MG Hector: Expected price, launch, specifications, all you need to know

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MG Hector: Expected price, launch, specifications, all you need to know

While several reports have made claims about Hector SUV being based on Baojun 530, there is much surety about India-spec Hector being launched with a host of changes to suit the conditions here.

MG (Morris Garages) Motor India is expected to launch Hector SUV in the country in June 2019. MG Hector has been the talk of the town for quite some time now. One can easily comprehend the reason behind the rave reviews this upcoming SUV has been garnering with just a single glance at the photographs of MG Hector available online. That the company has announced Hollywood actor Benedict Cumberbatch as its brand ambassador has only added more excitement to its much-anticipated launch.

MG Hector will be manufactured at MG Motor India's facility in Halol (Gujarat). The upcoming SUV has been spied testing in India on a number of occasions. While several reports have made claims about Hector SUV being based on Baojun 530, there is much surety about India-spec Hector being launched with a host of changes to suit the conditions here.

There has been much speculation surrounding the features and specifications of MG Hector. While all of us eagerly await MG Motor India to drive in Hector in the country, I bring to you every relevant detail about Hector SUV.

Launch

MG Motor India is expected to launch Hector in June 2019.

Price

Expectations are that MG Hector will be available in the price range of Rs 16 lakh (ex-showroom) and Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom).

Dimensions

-- Length - 4,655 mm
-- Width - 1,835 mm
-- Height - 1,760 mm
-- Wheelbase - 2,750 mm

Engine

Speculations are rife about MG Hector being introduced with a 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 2.0-litre diesel motor. Also, both manual and automatic transmissions will be available.

Exteriors

The spy pics of Hector have revealed quite a lot about the exteriors of this upcoming SUV. It will get LED headlamps and DRLs along with a sporty grille up front. There will be LED taillamps as well. Adding more flavour will be multi-spoke alloy wheels, roof rails and a panoramic sunroof.

Interiors

Premium seat upholstery is something we all are expecting in the upcoming SUV. Then, MG Hector will come with a unique connectivity feature in the form of iSMART Next Gen. Its brain will be housed in a 10.4-inch head unit, which will be available with pre-loaded with entertainment content.