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    DilipKumar
    DilipKumar | 1 year ago

    We drove the Astor mainly on the circuit, and after two hot laps around the Buddha's technical layout, we came away quite surprised. Obviously, it’s not a sports car, but we weren't expecting it to be as much fun as it turned out to be. The turbo-petrol motor has good pulling power, and thanks to its free-revving nature, we managed to cross 160kmph down the long 1km straight with ease. The gearbox does feel a bit slow -- both in terms of upshifts and downshifts -- especially out on the racetrack. But on the road, it might prove to be quick enough. What this gearbox does well, however, is it masks this motor's initial lag, which is typical of most turbo-petrol engines. So, even while exiting slow-second-gear corners of the circuit, the engine and gearbox combine ended up pulling away quite strongly and smoothly. Now coming to the handling bit. Obviously, it's a tall car with the suspension tuned for the road. So it does roll quite a bit when you hustle it into corners. But while doing so, it feels safe and predictable. In fact, to a certain extent, it feels quite sporty, thanks to the direct steering that has a quick ratio off-center, because of which the Astor feels quite agile. Even the chassis is well-tuned as you don’t experience much understeer even when you attack corners. Since we drove the Astor on a smooth surface, we cannot comment on how the Astor will tackle our usual potholed roads. So ride quality is something we will focus on when we drive it next on the road. Moreover, for a better understanding of performance and driving comfort, we would suggest you take a test drive. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership.

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    Ratnaji
    Ratnaji | 2 weeks ago

    Great. One have to worry about bad pick up. Rest everything is awesome.

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  • 3.7
    Decent car

    I booked this car in first batch and got delivered in the month of december 2021.My review of the car (manual, Sharp variant) after i have driven for 11000 km.Pros: 1.Definitely an eye catcher.Great design and interiors are superb.2.Comfortable driving experience with 6 way adjustable electric driver seat.No/minimal vibrations even at the speeds above 140.3.Sturdy build up and strong vehicle.4.Voice assistant.5.Awesome sun roof and moon roof.6.Great service from mg.7.Great highway mileage (14 - 16 kmpl).Good city mileage with medium traffic (10-12 kmpl).8.Overloaded with features and are best in class.9.Great suspension and spacious car.Cons:1.Less pick up when compared to rivals like creta and seltos.2.Bad city mileage with heavy traffic (7-9 kmpl).3.Music/sound system is not up to the mark.Speakers are of bad quality and are not premium.4.Non-responsive voice assistant (few times).Sometimes it activates itself without any commands.5.No cup holders in the front.Overall, It is a great car to have.Only thing to worry is the city mileage with heavy traffic and bad pick up.

  • 4.0
    Mg astor car very comfortable

    Mg astor car very comfortable and driving is very comfortable and mileage is very bad performance

  • Bad pickup

    Bad pickup and very low mileage.Not suitable for highways and slope roads performance is worst compared to other compitetors.Mg doesn't resolve the issue even raising complaint about pickup.Please avoid buying astor mt.

  • 4.0
    If l forget about

    If l forget about mileage in city. This car is Awesome. Other than that, look like more crossover than an SUV. If anyone bored from common boxy structure than must be consider MG Astor.

  • 3.3
    The ai in this car works

    The ai in this car works very well with great mileage.But you should go with skoda fabia coming at the end of the year.Even i would sell it.

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