MG Hector will be available in 4 trim levels – Style, Super, Smart and Sharp – and in total of 13 versions.
The long-awaited MG Hector will officially make its world debut in India today. Ahead of the unveiling, the MG Hector’s variant details, engine specifications and other details have been leaked on the internet. The SUV will be available in 4 trim levels – Style, Super, Smart and Sharp – and in total of 13 versions.
The entry-level MG Hector Style variant misses out on high-end features including the vertically stacked 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This model rides on steel wheels with wheel caps, while the Smart and Sharp models get 17-inch alloy wheels. It is expected that the entry-level model will come at an aggressive price tag. The Super variant comes with a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control, a reverse camera and LED tail-lights. The high-end Smart variant of the Hector gets the MG’s iSmart connectivity solution, electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs, a six-way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, faux leather seats, keyless entry with push-button start, etc.
The top-spec MG Hector Sharp variant gets a range of high-end features like a 360 degree camera, power adjustable front passenger seat, heated ORVMs, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights and mood lighting. Moreover, this variant gets the segment-largest panoramic sunroof. This variant gets 10.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system. Besides Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, the infotainment system is compatible with AI-powered voice assist, pre-loaded apps like Gaana and OTA (Over-The-Air) updates. Also See – MG Hector – 10 Interesting Facts
Dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP (Electronic Stability Program), traction control, rear parking sensors and all-4 disc brakes are available as standard. While the Smart variant gets 4 airbags, the Sharp variant offers 6 airbags. The MG Hector SUV will be available with 2 engine options – a 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol and a 2.0-litre turbo-diesel. While the former is capable of producing 143bhp and 250Nm, the oil burner is good for 170bhp and 350Nm of torque. A six-speed manual gearbox driving the power to the front wheels will come as standard, while a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic will be offered on the petrol version.
Adding to it, the petrol version will also get a 48-volt mild-hybrid system that is claimed to be 12% more fuel efficient than the regular petrol model. The mild-hybrid system will also offer up to 20Nm of additional torque at low speeds to curb turbo lag. The MG Hector petrol is claimed to return 13.96kmpl in manual and 14.16kmpl in DCT automatic. The diesel model fuel efficiency is rated at 17.41kmpl.
In terms of proportions, the MG Hector is 4,655mm in length, 1,835mm in width, 1,760mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,750mm. The SUV offers a ground clearance of 192mm. The MG Hector is scheduled to be launched in the first half of June 2019. The SUV will be sold through 65 dealerships across 50 major cities. It will rival the likes of Jeep Compass and Tata Harrier.
Source – Cartoq