MG Motor India to start its conquest of the nation with the MG ZS SUV. The automaker is popular for its robust 7 year/1,30,000 km warranty. Featuring several segment first features, will the new MG ZS SUV win your heart?
MG Motors India, a subsidiary of Chinese giant SAIC, will be starting its operations in India starting next year. Exactly like Kia, they will target the compact crossover segment. The Hyundai Creta rival SUV will be launched in 2019. MG officials claim to launch a new vehicle each year starting 2019 itself. While MG is doing dealer roadshows in the nation, they are showcasing the MG ZS SUV to their potential partners. But, let me clear this out, the MG ZS SUV is not coming to India. An India-specific SUV, under process by SAIC, will launch next year. Want to know more about the upcoming MG SUV? Read along.
Upcoming MG SUV – Launch Date
The India-bound MG SUV is being developed by SAIC and is reaching its final stage. The upcoming SUV will reach Indian shores early next year for testing and homologation. The SUV will be manufactured locally at the MG plant in Halol, acquired by SAIC from GM in September last year.The first MG SUV will launch next year, with a new product rolling out each year.
MG SUV – Launch Price
The new SUV by MG Motor India is slated to launch next year. The new compact crossover will compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta amongst others. Judging by the segment, the new MG SUV range will start around INR 10.5 lakh and will top around INR 15.25 lakh.
MG SUV – Engine
The new MG SUV is being developed by its parent company SAIC. Upcoming SUV will mark the entry of the brand in India. The new MG will feature a diesel and a petrol engine. The diesel unit is likely to be a Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre diesel engine which otherwise powers the Jeep Compass. A 1.8-litre mild hybrid petrol unit will also be offered upon launch.
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MG SUV – Mileage
The upcoming MG SUV will employ a Fait sourced 2.0-litre diesel and a 1.8-litre mild hybrid petrol engine. The petrol unit is likely to deliver around 14.5 kmpl while the diesel will easily deliver over 20 kmpl. The SUV will likely meet the BS-VI emission norms right from the launch. This will save the automaker the investment required to make the shift in 2020.
MG SUV – Warranty
MG Motors India will start its operations here next year. The automaker is popular for it’s robust 7 year/1,30,000 km warranty on all its products. Considering reliability is the main factor when it comes to a customer in India, MG might introduce the industry defining 7 years warranty in India as well.
Stay tuned for more updates on upcoming MG SUV.
Source – Autocar India
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