MG’s first product for the Indian market is this Hector. It is a five-seater mid-size SUV. Morris Garages (MG) is a British automotive brand all-set to start its era in India with a heavily localised Hector. It will be available in four engine-gearbox setups – petrol manual, automatic, hybrid and a diesel manual. MG Hector has been finally launched in India and it is offered in four variants- Style, Super, Smart and Sharp.
It has a vertically-mounted 10.4-inch screen comes with pre-loaded entertainment content and allows you to manage complete vehicle settings and some more. The system offers features like – Real-Time Navigation, Remote Location, Geo-Fencing, Emergency Response and Indian accented voice assist for a ton of features. The software is updated via over-the-air (OTA) downloads like firmware and features updates like any updates. The MG Hector also comes with pre-loaded apps like – TomTom IQ Maps, Gaana Premium, and AccuWeather app among others. The system also comes with a first machine-to-machine embedded sim, along with the SUV Internet Protocol version 6 which makes it 5G-ready. The e-Sim will be provided by Airtel and MG Motor will give internet connectivity for free until the SUV is under warranty period.
Jumping into features, it gets a panoramic sunroof, premium sound system by Infinity, Electronic Stability Program (ESP), Hill Assist, cruise control, MID, powered seats and wing mirrors and powered tailgate, among others. You can also custom configure your car by visiting their official site from here
MG Hector price start at Rs. 14.66 Lakh. The lowest price model is MG Hector Style MT petrol and the most priced model of MG Hector Sharp Diesel MT priced at Rs. 20.8 Lakh. The Hybrid Sharp MT(Petrol) at Rs 19.09
Depending upon the variant and fuel type the Hector has a mileage of 13.96 to 17.41 kmpl. The Hector is a 5 seater SUV and has a length of 4655mm, width of 1835mm and a wheelbase of 2750mm. There will be three powertrain options and gearbox options to choose from on the MG Hector SUV. The diesel variant will be powered by the Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre engine which produces 168 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque and has a six-speed manual transmission as standard. The petrol variants will get the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder turbo petrol engine which also has a six-speed manual transmission and develops 141 bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque. However, MG is also offering the same 1.5-litre engine with a 48 Volt mild hybrid system which is mated to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT). A 48-volt lithium-ion battery helps store energy and provides 20 Nm of extra torque when required. The combination also helps in reducing emissions by up to 12 per cent using three key functions – Engine Auto Start-Stop, Regenerative Braking and E-Boost. The Hector 6-seater is expected to be unveiled at Auto Expo 2020.