MG Astor set to be launched at Rs 48.49 lakh in Nepal

Paramount Motors Pvt.Ltd, the authorised importer and distributor of MG vehicles for Nepal, is readying to roll out its new compact SUV–the Astor–in the Nepalese market. The Astor will be offered in only a single trim: the Super, at an introductory price of Rs 48.49 lakh. The company plans to launch the SUV within a month, which will serve as a rival to the Hyundai Creta and Skoda Kushaq.


The new Astor gets a similar design as the MG ZS EV models; however its front fascia features a bold celestial grille and full LED hawkeye headlamps, and on the rear, the SUV gets LED taillamps and chrome accentuated bumper with dual exhaust. The SUV will come with turbine-inspired machined alloy wheels and roof rails with satin silver finish. Furthermore, the car might be offered in three different colours: Starry Black, Spiced Orange, and Glaze Red. 

Inside, the Astor will come with iconic ivory-themed interiors and leather-upholstered seats. The 5-seater SUV will get a multilayered dashboard that features a flat-bottomed steering wheel with three steering modes: Normal, Urban and Dynamic, a 3.5-inch fully-digital instrument console, and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.


In India, the MG Astor has been offered with both naturally aspirated and turbocharged petrol engines, but in Nepal, the SUV will only be available with naturally aspirated petrol engines. So, the Astor will be powered by a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine that generates a peak power of 108 hp and a peak torque of 110 Nm. And for transmission, the engine will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission.


Engine 1.5-litre petrol
Displacement 1498 cc
Transmission6-speed manual
Peak power108 hp
Peak torque110 Nm
Seating capacity5
Ground clearance205 mm
Wheelbase2585 mm
BrakesFront: Disc
Rear: Disc

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The Astor will come with convenience features such as auto AC and rear AC vents, electronic power-steering with mode adjust (Normal, Urban, and Dynamic), PM 2.5 filter, luggage lamp, power windows, keyless entry with foldable key, rear AV vents, tilt steering, dual horn, cruise control, rain-sensing wipers, push-button start/stop with smart entry, rear 60-40 split, and five-USB charging ports.

As for safety, the SUV will come equipped with two airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic-stability program, traction control, hill-hold control, hill descent control, ISOFIX, rear parking sensor, reverse parking camera, all four disc brakes, speed warning alert, central locking, engine immobiliser, and child lock, among others.

MG Astor price in Nepal

Paramount Motors Pvt.Ltd, the authorised importer and distributor of MG vehicles for Nepal, has announced to launch the Astor at Rs 48.49 lakh within a month. The SUV will compete with the likes of the Hyundai Creta, Mahindra XUV700, and VW Taigun.

MG modelsPrice in Nepal
Astor (Super trim)Rs 48.49 lakh

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