MG Gloster, India’s first level 1 autonomous premium SUV was revealed earlier and today, the Chinese-owned British brand has revealed the prices of the upcoming SUV. What already posed a threat to the rivals such as Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner has now dropped a bomb with the prices. We’ll talk about it later. Now, let’s take a look at 10 reasons why MG Gloster will be a nail-biting rival in its segment. Let’s get started!

  1. The best-in-segment Performance

    The MG Gloster is a mean machine for sure. And the powerhouse under the hood is a symbol of that. Let’s take a look at the performance specs.

    Engine Specifications

    Engine Diesel 2.0-litre Twin-turbo
    Capacity 1996cc
    Power 218hp@4,000rpm
    Torque 480Nm@1,500-2,400rpm
    Driveline 4WD with Terrain Selection
    Transmission 8AT

    With such power and torque, MG Gloster beats any SUV in its segment. And when you are out there searching for a 4WD SUV, MG Gloster is a great option.

  2. ADAS Features

    MG Gloster ADAS Features
    MG Gloster ADAS Features

    A group of safety features that make MG Gloster a safe premium SUV! First-in-segment features such as Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Detection, Lane Departure Warning already puts it ahead of the rivals. Moreover safety features such as 6 airbags, Automatic Vehicle Hold, 360-surround camera, ESP, TCS, ABS+EBD+Brake assist, Roll Movement Intervention, Heated ORVMs, Electro-mechanical differential lock and much more put MG Gloster on the top when it comes safety.

  3. PM 2.5 Filter (First-in-segment)

    With the increasing pollution, one would love to have a cabin inside a car which ensures safe breathing. And the MG Gloster comes with a PM 2.5 Filter which is a first-in-segment feature too. The closest rivals, Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner do not offer this yet.

  4. 7 Alternate Terrain Modes

    All Terrain System in MG Gloster
    All Terrain System in MG Gloster

    The segment leader, Ford Endeavour offers 3 terrain modes: Rock Mode, Sand Mode and Snow Mode. Well, the game is going to get tough as the MG Gloster offers Snow, Sand, Eco, Mud, Auto, Rock and Sport. Thus, it puts the premium SUV above the rivals for sure.

  5. 20.32cm MID 

    MG Gloster 20.32 cm MID
    MG Gloster 20.32 cm MID

    The instrument cluster of MG Gloster is a 20.32cm display. Just for your reference, the Toyota Fortuner has a part TFT MID while the Ford Endeavour gets a digital MID, but a smaller one. The MID displays all the essentials related to the SUV right behind the wheel.

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  6. Panoramic Sunroof

    MG Gloster's Panoramic Sunroof
    MG Gloster’s Panoramic Sunroof

    Toyota Fortuner does not offer one! Not even an electric sunroof. The Ford Endeavour gets a panoramic sunroof. And the MG Gloster might not pose any danger to the Endeavour in this department, Toyota Fortuner needs to upgrade for sure. Indians obsess over this feature and not having one puts you behind in the race.

  7. Driver Fatigue Reminder System

    Another safety first-in-segment feature, Driver Fatigue Reminder System that ensures the safety puts MG Gloster on the top in the segment. The system senses the driver’s state and alerts him/her accordingly minimizing the danger.

  8. Ultimate Driver Seat

    MG Gloster's Ultimate Driver's Seat
    MG Gloster’s Ultimate Driver’s Seat

    12-way adjustable seat with ventilation, memory feature, massaging and seat heating feature, the driver seat is an ultimate seat in the cockpit. Most of the features are not present in any car in the segment.

  9. Touch Screen Infotainment System (Best-in-segment)

    31.2cm Touchscreen Infotainment System
    31.2cm Touchscreen Infotainment System

    Another feature that Indian’s are obsessed with, the touchscreen infotainment system. Let’s first take a look at the rivals. The Ford Endeavour gets a 20.32cm Touchscreen infotainment system while the Toyota Fortuner has a 17.78cm touchscreen. Beating the rivals, MG Gloster gets a 31.2cm HD Touchscreen infotainment, the best-in-segment. It also gets a high-quality audio system with 12 speakers, again, best-in-segment.
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  10. Ultimate Pricing

    And now coming to the most important thing, the prices. So, let’s compare them.

    Price Comparison

    MG Gloster Toyota Fortuner Ford Endeavour
    Variants Base Top-spec Base Top-spec Base Top-spec
    Price* ₹28,98,000 ₹35,38,000 ₹28,66,000 ₹34,43,000 ₹29,99,000 ₹35,10,000
    *Ex-Showroom, Delhi

    Do note that the base model of the Toyota Fortuner comes with a manual transmission while the MG Gloster offers the automatic transmission right from the base variant.

So what do you think about the MG Gloster? Let us know in the comments section below.

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