MG Hector SUV (File Photo)
The wait is finally over as MG Hector SUV has been launched in India at the introductory price of Rs 12.18 lakhs (ex-showroom price, Delhi). The SUV's top variant will cost Rs 16.88 lakhs (ex-showroom price, Delhi). It is to be noted that the MG Hector SUV is the first product of the Marquee British Automaker MG Motor (Morris Garages) in the Indian market.
12:01 pm: More than 10000 bookings already received.
11:55 am: Hector will be available in five colours - glaze red, burgundy red, starry black, aurora silver and candy white.
11:50 am: Here's the cost of ownership for the MG Hector. Rs. 0.45 km/year for petrol and Rs. 0.49 km/year. There are also annual maintenance packages on offer.
11:45 am: The boot space at 587 litres is by far the largest in its segment. It adds to convenience too with 60:40 split and goes completely flat with seats folded.
11:40 am: MG Hector SUV to cost in the price range of Rs 12.18 lakhs to Rs 16.88 lakhs (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi)
Petrol variant starts at Rs 12,18,000 and goes up to Rs 16,78,000
Diesel variant starts at Rs 13,18,00 and goes up to Rs 16,88,000.
11:35 am: Here's the MG Shield for after-sales support:
5 years unlimited warranty for personal users
5 years/ 150000 Km warranty for commercial users
5 years road-side assistance
11:32 am: There will be three engine options to choose from
1.5-litre Petrol engine with 143 PS and 250
1.5-litre Petrol with 48 volt Hybrid
2.0-litre turbo Diesel with 170 PS and 350
11:30 am: MG Hector SUV has been launched in India.
11:00 am: The much awaited MG Hector SUV will be launched soon.
MG Hector SUV will also be one of the first connected SUVs to be launched in the country and it will be offered in four variants - Style, Super, Smart and Sharp.
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 to a 6-speed manual transmission.
The Hector SUV 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.
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 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. The SUV further offers a premium cabin equipped with power adjustable seats, electronic parking brake, 360-degree camera and cruise control.
Recently, MG Motor India has already kick-started the bookings for the Hector SUV at a price of Rs 50,000.
the Hector SUV has already 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.
In the Indian market, MG Hector SUV will compete against Tata Harrier, Jeep Compass and Kia Seltos.