receiving up to 60% of the vehicle’s worth after three years.
The new MG Astor’s prices have been released, and they start from Rs. 9.78 lakh (ex-showroom). The quoted figures are preliminary, implying that the corporation would raise the price of its newest compact SUV at a later date.
|MG Astor variants||Price (Ex-showroom)||Engine & Transmission|
|Astor Style||₹ 9.78 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Manual|
|Astor Super||₹ 11.28 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Manual|
|Astor Super (CVT)||₹ 12.68 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Automatic (CVT)|
|Astor Smart||₹ 12.98 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Manual|
|Astor Sharp||₹ 13.98 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Manual|
|Astor Smart (CVT)||₹ 14.18 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Automatic (CVT)|
|Astor Sharp (CVT)||₹ 14.98 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Automatic (CVT)|
|Astor Smart (AT)||₹ 15.88 Lakh||1.3-L, Petrol, Automatic (Torque Converter)|
|Astor Sharp (AT)||₹ 16.78 Lakh||1.5-L, Petrol, Automatic (Torque Converter)|
Also, read: ADAS Different levels explained
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