It’s time when we compare the two cars that has ADAS with many features for the safety of the driver and the passengers. The newly launched Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor. Let’s compare to see what’s the big difference between them.
Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – Dimensions
|Hyundai Verna||MG Astor|
|Boot Space||528 Litres||448 Litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||45 litres||45 litres|
|Turning Radius||5.2 meters||5.75 meters|
|Kerb Weight||1,195 kg||1,355 kg|
|Gross Vehicle Weight||1,670 kg||1,788 kg|
As you can tell by the table above, there are differences in dimensions that can be noticed easily. The Verna has a length of 4535mm while the Astor has 4323mm length. The Astor has a width of 1809mm which is 49mm more than the 1765mm width of Hyundai Verna. The Astor has height of 1650mm which is almost 200mm more than the Verna’s 1475mm height. The Verna has a wheelbase of 2650mm whereas the Astor has a wheelbase of 2585mm with 65mm difference between both the cars.
The ground clearance of Verna is 170mm which is 10mm less than the Astor’s 180mm. The Verna has boot carrying capacity of 528 litres whereas is the Astor has 448 litres. However, both the cars have 45 litres fuel tank capacity. The Kerb weight of the Verna is 1,195 kg whereas it is 1,355 kg for the Astor and the gross weight of the Verna is 1,670 kg while the Astor it is 1,788 kg.
Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – Engine Options
|Engine||1.5-litre NA petrol||1.5-litre turbo-petrol|
|Power||113 bhp||157 bhp|
|Torque||143.8 Nm||253 Nm|
|Transmission Type||6-speed MT, 7-speed IVT||6-speed MT, 7-speed DCT|
|Fuel Efficiency||19.60 km/l – IVT|
18.60 km/l – MT
|20.60 km/l – DCT|
20.00 km/l – MT
|0 – 100 kmph||<11 seconds||8.1 seconds|
|Top Speed||<200 kmph||210+ kmph|
The Hyundai Verna has two petrol engines on offer with no diesel engines. The 1.5-litre petrol engine produces 113 bhp and 143.8 Nm of torque paired to 6-speed Manual Transmission and 7-speed IVT Transmission with a fuel efficiency of 19.60 km/l on IVT and 18.60 km/l on Manual . It can from 0 – 100 kmph in less than 11 seconds at a top speed of around 200 kmph.
The other 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine produces 157 bhp and 253 Nm of torque mated to a 6-speed Manual Transmission and 7-speed DCT Transmission with a fuel efficiency of 20.60 km/l for the DCT and 20.00 km/l for the Manual. It can go from 0 – 100 kmph in just claimed 8.1 seconds at a top speed of 210+ kmph.
|Engine||1.3-litre petrol||1.5-litre turbo-petrol|
|Power||108.49 bhp||138.08 bhp|
|Torque||144 Nm||220 Nm|
|Transmission Type||5-speed MT, 8-speed CVT||7-speed DCT|
|Fuel Efficiency||15.43 km/l – MT||14.34 km/l – DCT|
|0 – 100 kmph||<13 seconds||10.23 seconds|
|Top Speed||<150 kmph||164 kmph|
The MG as two petrol engines on offer – 1.3-litre petrol and the 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. The 1.3-litre petrol engine produces 108.49 bhp and 144 Nm of torque mated to 5-speed Manual Transmission and 8-speed CVT Transmission with a fuel efficiency of 15.43 km/l and has a top speed of 150 kmph. The other is the 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine that pumps out 138.08 bhp and 220 Nm of torque paired to 7-speed DCT Transmission only and no Manual Transmission on offer with 14.34 km/l fuel efficiency and can do 0 – 100 kmph in 10.23 seconds and has a top speed of 164 kmph.
Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – Features
|Features||Hyundai Verna||MG Astor|
|Wheel Size & Type||15-inch to 17-inch, alloys from mid variants||16-inch to 17-inch, alloys with top variants|
|Chrome Door Handles||Yes||Yes|
|Auto Power Window||Yes||Yes|
|Leather-wrapped steering wheel||Yes||Yes|
|Rear AC vents||Yes||Yes|
|Instrument Cluster||Digital||Digital with Analog Dials at the sides|
|Infotainment System||10.25-inch HD Display||10.1-inch|
|Android Auto, Apple CarPlay||Wireless||Wired|
|Connected Car Tech||65+ features||80+ features|
|Sound System||Bose Premium 8-speaker sound system||4-speaker standard sound system|
As you can tell me by just looking at the table, MG Astor has a few missing features such as ventilated seats, heated seats, cooled glovebox, rear sunshade, and ambient lighting. Even in sound system, it gets the standard MG’s 4-speaker sound system whereas the Verna has the Bose Premium 8-speaker sound system.
|Safety Features||Hyundai Verna||MG Astor|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Front Parking Sensors||Yes||–|
|Camera||Reverse parking camera||360-degree camera|
|Hill Start Assist||Yes||Yes|
|Hill Descent Control||Yes||Yes|
|All 4 Disc Brakes||Yes||Yes|
According to the safety figures table, the difference between the two is that the Astor gets a 360-degree camera whereas the Verna has a reverse parking camera with no front parking sensors.
|ADAS Features||Hyundai Verna||MG Astor|
|Driver Attention Assist||Yes||Yes|
|Forward Collision Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Autonomous Emergency Braking||Yes||Yes|
|Auto High Beam Assist||Yes||Yes|
|Adaptive Cruise Control||Yes||Yes|
|Lane Keep Assist||Yes||Yes|
|Lane Departure Warning||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Cross Traffic Alert||Yes||Yes|
|Blind Spot Monitor||Yes||Yes|
|Speed assist System||–||Yes|
Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – Pricing
|Hyundai Verna||Rs. 12.64 lakh – Rs. 20.06 lakh|
|MG Astor||Rs. 12.19 lakh – Rs. 21.26 lakh|
The MG Astor starts at Rs. 12.19 lakh for the base Style EX variant and goes all the way up to Rs. 21.26 lakh for the Savvy Turbo AT variant while the Hyundai Verna starts at Rs. 12.64 lakh for the base EX variant and goes all the way up to Rs. 20.06 lakh for the SX (O) Turbo DCT variant.