Comparison of: Astor vs Creta vs Seltos SUVs Price, Specification and Mileage

MG Astor vs Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos – All about MG Astor vs Hyundai Creta vs Kia Seltos SUVs ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

MG (Morris Garages), an British automotive brand has finally launched its most awaited mid-sized SUV car in the market. The new MG Astor has finally been launched in the country at a starting price of Rs 9.78 lakh (ex-showroom, India). MG Astor is positioned below the Hector in the company’s SUV lineup. The Astor is essentially a petrol-powered version of the ZS EV, albeit with multiple styling updates and a lot more features. It is positioned in the highly competitive and ever-growing midsize SUV segment. The Astor will face the direct competition from the leader of the segment like Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos. Today in this post we also comparing new Astor with these most popular SUV’s in the below from Price, Engine to Features. However, the Astor gets lead with its India’s first vehicle to offer personal AI (artificial intelligence) assistant and first-in-segment Level 2 autonomous technology. The MG Astor SUV comes with 2 petrol engines – a 1.5-litre normal petrol and a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine. The 4-cylinder 1.5-litre normal petrol engine makes 110PS of power at 6000rpm and 144Nm of torque at 4400rpm. This engine is available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT automatic transmission. The 4-cylinder 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine makes 140PS of power at 5600rpm and 220Nm of torque at 3600rpm. This engine is available with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The Astor comes in four trims follows:- Style, Super, Smart and Sharp. The top model price of the car goes upto Rs. 16.78 lakh (Ex-showroom, India).

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Engine Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos SUVs.

Petrol MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
Engine type 1.5-litre 4-cyl naturally aspirated/1.3-litre 3-cyl turbo petrol engine 1.4-litre Turbo T-GDi petrol engine/1.5-litre MPi petrol engine 1.4-litre turbo engine/1.5-litre naturally aspirated petrol engine
Displacement 1,498 cc/1,349 cc 1,353 cc/1,497 cc 1,353 cc/1,497 cc
No. of cylinders 4/3 4/4 4/4
Max. Power 108 bhp @ 6000 rpm/138 bhp @ 5600 rpm 138 bhp @ 6,000 rpm/113 bhp @ 6,300 rpm 138 bhp @ 6,000 rpm/113 bhp @ 6,300 rpm
Max. Torque 144 Nm @ 4400 rpm/220 Nm @ 3600 rpm 242 Nm @ 1,500 rpm/144 Nm @ 4,500 rpm 242 Nm @ 1,500 rpm/144 Nm @ 4,500 rpm
Transmission 5-speed Manual or CVT Automatic/6-speed torque-converter Automatic 7-speed Automatic (Dual Clutch)/6-speed Manual or CVT Automatic 6-speed Manual or 7-speed dual-clutch Automatic/6-speed Manual or iMT and CVT Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6 BS-6 BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD FWD
Driving Range kmrs 850 kmrs/850 kmrs 805-825 kmrs/825-840 kmrs
Diesel MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
Engine type 1.5-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine 1.5-litre CRDi VGT diesel engine
Displacement 1,493 cc 1,493 cc
No. of cylinders 4 4
Max. Power 113 bhp @ 4,000 rpm 113 bhp @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque 250 Nm @ 1,500 rpm 250 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual and Torque-converter Automatic 6-speed Manual and 6-speed Automatic (torque-converter)
Emission Standard BS-6 BS-6
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD
Driving Range 1050, 950 kmrs 900-1050 kmrs

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Design Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos.


Visually, The MG Astor gets different desing language from Seltos and Creta. The Astor SUV gets same exterior design from its Electric MG ZS Ev except front electric grill and headlamps. The Astor comes with revised LED headlamps and tail-lamps that get new and more stylish LED light signatures. The front and rear bumpers have been tweaked for a sportier look and the India-spec model exclusively gets a ‘Celestial grille’. Second one Hyundai Creta comes with a proper mid-sized SUV design language. The vehicle gets two boomerang shaped LED DRLs, LED Head Lamps and smartly positioned fog lamps to give the SUV a futuristic look. The new Creta gets class-leading features like panoramic sunroof, LED headlamps as well. The last one, Kia Seltos In terms of exterior looks, the Kia Seltos remains the same and has a very busy but unique front design. The chrome-finished signature tiger-nose grille is flanked by stylish pair of headlamps which are integrated with LED day-time-running lights. The horizontally stacked fog-lamps also look handsome. At the back, the well-appointed LED headlamps add to the muscular stance of Seltos.


The new MG Astor is equipped with several segment-first features. The top-spec model gets a 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support Amazon Alexa, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Apart from, the Astor is available in three interior colour schemes–dual tone Sangria Red, dual tone Iconic Ivory and Tuxedo Black. However, the real highlight of the Astor’s cabin is the robot-like device that sits on the dashboard and serves as your in-car personal assistant. The Astor also comes equipped with segment first Level 2 ADAS features which makes it stand in a different row. On the other hand, Hyundai creta equipped with class leading features such as a 10.25-inch touchscreen, a Bose audio system, a 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster, leather ventilated front seats, electronic parking brake upholstery and 17-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. In the End, Kia Seltos also comes with very and most quality features like an electric sunroof, ambient lighting, leather seats, leather wrapped steering wheel, front ventilated seats, the mid-spec variants now receive add-ons such as smart-key with remote engine start, new AI voice commands, electronic stability control, brake assist, and vehicle stability management.

