7 Missing Features In Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder Over MG Astor | V3Cars

Toyota recently unveiled the Urban Cruiser Hyryder. It is all set to launch in the coming months and will become the first strong hybrid SUV in the C-Segment. The MG Astor, on the other hand, is the latest offering from the Chinese-owned British carmaker.

Toyota Hyryder Features Over MG Astor

We put the Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder up against the MG Astor to tell you 7 features that are missing in the Hyryder but present in the Astor.


The MG Astor is the only SUV in its segment to offer advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). It features Level-2 ADAS, which offers functions like blind spot detection, lane keeping assist, auto emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and rear collision avoidance.

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2. Turbo Petrol Engine

The MG Astor comes with a 1.3L turbo petrol engine. It produces 140PS of power and 220Nm of torque. It comes with a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The Hyryder, on the other hand, comes with a 1.5L strong hybrid petrol engine mated to a single-speed transmission.

3. 10.1-inch Touchscreen Infotainment System

The MG Astor comes with a bigger 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system, over the 9.0-inch system found in the Hyryder. Both infotainment systems offer wired Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In addition to that, the Astor further offers third-party app support like Park+ and Jio Saavn.

4. 6-Way Power-Adjustable Driver’s Seat

MG offer the Astor with a 6-way power-adjustable driver’s seat. While it’s not as good as Hyundai Creta’s 8-way adjustable seat, it sits above the Hyrydyer which gets the old-school manual adjustment for the driver seat.

5. Rain-Sensing Wipers

The MG Astor also gets rain sensing wipers along with automatic headlamps. The Hyryder, on the other hand, only gets automatic headlights. It is worth nothing at the Hyryder comes with a split LED headlight layout whereas the Astor gets the conventional single-cluster unit.

6. Steering Modes

The Astor comes with steering modes and users can choose from normal, Urban and Dynamic modes. Meanwhile the Hyryder offers drive modes for the engine, which the Astor lacks.

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7. Heated ORVM

The driver-side ORVM in the Astor comes with a heating function which helps while driving in the rain and fog.

Take a look at the common features between the Astor and Hyryder:



Entertainment & Style

6 airbags

Digital driver’s display

LED headlights

360-degree parking camera

Auto AC

17-inch alloys

Electronic Stability Program

Panoramic sunroof


Also Read: 7 Missing Features In Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder Over Kia Seltos


Amit Saraswat

Born and brought up in Agra, he grew up reading magazines more than textbooks. With a keen interest in cars, he decided to make his future in automotive journalism and is currently helping in content at V3Cars.


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