MG Gloster launched at Rs. 28.98 lakh

The Gloster is offered in 6/7-seat configuration and comes with two diesel engine options.

Having launched the Hector, Hector Plus and the ZS EV in India, MG Motor has now introduced the Gloster. The SUV is available in four variants - Super, Smart, Sharp and Savvy, with prices starting at Rs. 28.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

The MG Gloster is a re-badged version of the Maxus D90 that is sold in the Chinese market. It measures 4,985 mm in length, 1,926 mm in width and 1,867 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2,950 mm and fuel tank capacity of 75 litres. The SUV comes with LED headlamps and tail lights as well as cornering lamps and rides on 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels.

The advanced safety features offered in the Gloster include:

  • Radar guided cruise control
  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Automatic park assist
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot monitoring
  • Forward collision warning
  • Fatigue reminder system

The SUV also comes with 6 airbags, 360-degree camera, ESP, Traction Control, Automatic Vehicle Hold (AVH), Hill Hold Control (HHC), Hill Descent Control and Roll Movement Intervention (RMI). 

The Gloster comes with a dual-tone interior with brown leather upholstery and 64 colour ambient lighting. It gets a 12.3-inch touchscreen head-unit with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity and an 8-inch instrument cluster. The car gets a 3-zone automatic climate control, wireless charging, 12-way adjustable driver seat with memory, ventilation, heating and massage functions, 8-way power adjustable front passenger seat with heating function, hands-free tailgate, rain sensing wipers, a panoramic sunroof and 71 iSmart connected car features.

The MG Gloster is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine, which comes in two states of tune. In the Super and Smart variants, the engine comes with a single turbocharger and makes 161 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 375 Nm @ 1,500-2,400 rpm. These variants don't get 4-wheel drive. The Sharp and Savvy variants get the 2.0-litre, twin-turbo diesel unit that is rated at 215 BHP @ 4,000 rpm and 480 Nm @ 1,500-2,400 rpm. This engine is mated to a shift-on-fly 4WD system and has an electro-mechanical differential lock. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is offered as standard across all variants. The SUV rides on 255/55-section tyres and gets independent suspension at the front and a 5-link suspension at the rear.

The MG Gloster competes with the Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and the Mahindra Alturas G4 in the Indian market.

MG Gloster variant-wise prices:

Super (7-Seater) - Rs. 28,98,000

Smart (7-Seater) - Rs. 30,98,000

Sharp (7-Seater) - Rs. 33,68,000

Sharp (6-Seater) - Rs. 33,98,000

Savvy (6-Seater) - Rs. 35,38,000

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