MG Hector was launched in India in July last year. (Photo Credit: File Photo)
MG Motor, which marked its debut in the Indian market with Hector, has now crossed 50,000 bookings. MG Hector SUV has been a blockbuster hit for the company, steadily selling nearly 3,000 units a month. The company has also confirmed that it has sold 20,000 units of the Hector SUV in India since its launch. It is to be noted that the automaker has recently 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.
Coming to the specifications and features of Hector SUV, it 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.
In terms of the engine, MG Hector comes with the option of both, petrol and diesel powertrains. 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. Then there is a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel motor producing 168 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque. It is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
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.
MG Motor India currently has around 200 outlets in India. However, the number is expected to hit around 250 by March end.