MG Gloster vs Toyota Fortuner

Toyota Fortuner vs MG gloster
The Toyota Fortuner is the King of the premium SUV segment. While Ford Endeavor is competing very well with the Fortuner, MG Gloster which is a newcomer in the segment poses a threat to the Endeavor and also Fortuner. 

Engine and Transmission

Engine comparison
The Fortuner has two engine options: a 2.7-liter petrol engine that makes 164bhp and puts out 245Nm torque. In the diesel variant it gets a 2.8-liter engine that makes a whooping 201bhp and 500Nm torque. Both the engines can be had with 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission options. 
The MG Gloster comes with a 2.0 liter Twin Turbo diesel engine that makes 215bhp and 480Nm torque. The engine is mated with an 8-speed automatic transmission which is the only option available. 
 MG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Engine TypeDiesel 2.0 Twin Turbo2.8L Diesel engine
Displacement(cc)1,9962755
Max Power(bhp)215bhp201bhp
Max Torque(Nm)480Nm500Nm

Exterior

Exterior
Fortuner Legender
The Toyota Fortuner Legender gets sporty design elements compared to the standard Fortuner. It gets a redesigned LED projector headlight with three segments separated by LED daytime running lights. The Legender has a sleek dual grille design with an aerodynamic fog lamp mounts and flowing turn indicators. 
MG Gloster
The MG Gloster looks huge with a large front grille that gives head turning road presence. The grille is completely chrome plated with a wide front and a LED projector headlamps with a simple DRL. Near the bumper it gets vertical fog lamps.

Dimensions

Dimensional comparison
The MG Gloster looks like you are driving around a 1BHK. It is large in all aspects, it is 100mm longer and  has 205mm longer wheelbase compared to the Fortuner. The Fortuner is more dynamic and also has more ground clearance.
MeasurementsMG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Length4985mm4795mm
Width1926mm1855mm
Height1867mm1835mm
Wheelbase2950mm2745mm
Ground Clearance210m221mm

Steering, Suspension and brakes

Fortuner interior
The Fortuner gets a more dynamic steering and suspension setup that is on the stiffer side. The MG Gloster offers a soft suspension setup that provides an excellent ride quality. 
 MG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Front Suspension Dual Helix Independent SuspensionDouble Wishbone
Rear SuspensionFive Link Integral Suspension4-Link With Coil Spring
Steering TypeElectricHydraulic
Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc
Tyre Size255/55 R19265/60 R18

Interior

Interior comparison
The Space is sufficient in the Fortuner but the MG Gloster has more than enough space and gets 6 pilot seats. The upholstery looks premium in both the cars and the Gloster gets a panoramic sunroof that gives it a plus point.  
 MG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Tachometer✔️✔️
Multi Information Display✔️✔️
Leather Seats✔️✔️
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel✔️✔️
Height Adjustable Driver Seat✔️✔️
SunroofPanoramic
Ventilated Seats✔️✔️
Infotainment System12.28-inch touch screen Infotainment8-inch touch screen Infotainment
Speaker System126
Cooled Glove Box✔️

Comfort and convenience

Features
While the Fortuner is dominating the segment it still feels old school on features. The MG Gloster offers more modern features like electrically adjusting seats with memory function, Auto park assist, 3-Zone climate control AC, 4 drive modes.
FeaturesMG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Power Steering✔️✔️
Power Windows Front✔️✔️
Power Windows Rear✔️✔️
Power Boot✔️✔️
Automatic Climate Control3 Zone ✔️
Air Quality Control✔️
Remote Trunk Opener✔️✔️
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Remote Engine Start/Stop
Adjustable Headrest✔️✔️
Rear Seat Centre ArmRest✔️✔️
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts✔️✔️
Cup Holders Front✔️✔️
Cup Holders Rear✔️✔️
Rear AC Vents✔️✔️
Multifunction Steering Wheel✔️✔️
Cruise Control✔️✔️
Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
Navigation System✔️✔️
Find My Car Location✔️✔️
Real-Time Vehicle Tracking✔️
Foldable Rear Seat60:40 Split60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry✔️✔️
Engine Start Stop Button✔️✔️
Voice Control✔️✔️
Hands-Free Tailgate✔️✔️
KeyLess Entry✔️✔️
Drive Modes43
Autonomous ParkingAuto park assist 

Safety

Mg Gloster Safety
Both the SUVs scored 5-star ratings in the Global NCAP. The off-road features in the Fortuner are fully manual making it more suitable for off-roading. The MG Gloster comes only with an automatic transmission and also an automatic terrain management system that gives you no control over the transmission.

 
MG Gloster savvyToyota Fortuner Legender
Anti Lock Braking System✔️✔️
Brake Assist✔️✔️
Central Locking✔️✔️
Power Door Locks✔️✔️
Child Safety Locks✔️✔️
Anti Theft Alarm✔️✔️
No Of Airbags67
Rear Seat Belts✔️✔️
Seat Belt Warning✔️✔️
Door Ajar Warning✔️✔️
Side Impact Beams✔️✔️
Front Impact Beams✔️✔️
Traction Control✔️✔️
Vehicle Stability Control System✔️✔️
Engine Immobilizer✔️✔️
Crash Sensor✔️✔️
EBD✔️✔️
Electronic Stability Control✔️✔️
Follow Me Home Headlamps✔️
Rear Camera✔️✔️
Isofix Child Seat Mounts✔️ ✔️
Heads Up Display
Hill Assist✔️✔️
Hill Descent Control✔️
360 View Camera✔️
Off road featuresAutomatic Terrain Management SystemHigh and Low gearbox

Service Network

MG Gloater
MG has around 250 service networks and Toyota has around 315 service networks in the country. Both the cars offer a 3 year or 100000km warranty. The MG Gloster is loaded with premium features due its sales number is right behind the Ford Endeavor. In November 2020 a total of 627 units were sold that is pretty close to 656 units of Fortuner.
Also Check out: Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Endeavor

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