MG Gloster SUV Launched at 28.98 Lakh , Feature loaded and cheaper than Toyota Fortuner !

MG Gloster SUV Launched at 28.98 Lakh , Feature loaded and cheaper than Toyota Fortuner !

by admin | October 08, 2020

MG Gloster SUV Launched, Bigger, Cheaper and Feature loaded than Toyota Fortuner and Endeavour.

Morris Garages India have have launched their new flagship full size Gloster SUV in India ranging from Rs.28.9L to Rs.35.3L. Bookings are now open for the feature loaded full size SUV, with the booking advance of Rs.1L. MG’s full-size SUV will be available with either a six- or seven-seat layout and will offer 4WD as an option. The MG Gloster is a rebadged version of China's Maxus D90 which is also sold as the LDV D90 in Australia.

Variants and features:

The Gloster is available in four trim levels – Super, Smart, Sharp and Savvy. The MG Gloster Savvy and Sharp variants will be available with a 6-seat configuration; with captain seats in the middle row, while the MG Gloster Super & Smart will feature a 7 seat layout as standard. The MG Gloster Sharp can be optioned with either seating arrangement.

The top spec Savvy variant will include the following features:

  • All LED Headlamps & tail lamps

  • Cornering assist lamps

  • Auto headlamps & wipers

  • Auto Dimming IRVMs

  • 19" alloy wheels

  • Panoramic sunroof

  • Auto park assist

  • 12 way Power adjustable driver seat with memory

  • 8 way Power adjustable passenger seat

  • Triple zone auto climate control

  • Ventilated front seats

  • Massaging driver seat

  • Auto park assist

  • Intelligent auto start Stop

  • PM 2.5 filter

  • Smart powered tailgate

  • Heated and smart ORVMs

  • Tire pressure monitoring system

  • 12.2” touchscreen system

  • i-Smart connected car tech

  • Digital instrument cluster

  • Leather upholstery

The MG Gloster also features Advanced Driver Assist Systems which include:

  • Adaptive Cruise control

  • Automatic parking assist

  • Forward Collision warning

  • Auto emergency braking

  • Blind spot detection

  • Lane departure warning


The Gloster will be available with two 2.0-litre diesel engine options. The Super and Smart Variants will be available with a single turbocharger engine and develops 163hp and 375Nm, while the Sharp and Savvy Variants will get a twin turbo unit developing a superior 218hp and 480Nm. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is standard on both engines. The twin turbo engine will be available with Borg Warner's shift-on-the fly four-wheel drive with selectable drive modes including Snow, Sand, Mud, Rock, Auto, Eco and Sport modes. The single turbo diesel is two-wheel drive only.

Safety features:

The Gloster has been awarded 5 Star rating at the Australian NCAP crash tests and includes a long list of standard safety features:

  • 6 airbags

  • All wheel disc brakes

  • ABS with EBD

  • ESP with traction control

  • Hill hold control

  • Hill descent control

  • Auto vehicle hold

  • Roll movement intervention

  • Electro mechanical differential lock

  • Pretensioner seatbelts

  • 360 degree camera

  • Driver Fatigue reminder

  • Heated ORVMs

  • Electric parking brake

  • Smart key access

Pricing and launch:

The new MG Gloster is competing against other full-size, 7-seat ladder-frame SUVs including the Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and the Mahindra Alturas G4. Prices for the Single turbo diesel range start from Rs.28.98L for the Super Variant and goes upto Rs.30.98L for the Smart variant. The Twin Turbo range starts from Rs.33.68L for the Sharp 7 seater with the 6 seater costing Rs.33.98L and the top spec Savvy 6 seater priced at Rs.35.38L.

These prices simply make the Gloster the best value for money full size SUV compared to its rivals.

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