BS6 Compliant Variant Of MG Hector Launched In India (Photo Credit: File Photo)
With the launch of Hector SUV in July last year, MG Motor marked its debut in the Indian market with a bang. Now, the automaker has silently introduced the Hector BS6 petrol in India for an introductory price of Rs 12.73 lakh. However, the top model of Hector BS6 petrol costs Rs 17.55 lakh. All prices ex-showroom, India. It is to be noted that the diesel version uses the 2.0-litre MultiJet II motor sourced from FCA India, and will also meet the BS6 norms soon on the Hector. MG Hector petrol joins the likes of the Kia Seltos and the Jeep Compass petrol versions in the segment that are also now BS6 compliant.
Coming back to Hector BS6 petrol, the vehicle is powered by the 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine that churns out 143 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual and the DCT automatic. There's also the hybrid variant on sale that pairs the petrol engine with the 48 Volt electric motor.
It is worth mentioning here that there are no changes to the equipment list on the MG Hector BS6 petrol. Hector SUV comes in five colours - glaze red, burgundy red, starry black, aurora silver, and candy white. The length and width of MG Hector are 4,655 mm and 1,835 mm respectively. The height and wheelbase of MG Hector are 1,760 mm and 2,750 mm respectively.
On the features front, MG Hector SUV comes with the front and rear fog lamps, LED DRLs and tail lamps, dual-tone machined alloys and floating light turn indicators.
There is a 7-inch coloured MID and a 10.4-inch HD touchscreen AVN system. It also features the next-gen iSMART connectivity technology. The SUV further offers a premium cabin equipped with power-adjustable seats, electronic parking brake, a 360-degree camera, and cruise control.