MG Motor has a handful of new models for the Indian market. The British carmaker has already confirmed launch timeline of the Hector Plus (6/7-seater) SUV, Gloster SUV and G10 luxury MPV. While the Hector Plus will be the first one to hit showrooms, the Gloster will come near around this year’s Diwali season. The MG G10, which is the rebadged Maxus G10, is expected to see a release early next year. Here’re 5 important facts about MG’s new luxury MPV that you should know.
1. Bigger than Kia Carnival
With respect to dimensions, the MG G10 measures 5,168mm in length, 1,980mm in width and 1,928mm in height. The vehicle has a 3210mm long wheelbase. Compared to its arch rival – Kia Carnival, the new MG MPV is 53mm longer and 173mm taller and has 150mm longer wheelbase. It’s just 5mm narrower than the Carnival. Kia’s luxury MPV is 5115mm long, 1985mm wide and 1740mm – 1755mm tall with a wheelbase of 3060mm. Read – 5 Things To Know About MG 360M (Ertiga Rival)
2. Multiple Seating Configurations
Similar to the Kia Carnival, the G10 will be made available with seating configurations – 7/8 and 9-seats. At the Auto Expo 2020, the carmaker showcased the 9-seater version of the MPV. While the 7-seater model will have power adjust for the middle-row captain’s chairs long with powered leg rests, the 9-seater variant come with four rows of seats arrangement. One must note that the Kia Carnival offers manually adjustable middle-row seats.
Interior of the new MG luxury MPV will be packed with several comfort and advanced connectivity features. It will feature a large HD touchscreen infotainment system with latest smartphone connectivity. The list will also include multi-zone AC unit, a 6-speaker audio system, a powered sunroof and a moon roof, rear mounted LED monitor, a smart sensing tailgate and more. Read – 10 Key Facts About MG Gloster SUV
4. Might Get Hector’s Engine
Engine details of the India-spec MG G10 MPV are yet to be confirmed by the carmaker. Though, it’s likely to share its powertrains with the MG Hector. Rumour has it that new MG luxury MPV might come with the brand’s new 2.0L twin-turbo diesel engine. Globally, the vehicle is offered with multiple engine options that vary market-wise.
5. Expected Price
Unlike the global markets where the Maxus G10 primarily serves the fleet segment, the India-bound model (MG G10) will focus on private buyers. Here, it will be placed against the Kia Carnival and is estimated to fall in the price range of Rs 20 lakh – Rs 27 lakh (ex-showroom).
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