By announcing Hector SUV, the Marquee British Automaker MG Motor (Morris Garages) on May 15 this year entered the Indian market. Talking about the first product of the automaker, Hector SUV is not only a stylish car but is also rich in terms of features. However, the MG Motor India has kick-started the bookings for the Hector SUV from today onwards. Yes, you read it right as the long wait has been finally ended.
Well, you can now book the Hector SUV online on the company's website for a token of Rs 50,000. It is also to be noted that the MG Motor will initially commence bookings from across 120 centres in India, and will expand to 250 touch points across the country by September 2019.
Interestingly, the Hector SUV has started rolling off the MG Motor’s assembly line from its plant in Halol, Gujarat. The current capacity of Halol manufacturing facility is about 80,000 units per annum, which will later expand to 200,000 units, as per the requirement.
MG Hector SUV Specifications
Talking about the dimensions, the length and width of MG Hector is 4,655 mm and 1,835 mm respectively. The height and wheelbase of MG Hector are 1,760 mm and 2,750 mm respectively.
In terms of the engine, MG Hector comes with the option of both, petrol and diesel powertrains. There is a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine good for 143 PS and 250 Nm of peak torque, with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox. You can have it with a 6-speed DCT (Double Clutch Transmission) also. Then there is a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel motor producing 170 PS and 350 Nm of peak torque. It is mated with a 6-speed manual transmission.
Hector also gets a segment first 48V Hybrid System with the petrol trim. Boasting of better fuel efficiency and lower emissions, this variant also gets a 6-speed manual gearbox.
MG Hector comes with the features including LED headlamps and front and rear fog lamps, LED DRLs and tail lamps, dual tone machined alloys and floating light turn indicators. There will be a 7-inch coloured MID and a 10.4-inch HD touchscreen AVN system. It also features the next-gen iSMART connectivity technology.
Other features the SUV offers include a premium cabin equipped with power adjustable seats, electronic parking brake, 360-degree camera and cruise control. It is to be noted that MG Motor India has not revealed the prices of the new Hector yet.