Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – What’s the big difference between them?

Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor

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 VernaMG Astor
Ground Clearance170mm180mm
Boot Space528 Litres448 Litres
Fuel Tank Capacity45 litres45 litres
Turning Radius5.2 meters5.75 meters
Kerb Weight1,195 kg1,355 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight1,670 kg1,788 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

Engine1.5-litre NA petrol1.5-litre turbo-petrol
Power113 bhp157 bhp
Torque143.8 Nm253 Nm
Transmission Type6-speed MT, 7-speed IVT6-speed MT, 7-speed DCT
Fuel Efficiency19.60 km/l – IVT
18.60 km/l – MT
20.60 km/l – DCT
20.00 km/l – MT
0 – 100 kmph<11 seconds8.1 seconds
Top Speed<200 kmph210+ kmph
Hyundai Verna Engine Options

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.

Engine1.3-litre petrol1.5-litre turbo-petrol
Power108.49 bhp138.08 bhp
Torque144 Nm220 Nm
Transmission Type5-speed MT, 8-speed CVT7-speed DCT
Fuel Efficiency15.43 km/l – MT14.34 km/l – DCT
0 – 100 kmph<13 seconds10.23 seconds
Top Speed<150 kmph164 kmph
MG Astor engine Options

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

FeaturesHyundai VernaMG Astor
Wheel Size & Type15-inch to 17-inch, alloys from mid variants16-inch to 17-inch, alloys with top variants
Chrome Door HandlesYesYes
Auto Power WindowYesYes
Seat upholsteryYesYes
Leather-wrapped steering wheelYesYes
Ambient LightYes
Rear AC ventsYesYes
Heated SeatsYes
Ventilated SeatsYes
Instrument ClusterDigital Digital with Analog Dials at the sides
Infotainment System10.25-inch HD Display10.1-inch
Android Auto, Apple CarPlayWirelessWired
Connected Car Tech65+ features80+ features
Sound SystemBose Premium 8-speaker sound system4-speaker standard sound system
Cooled GloveboxYes
Rear SunshadeYes
Auto-dimming IRVMYesYes

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 FeaturesHyundai VernaMG Astor
ABS with EBDYesYes
Front Parking SensorsYes
CameraReverse parking camera360-degree camera
Auto HeadlampsYesYes
Traction ControlYesYes
Hill Start AssistYesYes
Hill Descent ControlYesYes
All 4 Disc BrakesYesYes
ISOFIX anchoragesYesYes

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 FeaturesHyundai VernaMG Astor
Driver Attention AssistYesYes
Forward Collision WarningYesYes
Autonomous Emergency BrakingYesYes
Auto High Beam AssistYesYes
Adaptive Cruise ControlYesYes
Lane Keep AssistYesYes
Lane Departure WarningYesYes
Rear Cross Traffic AlertYesYes
Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
Speed assist System Yes

Hyundai Verna vs MG Astor – Pricing

Hyundai VernaRs. 12.64 lakh – Rs. 20.06 lakh
MG AstorRs. 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.

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