Dimension Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos.

Dimensions MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
Length 4,323 mm 4,323 mm 4,315 mm
Width 1,809 mm 1,809 mm 1,800 mm
Height 1,650 mm 1,650 mm 1,645 mm
Wheelbase 2,585 mm 2,585 mm 2,610 mm
Ground Clearance 141 mm 141 mm 190 mm
Boot Space 400-litres 400-litres 433-litres
Fuel Capacity 45, 48-Ltr 50-litres 50-litres

Feature Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos SUVs.

Standard Features
MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system Jio e-SIM for connected car features Fully digital instrument cluster Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support Along with the new touchscreen Steering-mounted audio controls AC vents and the HVAC controls 6-way electrically adjustable driver seat 17-inch machined alloy wheels Panoramic sunroof Rain-sensing wipers Leatherette interior upholstery LED DRLs
Front cornering fog lamps Automatic Headlamps Electrically Adjustable ORVM’s Cruise Control (Automatic variants only) Automatic climate control 360-degree camera Engine start/stop button Key-less Entry
10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system
7.0-inch MID (multi-information display)
Hyundai’s Blue-Link Connected Technology Projector Headlamps with DRLs
Turn Indicators On ORVM
BOSE Sound System – 8 speakers with sub-woofer
Paronamic Sunroof
GPS Navigation
Wireless charger
Air purifier with virus protection
Steering wheel with controls
Rear AC vents
Front and rear parking sensors
Turn Indicators On ORVMs
Engine Immobilizer
Keyless entry and go Push button start
– 10.25-inch HD touchscreen infotainment system with  voice commands
– Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support system
– Automatic climate control with digital display
– UVO connectivity features and USB ports for second row
– Shark-fin antenna with All power windows and four disc brake
– Bose 8-speaker sound system with CD, FM/AM, USB and Bluetooth
– Steering mounted audio controls
– Powered Sunroof with UV Cut glass
– Cruise Control
– Projector headlamps with LED DRLs
– LED tail-lamps
– Electrically adjustable ORVMs with in-built turn indicators
– Rain-sensing wipers and washers
– Wireless charging with Air purifier
– Keyless entry
– Push button start
Safety Features
Multiple Air-bags ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, Electronic Stability Program, Traction Control Electric, Parking Brake, Hill Hold Control and ESC, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Departure Assist, High-beam Assist, Blind-spot detection Six Air-bags (Top Variants) ABS with EBD Brake Assist Vehicle Stability Control Electronic Stability Control ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts Rear Parking Sensors Rear Parking Camera with Guidance Front Seat-belt Reminders Speed Sensing Door Lock Tyre Pressure Monitoring System – Six Air-bags (Top Variants)ABS with EBD
– Brake Assist
– Seat-belt warning
– Central locking
– Rear parking sensors
– 360 degree camera (Top variants only)
– Rear view camera with guide-lines
– Speed-sensing door locks
– Traction control
– ESC and vehicle stability management
– Hill start assist (AT variants  only)
– Tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS)

Mileage Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos SUVs.

Variants Name Fuel Type MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
1.3-Ltr MT Petrol 16.3 kmpl
1.3-Ltr AT Petrol 16.3 kmpl
1.4-Ltr MT Petrol 17.0 kmpl 16.1 kmpl
1.4-Ltr AT Petrol 17.0 kmpl 16.5 kmpl
1.5-Ltr MT Petrol 14.0 kmpl 17.0 kmpl 16.5 kmpl
1.5-Ltr AT Petrol 14.2 kmpl 17.0 kmpl 16.8 kmpl
1.5-Ltr MT Diesel – kmpl 21.0 kmpl 20.86 kmpl
1.5-Ltr AT Diesel – kmpl 19.0 kmpl 18.0 kmpl

Color Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos SUVs.

MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
Spiced Orange
– Aurora Silver
– Candy White
– Starry Black
– Glaze Red
Typhoon Silver
– Polar White
– Red Mulberry
– Lava Orange
– Phantom Black
– Titan Grey
– Deep Forest
– Polar White with Phantom Black
– Lava Orange with Phantom Black
Intense Red
– Glacier White Pearl
– Clear White
– Steel Silver
– Gravity Gray
– Aurora Black Pearl
– Intelligency Blue
– Punchy Orange
– White Pearl with Black
– Silver with Orange
– White Pearl with Orange
– Orange with White
– Red with Black

Price Comparison Of: Astor, Creta and Seltos SUVs.

Fuel Type MG Astor Hyundai Creta Kia Seltos
Petorl-MT INR 9.78–13.78 lakh. INR 10.16–14.13 lakh. INR 9.95–16.75 lakh.
Petorl-AT INR 12.68–16.78 lakh. INR 15.61–17.87 lakh. INR 16.45–20.15 lakh.
Diesel-MT INR 10.63–16.37 lakh. INR 10.65–16.19 lakh.
Diesel-AT INR 16.37–17.78 lakh. INR 14.15–18.10 lakh.
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Last modified: October 13, 2021